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March 21, 2023

Jakarta Post - March 21, 2023

Vincent Fabian Thomas, Jakarta – Bank Indonesia (BI) says it will introduce a domestic credit card system allowing for greater independence and lower fees, as transactions are settled l

March 14, 2023

Tempo - March 14, 2023

Hanifah Dwijayanti, Jakarta – Financial Services Authority (OJK) assessed that the trend of illegal online lending is rising ahead of Eid al-Fitr.

February 28, 2023

Jakarta Post Editorial - February 28, 2023

Jakarta – Why change a winning macroeconomic management team?

February 27, 2023

Tempo - February 27, 2023

Moh Khory Alfarizi, Jakarta – The Finance Ministry in the February edition of the State Budget report revealed that the government's foreign debt as of January 2023 reached Rp7,754.98 t

February 24, 2023

Bloomberg News - February 24, 2023

Filipe Pacheco and Fathiya Dahrul – PT Pertamina Geothermal Energy ended flat in its Jakarta trading debut after a 9.06 trillion rupiah ($596 million) initial public offering, Indonesia

February 22, 2023

Jakarta Post - February 22, 2023

Jakarta (Agencies) – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has officially nominated Bank Indonesia governor Perry Warjiyo for a second five-year term in the post, a senior lawmaker at the Hous

Reuters - February 22, 2023

Ankur Banerjee and Patturaja Murugaboopathy, Singapore – A sudden surge of foreign interest in Indonesian bonds may be reaching a peak, as investors see local interest rates holding ste

February 16, 2023

Jakarta Globe - February 16, 2023

Jakarta – Portfolio investment is on the rise in Indonesia and the country's capital market can help indicate the national economic growth, according to a recent forum.

February 11, 2023

Jakarta Globe - February 11, 2023

Zsazya Senorita, Jakarta – Indonesia has more crypto users than the total number of individual investors at the Indonesia Stock Exchange or IDX, but the country is still lacking a safe

February 8, 2023

Jakarta Post - February 8, 2023

Aditya Hadi, Jakarta – Three of Indonesia's four largest banks have revealed modest goals for loan growth this year, despite surpassing their 2022 targets amid a difficult global enviro

February 4, 2023

Jakarta Globe - February 4, 2023

Beritasatu, Jakarta – The Commodity Futures Trading Regulatory Agency, or Bappebti, is under the suspicion of maladministration in its process of building the country's crypto ecosystem

February 1, 2023

Jakarta Post - February 1, 2023

Fadhil Haidar Sulaeman, Jakarta – Investment banks are projecting a flurry of merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in Indonesia this year – some driven by sustainable growth prospe

Jakarta Globe - February 1, 2023

Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati is rumored to get the nomination for Bank Indonesia governorship succeeding Perry Warjiyo, who is set to retire in Apri

January 20, 2023

Jakarta Post - January 20, 2023

Fadhil Haidar Sulaeman, Jakarta – Bank Indonesia (BI) has announced that a rate hike in January is adequate to meet its inflation target, which economists take to mean that the central

January 19, 2023

Jakarta Post - January 19, 2023

Billy Adison Aditijanto, Jakarta – An anticipated weakening of the United States dollar will make Indonesian markets more desirable for international investors, helping prop up the rupi

Jakarta Post Editorial - January 19, 2023

Jakarta – Indonesian exports, which generated about US$54.5 billion in trade surplus last year, up by 50 percent from 2021, are widely predicted to decline this year due to the weakenin

January 18, 2023

Bloomberg News - January 18, 2023

Matthew Burgess and Marcus Wong – Overseas investors have returned to Indonesia's bonds en masse, a shift which has helped spur gains in the rupiah.

January 16, 2023

Tempo - January 16, 2023

Antara, Jakarta – The Rupiah exchange rate transacted between banks in Jakarta surged on Monday morning which is in line with market expectations for Indonesia's trade balance surplus i

January 9, 2023

Jakarta Post - January 9, 2023

Vincent Fabian Thomas, Jakarta – The Indonesian crypto market is unlikely to improve in 2023, with investors braced for another difficult year amid a new regulatory environment.

January 7, 2023

Tempo - January 7, 2023

For The Next Week's Trade, Ibrahim Predicted The Rupiah Will Open Sideways And Close On The Lower End Between Rp15,610 And Rp15,670 Per Us Dollar., Jakarta – The Rupiah closed January 6

January 2, 2023

Jakarta Globe - January 2, 2023

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – The Financial Services Authority or OJK recently announced that the Indonesian capital market wrapped up 2022 on a high note, doing much better than other

December 22, 2022

Jakarta Globe - December 22, 2022

Jakarta – Bank Indonesia, the country's central bank, has eased off the accelerator with a decision to raise its benchmark interest rate by only 25 basis points to 5.50 percent on Thurs

December 21, 2022

Jakarta Post Editorial - December 21, 2022

Jakarta – Following the success of the burden-sharing agreement between Bank Indonesia (BI) and the Finance Ministry in financing the fiscal deficit over the past three years to prevent

December 20, 2022

Reuters - December 20, 2022

Jakarta – Indonesia's fiscal deficit as of Dec.

December 16, 2022

Tempo - December 16, 2022

Bisnis, Jakarta – The rupiah was corrected further down against the US dollar in Thursday's trade, December 15, 2022.

