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January 15, 2020

News ›› Indonesia ›› Banking & Finance
Jakarta Post - January 15, 2020

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

January 14, 2020

News ›› Indonesia ›› Banking & Finance
Jakarta Post - 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

News ›› Indonesia ›› Banking & Finance
Nikkei Asian Review - January 14, 2020

Sarah Yuniarni, Jakarta – The capital market in Indonesia is at an interesting crossroads.

News ›› Indonesia ›› Banking & Finance
Jakarta Post - January 14, 2020

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

News ›› Indonesia ›› Banking & Finance
Jakarta Post - January 9, 2020

Jakarta – The government welcomes Chinese investment despite concerns that the country could fall into a debt trap.

January 8, 2020

News ›› Indonesia ›› Banking & Finance
Jakarta Post - 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

News ›› Indonesia ›› Banking & Finance
Jakarta Globe - 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

News ›› Indonesia ›› Banking & Finance
Jakarta Globe - 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

News ›› Indonesia ›› Banking & Finance
Jakarta Post - 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

News ›› Indonesia ›› Banking & Finance
Jakarta Globe - 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

News ›› Indonesia ›› Banking & Finance
Jakarta Post - 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

News ›› Indonesia ›› Banking & Finance
Jakarta Globe - 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

News ›› Indonesia ›› Banking & Finance
Bloomberg - 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

News ›› Indonesia ›› Banking & Finance
Nikkei Asian Review - 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

News ›› Indonesia ›› Banking & Finance
Reuters - 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

News ›› Indonesia ›› Banking & Finance
Jakarta Post - December 10, 2019

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

News ›› Indonesia ›› Banking & Finance
Jakarta Globe - 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

News ›› Indonesia ›› Banking & Finance
Bloomberg - December 9, 2019

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

News ›› Indonesia ›› Banking & Finance
Jakarta Globe - 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

News ›› Indonesia ›› Banking & Finance
Jakarta Globe - December 6, 2019

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

News ›› Indonesia ›› Banking & Finance
Jakarta Globe - 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.

News ›› Indonesia ›› Banking & Finance
Coconuts Jakarta - December 4, 2019

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

News ›› Indonesia ›› Banking & Finance
Jakarta Post - 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

News ›› Indonesia ›› Banking & Finance
Bloomberg - 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

News ›› Indonesia ›› Banking & Finance
Reuters - November 29, 2019

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