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EMERGING MARKETS-Malaysia stocks rebound, fading dollar props up Asian currencies

Malaysia shares climb more than 1%

State of emergency, lockdowns to be better implemented, less harmful on economy – analysts

Indonesia launches vaccination drive; shares rise

Jan 13 (Reuters)Malaysian shares rebounded on Wednesday after two sessions in the red as investors looked past new COVID-19 curbs in the country, while Asia’s emerging currencies regained footing as the dollar nursed losses.

Stocks in Taiwan .TWII, Thailand .SETI and Malaysia .KLSE climbed more than 1%, while gains elsewhere in Asia were more modest and Shanghai’s Composite index .SSEC dipped 0.4%. China reported the biggest daily jump in COVID-19 cases in more than five months with four cities in lockdown.

Analysts reckon Malaysia’s nationwide state of emergency announced on Tuesday to combat rising infections cases may improve the implementation of measures, while also reducing political risks to a government facing a power struggle.

“We think the impact of the

Rising Markets-Asian stocks, currencies drop as virus spike threatens restoration

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    * Philippine shares retreat from close to nine-month highs
    * S. Korean shares finish reduce for a 2nd straight working day
    * Malaysia's ringgit pressured by fall in oil price ranges 

    By Shriya Ramakrishnan
    Dec 15 (Reuters) - Shares and currencies across Asia's
rising markets slipped on Tuesday as a spike in COVID-19 instances
and restrictions globally took some glow off upbeat manufacturing unit
output knowledge from the world's next most significant overall economy, China.
    Bourses in the Philippines, Taiwan and
Thailand were down amongst .5% and 1%, as soaring
infections in Japan and South Korea, as properly as tighter curbs in
New York and London dented risk sentiment.
    Markets throughout the area did not react much to industrial
output knowledge from China, which grew in line with expectations in
November, growing for an eighth straight 

Emerging Marketplaces-Asian shares, currencies fall as virus spike threatens recovery

    * Graphic: Globe Forex costs tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh
    * Graphic: Foreign flows into Asian stocks tmsnrt.rs/3lKhL5I
    * Philippine shares retreat from close to 9-thirty day period highs
    * S. Korean shares finish lower for a next straight working day
    * Malaysia's ringgit pressured by drop in oil rates 

    By Shriya Ramakrishnan
    Dec 15 (Reuters) - Shares and currencies across Asia's
emerging markets slipped on Tuesday as a spike in COVID-19 cases
and limitations globally took some shine off upbeat manufacturing facility
output knowledge from the world's next premier overall economy, China.
    Bourses in the Philippines, Taiwan and
Thailand had been down among .5% and 1%, as rising
bacterial infections in Japan and South Korea, as properly as tighter curbs in
New York and London dented hazard sentiment.
    Markets across the location did not react much to industrial
output information from China, which grew in line with expectations in
November, increasing for an