Persistent inflationary pressures will lead Australia to hike rates at the October meeting. Meanwhile, on-target inflation and a strengthened currency will let the Philippines keep interest rates on hold, while Indonesia will continue favoring other tools to combat inflation risks. Despite Taiwan's domestic demand recovery, September inflation should be flat due to base effects. Malaysia’s September export data are likely to show acceleration on U.S. electronics demand and Chinese commodity demand.
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