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Indonesia Holds Key Interest Rates at 5%

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) -  Bank Indonesia (BI) held its benchmark 7-day reverse repo rate (BI7DRRR) at 5 percent during its January meeting on Thursday (01/23)....

Morning Briefing: BI, ECB Monetary Policy Out Today

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Good Morning! Indonesian central bank announces its latest monetary policy today, after hold its key rates in the last meeting. At the...

Morning Briefing: BI Starts the Two-Days Meeting, Announces Tomorrow

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Good Morning! Board of governors of Bank Indonesia (BI) start their monthly meeting today to make a decision of the monetary stance. Last...

Morning Briefing: Leaders Gathered in Davos, Trump become the Major Attention

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Good Morning! United States (US) President Donald Trump is due to deliver a speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on...

BOJ Hints to Ease Further If Needed

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The Bank of Japan (BOJ) would not hesitate to ease monetary policy further if necessary in order to maintain momentum toward...

People’s Bank of China Injects US$58B to the Market

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - People's Bank of China (PBoC) added liquidity RMB300 billion (US$43.54 billion) to the market through the medium-term lending facility with rate 3.25...

Indonesia’s Forex Reserves Rises to US$192.2B in December

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesia's foreign exchange (forex) reserves at the end of December 2019 were recorded at US$129.2 billion, up from $126.6 billion in...

PBoC Inflates More Stimulus for the Financial Market

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The People's Bank of China (PBoC) announced to cut the reserve requirement ratio (RRR) for financial institutions or the level of cash that...

Morning Briefing: BI Rate Announces Today

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Bank Indonesia (BI) to announces the latest monetary policy today after kept its benchmark rate last month. Recently, deputy governor Dody Waluyo stated...

Weekly Briefing: Trade Deal Become Positive Influences to the Market

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Good Morning! The week starts with a flurry of flash Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) updates and key official data releases for the United...

Morning Briefing: Lagarde will Announces Her First ECB Rate

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Good Morning! On Thursday, the new president of European Central Bank (ECB) Christine Lagarde will announces her first monetary policy. At the...

Bank Indonesia Intends to Lower Interest Rates in 2020

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Bank Indonesia (BI) gives a signal to lower its 7-Days Reverse Repo (BI-7DRR) in 2020 to support Southeast Asia's biggest economic growth,...

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,...

Morning Briefing: US – China Relationship Heats Up Again

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Good Morning! China has suspended United States (US) warship visits and sanctioned several American non-government organizations after ratify a bill backing pro-democracy protesters in Hong...

Weekly Briefing: Indonesia’s Inflation, Tourism Data Releases Today

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Good Morning! Statistic Indonesia will reported the inflation and tourism data during November this noon. In October, the country posted the inflation...

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....

Powell: Fed Fund Rate “Likely to Remain Appropriate”

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - United States (US) Federal Reserve (Fed) chairman Jerome Powell rated the current level of interest rates  “likely to remain appropriate” and should sustain...

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...

US’s Fed Lowering Rate, Signalling No Further Cuts in This Year

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - United States (US) Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) decided to lower the target range for the federal funds rate (FFR) to 1-1/2 to...

China Slices Loan Primary Rate to 4.15 Percent

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - China decided to lowered its loan prime rate (LPR) after the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) governor Yi Gang said the central bank...

Global Central Banks Flails to Lower Interest Rates Tends to Negative

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Major global central banks flails to lower interest rate amid the higher uncertainty. Some also bring the benchmark rates to negative...

People’s Bank of China Cuts Rate to the Lowest Level Since...

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The People's Bank of China (PBoC) cut the 7-days reverse repo rate by 25 basis points to 2.5 percent for the...

Weekly Briefing: Monetary Policies to PMI Survey Data Out This Week

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Good Morning! This week, Bank Indonesia (BI) hold a board of governor on Nov. 20 - 21 to decide their monetary stance...

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...

Weekly Briefing: Dovish to Global Policy Making Continues in October

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Good Morning! The dovish tilt to global policy making continued in October with the United States (US) Federal Reserves cutting rates for the...

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....

Morning Briefing: Mix Monetary Policy From Global Central Banks

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Good Morning! Again, Federal Reserve (Fed) Bank of New York intervened the market with what is called an overnight repurchase-agreement operation via a...

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)...

China’ Central Bank Holds Benchmark Rate in October

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - People’s Bank of China (PoBC) left the loan prime rate (LPR), its latest benchmark rate, unchanged 4.2 percent in October, following two...