US Policy Under Trump May Cut Indonesia's 2017 Growth Pace: Minister

Indonesia's 2017 growth pace in will be reduced by nearly half a percentage point if Donald Trump as US president implements all the policies he advocated while campaigning, the development planning minister said on Thursday (08/12).

08 December 2016 | 03:40 PM


Rupiah Should Be Matched Against Other Currencies, Not Dollar: Jokowi

President Joko Widodo says the dollar is no longer the most relevant benchmark exchange rate for the rupiah. Jokowi believes the rupiah should be matched against currencies of countries that Indonesia sees its highest foreign trade volume.

08 December 2016 | 03:29 PM


4 Major Currencies Replacing Dollar as Global Reference

Finance Minister Sri Mulyani lists 4 other major currencies that could replace the greenback as the global reference; Yuan, Yen, Euro and Pound sterling.

08 December 2016 | 03:01 PM


Difficulties T Get Credit Interest Below 10%

Indonesian Deposit Insurance Corporation Commissioners' board member Damayanti says the effort to lower credit interest to single digits is hampered by high funding costs.

08 December 2016 | 02:53 PM


Another Trading Disruption at Singapore's Exchange Frustrates Investors

The Singapore Exchange on Thursday suffered its second trading disruption in five months.

08 December 2016 | 01:34 PM


Lion Offers New Jakarta-Tanjung Pandan Flight

Lion Air offers a new flight from Jakarta to Tanjung Pandan in the Bangka Belitung Islands since Dec. 7.

08 December 2016 | 12:23 PM


Citi Indonesia Bullish on 2017 Business Prospects

Citi Indonesia is bullish about its business outlook for 2017 as repatriated assets under the tax amnesty scheme would boost liquidity and allow the lender to expands its lending.

08 December 2016 | 11:06 AM


National Online Shopping Day Returns

Hundreds of online stores in Indonesia are set to participate in the fifth annual National Online Shopping Day, known as Harbolnas, on Dec. 12-14.

07 December 2016 | 07:27 PM