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UPDATE 2-Indonesian markets cheer as Jokowi on track for re-election

18 Apr 2019

* Profit-taking, political challenges cap upside - analysts (Updates with closings, adds analyst comments)

Indonesia's rupiah, bonds jump; stocks seen following as Jokowi set for re-election

18 Apr 2019

HONG KONG/JAKARTA, April 18 Indonesia's currency and bond markets opened higher on Thursday after early election results indicated incumbent leader Joko Widodo is set to be re-elected, giving him another five years to deliver on a reform agenda.

Indonesia lifts tsunami warning after magnitude 6.8 quake off Sulawesi

12 Apr 2019

JAKARTA Indonesia lifted a tsunami warning but urged people to remain vigilant and evacuate to higher ground after an earthquake of magnitude 6.8 struck off the coast of its island of Sulawesi.

RPT-Indonesia battery-grade nickel plant awaits environmental nod- developer

08 Apr 2019

JAKARTA, April 5 Indonesia's first plant to produce battery-grade nickel chemicals is on track to start operations by 2020, though the project still needs an environmental permit that could take up to eight months to be approved, the developer told Reuters.

Indonesia battery-grade nickel plant awaits environmental nod- developer

05 Apr 2019

JAKARTA, April 5 Indonesia's first plant to produce battery-grade nickel chemicals is on track to start operations by 2020, though the project still needs an environmental permit that could take up to eight months to be approved, the developer told Reuters.

Indonesia pushes palm companies to take legal action against the EU

25 Mar 2019

JAKARTA Indonesia's government said on Monday it will encourage the country's palm oil companies to file lawsuits against the European Union if the bloc goes ahead with a plan to phase out use of the commodity in renewable transport fuel.

Indonesia pushes palm companies to take legal action against the EU

25 Mar 2019

JAKARTA, March 25 Indonesia's government said on Monday it will encourage the country's palm oil companies to file lawsuits against the European Union if the bloc goes ahead with a plan to phase out use of the commodity in renewable transport fuel.

Palm oil rises, high stocks likely limit further gains

19 Mar 2019

JAKARTA Malaysian palm oil futures rose on Tuesday after hitting a three-month low last week, but high stockpiles of the vegetable oil will likely continue to put pressure on prices.

Indonesia defends palm oil after EU targets 2030 phase-out in road fuel

13 Feb 2019

JAKARTA Indonesia, the world's biggest producer of palm oil, will not accept an EU plan to curb the use of crops that cause deforestation, and argued that its higher production yield made it better placed to meet global demand, a senior Indonesian official said.

Fed, elections, oil align to revive demand for Philippine, Indonesian stocks

07 Feb 2019

JAKARTA/MANILA Bruised by global political and economic turbulence last year, foreign investors are now returning to Southeast Asian markets, encouraged by easing trade frictions, a more benign interest rate outlook and prospects of increased infrastructure spending.

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