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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

August 12, 2020

Jakarta Post - August 12, 2020

Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – Indonesia raised another Rp 22 trillion (US$1.48 billion) on Tuesday from government bonds to fund the country's fiscal deficit and the costly fight again

August 10, 2020

Jakarta Globe - August 10, 2020

Dion Bisara, Jakarta – Foreign lenders have acquired Indonesian banks at a record pace in the past 18 months, accelerating long-needed consolidation in the industry that would push it

August 7, 2020

Jakarta Post - August 7, 2020

Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – Indonesia's foreign exchange (forex) reserves increased to US$135.1 billion in July, the highest level ever, following the government's move to issue glob

August 6, 2020

Tempo - August 6, 2020

Francisca Christy Rosana, Jakarta – Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) Commissioner Pandu Patria Sjahrir on Thursday said a large portion of Indonesians do not invest their funds in the st

August 5, 2020

Jakarta Post - August 5, 2020

Riska Rahman, Jakarta – Indonesia's bad loans ratio is expected to keep increasing until year-end as the economy has yet to fully recover from the adverse impact of the pandemic, econo

August 4, 2020

Jakarta Post - August 4, 2020

Riska Rahman, Jakarta – The Jakarta Composite Index (JCI) fell more than 2 percent on Monday after three months of a strong performance following the global stock market crash in March

July 30, 2020

Jakarta Post - July 30, 2020

Riska Rahman, Jakarta – Experts and a business player association are urging the newly established COVID-19 response team to re-evaluate the government's fiscal stimulus and boost its

July 29, 2020

Jakarta Post - July 29, 2020

Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – The government has guaranteed working capital loans worth Rp 100 trillion (US$6.92 billion) for labor-intensive businesses to speed up business recovery a

July 28, 2020

Jakarta Post - July 28, 2020

Riska Rahman, Jakarta – State-owned banks have collectively disbursed Rp 43.5 trillion (US$2.99 billion) in working capital loans using funding provided by the government, deputy State

July 27, 2020

Jakarta Post - July 27, 2020

Yunindita Prasidya, Jakarta – Indonesian banks face challenges with human resources as they strive to bolster digital banking during the global health crisis.

July 24, 2020

Jakarta Post - July 24, 2020

Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – The Indonesian Deposit Insurance Corporation (LPS) says it is ready to place funds in banks that have liquidity problems by teaming up with the Financial