2:01 pm July 28, 2015 | 2 Comments
The continued and sharp recent slowdown in economic growth in Indonesia seems to have taken a number of companies by surprise, particularly as most appear to have been hoping for a recovery in the second half of 2015.
1:50 pm July 24, 2015 | No Comment
On July 17th, her 61st birthday, Angela Merkel stepped to the podium in the Bundestag and urged German lawmakers to approve a new round of bailout negotiations with Greece, warning of "chaos and violence" if Athens were pushed out of the euro zone.
12:21 pm July 8, 2015 | No Comment
Asia might need to print new cash to mop up the oil spill. Deflation risks in the region are rising with falling crude prices. Stuffing freshly minted money into the bank accounts of indebted households could be more effective than coaxing banks to finance new investment.
5:03 pm July 6, 2015 | 1 Comment
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5:08 pm June 12, 2015 | No Comment
Malaysia faces challenges, including the government’s commitment to reform and boosting domestic demand, as the government implements the final phase of its five-year economic plan to 2020, Deutsche Bank reports.
4:42 pm June 12, 2015 | 3 Comments
Disappointing first-half data on trade, consumer spending and investment might mean that improving economic growth in the second half will probably be a tall order for the Indonesian government, according to Deutsche Bank.
5:55 am June 12, 2015 | 9 Comments
El Niño is likely to occur in Indonesia in the next few months, and warmer weather conditions could weaken Indonesia’s economy by driving up prices of certain crops such as rice and lead to an increase in imports, some economists say.
2:49 am June 12, 2015 | No Comment
After a violent campaign directed at security forces, Egyptian militants appear to be zooming in on President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's most vulnerable point: the economy.
2:44 pm June 11, 2015 | No Comment
Indonesia will need to do a lot of preparation to be the host of the 30th International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) Conference in Bali in 2017 in order to demonstrate to the world that the country is transforming itself to become the world’s maritime axis as proudly declared by President Joko Widodo.
1:03 pm June 11, 2015 | 3 Comments
As a widespread phenomenon, the digital revolution has disrupted many industries, including retail, telecommunications and consumer goods. Financial services is not an exception, according to BCG.
10:10 am June 11, 2015 | No Comment
MSCI's decision to defer including Chinese shares in its emerging market benchmark share indexes for a second time may have trapped the index provider into making promises it can't keep, both to Beijing and to its investor constituents.
12:54 pm June 5, 2015 | No Comment
Indonesia appears to be doing more of the heavy lifting than Australia when it comes to cutting coal output and exports in the face of persistently weak prices.
11:36 am June 5, 2015 | No Comment
The slump in crude prices has jolted the oil industry into deep cost cutting which, unlike the previous downturn, could last for a few years at least.
11:29 am June 5, 2015 | No Comment
In 2011 the International Energy Agency (IEA) saw potential for a “golden age of gas”. Four years on, cheap coal still stands in the way, and new power storage technology is making renewables a real threat. Gas may need a new plan.