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US, China Battle on Currency Pact Issues

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – United States (US) and China trade talks in Washington is now battling on currency pact issues. Both parties haven’t yet agreed...

The Global Economy: Growing More Slowly but not Slumping Yet

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Growth is slowing in most of the world’s key economies. At best, these economies are reverting to trend. More worrisome is the rising...

US Wants to Set Up a Liaison Office in North Korea

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – United States (US) is considering setting up a diplomatic office in North Korea, a symbolic move that could show how relations...

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....

Trump to Meet Xi Very Soon to Reach a Trade Deal

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – Sixteen days away to trade truce-end, United States' President Donald Trump wants to meet China President Xi Jinping sooner. It creates...

Insight: US Encourages World Instability After Withdraws INF Treaty

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – The world was shocked by the plan of the United States (US) to withdraw its country from the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces...

US-China Trade Talks Agrees on Several Issues

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – United States (US) and China high-level officials ended trade talks in Washington on Friday (02/01), agreed on several issues. At the...

Trump will Meet Chinese Liu to Deepens Trade Talks

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – With the United States (US) -China trade talks ongoing in Washington, President Donald Trump is scheduled to meet Chinese Vice Premier...

World Oil Prices Rises Followed US’s Sanctions to Venezuela

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – World oil prices rose more than two percent after United States (US) imposed sanctions on Venezuelan state oil producer Petróleos de Venezuela,...

US Charges Chinese’s Huawei CFO on Fraud Case

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - United States' (US) court charged the chief financial officer (CFO) of Chinese' Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd., Meng Wanzhou and two affiliates for fraud...

Morning Briefing: Waiting for US-China Trade Talks Result

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) -- United States (US) and China will have another round talk, as an attempt to end the trade war. Chinese Vice Premier...

US Jobless Claims Hits Lowest Record despite Shutdown

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) — Claims data of United States (US) unemployment rate remains well amid the partial federal government shutdown, Bureau of Labor Statistics reported yesterday....

US’s Senat Rejects Trump “Big Down Payment” Proposal

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – United States (US) Senate rejected the idea of ​​providing "big down payment" of President Donald Trump border wall proposal, as part of...

US’s Senate to Vote on the Termination of Government Shutdown This...

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – The United States (US) Senate will give the decision on the Government shutdown on Thursday (01/24), the New York Times reported. So...

Secretary of State Pompeo: US Leads New Winds for the World

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The United States (US) is committed to leadership and national interest in a changed geopolitical landscape, said Michael Pompeo, Secretary of State of the...

US-China Trade Negotiations Gloomy, Asian Stocks Slipping

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - United States (US) and China trade truce seems still a long way to go. While, China signaled threat to trade talk if Huawei Technologies...

Insight: Expecting China’s Lower Borrowing Costs Impact on Indonesian Economy

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) — The bamboo curtain country is on its path to relieve the economic slowdown. China’ central bank took action by distributing RMB1.14...

The Global Economy: Rising Recession Risks

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The danger of a global economic downturn has risen, but the probability of a recession in 2019 is still low. After a brief...

US’s Federal Reserves Hints to Raises FFR Twice in 2019

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) hinted to raise the federal funds rate (FFR) twice in this year. In the latest meeting the...

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...

President Xi’s Nationalist Policy Hurting Global Stock Markets

 JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – In Beijing on Tuesday (12/18), China commemorated the 40th anniversary of the “reform and opening up” of the Chinese economy. During...

IHS Markit Predicts Slowdown in Global Economy in 2019

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – Global economic growth will edge down to 3.0 percent in 2019, from a rate of 3.2 percent in 2018, according to the...

Moody’s: US-China Relations to Remain Contentious

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Following the Group of 20 (G20) meetings, the temporarily de-escalates hostilities between the United States (US) and China, said Atsi Sheth, Managing Director,...

IHS: Christmas Truce in US-China Trade War Agreed at G-20 Summit

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - United States (US) President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G-20 Summit have agreed a truce in the US-China...

Morning Briefing: US Midterm Election Hits Asian Market

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) -- Good morning! United States (US) midterm election impacted Asian stocks market. The market concerned about President Donald Trump fiscal policy, regarding Democrat's winning...

US’s GDP Rises to 3.5% But Market Unimpressed

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The United States (US) economy continued its strong run into the third quarter (3Q) propelled by personal consumption expenditures (PCE), private inventory investment,...

Weekly Briefing: Investor Eyes on Global Monetary Policies and US Economic...

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Good Morning.This week, market participants may stay on the sideline in view of Bank Indonesia, European Central Bank (ECB), Turkey monetary policy meeting...

WEF: Changing Nature of Competitiveness Poses Challenges for Future of the...

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The changing nature of economic competitiveness in a world that is becoming increasingly transformed by new, digital technologies is creating a new set...

Indonesia Questioning Australia’s Plan to Admit Jerusalem’s Capital of Israel

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison statement to admitted Jerusalem as the capital city of Israel has triggered discomposure from several countries. The country...

US Secures A Modern, Rebalanced Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - After some tough negotiations Canada had finally decided to join a new trade deal with the United States (US) and Mexico which...