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Policymakers in Asia 'will get bolder'

11 October 2012 Last updated at 05:00 BST

The central bank in South Korea has cut interest rates from 3% to 2.75% to support the flagging economy.

Indonesia's central bank will also meet later amid growing concerns about the global slowdown.

Gary Dugan, chief investment officer at Coutts, says Asian economies have had a wake-up call in recent weeks and expects policymakers to get bolder.