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Telaah - Fintech

Fintech Penetration to Financing: Threat or Opportunity for Banking?

Finance Minister Sri Mulyani warned that banks would face the risk of extinction if they are not able to compete with fintech firms.

By Safrezi Fitra, 19 November 2018

Telaah - Kecelakaan Pesawat

JT-610 Tragedy: Mistake Leads to Boeing and Lion Air

Colson Hicks Eidson and BartlettChen LLC filed a lawsuit against The Boeing Company to the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois.

By Ameidyo Daud, 16 November 2018

Rice, the staple food

Wrong Policies and Calculations Lead to Rice Price Anomaly

The government argued that the rice price anomaly occurred because many traders turned medium rice into premium rice.

By Amal Ihsan Hadian, 15 November 2018

Telaah - Jagung

Complexity of Agriculture Ministry’s Corn Data Creates Chain Effects

Agriculture Ministry claimed corn production has reached 28.48 million tons, meaning 12.61 million tons are still not absorbed.

By Safrezi Fitra, 14 November 2018

Telaah - E-commerce

Measuring SMEs’ Chances to Reap Profit in Year-End Shopping Festival

Previous online shopping festival was able to bring in around 75 percent of e-commerce monthly revenue in one day.

By Desy Setyowati, 12 November 2018

Telaah - Pasar Modal

Fortune for Capital Market amid Threat of Rising Investment Risk

Foreign investors are starting to buy portfolio of Indonesian stocks and bonds, but the investment risk is actually getting bigger.

By Safrezi Fitra, 9 November 2018

Salt farming

Imports Lead to Bitter Harvest of Farmer’s Salt

Farmer’s salt harvest reached 2.2 million tons, exceeding the government’s projection. The industry cannot absorb it as they have used imported supplies.

By Yuliawati, 9 November 2018

Telaah - Utang Lippo

Debt Burden Threatens Lippo Group’s Internet Provider

PKPU trial on 13 November will decide the future of Internux’s debt whether it will end peacefully or be declared bankrupt.

By Safrezi Fitra, 7 November 2018

Unrecognizable HR Manager

Dilemma of Wage Increase amid Growth Expectations

Workers threaten to stage a rally because they saw a low wage increase, while employers fear domestic products will lose the competitiveness.

By Amal Ihsan Hadian, 6 November 2018

Telaah - Investasi

Foreign Investment Goes Down, Whose Fault?

BKPM admits pro-investment policies are less successful in attracting investors, while Darmin and Moeldoko blame unfavorable global economic conditions.

By Safrezi Fitra, 5 November 2018

Separation PKS-Gerindra-Telaah

Disunity in Coalition: Race to Win Jakarta Deputy Governor Seat

Without certainty of obtaining the Jakarta deputy governor seat, Prabowo-Sandiaga will only get small boost from PKS’ militant political machine.

By Amal Ihsan Hadian, 2 November 2018

Telaah - Bank

Low Liquidity Threatens Banking

Loan to deposit ratio was 94 percent as of August, above the safe limit of 92 percent.

By Safrezi Fitra, 1 November 2018

online web site shopping internet process-telaah

Grab and Go-Jek Fierce Competition to Develop SuperApp

Fresh funds continue to flow to Grab and Go-Jek. These two ride-hailing companies are competing to build SuperApp.

By Yuliawati, 31 Oktober 2018

Telaah - Asuransi Kesehatan

Govt’s New Prescription to Treat Deficit in BPJS Kesehatan

The government’s bailout is not enough to patch the BPJS’ deficit. There are still debts worth trillions of rupiah that must be paid for health facilities.

By Safrezi Fitra, 30 Oktober 2018

BusinessMan Hand Holding Light Bulb - Telaah

New Economic Narrative Supporting Kyai Ma'ruf Electability

People’s economy becomes a new narrative branding that is considered most appropriate for Kyai Ma’ruf Amin in the 2019 Presidential Election.

