Saturday, August 19, 2017

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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Fitch: Indonesia Regulation to Benefit Bond Issuers in Long Term

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Fitch Ratings believes that the Indonesian authorities' recent initiatives to cut borrowing costs and support economic growth will not have immediate...

Govt Proposes $30b Infrastructure Spending in 2018. For What?

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The Indonesian Government proposed Rp409 trillion or $30.3 billion for infrastructure spending next year to the legislative. Why should the government...

Moody’s assigns definitive B2 rating to Medco; outlook stable

Singapore -- Moody's Investors Service has assigned a definitive B2 corporate family rating (CFR) to Medco Energi Internasional Tbk (P.T.) (Medco). At the same time, Moody's has...

Alibaba Invests $1.1b to lead Tokopedia Become Unicorn After Go-Jek

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - China's e-commerce player, Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. continues to expand its business in Southeast Asia region with poured $1.1 billion investment...

Indonesia State Budget Realistically Leads To Conservatives

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The The Indonesian government is optimistic that economic growth in 2018 could be in the range of 5.4 percent, said President...

Pertamina Net Income Shrunks to US$1.4 billion Amid Stagnant Oil Price

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The largest energy provider in Indonesia, PT Pertamina's profit shrunk 24 percent to US$ 1.4 billion in the first half (1H) of...
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