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UPDATE 2-Indonesia c.bank boosts bank liquidity by $1.8 bln; holds rates

Nov 21 2019

* RRR cuts give 26 trln rupiah ($1.8 bln) liquidity boost to banks

UPDATE 1 -Indonesia makes 4th straight rate cut to help lift sluggish growth

Oct 24 2019

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.

UPDATE 1-Indonesia makes 3rd rate cut since July, eases lending rules

Sep 19 2019

* C.bank has rolled back 75 bps of 2018's 175 bps in rate hikes

U.S. looks to improve ties with Indonesian special forces, stage exercises

May 30 2019

JAKARTA Acting U.S. Defense 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.

Corrected: Indonesia first-quarter GDP growth slower than expected as investment cools

May 06 2019

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.

Indonesia first-quarter GDP growth misses forecast as investment cools

May 06 2019

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.

Indonesia's third quarter GDP growth slows as consumer, export sectors struggle

Nov 05 2018

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.

Indonesia hikes rates, plans import curbs to contain currency contagion

Aug 15 2018

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.

UPDATE 2-Indonesia hikes rates, plans import curbs to contain currency contagion

Aug 15 2018

* July trade deficit biggest in 5 yrs, imports at all-time high

Unofficial counts show regional Indonesia polls favoring President Widodo

Jun 27 2018

DEPOK, Indonesia Unofficial counts in Indonesia's regional elections on Wednesday put candidates favoring 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.

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