* Thai stocks snap eight sessions of losses * Indonesian rupiah falls to over two-month low * Graphic: World FX rates https://tmsnrt.rs/2RBWI5E * Asian stock markets: https://tmsnrt.rs/2zpUAr4 By Soumyajit Saha June 29 (Reuters) - The Thai baht remained near a 13-month low on Tuesday, while Singapore stocks dropped to their lowest in over a month, as concerns about the economic impact of rising novel coronavirus cases in Southeast Asia hurt sentiment. The baht broke the 32-level against the U.S. dollar for the first time since May 2020, as the tourism-reliant economy struggled against the country's worst virus outbreak. A surge in the region's cases also hurt Singapore stocks , which snapped a three-day winning streak to drop to their lowest level since May 17.
* BI expected to maintain rates at record low, meeting at 0700 GMT * Taiwan stocks hit two-week high * Singapore's GDP grows 1.3% year-on-year, shares rise By Harish Sridharan May 25 (Reuters) - Indonesian shares rose more than 1% on Tuesday ahead of a central bank policy meeting, while the rupiah and broader Asian currencies gained on the back of a weaker U.S dollar and a drop in U.S Treasury yields. Equities in Taiwan and South Korea took their cue from a jump on Wall Street, with the latter gaining as much as 2% and hitting a two-week high. The strong U.S. session also gave an added boost to Indonesia stocks, which climbed 1.4%.
* Taiwan central bank meeting later on Thursday * Malaysia govt announces $4.87 bln stimulus * Indonesia's rupiah up 0.4%, stocks over 1% March 18 (Reuters) - Indonesia led Asia's emerging stocks and currency markets higher on Thursday as the country's central bank as expected left its key policy rate unchanged following the U.S. Federal Reserve's pledge to keep interest rates near zero. Bank Indonesia (BI) said it will continue to intervene in the market to keep the rupiah stable as the currency comes under pressure from capital outflows.