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Indonesia Keeps Key Rate Unchanged as Rupiah Slumps on Fed - Bloomberg News
BOK holds key rate steady at 1.25% in Dec. - Yonhap News Agency
Hong Kong hikes borrowing costs after Fed move - Agence France-Presse
Federal Reserve rate hike will affect Kiwi mortgages - NZ Herald

Fed predicts 3 more hikes in 2017
- Associated Press
Bank of China Agrees Landmark Bank Facility with Fonterra - Scoop Media
BoI courting Japanese bank's clients - Bangkok Post
World Bank upgrades Philippine growth forecasts - The Philippine Star


PBOC's yuan funds for forex fall again - Xinhua News Agency
Chinese banks' loans point to demand rising - Shanghai Daily
CBRC tells banks to set up stronger controls on risks - China Daily
CIRC to curb insurance funds' equity investment - China Daily

Mega Bank to give out 'mega' year-end bonus - The China Post


Two S. Korean firms to purchase NASA building - Yonhap News Agency
BOJ boosts bond buys to hold down Japan's long rates - The Nikkei
Bets Against Japan Megabanks Soar as Investors Polarized - Bloomberg News
Japan govt to lower FY2017 new bond issuance, eye higher tax income - Reuters


BSP to closely monitor impact of US rate hike - The Philippine Star
Philippine, Thai banks outperform neighbors in Moody's stress test - BusinessWorld
GH Bank to lend B20bn to aid elderly - Bangkok Post
Maybank sets up sukuk programme of up to RM10bil - The Star
AmBank sees loan growth doubling - The Star
50 companies fined a total RM25mil by MyCC since 2013 - Bernama


RBI orders banks to probe unusual cash transactions - The Economic Times
RBI too backs an independent regulator for digital payments - Mint
RBI just capped withdrawal from certain bank accounts - Press Trust of India
Axis Bank suspends 50 accounts, sacks 24 employees after I-T raids - Business Standard
Cash Ban Gives a Boost to India's State-Run Banks - Bloomberg News
Mobikwik ties up with street vendors association for cashless transactions - Mint
Karnataka Bank raises ?659 cr capital via rights issue - The Hindu Business Line


ASX Says Options-Trading Issue Won't Be Fixed Until Friday - Bloomberg News
Macquarie-led consortium bids for Australian gambling giant - Agence France-Presse
ANZ, Macquarie spurs on Rod Sims to further bank cartel actions - The Australian
Credit Suisse says high household debt to force RBA's hand - The Australian
ANZ's new 'fairness officer' former Commonwealth Ombudsman Colin Neave to review products - The Sydney Morning Herald

The Daily Dose Asia-Pacific "Headlines" edition aggregates banking, financial services and insurance headlines from the websites of a limited number of major Asian and Australian publication titles and newswires, with an editorial deadline of 6 a.m. Hong Kong time. Language translations to English are provided by an automated service and may not be entirely accurate.