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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.

Morning Briefing: Trump Unhappy with the Border Wall Deal

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – Good morning! United States' President Donald Trump declared that he was unhappy about the border wall deal negotiated by congressional leaders. He also does not gave indication whether to sign or...

Indonesia’s NWP Retail Raises US$200M Funds from Global Investors

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – NWP Retail, unit of PT City Retail Developments Tbk (IDX: NIRO), announced has completed its latest round of equity fundraising approximately US$200 million, from the Korean Teachers’ Credit Union, the CITIC...

UK’s Coro Energy Acquires 15% of Indonesian Duyung PSC

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - British' energy producer, Coro Energy Plc announced to acquire 15 percent participating interest in the Duyung Production Sharing Contract (PSC), which contains the Mako gas field, located in West Natuna Basin.  The Duyung PSC is 100 percent...

Morning Briefing: Indonesia Financial Market Depresses Once Again

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – Good morning! Indonesia financial market is now under pressure. After strengthening in the last few weeks, Rupiah touched 14,000 against US Dollar again. The Jakarta Composite Index was not so good...

Indonesia’s Retail Sales will Drops in First Semester

JAKARTA (The Insider Stories) - Bank Indonesia (BI) predicted, the country' Retail Sales Index (RSI) will drop in the first semester of 2019, indicated by the General Price Expectation Index (GPEI). The survey said, the upcoming...

Singapore’s Wilton Acquires Indonesia’s Gold Miner for US$268M

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Singapore' Wilton Resources Holding Pre Ltd, will own majority shares of PT Renuka Coalindo Tbk (IDX: SQMI), the company said today. The coal miner planned to offer 18.83 billion new shares...

May Rejects Opposition’s Brexit Offer

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – British' Prime Minister Theresa May announced her stance over customs union in Brexit clause. Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn previously called the government to stay with European Union (EU) but...

Indonesia 2018’s Last Quarter Current Account Deficit Swells

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesia recorded a worsening current account deficit (CAD) situation, as it swelled to US$9.1 billion in the fourth quarter (4Q) of 2018, according to Bank Indonesia (BI) last week. The figure...

Weekly Briefing: US Border Wall Talks Break Down

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – Good morning! Near deadline, United States (US) government discussion to solve border wall funding has broken down. As quoted from Bloomberg, Republicans and Democrats have stopped communicating for now. Previously, both parties...

Morning Briefing: Tensions over the Brexit Negotiations

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – Good morning! British' Prime Minister Theresa May just finished her negotiation with European Union (EU) officials over the Brexit agreement. As the talks went strained, she and European Commission President Jean-Claude...