Riska Rahman, Jakarta – Bank Indonesia (BI) recorded a slower foreign debt growth last November as the government and private sector repaid the principal due during the month while the
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January 15, 2020
January 14, 2020
Marchio Irfan Gorbiano, Jakarta – Bank Indonesia (BI) is expected to continue with its dovish monetary policy this year to encourage Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth amid low inflat
Sarah Yuniarni, Jakarta – The capital market in Indonesia is at an interesting crossroads.
Jakarta – Newly appointed Financial Services Authority (OJK) ex-officio commissioner Suahasil Nazara says he aims to strengthen the agency's supervision of both the banking and nonbank
January 9, 2020
Jakarta – The government welcomes Chinese investment despite concerns that the country could fall into a debt trap.
January 8, 2020
Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – Indonesia's foreign exchange (forex) reserves rose to US$129.2 billion in December, the highest level in 22 months, driven by inflows from the oil and gas
January 3, 2020
Investor Daily, Jakarta – Capital flow to Indonesia totaled Rp 224,2 trillion, or $16 billion, throughout last year – likely to bring the country's balance of payment into positive ter
January 2, 2020
Novy Lumanauw, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo called the Indonesian capital market authorities to toughen measures against market manipulations on Thursday, in his first comm
December 31, 2019
Jakarta – Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) has handled fewer initial public offerings (IPOs) in 2019 as it welcomed 55 newcomers to the bourse, down from 57 firms listing last year.
December 27, 2019
Diana Mariska, Jakarta – Bank Indonesia, the country central bank, has collaborated with the customs office to implement an integrated system that will reconcile incoming and outgoing
December 19, 2019
Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – Bank Indonesia (BI) held the nation's benchmark interest rate steady at 5 percent on Thursday after cutting the policy rate by a total of 100 basis points
December 16, 2019
Jakarta – Flag carrier Garuda Indonesia is seeking to raise up to $900 million from issuing dollar-denominated Islamic bonds, private placement or peer-to-peer lending next year.
December 13, 2019
Daniel Moss – When even Indonesia starts talking about relaxing deficit rules, you know government spending is back in vogue as a remedy for faltering economic growth.
December 12, 2019
Aldi Adrian Hartanto – Indonesian startups have been at the center of attention in Southeast Asia for the last few years.
December 10, 2019
Maikel Jefriando, Jakarta – Indonesia's central bank is working to further relax lending rules and may further trim interest rates after this year's four rate cuts, as it continues to
Marchio Irfan Gorbiano, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has said that he wants the government's microcredit program (KUR) to be channeled to more productive sectors so that th
December 9, 2019
Diana Mariska, Jakarta – Indonesia may face challenging credit conditions in the next two years due to slow GDP growth, according to an outlook on the national economy released by cred
Karlis Salna – Indonesia has entered "a new norm" of historically low inflation, according to a senior central bank official, possibly portending an era of lower interest rates.
December 6, 2019
Jakarta – Indonesia and Japan have agreed on a local currency settlement deal that will allow both countries to use the rupiah and the yen to settle bilateral trade and direct investme
Jakarta – Bank Indonesia announced Friday the country's foreign reserves were down slightly to $126.6 billion in November from $126.7 billion in the previous month.
December 4, 2019
Diana Mariska, Jakarta – Market segment expansion is key for financial technology, or fintech, companies to survive in Indonesia, a practitioner in the sector said on Wednesday.
Indonesia's Coordinating Maritime Affairs and Investment Minister Luhut Pandjaitan, one of the most senior figures in President Joko Widodo's cabinet, says he's optimistic that the rup
November 30, 2019
Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – The disbursement of bank loans grew only 6.53 percent year-on-year (yoy) in October, the slowest pace since 2016, according to the Financial Services Auth
November 29, 2019
Harry Suhartono and Tassia Sipahutar – Fears among retail investors about some of their mutual-fund investments have triggered a sell-off in Indonesian stocks, with the nation's benchm
Maikel Jefriando and Tabita Diela, Jakarta – Excess liquidity in Indonesia's banking system and weak demand for credit could lead to more bad loans, a regulatory official warned on Fri