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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.

US’s Fed Holds the Rate, Others to Follow

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) decided to maintain the target range for the federal funds rate at 2 to 2-1/4 percent in the September meeting. Stock markets reacted badly on the decisions...

Weekly Briefing: Rupiah’s Probable Strength Over Interest Rate Announcement

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) -- Good morning! Ahead of this week, Indonesia, Thailand, and Philippines will decide the interest rates amid cautious of the Federal Reserves (Fed) rate increase by the end of the year. According to...

Indonesia’s Inalum Sell Global Bonds US$4B to Pay Short Term Loans

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - State-owned mining holding PT Indonesia Asahan Aluminium (Inalum) has sold multi-tranche Senior Unsecured Notes US$4 billion on Thursday (08/11), said sources closed to the deal. The proceeds will use to finance the...

Morning Briefing: Rupiah Continues Gaining Power due to Foreign Inflow

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) — Good morning! American  Dollar fell off against other countries’ currencies, following midterm election result that brings Democrats to control parliament. Observers rated, opposition legislative may triggered volatility in financial market due to...

Indonesia will Ratifies Seven International Trade Agreements

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesian Government will ratify seven bilateral trade agreement in the ASEAN, ASEAN+, and one Free Trade Agreement (FTA). The ratification will be stipulated through a Presidential Regulation. Those are First Protocol to Amend the...

Indonesia’s Forex Reserves Slightly Increases to US$115.2B in October

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesia's foreign exchange reserves the end of October 2018 stood at US$115.2 billion, higher than previous month at $114.8 billion, said Bank Indonesia today (07/11). The foreign exchange (forex) reserve asset position was equivalent...

After Lion Air Crashed, Boeing Releases Operations Mannual Buletin for Pilot

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - After Indonesian Lion Air JT 610 crashed, Boeing (NYSE: BA), an American multinational corporation, issued an Operations Manual Bulletin (OMB) for operators of 737 MAX jet, said the company in written statement...

Moody’s: Stable Global Sovereign Outlook for 2019 Balances Continued Growth Against Rising Uncertainty

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The outlook for sovereign creditworthiness in 2019 is stable, balancing the global economy's continued, but slowing growth momentum against rising uncertainty over longer-term economic and financial stability, Moody's Investors Service said in a...

Morning Briefing: Rupiah Toughen, BI will Announces Forex Reserves Data

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) — Good morning! Indonesian Rupiah gained strength this week, as the central bank effort to maintain the local exchange rate. While, the Jakarta Composite Index also puffed with good sentiments and closed...

Morning Briefing: United States Oil Price Fell to the Lowest Level in Seven Months

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) — Good morning! United States (US) crude oil prices fell to its lowest level in seven months at the end of trading on Monday (05/11), along with waning fears that the country's...