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Asian firms' confidence sinks to near three-year low on trade war fears -Thomson Reuters/INSEAD

19 Sep 2018

JAKARTA Confidence among Asian companies slumped to the weakest in almost three years in the third quarter as businesses feared blowback from a worsening global trade war, a Thomson Reuters/INSEAD survey showed.

POLL-Asian firms' confidence sinks to near 3-year low on trade war fears -Thomson Reuters/INSEAD

19 Sep 2018

* Companies cite trade war as chief risk to six-month outlook

Indonesia restaurant chain seeks 'rupiah warriors' as economic worries grow

07 Sep 2018

JAKARTA As Indonesia's currency trades at its weakest levels since the 1998 Asian financial crisis, a local restaurant chain is offering free meals to clients who can prove they have exchanged holdings of U.S. dollars for the ailing rupiah.

Indonesia stocks sink most in nearly two years as emerging markets slump

05 Sep 2018

JAKARTA Indonesian stocks tumbled the most in nearly two years on Wednesday and authorities intervened "decisively" to support the currency and bond markets as a global rout in emerging market assets intensified.

Indonesian military uniform supplier shrugs off FX turbulence

04 Sep 2018

JAKARTA, Sept 4 While some Indonesian companies have been buffeted by a volatile local currency, a sliding rupiah has been a boon for Sri Rejeki Isman (Sritex), a textile company that exports military uniforms to 35 countries, including NATO members.

Indonesia may need to keep hiking rates, but no crisis brewing - bank CEO

03 Sep 2018

JAKARTA, Sept 3 Indonesian interest rates may still need to go up significantly to help counter a slide in the rupiah, but there is no sign of the sort of panic-selling seen during the financial crisis two decades ago, the head of the country's biggest listed bank said.

Indonesia rupiah nears 1998 crisis levels, central bank intervenes in FX, bonds markets

31 Aug 2018

JAKARTA Indonesia's central bank stepped up currency and bond intervention on Friday to defend the rupiah, as contagion from an emerging market sell-off pushed the currency close to levels not seen since the Asian financial crisis.

Factbox - Indonesia's presidential and vice-presidential candidates

10 Aug 2018

JAKARTA Indonesia, the world's third-largest democracy and biggest Muslim majority country, goes to polls in April.

Factbox: Indonesia's presidential and vice-presidential candidates

10 Aug 2018

JAKARTA Indonesia, the world's third-largest democracy and biggest Muslim majority country, goes to polls in April.

Factbox: Indonesia's presidential and vice-presidential candidates

10 Aug 2018

JAKARTA Indonesia, the world's third-largest democracy and biggest Muslim majority country, goes to polls in April.

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