BENGALURU The Chinese yuan will weaken further beyond the current 7 per dollar rate over the coming year as Beijing steps back from managing the currency amid tariff threats from Washington, a Reuters poll of foreign exchange strategists showed.
BENGALURU The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will cut interest rates again at its October meeting, making it the fifth in a row, according to economists in a Reuters poll who said the central bank's decision to ease by 35 basis points on Wednesday was right.
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JOHANNESBURG/BENGALURU Battered emerging market currencies will eventually bounce back from their beating in the past week on worries about the U.S.-led trade war, but risks remain for currencies of commodity exporters inextricably linked to China, a Reuters poll found.
BENGALURU India's government will turn on the fiscal taps in the federal budget on Friday and revise its borrowing target slightly higher for this year and next, prompted by a slowing economy and weak jobs growth, a Reuters poll of economists showed.
BENGALURU Benchmark sovereign bond yields in China, India and Indonesia will decline over the coming year, tracking a shift in global monetary policy towards easing triggered by slowing economic growth and fading inflation expectations, a Reuters poll showed.
BENGALURU China's yuan is forecast to drift up over the coming year as the monetary authorities keep a tight leash on the partly-managed currency and prevent it from falling through the psychological 7 per dollar level any time soon, a Reuters poll showed.
BENGALURU The outlook for India's moribund property market has brightened somewhat, with house prices this year expected to rise more than predicted three months ago, but those increases will still be the weakest in at least a decade, a Reuters poll found.
BENGALURU Indian shares will reach a new record high by end-year, a Reuters poll of strategists showed, building on an election-driven rally in which investors have bet the ruling party will retain power and continue current economic policies.
(Adds comparison of end-2019 outlook with previous Reuters
polls, analyst quote, data on foreign portfolio investment)