|Bid||5.15 x 0|
|Ask||5.16 x 0|
|Day's range||5.08 - 5.22|
|52-week range||3.20 - 5.66|
|Beta (5Y monthly)||0.97|
|PE ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Earnings date||19 May 2021|
|Forward dividend & yield||N/A (N/A)|
|Ex-dividend date||14 Nov 2019|
|1y target est||10.78|
* Graphic: World FX rates https://tmsnrt.rs/2RBWI5E * China Feb PMI grew at slowest pace in nine months * China's growth remains fairly robust - Capital Economics * Glove makers drag down Malaysian shares March 1 (Reuters) - Indonesia, Singapore and Philippine stocks climbed about 1% on Monday as bond markets ended last week on a calmer note and regional manufacturing activity indicated that a gradual recovery was still on track. A slew of data on Monday showed manufacturing activity in Indonesia and the Philippines was still in expansion territory while Japan figures showed the fastest growth in over two years. Factory activity in China, though, missed forecasts in February as a spike in COVID-19 cases led to lockdowns in parts of the country.
* Graphic: World FX rates http://tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh * Graphic: Foreign flows into Asian stocks https://tmsnrt.rs/3f2vwbA * Indian 10-yr yields elevated despite RBI supportive views * Poll finds bullish positions on INR at over three-year high * Tech-dominated indexes of South Korea, Taiwan surge * Malaysia's stock index surges as corporates show cautious optimism By Rashmi Ashok Feb 25 (Reuters) - Asian stocks rose on Thursday after U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell soothed nerves over rising U.S. bond yields and calmed inflation worries by reassuring markets for a second day that interest rates would be left unchanged for now. Tech-heavy indexes of South Korea and Taiwan , which faced selling pressure due to worries over high valuations amid the spike in bond yields globally, reclaimed their footing to jump 3.5% and 1.5%, respectively.
Asia has recorded thestrongest start to the year for convertible bond deals in threeyears, and more is on the cards as low interest rates andfinancial market volatility point to a robust pipeline of futureissuance, according to data and advisers. Convertible bonds are an alternative to equity and bondissuance and allow companies with low or no credit ratingseasier access to cash. The rush underscores investors betting onthe liquidity-driven stock market rally to continue.