December 15, 2022

Jakarta Globe - December 15, 2022

Whisnu Bagus Prasetya, Jakarta – Indonesia's external debt stood at $390.2 billion as of October, down slightly by 7.6 percent from the same month last year, Bank Indonesia reported on

Bloomberg News - December 15, 2022

Grace Sihombing and Claire Jiao – Indonesia's parliament passed a law tasking the central bank to directly finance the budget in times of crisis, just as it had been doing since the pan

Reuters - December 15, 2022

Jakarta – Indonesia's parliament on Thursday voted to approve financial legislation that widens the central bank's mandate to include supporting sustainable economic growth and formaliz

December 13, 2022

Reuters - December 13, 2022

Stefanno Sulaiman, Jakarta – Indonesia's parliament is expected to pass a bill this week that will allow former politicians to head Bank Indonesia (BI), the central bank, and expand its

December 8, 2022

Reuters - December 8, 2022

Stefanno Sulaiman, Jakarta – The House of Representatives and government have agreed on a clause in a new financial bill to allow former politicians to stand as central bank governor, t

Bloomberg News - December 8, 2022

Grace Sihombing and Claire Jiao – Indonesia is one step closer to requiring the central bank to come to the government's aid through crisis bond-buying, while dropping earlier proposals

November 30, 2022

Reuters - November 30, 2022

Stefanno Sulaiman and Gayatri Suroyo, Jakarta – Bank Indonesia (BI) Governor Perry Warjiyo emphasized on Wednesday the need to adjust interest rates early to control inflation, which is

November 29, 2022

Jakarta Post - November 29, 2022

Deni Ghifari, Jakarta – The latest study found that the majority of Indonesians use electronic wallet (e-wallet) more often than cash, with GoPay currently leading the sector, followed

November 28, 2022

Jakarta Globe - November 28, 2022

Investor Daily, Jakarta – The government debt stood at Rp 7,496 trillion ($477 billion) as of October 31, an increase of Rp 76.23 trillion from the figures a month earlier, according to

November 18, 2022

Jakarta Post - November 18, 2022

Vincent Fabian Thomas, Jakarta – Bank Indonesia (BI) has decided to raise its benchmark rate by another 50 basis points (bps) in a move to bring down domestic inflation and to safeguard

November 17, 2022

Reuters - November 17, 2022

Jakarta – Indonesia's central bank raised its key interest rate by 50 basis points for a third consecutive month on Thursday, saying it will strengthen its response to "high" inflation

November 14, 2022

Jakarta Post - November 14, 2022

Vincent Fabian Thomas, Jakarta – Indonesian mutual funds are down some 10 percent this year, as global rate hikes and new domestic regulations push money elsewhere.

November 1, 2022

Jakarta Globe - November 1, 2022

Jakarta – Indonesia Stock Exchange, or IDX, the country's sole securities bourse, has been working toward developing a carbon exchange system to support the government's initiative to e

October 25, 2022

Jakarta Post Editorial - October 25, 2022

Jakarta – It is safe to say the government has made better decisions that have kept the country's economy afloat amid a war and global inflation this year.

October 20, 2022

Jakarta Globe - October 20, 2022

Triyan Pangastuti, Jakarta – Bank Indonesia on Thursday decided to raise the benchmark interest rate by 50 points to 4.75 percent in a "preemptive measure" to tame inflation.

Jakarta Post - October 20, 2022

Vincent Fabian Thomas, Jakarta - – An omnibus bill finalized by the House of Representatives last month looks to bring sweeping changes to some 15 laws on the financial sector.

October 17, 2022

Tempo - October 17, 2022

Arrijal Rachman, Jakarta – Bank Indonesia or BI announced that Indonesia's external debt had declined again in August 2022.

Tempo - October 17, 2022

Bisnis, Jakarta – The rupiah starts off this week still with a depreciation against the US dollar.

October 12, 2022

Jakarta Post - October 12, 2022

Tenggara Strategics, Jakarta – The House of Representatives concluded a plenary meeting on Sept.

October 4, 2022

Jakarta Post - October 4, 2022

Jakarta – The Bank Indonesia (BI) Board of Governors decided at its monthly meeting last week to raise its policy rate (7-Day Reverse Repo Rate or 7-DRRR) by 50 basis points to 4.25 per

September 29, 2022

Tempo - September 29, 2022

Arrijal Rachman, Jakarta – Indonesia's debt at the end of August this year has reached a total of Rp7,236.61 trillion, which is a 1.01 percent increase compared to July by logging Rp7,1

September 23, 2022

Jakarta Globe - September 23, 2022

Prisma Ardianto, Jakarta – Indonesia's peer-to-peer lending industry is set to expand its loan disbursement by 70 percent to $16.6 billion this year, thanks to the high demand from the

September 22, 2022

Bloomberg News - September 22, 2022

Grace Sihombing and Claire Jiao – Indonesia's central bank delivered a bigger-than-expected interest rate hike to cool inflation that it now expects to surpass 6% this year amid a weake

September 21, 2022

Reuters - September 21, 2022

Anant Chandak, Bengaluru – Bank Indonesia will follow a surprise August interest rate rise with another 25 basis point hike at its meeting on Thursday, still moving more slowly than mos

September 15, 2022

Tempo - September 15, 2022

Jakarta – Bank Indonesia or BI recorded the country's foreign debt position at US$400.4 billion, or around Rp5,964 trillion, at the end of July 2022.