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October 2, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Banking & Finance
Jakarta Globe - October 2, 2019

Jakarta – Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati has called on Indonesian companies to exercise caution and be wary of the risk of default amid potential for a global economic slowdown

September 30, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Banking & Finance
Bloomberg - September 30, 2019

Harry Suhartono and Tassia Sipahutar – Foreign investors pared their holdings of Indonesian stocks as escalating political demonstrations added to worries of a slowdown in Southeast As

September 26, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Banking & Finance
Jakarta Post - September 26, 2019

Riska Rahman, Jakarta – Foreign investors are preferring Indonesian bonds over stocks amid signs of slowing global economic activities, Financial Services Authority (OJK) data shows.

September 24, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Banking & Finance
Jakarta Post - September 24, 2019

Riska Rahman and Prima Wirayani, Jakarta – The Jakarta Composite Index (JCI), the main gauge of the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) fell sharply in Tuesday's trading as protests against

News ›› Indonesia ›› Banking & Finance
Jakarta Post - September 24, 2019

Jakarta – The Deposit Insurance Corporation (LPS) announced on Tuesday a cut in its guaranteed interest rates for both rupiah and foreign currency-denominated savings and deposits foll

September 20, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Banking & Finance
Jakarta Globe - September 20, 2019

Jakarta – Bank Indonesia, the country's central bank, continues its dovish monetary stance by cutting its benchmark interest rate by a further 25 basis points to 5.25 percent on Thursd

News ›› Indonesia ›› Banking & Finance
Jakarta Globe - September 20, 2019

Abdul Aziz, Jakarta – Foreign investors owned 45.83 percent of Indonesian government securities as of Tuesday, the highest in history, according to data from the Ministry of Finance.

September 6, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Banking & Finance
Jakarta Post - September 6, 2019

Marchio Irfan Gorbiano, Jakarta – Indonesia's foreign exchange (FX) reserves increased to US$126.4 billion in August, the most since February last year, prolonging an upward trend that

September 2, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Banking & Finance
Jakarta Post - September 2, 2019

Jakarta – The Indonesian currency gained slightly against the US dollar on Monday despite a decline in share prices in regional markets amid fears of an escalation in the trade war bet

August 22, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Banking & Finance
Reuters - August 22, 2019

Maikel Jefriando, Tabita Diela, Jakarta – Indonesia's central bank, hoping it can spur faster growth at home despite a global slowdown, surprisingly cut its key interest rate for a sec

August 19, 2019

News ›› East Timor ›› Banking & Finance
Dili Weekly - August 19, 2019

Paulina Quintao – Member of the Commission D (Economic and Development issues) of the National Parliament, MP Mariano Assanami Sabino said the banking system in Timor-Leste is too weak

August 15, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Banking & Finance
Jakarta Post - August 15, 2019

Marchio Irfan Gorbiano, Jakarta – Indonesia's external debt level was up about 10 percent year-on-year (yoy) in the second quarter due to a significant increase in government net borro

August 12, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Banking & Finance
Jakarta Globe - August 12, 2019

Faisal Maliki Baskoro, Jakarta – Indonesia's financial regulator has set a target of 5 million domestic investors in the country's financial market by 2021 to reduce reliance on foreig

August 9, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Banking & Finance
Jakarta Post - August 9, 2019

Marchio Irfan Gorbiano, Jakarta – Indonesia posted a balance of payments deficit in the second quarter of this year amid heightened demand for foreign exchange as a result of dividend

August 1, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Banking & Finance
Reuters - August 1, 2019

Jakarta – Indonesia plans to relax bank merger rules to encourage more consolidation in the sector in Southeast Asia's biggest economy crowded with dozens of small lenders, a senior of

July 23, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Banking & Finance
Jakarta Globe - July 23, 2019

Aichi Halik & Dion Bisara, Jakarta – The Indonesian Ombudsman asked the central bank and the country's financial regulator on Monday to launch an in-depth investigation into abnorm

July 18, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Banking & Finance
Jakarta Globe - July 18, 2019

Jakarta – Bank Indonesia cut its benchmark interest rate by 25 basis points to 5.75 percent on Thursday in anticipation of expected policy easing by the United States and other develop

July 15, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Banking & Finance
Jakarta Post - July 15, 2019
Jakarta – Indonesia's foreign debt grew 7.4 percent year-on-year (yoy) in May to US$386.1 billion, a slowdown from the 8.8 percent yoy growth recorded in April, according to Bank Indonesia
News ›› Indonesia ›› Banking & Finance
Jakarta Post - July 15, 2019

Jakarta – The rupiah strengthened 0.54 percent to 13,932 per US dollar at 12: 15 p.m. on Monday from 14,008 on Friday.

July 12, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Banking & Finance
Jakarta Post - July 12, 2019

Jakarta – The rupiah weakened against the US dollar on Friday, with the exchange rate standing at Rp 14,085 per US dollar on the spot market at 10 a.m., 0.12 percent lower than its pos

July 4, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Banking & Finance
Jakarta Post - July 4, 2019

Jakarta – The government is to start fining people who violate a new regulation intended to force exporters to keep their foreign exchange earnings from natural resources in the Indone

June 28, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Banking & Finance
Jakarta Post - June 28, 2019

Riska Rahman, Jakarta – The stock market and the rupiah showed no significant reaction on Friday morning to the Constitutional Court's ruling approving the reelection of President Joko

June 24, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Banking & Finance
Jakarta Post - June 24, 2019

Riska Rahman, Jakarta – The Indonesian Public Accountant Institute (IAPI) has asked that state-owned airline PT Garuda Indonesia restate its 2018 financial report.

June 20, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Banking & Finance
Reuters - June 20, 2019

Gayatri Suroyo, Maikel Jefriando, Jakarta – Indonesia's central bank held its policy interest rate unchanged on Thursday, but moved to cut the reserve requirement for banks and said it

June 13, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Banking & Finance
Jakarta Globe - June 13, 2019

Jakarta – Indonesia's foreign exchange reserves fell to their lowest level in four months at the end of May, after the government serviced its external debt.