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JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The Jakarta Composite Index closed up 0.29 percent or 19.07 points at 6,51.78 in trading on Thursday (03/21). In the midst of this strengthening there were fluctuations in issuers stock movement and also there were several corporate actions. Top Gainers Shares of PT Cahayaputra Asa Keramik Tbk (IDX: CAKK)...
Indonesian Bank to Maintain Benchmark Rate at 6% and Implements Mix-Policy
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – Bank Indonesia (BI) decided to keep the benchmark 7-Day Reverse Repo Rate (DRR) at 6 percent, based on the latest economic conditions, said senior officer today. Governor of BI Perry Warjiyo said that the decisions taken were consistent with efforts to strengthen external stability, especially controlling the...
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – PT Matahari Departement Store Tbk (IDX: LPPF) will buyback shares that have been issued by the company and are listed on the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX). The total value prepared for the buyback and additional buyback is US$100 million or Rp1.4 trillion. Based on information disclosure from...
East Asia Bond Market: Expands But Concerns Persist
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Local currency government bond yields in emerging East Asia trended downward between 28 December 2018 and Feb. 15, 2019, according to the latest Asia Bond Monitor. Otherwise, bond yields edged lower partly driven by expectations that the United States Federal Reserve will slow its pace of...
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – The Federal Reserves (Fed) maintains a target range for the federal fund level at 2.25-2.5 percent during the March 19-20 meeting, said an official statement on Wednesday (03/20). The central bank maintained its benchmark rate since January of this year. The Federal Open Meeting Committee (FOMC) also...
Indonesia Plans to Establish Transportation Agency
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – Indonesian government plans to establish an agency to integrate the transportation mode in Jakarta and surrounding areas. The new planned is expected to solve the traffic problem in Jakarta, Bogor, Depok, Bekasi an Tangerang. Governor of Jakarta Anies Baswedan revealed, the establishment of a special agency is under...
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Mobilkamu, Indonesia’ online platform for new car buying, has secured an undisclosed amount of Series A investment led by East Ventures, Genesia Ventures, and Denali Venture Partners, said the company yesterday (03/21). Founded by Wilton Halim from Indonesia and two other founders from Australia and Brazil, they...
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The Jakarta Composite Index opened up by 0.1 percent increasing to 6,489.43 on Wednesday (03/20). But at the end of the closing trade, the composite index only edged up 0.04 percent to 6,482.71 from closing of the previous day' trade. There were issuers that contribute to this...
Insight: Indonesia' Digital Business Needs Guaranteed by Adequate Regulation
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) claims there are three new startup companies that will conduct an initial public offering (IPO) this year. There were two startup companies had been listed at IDX, PT Yeloo Integra Data Net Tbk (IDX:YELO) and PT Kioson Komersial Indonesia Tbk (IDX:KIOS). "We also...
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesia' Financial Services Authority (FSA) will revise the single presence policy (SPP) to lessen the number of banks in Indonesia, as well as to speed up the process of consolidation in the domestic banking sector, said the FSA Deputy last week. The old regulation, stipulated in Regulation...

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Insight: The Indo-Pacific Cooperation's Significance for Indonesia

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Moody’s Revises Indosat Ooredoo’s Outlook to Negative

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