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Morning Briefing: After Deadlock, Brexit Vote to be Held on Friday

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) — Good morning! United Kingdom' (UK) parliament will have Brexit vote on Friday. But the ongoing situation is there is a deadlock...

Morning Briefing: US, China Under Progress of Outlining Trade Deal

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – Good morning! United States (US) and China trade talks is now making the most significant progress. Both economic superpowers have started...

Indonesia to Review Import Tax Amid the Protests

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesian government will review import tax after get protest from the importers. The import tax on more than a thousand products is considered giving...

Morning Briefing: Trump Unhappy with the Border Wall Deal

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – Good morning! United States' President Donald Trump declared that he was unhappy about the border wall deal negotiated by congressional leaders....

Morning Briefing: Indonesia Financial Market Depresses Once Again

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – Good morning! Indonesia financial market is now under pressure. After strengthening in the last few weeks, Rupiah touched 14,000 against US...

Weekly Briefing: US Border Wall Talks Break Down

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – Good morning! Near deadline, United States (US) government discussion to solve border wall funding has broken down. As quoted from Bloomberg,...

Morning Briefing: Expect Fortune Follows Chinese New Year

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) -- Good morning and happy chinese new year! With high expectation of profit, Indonesian financial market did not show gain at the...

Morning Briefing: May Seeks Another Brexit Negotiation with EU

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) -- United Kingdom (UUK) House of Common will have another vote over Brexit, as Premier Theresa May expects for more negotiations to...

BI: Investor Confidences Support Rupiah Movement

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Bank Indonesia (BI) reported that the movement of the Rupiah is currently more stable, supported by four main factors, said the governor...

Indonesia Chops Export Procedures to Suppress Forex Revenues

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – The government chopped export procedure for natural resources to boost foreign exchange (forex) revenues and to anticipate capital outflow from the country,...

Morning Briefing: Indonesia Reviews Ba’asyir’s Release After Being Criticized

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesian government reviewed Abubakar Ba'asyir' release plan after being criticized by many parties, including the Australian government. Last week President Joko Widodo...

Morning Briefing: First Debate, Subianto-Uno Look More Confident Than Widodo-Amin

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) — Good morning! Indonesia will face Presidential Election in the next three months. Last night, two presidential candidates showed their capability in...

Morning Briefing: Good Growth of Indonesia’s Retail Sales

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) — Bank Indonesia (BI) reported retail sales index (RSI) indicates good growth. In November 2018, RSI rose by 3.4 percent year-on-year from a...

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...

Indonesia’s Forex Reserves Hit Seven Months Record High

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) — Bank Indonesia (BI) reported foreign exchange (forex) reserve reached US$120.7 billion in December. The figure is not only higher than November'...

Morning Briefing: Indonesian Consumer Index Shows Positive Trend

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) — Good morning! Bank Indonesia (BI) announced consumer confidence index (CCI) resulted good optimism. In December, CCI recorded at 127 points, increased from...

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: Powering Japanese Yen Worries Global Market

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) — In this early 2019, Japanese Yen dramatic surge becomes another concern for the global market. Since early December, Yen recorded as...

Indonesian Rupiah, JCI Drops in 2019’s First Trading

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - In the first trading of 2019, the Jakarta Composite Index (JCI) dropped 0.27 percent to 6,178.03 compared to last week. While...

Morning Briefing: Starting 2019 amid Market Uncertainties

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) — Happy new year! After the turmoil in 2018, year 2019 is predicted to have some continuous uncertainties. Indonesia will face presidential...

Weekly Briefing: Santa Rally, Possibly More Brighter Days for Rupiah and...

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) — Good morning! Indonesian financial market is getting Christmas present. Rupiah against Dollar closed strengthening 0.13 percent to 14,480, while the Jakarta Composite...

Morning Briefing: Reference Rate Announcement Leads Market into Negative Territory

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) — Good morning! The Rupiah and Jakarta Composite Index (JCI) have both taken another hit. This is in part due to the...

BI Responds Fed’s Hawkish by Maintaining the Policy Rate

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Bank Indonesia (BI) kept the 7-day Reverse Repo (BI-7DRR) rate at 6 percent followed the Federal Reserves (Fed) monetary action. The...

Morning Briefing: US, China Tension at WTO Session

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) — Good morning! If you thought that the tensions between the United States (US) and China are easing due to the tariff...

Morning Briefing: Indonesian Market Hit by Lousy Trade Data

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) — Good morning! Bad economic news caused the Rupiah and the Jakarta Composite Index to slump again. The Rupiah started the week...

Indonesia’s Deposits Rate Possibles to Escalate in 2019

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesia' deposit rates has potentially to increase due to the possibility of a benchmark rate hike in 2019, said Deposit Insurance Corporation...

Morning Briefing: Indonesian Gov’t to Spend US$113B in 2019

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Good Morning! Indonesian government to spent Rp1,634.3 trillion (US$112.71 billion) next year, said President Joko Widodo while gave the budget execution lists at...

Morning Briefing: British Proposes Backstop Policies for Brexit

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) — Good morning! British Prime Minister Theresa May will depart for Brussels again to negotiate backstop policies with the European Union (EU) regarding...

Weekly Briefing: More Tense on US-China Trade War amid Huawei Top...

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) — Good morning! The ongoing tariff trade war between the United States (US) and China may be in a ceasefire now but...

Indonesian Forex Reserves Slightly Up to US$117.2B in November

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Bank Indonesia (BI) has noted that Indonesia's foreign exchange (forex) reserves stood at US$117.2 billion in November, slightly up compared to...