16 February 2019
The Indonesian rupiah (IDR) has rebounded strongly in recent months. When measured against the USD, it is up nearly 3.0% so far in 2019 and 8.4% since the multi-year low of October 2018. In this...
01 December 2018
Monetary authorities in Indonesia and the Philippines have recently led some of the most aggressive policy tightenings in emerging Asia. In fact, Bank Indonesia (BI) and Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (...
28 July 2018
Bank Indonesia (BI, the central bank) left its benchmark policy rate on hold at 5.25% following the conclusion of its latest Board of Governors meeting on July 19th. The unchanged decision on policy...
23 February 2015
Bank Indonesia (BI) unexpectedly cut its policy rate by 25 basis points to 7.5% last week. Out of the 20 economists surveyed by Bloomberg, zero expected a cut in rates and the consensus forecast was...
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