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November 17, 2020

Jakarta Post - November 17, 2020

Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – Foreign debt has risen in the third quarter of the year, due to the government's samurai bond issuances and borrowed funds from multilateral organizations

November 16, 2020

Jakarta Post - November 16, 2020

Yunindita Prasidya, Jakarta – Blue chip stocks, or the so-called big caps, will benefit from foreign capital inflow, seen by the local stock exchange following the United States electio

October 30, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 30, 2020

Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo said he aimed to realize the full potential of the country's sharia financial industry by merging state-owned sharia banks,

October 16, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 16, 2020

Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – Indonesia's foreign debt rose by the end of August as the government borrowed funds from multilateral organizations to cover the country's fiscal deficit,

October 15, 2020

Nikkei Asia - October 15, 2020

Toru Takahashi, Bangkok – While a so-called omnibus law has sparked ongoing protests in Indonesia, another move shows President Joko Widodo's government and the legislature trying to tu

October 14, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 14, 2020

Riska Rahman, Jakarta – The government has started the process of merging three state-owned banks' sharia subsidiaries, creating the country's biggest sharia bank and one of the top-10

October 13, 2020

Jakarta Globe - October 13, 2020

Dion Bisara, Nida Sahara, Jakarta – The State-Owned Enterprises Ministry seeks to merge three Islamic banks under the state-controlled lenders to establish a new $14.5 billion entity th

October 7, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 7, 2020

Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – Indonesia's foreign exchange (forex) reserves dropped by US$1.8 billion in September to $135.2 billion, mainly due to the government's foreign debt payment

October 5, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 5, 2020

Yunindita Prasidya, Jakarta – The possible amendments to the 1999 and 2004 Bank Indonesia (BI) Laws and the issuance of a regulation in lieu of law (Perppu) on financial system reform m

October 2, 2020

Jakarta Globe - October 2, 2020

Arnoldus Kristianus, Jakarta – The government has projected that Indonesia's debt to gross domestic product ratio, a gauge for the country's ability to pay off its debt, to increase to

October 1, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 1, 2020

Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – Indonesia is looking to raise Rp 5 trillion (US$337 million) from a new series of government retail bonds, the Finance Ministry announced on Tuesday, as it

September 18, 2020

Jakarta Post - September 18, 2020

Riska Rahman, Jakarta – State-owned banks have collectively disbursed Rp 88 trillion (US$5.94 billion) in working capital loans using funds placed in them by the government, with almost

September 17, 2020

Jakarta Post - September 17, 2020

Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – Indonesia's accumulated debt to fund the COVID-19 fight and falling tax revenue will weaken its "debt affordability" and may deteriorate its credit quality

Jakarta Post - September 17, 2020

Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – Bank Indonesia (BI) has decided to leave its interest rate unchanged to safeguard financial market stability as the current coronavirus-induced economic do

September 14, 2020

Jakarta Post - September 14, 2020

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September 10, 2020

Jakarta Post - September 10, 2020

Yunindita Prasidya and Riska Rahman, Jakarta – Indonesian stocks fell 5 percent on Thursday morning following the Jakarta administration's decision to retighten its restrictions, prompt

September 8, 2020

Jakarta Post - September 8, 2020

Yunindita Prasidya, Jakarta – The Indonesian stock market is likely to endure a selling spree by foreign investors until year-end as the global economic and political situations remain

Jakarta Post - September 8, 2020

Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – Indonesia's debt has risen significantly this year as the government has ramped up spending to rescue an economy battered by the coronavirus pandemic amid

September 7, 2020

Jakarta Post - September 7, 2020

Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – Indonesia's foreign exchange (forex) reserves soared to a record high in August mainly due to the government's foreign borrowing, proceeds from oil and gas

September 2, 2020

Jakarta Post - September 2, 2020

Norman Harsono and Yunindita Prasidya, Jakarta – Indonesian natural resource exporters are waiting to see what Bank Indonesia's (BI) recently announced plan to require the companies to

Jakarta Post - September 2, 2020

Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – The rupiah exchange rate fell significantly on Wednesday as investors worry about the independence of Bank Indonesia (BI) following a proposed bill that wo

September 1, 2020

Jakarta Globe - September 1, 2020

Triyan Pangastuti, Jakarta – The House of Representatives has kicked off deliberation of a bill that would expand the mandate of Bank Indonesia, the country's central bank, and return b

Jakarta Post - September 1, 2020

Private television stations RCTI and iNews TV have recently come under fire for submitting a petition to the Constitutional Court calling for a judicial review of the Broadcasting Law t

August 19, 2020

Jakarta Post - August 19, 2020

Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – Indonesia's current account deficit (CAD) narrowed in the second quarter of the year as import demand fell and foreign ownership of government bonds declin

August 14, 2020

Jakarta Post - August 14, 2020

Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – Indonesia's foreign debt rose by the end of June as the government issued global sukuk and large amounts of sovereign debt papers (SBNs) sold to foreign i