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US’s Economy Shrank to 4.8% in First Quarter of 2020

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - United States (US) economy shrank 4.8 percent in the first quarter of 2020, the first contraction since 2014, said the secretary of commerce...

Morning Briefing: BI Talks with US’s Fed on the Currency Swap

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Good Morning! Indonesia' central bank (BI) in talks with the United States (US) Federal Reserve on the potential currency swaps. Currently, the Bank has a...

Morning Briefing: Tension Rises in Natuna Waters

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Good Morning! China' foreign ministry spokesman said, the country has a right to sail ships near the Natuna islands. A day earlier, Indonesian government...

Morning Briefing: Policy and Politic Issues Dominating This Week

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Good Morning! This week will see policy and politics dominating the agenda, following a week in which the business surveys provided key updates...

Morning Briefing: Indonesia Pursues the Settlement of Trade Agreements

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Good Morning! Indonesia and South Korea signed Joint Declaration on Settlement of Indonesia - Korea Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) on Monday (11/25) in...

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: Indonesia Release Investment Realization Today

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Good Morning! This noon Indonesian Investment Coordinating Board release the realization investment on third quarter of 2019. Last quarter, the agency reported...

Weekly Briefing: Trade War to Economic Data Being a Concern of...

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Good Morning! The week ahead sees the resumption of trade talks between the United States (US) and China plus the International Monetary Funds...

Morning Briefing: The Fed Fund Rate Releases Today

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Good Morning! On Wednesday night, United States (US) Federal Open Meeting Committee (FOMC) met to decide the monetary stance for this month. At...

Market Update: Asian Stock Markets Falls After Fed Rate Hike

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The majority of Asian stock markets fell in early trading on Thursday (14/06), after the Federal Reserve (Fed) raised its benchmark rate by...

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...

U.S’s Fed Holds Rate Steady, Looking for June Hike

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The Federal Reserves hold the rate steady and stayed on track for June increases amid the concerned on inflation, said the...

Market Update: Indonesia Stocks, Rupiah Declined as U.S Treasury Yields Surges

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesian capital markets was under pressure on Wednesday (25/4) as the U.S treasury yields have surpassed 3 per cent, hitting the highest level...

Bank Indonesia Leaves Rate Unchanged in March

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesian central bank Bank Indonesia (BI) decided to leave its benchmark interest rate — BI 7-Days Reverse Repo rate – unchanged at 4.25...

The Fed Decision Sparks Warning on Capital Reversal

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The Jakarta Composite Index (JCI) closed down 0.42 per cent to 6,615.47 points in the first session on Thursday (22/02), pressured by...

The Fed Rates Hike 0.25%, Signals Three More in 2018

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - U.S's Federal Reserves raising the interest rates by a quarter point to 1.5% for the third time this year and foresees three additional...

Impact of Powell’s Nomination as New U.S Fed Chairman on Asian...

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - United States President Donald Trump has appointed Jerome Powell to chair the Federal Reserve (Fed), bypassing Janet Yellen for a second term. Powell took...

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...

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...

ECB Sends Tapering Signal, Indonesian Market Still Attractive

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The European Central Bank (ECB) has decided to keep its interest rate unchanged while reiterating there is a possibility it will...