By Amal Ihsan Hadian, 29 Oktober 2018

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Bunga bank

BI's Prudent Interest Rate Policy Amid Pressure

Amid pressure on the rupiah and domestic economy, Bank Indonesia is expected to raise its benchmark interest rate following a possible increase in the US rate.

By Martha Ruth Thertina, 21 September 2018

rupiah dolar

Difficulties Safeguarding Rupiah until Year End

Despite recent strengthening of the rupiah, the potential for weakening remains substantial until the end of the year, while the US Fed plans to raise its interest rate to make the dollar stronger.

By Amal Ihsan Hadian, 20 September 2018

digital

E-commerce Boosts Popularity of Non-Cash Transactions

Some 76 percent of consumers are using non-cash payment systems for e-commerce transactions, opening up opportunities for fintech firms to expand business coverage and markets.

By Hari Widowati, 20 September 2018

Farmasi retail

Snowball Effect of Chronic BPJS Health Deficit

BPJS Health’s deficit is increasing. Although the government has injected bailout funds and made a series of new rules, it has not yet permanently improved its finances.

By Martha Ruth Thertina, 19 September 2018

grafik pasar

Fast Track Top Bond Issuance for Rich Investors

Fast track for bond issuance is only valid for companies that previously had a minimum credit rating of idAA or investment grade.

By Hari Widowati, 19 September 2018

digital

Amazon Heating Up E-Commerce Competition in Indonesia

Indonesia is the largest e-commerce market in ASEAN and the key for Amazon to win the competition with Alibaba and Tencent.

By Hari Widowati, 18 September 2018

bank

Good News for Banking Bonds Amid Tightening Liquidity

Bonds from Indonesian banks are deemed attractive due to high yields and solid fundamentals. Banks need to provide high returns, as there are various funding needs.

By Martha Ruth Thertina, 18 September 2018

pajak

New Government Recipe for Collecting Taxes After Tax Amnesty

The government will utilize financial data transparency through the AEoI to increase tax revenue, targeting taxpayers who did not participate in the tax amnesty and who disclosed assets incorrectly.

By Amal Ihsan Hadian, 17 September 2018

Properti

Weakening Liquidity Overshadows Alam Sutera

Moody’s estimates Alam Sutera’s liquidity is insufficient to pay US$ 235 million in bonds maturing in 2020. Financial market turmoil makes it difficult to seek external funds.

By Hari Widowati, 17 September 2018

ipo bursa

Another Mission Behind Garudafood’s IPO

Garudafood is using an initial public offering (IPO) to convert its debt. The low number of public shares has the potential to make the company’s stock transactions not liquid.

By Hari Widowati, 14 September 2018

direksi manajemen

Forming Prabowo-Sandiaga’s Campaign Team a Complex Task

Prabowo Subianto and Sandiaga Uno have not yet finished compiling a list of names for their campaign team, even though the KPU’s submission deadline is soon, with party cadres reluctant to join.

By Amal Ihsan Hadian, 14 September 2018

Pertumbuhan macet

Stagnating Economic Growth Looms in Second Half

Indications are that economic growth will be stagnant or sluggish in the second half of this year. A survey of consumer and business confidence shows pessimism. Why?

By Martha Ruth Thertina, 14 September 2018

Fintech

Illegal Fintech Firms Invading Indonesia

The OJK, through the Investment Alert Task Force, has cracked down on 407 illegal fintech firms from Asia to America eyeing Indonesia’s large financing market.

By Hari Widowati, 13 September 2018

rupiah dolar

Measuring Banking Resilience in Face of Rupiah Depreciation

The sharp weakening of the rupiah against the US dollar poses a risk to banking stability, but banks have enough muscle to face the challenges.

By Martha Ruth Thertina, 13 September 2018

digital bisnis

Large Corporations Benefit from Import Tax Increase

The rise in the import tax on goods, especially consumer goods, is momentum for companies to reclaim the domestic market from the import invasion.

By Hari Widowati, 12 September 2018

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