China official PMI shows prices slipping into stagnation once again in May, ending beneficial...

By Brian Jackson, China Economist, IHS Markit Key Points: China's official manufacturing purchasing managers' index (PMI) was unchanged at 51.2 in May, according to a release from the National Bureau...

Police declares leader of FPI Riziek Shihab as a suspect

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – The Islam Defenders Front (FPI) leader Rizieq Shihab has been declared as a suspect  by the Police over an alleged steamy WhatsApp conversation scandal with his...

The Insider Stories Morning Notes – JCI expected to trade higher on technical rebound

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – Indonesian shares are expected to trade higher today, extending Friday’s market rebound. The market’s movement is likely to remain volatile on the back of fluctuation of...

State owned SMF to issue Rp1 trillion bonds

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – State owned home mortgage financing comp;any PT Sarana Multigriya Finansial is issuing bonds worth Rp1 trillion, aiming at raising fresh funds to expand its home financing...

Buyung Poetra revives IPO plan, seeks to raise Rp280b

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – Indonesian rice producer and distributor with Topi Koki brand PT Buyung Poetra Sembada (BPS) revived its initial public offering (IPO) plan after delaying from planned December...

Citilink to add flights to China cities

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Citilink, budget airline of flag carrier PT Garuda Indonesia Tbk (IDX:GIAA) plans to add its flights to China cities this year both for regular and charter...

The Fed signal hike rates coming soon, plan to reduce bond holdings

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The Federal Open Market Committee indicates that the labor market has continued to strengthen and that economic activity has continued to expand at a moderate pace. Job...

The Insider Stories Morning Notes – JCI expected to be mixed ahead of weekend,...

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesian shares are expected to trade mixed today, with gains in selected stocks are likely to be offset by moves of some players to cash out ahead...

Samudera Indonesia to issue $70m global bonds

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – Shipping line PT Samudera Indonesia Tbk (IDX:SMDR) is planning to issue bonds worth US$70 million. The bonds will be issued twice, with first phase to be...

Integra Indocabinet to raise up to Rp848b via IPO

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – PT Integra Indocabinet Tbk, a furniture producer, aims to raise fresh funds between Rp565-Rp848 billion through selling 35 percent of its shares or 2.69 billion unit...

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ECB, BoJ, BI Hold Rates, Fed to Follow?

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesia's central bank (BI) left its benchmark 7-day reverse repo rate unchanged at 4.75 percent on July 20th 2017, for past ten consecutive...

Japan Osaka, Krakatau Steel operates Steel Factory in Banten

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Minister of Industry Airlangga Hartarto inaugurated the operation of steel plant of PT Krakatau Osaka Steel (KOS), a joint venture (JV) entity between...

Softer increase in exports narrows Japan’s trade surplus in June

By Harumi Taguchi, Principal Economist, IHS Markit   Key Points: Ÿ   Japan’s trade surplus fell 35.9% in June year on year (y/y) to JPY440 billion (USD39 billion)...

Indonesian Government Gives Legal Certainty On Upstream Business

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The Government of Indonesia give legal certainty on upstream oil and gas business by issuing President Decree (PP) No.27/2017. President Joko Widodo has signed...

Government Debt is Quite Healthy, but still Risky

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) -JAKARTA - The Indonesian government debt continues to increase at least in the past two years in line with the increase of...

Moody’s: Covenant quality (CQ) score for Asian high-yield bonds improves from Q1

Hong Kong, July 19, 2017 -- Moody's Investors Service says that the average covenant quality (CQ) score for the Asian high-yield bonds that it scored in...