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BI Sees Rupiah Getting Stable, Inflation Benign in March

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Bank Indonesia (BI) assesses that the Rupiah movement getting stable after plunged for several days and almost touched the lowest level in history. Until...

Indonesian Rupiah Almost Touched the Lowest Level in History

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesia Rupiah almost touched the lowest level in history at Rp16,800 a US Dollar, after continued to weaken at Rp16,570 on Monday (03/23). While,...

Indonesian President Orders the Regulators Guard the Financial Market

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - President Joko Widodo ordered Bank Indonesia (BI), Financial Service Agency (FSA), and Indonesia Deposit Insurace (IDX) creates a policy coordination to strengthened the...

BI Cuts Interest Rate 25 bps to 4.5% in March

JAKARTA (TheinsiderStories) – Bank Indonesia cut its seven day reverse repo rate (BI-7DRR) by 25 basis points to from last month 4.75 percent, said the...

ECB Announces US$781B Pandemic Emergency Purchase Program

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The governing council of European Central Bank (ECB) launched EUR750 billion (US$781.25 billion) pandemic emergency purchase program (PEPP), said the central bank yesterday...

Morning Briefing: BI Rate Announces Today

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Good Morning! Bank Indonesia (BI) will announced its monetary policy today and its expecting to cut its benchmark rate to help...

IMF Ready to Mobilize US$1T to Beat the COVID-19

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) stands ready to mobilize its US$1 trillion lending capacity to help countries lessen the blow from the coronavirus,...

Morning Briefing: Trump Sees COVID-19 Outbreak Will End in August

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Good Morning! Strong selling into the close left Wall Street with another day of historic losses since crash in 1929. United States (US)...

BoJ’s Bold Movement May Not Enough to Drive Economic Activities

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - At today’ meeting, held earlier than previously scheduled, the Bank of Japan (BoJ) announced additional measures to mitigate the economic impact of...

BI Refines the Reserves Requirement for Foreign Exchange

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Las Friday, Bank Indonesia (BI) refined the provisions on the reserves requirement for foreign exchange (forex) for conventional bank to curb the...

Surprisingly! US’s Fed Cuts FFR Near to Zero Percent

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Surprisingly, United States (US) Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) cut the Federal Fund Reserves rate by 100 basis points to a...

Weekly Briefing: Investors Anticipating Stimulus Policy Actions

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Good Morning! After a week of turmoil in global markets, triggered by the oil price slump and increasing use of containment measures amid...

Morning Briefing: WHO Labels Coronavirus as Pandemic

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Good Morning! World Health Organization labelled coronavirus as pandemic after spread over than 100 countries. So far, 118,000 cases reported globally in 114...

Fiscal Policies to Protect People During the Coronavirus Outbreak

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - A key role of government is to protect the well-being of its people—most crucially and visibly during emergencies such as the recent...

Weekly Briefing: Indonesia’s Forex Reserves of US$130B in February

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Bank Indonesia reported foreign exchange reserves at February amounted to US$130.4 billion, slightly lower than the position in January 2020 of $131.7...

ECB: Additional Stimulus on The Way, But How Much and How...

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories)-  IHS Markit expects the European Central Bank (ECB) to announce yet another package of easing measures on March 12. This is likely to...

Morning Briefing: Major Central Banks Cuts the Rate

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Good Morning! United States (US) Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) decided cut its Fed Fund Rates by half percentage to 1.00...

BI Injects US$3.2B in Local Bank Through Various Policies

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - After President Joko Widodo announced two peoples were positively infected by the coronavirus, Bank Indonesia (BI) injects liquidity of US$3.2 billion to local...

Morning Briefing: The Coronavirus Widespread

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Good Morning! World Health Organization (WHO) chief, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said, the spread of coronavirus is increasingly at a global level. At a briefing...

Weekly Briefing: Investors Eager to See Economic Trends Amid the Coronavirus

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Good Morning! A busy economic calendar this week, starts with Statistic Indonesia February' inflation report and foreign exchange reserves on Friday. Last January,...

Weekly Briefing: Center of the Week China’s Economic Data

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Good Morning! The first major data release out of China since the coronavirus outbreak out this week, with the February update of the...

US’s FOMC May Cut FFR in March, Policy on Hold in...

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) may cut the Federal Fund Rate (FFR) in the March' meeting, said the analysts on Thursday (02/20)....

BI Cuts Rate by 25Bps to Avoid Covid-19 Impacts

JAKARTA (TheinsiderStories) - Bank Indonesia cut its seven day reverse repo rate (BI-7DRR) by 25 basis points to 4.75 percent, said the governor today (02/20)....

Morning Briefing: BI Rate Announces Today

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Good Morning! Today, the policymaker to announces the Bank Indonesia (BI) seven days reverse repo rate. Some analysts hope the central bank...

Weekly Briefing: Policy, Trade, PMI Data Haunts the Market

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Good Morning! This week monetary policy action comes from Indonesia, while central banks in the United States (US), Europe, Australia and India release...

Prolonged Coronavirus Outbreak Would Hurt APAC Bank Profitability

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Prolonged coronavirus outbreak would hurt Asia Pacific (ex-China) bank profitability and asset quality, says Moody's Investors Service in the latest report released today...

US’s Fed Monitoring Coronavirus Disruption

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - United States (US) Federal Reserve (Fed) chairman, Jerome Powell, his office are  “closely monitoring” the coronavirus for disruptions “that could spill over to...

Weekly Briefing: Chinese Economy Back to Normal

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Good Morning! The chinese economy back to normal again starting today after the coronavirus outbreak has hit the country for weeks. Although,...

Morning Briefing: Brexit Deal Approved by the European Parliament

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Good Morning! The European Parliament gave its final approval the United Kingdom (UK) Brexit deal to take place on Friday. The withdrawal agreement...

Weekly Briefing: UK Leaves EU This Week

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Good Morning! This week we will sees the United Kingdom (UK) leaves the European Union is also packed with policy action from the...