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Indonesia’s Forex Reserves Slightly Lowers to US$126.6B in November

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Bank Indonesia (BI) noted foreign exchange reserves of the country slightly lowered to US$126.6 million from a month ago $126.7 million,...

Indonesia, Japan Agrees Using Local Currency for Bilateral Transactions

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesia and Japan on Thursday (12/05) agreed to establish a cooperation framework using local currencies for bilateral trade and direct investment...

Indonesia’s Consumer Confidence Index Rises to 124.2 in November

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesia's consumer optimism was getting stronger in November, indicated by the consumer confidence index (CCI) which increased to 124.2 from 118.4...

Indonesian Importers Must Report Forex Purchases Starting 2020

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Bank Indonesia (BI) requires all importers to report the use of foreign exchange (forex) for overseas purchase starting Jan. 1, 2020, said the central bank...

Indonesia Posts 0.14% Inflation in November

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – Indonesia's monthly inflation reading for November came in at 0.14 percent, went up from 0.02 percent in the prior month, Statistics...

Indonesia’s BCA to Distribute Interim Dividends at US$0.007 a Share

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesia's largest private lender PT Bank Central Asia Tbk (IDX: BBCA) will distribute interim dividends for the fiscal year 2019, the...

Bank Indonesia Optimistic for 5.5% Growth in 2020

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Bank Indonesia (BI) is optimistic the prospects for Southeast Asia's largest economy in 2020 will be maintained with continued growth momentum....

Morning Briefing: Bank Indonesia Announces 2020’s Guidances

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Good Morning! Today, Bank Indonesia (BI) will deliver the central bank' guidance for 2020. At the yearly meeting, President Joko Widodo its...

Bank Indonesia Holds BI-7DRR at 5%, Relaxed Reserve Requirement

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Bank Indonesia (BI) kept the BI seven days reverse repo rate (BI-7DRR) at 5 percent, deposit facility rate 4.25 percent and lending...

Morning Briefing: BI Announces BI-7DRR, The Fed Lowered FFR

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Bank Indonesia (BI) will announces the position of BI-7 Days Reverse Repo in this month and the third quarter assessment. Last month, the...

Indonesia’s FSA Revises 2019’s Loan Growth to 8%

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesian Financial Services Authority (FSA) revised the loan growth in the range 8-10 percent this year, the official told media Today...

Indonesia Regulates Debt Securities Auction

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesia unveiled new rules for government debt securities auction on the domestic market through finance minister regulation PMK number 168/PMK.08/2019. The...

Indonesia’s Forex Reserves Rises to US$126.7B in October 2019

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesia' foreign exchange (forex) reserves amounted to US$126.7 billion at the end of October 2019, said the central bank on Thursday...

Indonesia’s Retail Sales Rise 0.7 Percent in September

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Bank Indonesia reported retail sales in Indonesia increased 0.7 percent year-on-year in September 2019, down from a 1.1 percent rise the...

Bank Indonesia, MAS Officially Extends Bilateral Swap Agreement

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Bank Indonesia (BI) and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) officially extend bilateral swap agreement worth of US$10 billion for one...

Indonesia’s Consumer Confidence Index Falls to 118.4 in October

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The latest survey conducted by Bank Indonesia showed the Consumer Confidence Index declined to 118.4 in October from 121.8 in the...

Indonesian Manufacturing Activity Deteriorates for Four Years

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesia’s Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) fell to 47.7 in October, down from 49.1 in September, to indicate the sharpest deterioration of...

Indonesia Posts 0.02% Inflation in October

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesia booked 0.02 percent month-to-month inflation in October with the Consumer Price Index (CPI) of 138.40, the statistics bureau showed today...

BI: Easing Monetary Policy is Possible Next Year

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Bank Indonesia (BI) open to ease the monetary policy through adjusting interest rates, reducing the statutory reserve requirement or macro-prudential relaxation...

US’s Fed Cuts Interest Rate for Third Time in This Year

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - United States (US) Federal Reserve (Fed) cut the Fed Fund Rate (FFR) for third time since 2018 to help the economy....

Bank Indonesia Makes Fourth Straight Cut in 2019

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Bank Indonesia (BI) make a fourth straight cut during this year, after decided cut the BI 7-Days Reverse Repo rate (BI-7DRR)...

Indonesia’s UangTeman to Gets Funding Around US$5M

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Peer to peer lending player, PT Digital Alpha Indonesia with brand UangTeman will get Series B1 funding worth more than US$5...

Indonesia’s Loan Growth Slowing Down in 3Q of 2019

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Bank Indonesia (BI) indicated the national loan growth slowing down in the third quarter (3Q) of 2019, it said in a...

Morning Briefing: Board of the Fed Has a Different Opinion on...

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Good Morning! Board of governors United States (US) Federal Reserves has a different opinion on the fed fund rate. In the minutes meeting released...

Indonesia’s Retail Sales Lowering to 1.1% in August

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Bank Indonesia (BI) reported the Retail Sales Index (RSI) lowering to 1.1 percent in August, after a 2.4 percent increase in...

Bank Indonesia, Monetary of Singapore Extends Bilateral Swap Agreement

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Bank Indonesia (BI) and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) agreed to extend bilateral swap agreements with worth of $10 billion for...

Indonesia’s Forex Reserves Dropps to US$124.3B in September

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Bank Indonesia (BI) noted foreign exchange (forex) reserves amounted to US$124.3 billion at the end of September, said the central bank...

BI Establish Clearing House to Support Derivatives Market

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Bank Indonesia (BI) issued the regulation Number 21 Year 2019, concerning the Implementation of the Central Counterparty (CCP) for derivatives market to...

Weekly Briefing: Massive Rally Urges Widodo Step Down

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Good Morning! Indonesian student planned to stage another massive rally, asking President Joko Widodo to resign from his position. Its predicting thousands of...

Indonesia’s Foreign Investment Increased to US$330B in 2Q

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesia's foreign investment recorded an increase in net liabilities driven by an increase in foreign financial obligations, based on investment statistics...