On Topic: Asian Wave of Rate Hikes Hits as Inflation Bites

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Central banks across Asia have resumed hiking interest rates while consumers struggle in the face of persistently high inflation. Following monetary tightening in Indonesia and the Philippines, the region will see key policy meetings next week from Japan and Malaysia.

How are Asia’s policymakers handling the tough battle, and how are weak local currencies and rampant inflation affecting the region? Here is a selection of stories to bring you up to date on the latest developments.

Central banks across Asia have resumed hiking interest rates while consumers struggle in the face of persistently high inflation. Following monetary tightening in Indonesia and the Philippines, the region will see key policy meetings next week from Japan and Malaysia.

How are Asia’s policymakers handling the tough battle, and how are weak local currencies and rampant inflation affecting the region? Here is a selection of stories to bring you up to date on the latest developments.

Source : Nikkei