EMERGING MARKETS-Asian currencies climb; South Korean won, Thai baht lead gains

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The following table shows rates for Asian currencies against the dollar at 0204 GMT.

Oct 19 (Reuters) - The following table shows rates for Asian currencies against the dollar at 0204 GMT.

CURRENCIES VS U.S. DOLLAR

Change on the day at 0204 GMT

Currency

Latest bid

Previous day

Pct Move

Japan yen

114.200

114.31

+0.10

Sing dlr

1.346

1.3491

+0.21

Taiwan dlr

27.958

28.015

+0.20

Korean won

1182.200

1187.6

+0.46

Baht

33.320

33.46

+0.42

Peso

50.730

50.84

+0.22

Rupiah

14075.000

14105

+0.21

Rupee

75.340

75.34

0.00

Yuan

6.417

6.4294

+0.19

Change so far in 2021

Currency

Latest bid

End 2020

Pct Move

Japan yen

114.200

103.24

-9.60

Sing dlr

1.346

1.3209

-1.89

Taiwan dlr

27.958

28.483

+1.88

Korean won

1182.200

1086.20

-8.12

Baht

33.320

29.96

-10.08

Peso

50.730

48.01

-5.36

Rupiah

14075.000

14040

-0.25

Rupee

75.340

73.07

-3.02

Yuan

6.417

6.5283

+1.74

(Compiled by Anushka Trivedi in Bengaluru; Editing by Subhranshu Sahu)

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