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Insight: Taming the Currency Hype

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Escalating trade tensions are taking a toll on the global economy and are partly responsible for the recent downward revisions to...

Morning Briefing: Widodo Urges Global Leaders Minimize Dependency in One Currency

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) — In front of global leaders in ASEAN plus three summit, Indonesia President Joko Widodo asked to minimize dependency only on one...

Indonesia, Japan, Extends Swap Agreement

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Bank Indonesia (BI) and Bank of Japan (BoJ) signed Bilateral Swap Agreement to overcome the difficulties of short-term liquidity, marking their third extension...

Fitch Ratings: Market Pressures to Arrest Positive Indonesia Bank Trends

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Currency depreciation and higher domestic interest rates are likely to halt the recent improvement in Indonesian banks' asset quality and put downward...

Moody’s: Currency Depreciation Poses Risk to APAC Emerging Markets

Singapore -- Moody's Investors Service says that the currency depreciation witnessed across Asia Pacific in recent months poses risks to the region's emerging and...

Fitch Warns Rupiah’s Fall May Add Pressure to Developers with Forex...

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - International credit rating agency Fitch Ratings said that the recent depreciation of the rupiah may add pressure to developers in Indonesia...

Market Update: Lack of U.S Dollar Weakens Indonesian Rupiah

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The weakening trend in the Indonesian currency rupiah against the U.S Dollar has occurred since several weeks ago. Governor of Bank Indonesia...

IMF: Asia Can Withstand Pressures from Strong Dollar

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Emerging economies in Asia are well placed to withstand a pressure stemming from a stronger dollar as it was not triggered...

BI Expected to Raise Interest Rate as Rupiah Goes Deeper

​JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - ​Bank Indonesia (BI) is expected to take a crucial action in responding the sharp decline in rupiah currency against U.S dollar...

BI, Japan Renew Bilateral Swap Arrangement

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Bank Indonesia (BI) and Japan's Finance Ministry have agreed to amend the bilateral swap arrangement (BSA) with a value of US$22.76 billion...

Market Update: This is Why Rupiah Stumble Upon American Dollar

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The U.S currency--which on Friday (20/4) was sharply higher against all world currencies including the Rupiah--broadly reinforced again on Monday (23/04). Yesterday, the...

Rupiah Hits Lowest Point in Two Years

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The Indonesian currency rupiah declined on the first trading day of the March after finishing the month of February with losses. The...

Indonesian Currency Drop as Yields Spike Lifts Dollar

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The Indonesian Rupiah hit its lowest point since October 27 on Thursday. It has dropped around 1.7 percent since the end...