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  • Reuters SG

    EMERGING MARKETS-Thai baht, Indonesian rupiah stuck at lows as virus bites

    * Thailand reports third straight day of record virus deaths * Philippine peso strengthens from about 11-month lows * Graphic: World FX rates * Asian stock markets: By Soumyajit Saha July 2 (Reuters) - Thailand's baht hit a fresh 13-month low on Friday, while Indonesia's rupiah was rooted to a more than two-month low, weighed down by a surge in local coronavirus cases and a strengthening U.S. dollar. The baht weakened as much as 0.3% as Thailand reported a third straight day of record coronavirus deaths despite new curbs in parts of the country. "Tighter restrictions in Thailand continue proving to be a headwind, and we're now seeing foreign investors selling out of Thai assets," said Khoon Goh, head of Asia research at ANZ Banking Group (Singapore).

  • Reuters SG

    EMERGING MARKETS-Thai baht hits 13-month low on dovish cenbank, growth worries

    The Thai baht slid to its lowest in more than a year on Wednesday after the country's central bank promised to keep monetary policy loose and slashed its 2021 economic growth forecast, citing a hit to its tourism sector. The Bank of Thailand held interest rates steady at 0.5% and lowered growth forecasts for this year to 1.8%, versus the previous 3%, as Southeast Asia's second-largest economy reels from coronavirus-linked restrictions that have ravaged tourism. "The poor prospects for the economy mean that monetary policy will need to remain loose for a long time to come... the tourism sector remains on its knees," Gareth Leather, senior Asia economist at Capital Economics told clients.

  • Peso May Seal Lead Over Baht as Philippine Trade Deficit Shrinks

    Peso May Seal Lead Over Baht as Philippine Trade Deficit Shrinks

    The Philippine peso and the Thai baht offer a tale of contrasting fortunes, with one faring better than the other against a strong dollar.