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Ed Davies

RPT-"Innocent bystanders": Emerging economies struggle to contain capital outflows

Oct 14 2018

NUSA DUA, Indonesia, Oct 14 After suffering months of capital outflows, policy makers from emerging markets attending IMF-World Bank meetings in Indonesia had a message for leading economies: current monetary and trade policies risk undermining us all.

Egypt minister sees no threats attached to China investment

Oct 14 2018

NUSA DUA, Indonesia Egypt is only accepting Chinese investments in projects that are mutually beneficial, its investment minister said on Sunday, amid growing scepticism in some countries about risks tied to 'Belt and Road' investments.

'Innocent bystanders': Emerging economies struggle to contain capital outflows

Oct 14 2018

NUSA DUA, Indonesia After suffering months of capital outflows, policy makers from emerging markets attending IMF-World Bank meetings in Indonesia had a message for leading economies: current monetary and trade policies risk undermining us all.    

Egypt looks to tap Asian debt markets under debt restructuring

Oct 13 2018

NUSA DUA, Indonesia Egypt is considering issuing bonds in currencies other than the euro and the U.S. dollar after launching a roadshow in Asia, Finance Minister Mohamed Maait told Reuters on Saturday, as the government steps up efforts to improve its debt structure.

'Winter is coming': Indonesia warns world finance leaders over trade war

Oct 12 2018

NUSA DUA, Indonesia Just in case any of the global central bankers and finance ministers gathered in Indonesia missed the message delivered repeatedly this week, the host nation said it again on Friday: Everyone stands to lose if trade wars are allowed to escalate.

UPDATE 1-'Winter is coming': Indonesia's president sounds warning for global economy

Oct 12 2018

* Widodo: trade war could be worse than global financial crisis

Fed policymaker says clarity key to avoiding global disruptions

Oct 10 2018

NUSA DUA, Indonesia As the Federal Reserve keeps raising interest rates in a strong U.S. economy, transparency and open communications will be key to avoiding market disruptions and misunderstanding in other countries, an influential Fed policymaker said on Wednesday.

Host Indonesia hopes IMF-World Bank meetings will warn against protectionism

Oct 09 2018

NUSA DUA, Indonesia Economic policymakers gathering in Indonesia for this week's annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank should highlight risks to the global economy posed by rising protectionism, the host nation's finance minister said.

Indonesian graft buster probes acid attack on himself as police draw blank

Aug 24 2018

JAKARTA A top Indonesian anti-corruption investigator plans to release the findings of his own probe into an acid attack that partially blinded him last year, after a failure by police up to now to solve the case.

Indonesia central bank confident on yields as it assesses rate path

Jul 09 2018

JAKARTA Indonesia's central bank governor said on Monday assessments of the domestic economy and global indicators would determine whether monetary policy needed to be tightened further, after three rate increases in two months to defend the currency.

World News

'Savage' Khashoggi killing was planned: Turkey's leader

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday there were strong signs Jamal Khashoggi's "savage" killing was planned and attempts to blame it on intelligence operatives - Riyadh has suggested it was a rogue operation -- "will not satisfy us".