* Peso, rupiah fall most among Asia FX * Malaysian stocks lag peers * China factory output misses forecast By Navya Mittal Nov 15 (Reuters) - Emerging Asian currencies and stock markets were little changed on Tuesday as investors assessed the impact of a likely economic slowdown in China and expected rate hikes, including by the Federal Reserve. Philippines' peso and Indonesia's rupiah lost about 0.3% each, with dealers also looking ahead to policy meetings due Thursday in which central banks of both countries are expected to further hike rates. Emerging currencies rallied last Friday as the dollar lost ground after softer U.S. inflation data boost expectations the Fed may slow its pace of monetary policy tightening.
* Peso and rupiah fall as investors cash in on last week's gains * Eyes on c.bank meetings in Philippines, Indonesia this week * Malaysian stocks lag peers * China factory output, retail sales miss forecast By Navya Mittal Nov 15 (Reuters) - Emerging Asian currencies were on the defensive as the dollar strengthened after more Federal Reserve officials made the case for even higher U.S. interest rates. The peso and the rupiah lost about 0.3% each, while peers Malaysian ringgit and Singapore dollar eked out meagre gains. Investors in the Philippines and Indonesia also looked towards monetary policy meetings in both countries later this week, where central banks are expected to hike interest rates further.
* BNM expected to hike cash rate by 25 basis points * Rupee eyes best session since Aug 30 * Singapore stocks mark best day since July 22 By Tejaswi Marthi Sept 8 (Reuters) - Most Asian currencies rose on Thursday in cautious trade as investors awaited a speech by U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell, while the Malaysian ringgit steadied ahead of an expected rate hike by the country's central bank. The Malaysian ringgit and Indonesian rupiah inched nearly 0.1% higher.