* RRR cuts give 26 trln rupiah ($1.8 bln) liquidity boost to
JAKARTA, Oct 24 Indonesia's central bank stepped
up efforts to boost Southeast Asia's largest economy on Thursday
by cutting its benchmark interest rate for the fourth time in
four months, while saying growth in the third quarter may be
slower than expected.
* C.bank has rolled back 75 bps of 2018's 175 bps in rate
JAKARTA Acting U.S. Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan met his Indonesian counterpart on Thursday as the United States looks to improve ties with an Indonesian special forces unit that have been limited due to human rights abuses in the 1990s.
JAKARTA Indonesia's economy expanded more slowly than expected in the first quarter of this year, as investment dropped ahead of elections and campaign spending failed to sustain growth momentum.
JAKARTA Indonesia's gross domestic product grew more slowly than expected in the first quarter of this year, as investment dropped and prices of its main commodities softened, data from the statistics bureau showed on Monday.
JAKARTA Indonesia's economic growth slowed in the third quarter, losing momentum from the previous three months and pointing to tougher conditions for the Southeast Asian economy, which has struggled with capital outflows and weaker exports and household spending.
JAKARTA Indonesia's central bank stepped up its battle to defend a beleaguered currency on Wednesday, raising interest rates for the fourth time since mid-May on top of government import curbs as Turkey's financial crisis ripples across emerging markets.
* July trade deficit biggest in 5 yrs, imports at all-time
DEPOK, Indonesia Unofficial counts in Indonesia's regional elections on Wednesday put candidates favouring President Joko Widodo ahead in three provinces on Java island, home to more than half of the population of the world's third-largest democracy.