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JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Only days ahead of the August 10's deadline registration for presidential and vice presidential candidates the establishment of the opposition camp is nowhere at sight. So far, political parties that have expressed intention to collaborate and set up the opposition to President Joko Widodo are caught up in...
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Good Morning. All eyes will be on the announcement of Indonesia’s economic growth in the second quarter (2Q) by the Statistics Indonesia today. While, politics will get more interesting this week as any presidential candidate hopefuls must meet the deadline to register to the Election Commission this Friday. Indonesia’s...
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Good morning. Federal Reserve (Fed) did not raise interest rates on Wednesday (01/08), but some analyst saw the U.S's central bank set the stage for a September hike. In the last meeting, Federal Market Open Committee (FOMC) decided to maintain the target range for the federal funds rate at...
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Good Morning. United States (U.S) President Donald Trump appeared to be frustrated that China has not caved in on its tough tariff policy. As we know, that the U.S Administration may slap 25 percent tariff on US$200 billion worth of Chinese imports to America, more than double the...
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Good morning. As the Statistics Indonesia will announce consumer price index (CPI) for July today, market participants would like to hear than just “tame inflation”. While tame inflation is a positive and welcome trend, it has been too long that the statistic is lacking in a sub-reading indicating that the...
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Good morning. The most important news that came up on Monday was the announcement by former President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, or SBY, that his Democratic Party will support Prabowo Subianto’s bid in  the presidential election next year. But as people says, the devil is in the detail....
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesian government’s consider to ease domestic market obligation policy for coal miners to boost export, said one senior official last week. Currently, the government imposes 25 percent quota of coal output for domestic consumption with a special price of US$70 per ton for electricity producer PT Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN). If...
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Good morning. Two key events will take place this week that would have an effect to the domestic market. First is the debt auction of treasury bills and state bonds on Tuesday, from which the government seeks to raise Rp10-20 trillion rupiah. Among the papers that will be...
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - United States's (U.S) President Donald Trump and European Commission (EC) President Jean-Claude Juncker has agreed to avoid trade war and to work toward zero tariff, barriers and subsidies, said the two leaders in a written statement on July 25. At the meeting in White House, Trump and...
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The incumbent President Joko Widodo and Prabowo Subianto will race again in presidential election in 2019, repeated the 2014 presidential election battle. But this time the battle is different from 2014 because Widodo has a stronger weapon than Subianto as the ruling party. As we know, chairman of...

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Indonesia’s Bayan Buys 100% Kangaroo for US$515M

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Indonesian Govt Prepares US$29B for Infrastructure Projects in 2019

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JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Qatar will rapidly implement an investment package of $15 billion in Turkey to help the country' financial problems. The statement made following the meeting that...

Indonesian Businessmen Ready to Convert 50% Export Revenues to Rupiah

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - All businessmen under Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) committed to bring 100 percent of foreign exchange revenues to the country, said...