Sunday, October 22, 2017

Mammoth Infrastructure Projects Face Financial Reality

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesian government aims to establish the Indonesia Infrastructure Financing Agency, also known as the ‘infrastructure bank’ as soon as 2018, to act as a bridge over...

ECB Sends Tapering Signal, Indonesian Market Still Attractive

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The European Central Bank (ECB) has decided to keep its interest rate unchanged while reiterating there is a possibility it will begin tightening its monetary policy....

Government to Encourage Investors, Accelerating Infrastructure

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The Indonesian Government is urging financial markets to support the acceleration of infrastructure development, to make up for insufficient state funds. x In August, Indonesia's Financial Services Authority (FSA)...

Philippines Economic Growth the Fastest among ASEAN Big Six

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The Philippines' economic growth in the second quarter of this year was the fastest among the six biggest members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nation...

North Korea’s Pressure Point: The Economy

by Hugo Erken and Bjorn Giesbergen from Rabobank Without China’s economic lifeline, the North Korean economy would go off a cliff Although China has been scaling down on imports...

Business Prospect More Promising in Second Half

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – Indonesian business prospect in the second semester (2H) of 2017 more promising forced by the government's massive national development program . In the 1H of the...

Morgan Stanley expects Indonesia’s GDP Recovery in 2H

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesia's gross domestic product (GDP) will recover in the second half of 2017, driven by global trade, a pickup in fiscal spending, and a more efficient...

Consumer Payments Country Snapshot: Indonesia 2016

JAKARTA - Cash remains an important traditional payment tool in Indonesia; cards will be used more frequently as the move to non-cash payments accelerates. Providers should increasingly promote card...

Moody’s: Asian Liquidity Stress Index weakens to 29.1% in July from 25.6% in June

Singapore -- Moody's Investors Service says that its Asian Liquidity Stress Index (Asian LSI) weakened in July, rising to 29.1% from 25.6% in June 2017. The Asian LSI measures the percentage of...

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President Widodo’s 3rd Year: Many Targets Met, Others Need to Improve 

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Joko Widodo has marked his performance as President of Indonesia for the past three years. Many of strategic initiative objectives have been met while...

President Widodo 3rd Year: Economy on Track

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The economy is doing well and now the government has put in place all the necessary policies to achieve the growth trajectory that...

Bukit Asam, PLN Signs PPA Sumsel 8 Power Plant

Jakarta (TheInsiderStories) – State-owned mining company PT Bukit Asam Tbk (IDX:PTBA) through PT Huadian Bukit Asam Power, a joint venture company with China Huadian...

PwC: Next generation of family business leaders embracing digital change, but facing hurdles

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Among the next generation of family business leaders, three in four have big plans to take their business forward. However, generational challenges persist,...

Daily Business Briefing – Oct. 20

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Good morning, here we provide several pieces of important news that might help your business decisions today: Indonesia Central Bank Holds Fast on...

Indonesian Government to Revises Online Transportation Rule

Jakarta (TheInsiderStories) - The Indonesian Government is going to launch new norm on online transportation, which aims to manage the mushrooming of online services...