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Weekly Briefing: A Busy Week for Global Policy Maker

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - A busy week ahead includes the eagerly awaited Unite States (US) Federal Open Meeting Committee meeting, manufacturing Purchasing Manufacturing Indexes (PMIs) from around...

Weekly Briefing: Widodo – Amin Inaugurated, New Cabinet Announces

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Good Morning! After inaugurated yesterday, today President Joko Widodo and Vice President Ma'ruf Amin will introduce their new cabinet. Based on head...

Europe Annual Inflation Lowering to 1.0% in July

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Eurostat reported euro-area inflation slowed to 1 percent in July from last year and down from June at 1.3 percent. While, European Central...

Morning Briefing: US to Relieve Huawei Sanctions for Another 90 Days

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Washington relieved China’ Huawei Technologies Co., sanctions for another 90 days that had protected rural networks and other United States (US) customers from...

Weekly Briefing: Global Attention on G7 Summit and Monetary Policies

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Good Morning! An increasing uncertainty over the outlook of United States (US) monetary policy and heightened fears of potential economic recessions rattled financial...

ECB’s Benchmark Rate Remains Unchanged

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The Governing Council of the European Central Bank (ECB) decided that the interest rate on the main operations, marginal lending facility and...

Morning Briefing: BI is Expecting to Cut Interest Rate

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – Good morning! Indonesian central bank (BI) meeting today to take position on its monetary stance. On June 20, the Bank maintained a...

ECB Gives Signal to Injects Fresh Stimulus for Eurozone

JAKARTA (TheInsiderSories) - European Central Bank (ECB) officials signaled at their June policy meeting that they will consider injecting fresh stimulus into the eurozone...

Morning Briefing: Indonesia Considers to Allows Foreign Ownership in Insurance Firm...

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – Indonesian government proposed "grand fathering" or an exception to Government Regulation Number 14 Year 2018 for foreign investors to have insurance...

Trump Attacks ECB for Unfairly Competing Against US

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - United States (US) President Donald Trump angry with the European Central Bank (ECB) planned to cut the interest rate and rated that...

Morning Briefing: Board of BI’s Governors Meets to Define Monetary Policy

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Good Morning! Starting today, Bank Indonesia (BI) held a board of governors meeting to take monetary policy in June. Last month the central...

Morning Briefing: Japan’s Premier Makes Historic Trip to Iran

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - On Wednesday, Japan' Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived in Tehran, Iran, to ease tension between the United States (US) and Iran. This is the...

ECB Extends Low Rate Amid Eurozone Inflation Weakening

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The European Central Bank (ECB) has taken action to support the economy in the 19-countries eurozone, joining other major central banks...

Weekly Briefing: Political Tension Heats Up in Indonesia

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) — Good morning! Political tension heats up in Indonesia ahead the announcement of the winners of 2019 presidential election. Starting today, an...

Weekly Briefing: BI Start Two Way Open Market Operation Today

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) — Good morning! Bank Indonesia executive director Nanang Hendarsah said the central bank will start to active Two Way Open Market Operation...

Weekly Briefing: Market Welcomes US-China Trade Tension Talks

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) — Good morning! Indonesian Rupiah is on the move with highest hike among other Asian currencies. The local currencies against US Dollar...

Morning Briefing: Turkey’s CB Raises Interest Rate Sharply, While ECB, BoE...

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Turkey' Central Bank has hiked its key interest rate to a blistering 24 percent, up from 17.75 percent to bring price stability under...

ECB Bought Public, Private Securities €29.9B in July

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The European Central Bank (ECB) bought public and private sector securities worth €29.9 billion in July under its expanded asset purchase...

Morning Briefing: Demokrat Joined Prabowo’s Coalition

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Good morning. After trying to join the Joko Widodo's coalition, finally Democrat Party decided to join the Prabowo Subianto coalition. The announcement was...

Market Update: Dollar Soar, Asian Markets Cautiously Mixed Follows ECB Policy

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - United States dollar and Wall Street gained after the European Central Bank (ECB) decided hold the interest rates on Thursday (14/06). The central bank...

Market Update: The Fed, ECB, Jong Un to Sways the Market...

JAKARTA(TheInsiderStories)--Investors around the world awaits U.S's Federal Reserves (The Fed), European Central Bank (ECB), an escalation in trade tension between major countries and North...

ECB Leaves Rate Unchanged, U.S Economic Data Mixed

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The European Central Bank (ECB) left its key interest rate unchanged in the governors meeting today (26/04) amid the global economy...

ECB Leaves Interest Rate Unchanged

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) -  European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi took a swipe at Washington on Thursday for talking down the dollar, a move he...

ECB, BI Keep Benchmark Rates, Signals Hold in Coming Months

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - European Central Bank (ECB) and Bank Indonesia (BI) holds its benchmark rates at the current level to provide more stimulus for the company,...

Nervous ECB’s Draghi Urges Low Post-QE Rate

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi has called on authorities to keep the interest rate at its current 0 per cent level...

U.S Fed Split on Inflation, but See Third Rate Hike ‘Warranted’

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) -  Policymakers at the U.S Federal Reserve were split on the prospect of inflation, but largely in agreement on the likelihood of a...

China’s Forex Reserves Climbs to the Highest Level US$3.1 Trillion

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - China’s foreign exchange reserves hit an 11-month high at the end of September – rising for an eighth straight month – in...

Catalonia? The Euro’s Fainting Spell

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The Euro exchange rate made an impact on the Asian money market Monday as startled investors stared at the referendum by Catalonia to separate from...

Euro Slipped After Merkel’s Victory, Rupiah Pulled Back

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The Euro slipped in value on Monday, after German Chancellor Angela Merkel won a fourth term, as her party, the Christian Democrats (CU),...

U.S Fed Leaves Interest Rate Unchanged

JAKARTA (TheInsider Stories) - United States central bank (the Fed) has left interest rates unchanged at up to 1.25 percent. The policymakers are also sticking with their...