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The Insider Stories Founder Linda Silaen has a solid, proven history, established over more than a decade as a journalist with a leading internasional news organization, of being the first with the biggest economic news stories in Indonesia. Specializing in corporate news, Linda is also a veteran of some of the biggest macroeconomic and general news stories as Indonesia rapidly transforms into a major market economy. One of the founders of the original blog from which this company developed, Linda’s knowledge of investors’ information communications and data us developed from unrivaled networking skills that make her a well-known name among CEOs, bankers, government officials and private equity investors both in Indonesia and other countries.

Bank Indonesia Plans to Publish Sharia Bond for Monetary Instrument

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesian central bank (BI) plans to issue short-term Sharia bond as a new monetary instrument and to support Islamic financial markets, said the governor today (12/12). Several central banks abroad like Malaysia, Bahrain,...

Indonesia’s AP II Prepares Capex US$758M in 2019

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesia’s state-owned operator PT Angkasa Pura II (AP II) allocated Rp11 trillion (US$758.62 million) for next year’s capital expenditure (capex), said the senior official on Tuesday (12/11). The funding come from bond issuance, commercial...

Morning Briefing: Indonesian Gov’t to Spend US$113B in 2019

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Good Morning! Indonesian government to spent Rp1,634.3 trillion (US$112.71 billion) next year, said President Joko Widodo while gave the budget execution lists at the State Palace on Tuesday (12/11). He asked the state apparatus...

Indian Rupee Plummeted to a One-month Low Followed Patel Resignation

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Followed the resignation of governor Reserves Bank of India (RSI), Urjit R. Patel on Dec. 10, Rupee slumped one-month low level to 72.42 compared to US dollar today. Analysts rated his resignation could make...

Morning Briefing: British Proposes Backstop Policies for Brexit

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) — Good morning! British Prime Minister Theresa May will depart for Brussels again to negotiate backstop policies with the European Union (EU) regarding British exit (Brexit) planned. England is scheduled to officially divorce the...

Indonesia’s Galang Batang SEZ in Riau Officially Operating

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Coordinating Minister for Economic Darmin Nasution, last Saturday, inaugurated Galang Batang Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in Bintan, Riau Islands Province. The Development and investment for the special economic zone valued Rp5.6 trillion (US$386.20...

OPEC Cuts Oil Productions 1.2 Million Barrels per Day

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and Non-OPEC has agreed to cut oil production amid United States (US) President Donald Trump to critics. The cut is by 1.2 million barrels per day...

Weekly Briefing: More Tense on US-China Trade War amid Huawei Top Official Arrest

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) — Good morning! The ongoing tariff trade war between the United States (US) and China may be in a ceasefire now but the tension continues. Canadian Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. CFO, Meng...

Oil Production Cut Becomes Focus of OPEC+ Meeting

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Yesterday, the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has ended talks in Vienna without a deal on oil production cuts. That left the oil market dangling in uncertainty before non-OPEC allies joined...

Morning Briefing: How Brexit Impacts Rupiah and Stock Market

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) — Discussions about British exit or Brexit withdrawal from the European Union (EU) will continue to be a hot topic ahead of the upcoming decision on Dec. 11. Such an event may affect...