* Graphic: World FX rates https://tmsnrt.rs/2RBWI5E * Economists predict Indonesia Q1 GDP at -0.74% * India's cases cross 20 million-mark * Japan equities closed; China, Thailand financial markets shut By Anushka Trivedi May 4 (Reuters) - Asian stocks were largely tepid on Tuesday as a continuous surge in COVID-19 cases kept investors on the sidelines amid holiday-thinned trade, although shares in Taiwan dropped nearly 2%. In a divergence from world's developed markets, which are faring better than their Asian peers on economic reopening cheer, equities in Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia were unchanged. Holidays in major players China and Japan dampened activity generally, while a mixed close at Wall Street overnight added to some hesitation in making bets.
* Graphic: World FX rates https://tmsnrt.rs/2RBWI5E * Singapore shares see worst day in over two-months * Philippine stocks up on solid earnings * Taiwan's strong economic growth faces chip shortage risk - ING * China, Japan & Thailand markets closed for holiday By Anushka Trivedi May 3 (Reuters) - Asian stock markets eased on Monday, as concerns over rising coronavirus cases in the region led to more curbs and economic pain, while South Korea's won led losses among currencies due to the country's reignited tensions with North Korea. In a low-volume trading day as China and Japan's bourses were closed for a holiday, Singapore, Malaysia and India shares fell between 0.8% to 1.3%.
* Graphic: World FX rates https://tmsnrt.rs/2RBWI5E * Nasdaq futures up over 1% * Indonesia's 10-year benchmark yield comes off a 5-mth high * Philippine peso strengthens 0.5% By Shruti Sonal March 9 (Reuters) - Most emerging Asian share markets rose on Tuesday, tracking a recovery in U.S. equity futures following a pullback in Treasury yields, while regional currencies reversed early losses as the greenback gave up most of its gains. U.S. 10-year Treasury yields edged lower after hitting a one-year high on Monday. Nasdaq futures bounced 1.1%, paring some losses from a sell-off in technology-related shares on Monday that pushed the index into correction territory.