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Weekly Briefing: Global Eyes on Annual Meeting of UN, US-China Meeting,...

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Good Morning! This week global leaders gathered in New York to attend Annual Meeting United Nation (UN). Vice President of Indonesia, Jusuf Kalla...

US’ Fed has Limited Space to Form the Policy, says Powell

Jakarta (TheInsiderStories) -The Chair of United States (US) Federal Reserves (Fed) Jerome Powell highlighted that the central bank has a limited space to form...

Weekly Briefing: Investor Waiting for Fed Decision

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Good Morning! Federal Reserves (Fed) watchers will be eager for further insights into the United States (US) central bank’ thinking after minutes...

Morning Briefing: US Deficit US$1T in 2020, Indian Rupee Fell to...

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Good morning! United States deficit is estimating worth of US$1 trillion in 2020, as President Donald Trump cut the tax an spending...

US’s Central Bank Sees July Cut as Mid-Cycle Adjustment

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Federal Reserves (Fed) policymakers split over the The United States (US) interest rate policy, showed at the minutes note in their...

Morning Briefing: Investor Attention on BI, Fed’s Split Over the US...

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Good morning! This afternoon, board of governors Bank Indonesia (BI) will announce their monetary policy stance. Last July the central bank has...

Morning Briefing: Italian Prime Minister Resign

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Good morning! Prime minister of Italy, Giuseppe stepped down in the culmination of a political crisis that was sparked since earlier this...

Insight: Cuts, Leaves Options Open

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - As we expected the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) lowered the target for the federal funds rate of a quarter point to...

Finally US’s Federal Reserves Cut the Rate Since 2008

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - After get pressured from United States (US) President Donald Trump, the Federal Reserve (Fed) finally cut its benchmark rate by a quarter-point to...

Morning Briefing: The Fed Its Expecting Cut Interest Rate 25 Basis...

JAKARTA (The InsiderStories) - Good Morning! Today at 2.30 pm Eastern Time, United States (US) Federal Open Committee Meeting will announce its decision on the monetary...

Morning Briefing: Indonesia Announces the Realization Investment Today

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – Good morning! Indonesian Coordinating Investment Board will announce the realization investment for second quarter (2Q) of 2019. In the 1Q of...

Morning Briefing: Indonesia Push the Gov’t Programs, Creates More Friendly Policies

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – Good morning! President Joko Widodod keep pushing the government program to bring more foreign exchange revenues to Indonesia. Yesterday, he announced a planned...

US Fed Maintains FFR, Sees a Room to Rate Cut

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - United States' Federal Open Meeting Committee (FOMC) maintained its federal funds rates at 2.25 – 2.5 percent at the latest  statement released on...

Powel Hints to Slice Fed Fund Rate Next Month

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The Federal Reserves (Fed) chair Jerome Powell said that the downside risks to the United States (US) economy have escalated recently,...

Insight: US Monetary Policy’s Effect to the Global Economy

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The global economy has move to its slowest pace in three years time. While, international trade and investment have been weaker...

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...

Morning Briefing: Trump Asks The Fed to Slash Rate

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) — Good morning! United States (US) President Donald Trump reiterated another intervention to Federal Reserves (The Fed) policy. Through twitter, he asked...

United States’ GDP Revised Down to 2.2% in Q4 2018

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – The United States (US) economic growth has been revised to 2.2 percent in the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2018, far below...

Unites States Deficit Widened to US$234B in February

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – United States (US) experienced the biggest monthly budget deficit to US$234 billion, amid a 20 percent decline in corporate tax revenues and...

Indonesia’s Foreign Capital Inflows US$6.3B in 1Q 2019

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – Bank Indonesia (BI) noted that foreign capital inflows worth of Rp74.4 trillion (US$6.3 billion) entering Indonesia in the first quarter (1Q)...

Powell: US’S Interest Rates Unchanged This Year

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,...

Weekly Briefing: 70 Died on Sentani’s Flood, Deathly Earthquake Hits Lombol

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) — Good morning! The flash floods that occurred in Sentani, Papua until Sunday afternoon (03/17) resulted in 70 deaths, Meteorology and Geophysics...

Indonesian Rupiah will Strenghten in Long Round, says BI

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – Bank Indonesia (BI) is optimistic that the Rupiah could be stronger than the previous year. Although the local currency fell 0.21 percent today...

Morning Briefing: US’s Fed to be Patient in Deciding Rates

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) — Good morning! Federal Reserves (Fed) Governor Jerome Powell stated in front of United States (US) Senate Banking Committee, that his institution...

Indonesian Market Gets Foreign Inflows US$3B in February

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – Bank Indonesia (BI) noted that the inflows of foreign capital to the Indonesian market until Feb. 21, 2019 reached Rp 45.9...

FFR Tends to be Dovish, BI Maintained Interest Rate

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Board governor of Bank Indonesia (BI) decided to maintain a 7 day Reverse Repo Rate (BI 7-DRR) at 6 percent, a...

Morning Briefing: US’s FOMC Divided on the Further FFR Hikes in...

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – Good morning! United States' Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) minutes meeting showed the member divided wether to raise Federal Reserves fund...

US’s Federal Reserves Maintains Interest Rates, Further Tightening Reduces

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - United States (US) Federal Reserve decided to maintain interest rates and promised to be patient in terms of raising borrowing costs further, said...

Morning Briefing: Indonesian Balance of Payment Surplus US$5B

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – Good morning! Bank Indonesia (BI) reported that in the fourth quarter (4Q) of 2018, balance of payment (BoP) surplus US$5 billion...

Morning Briefing: Indonesian Gov’t Consider to Scraps Corporate Income Tax

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) — Good morning! Ministry of Finance asses the possibility to scraps corporate income tax to be equal with other countries. Its expected...