2:52 pm April 28, 2015 | No Comment
Indonesian companies encouraged to protect themselves against swings in the rupiah are being presented with a dilemma, as the instability that makes it Asia’s most volatile currency also ensures it’s the most expensive to hedge.
2:31 pm April 28, 2015 | No Comment
Southeast Asian stock markets mostly fell on Tuesday amid caution in Asia ahead of the Federal Reserve’s two-day policy meeting, with Indonesia extending losses on disappointing earnings while Thai shares slipped after weak trade data.
10:54 pm April 27, 2015 | No Comment
Indonesia’s benchmark stock index fell the most in almost seven months on Monday, amid concerns of corporate earnings slowing economic growth in the first quarter.
11:56 am April 27, 2015 | 1 Comment
Indonesian stocks dropped, sending the benchmark index toward its biggest loss in six months, on concern an economic slowdown will damp earnings growth.
9:10 am April 23, 2015 | No Comment
Dollar sukuk issued by Indonesia are outperforming those of Malaysia, boding well for the government’s plan to tap the global market for a fifth year.
8:54 am April 23, 2015 | No Comment
Navinder Singh Sarao, accused by the US of helping to cause what came to be known as the flash crash, always stood out among the day traders sweating it out for small change.
2:50 pm April 22, 2015 | No Comment
Japan’s benchmark stock index closed above 20,000 on Wednesday for the first time in 15 years as hopes for strong Japanese corporate earnings drove the market higher, despite a weak lead from Wall Street.
9:14 am April 22, 2015 | No Comment
Charges against a high-frequency trader for helping to spark the 2010 “flash crash” present a test of US prosecutors’ ability to win a big market manipulation case and may make other traders nervous they may be next, lawyers said on Tuesday.
10:19 am April 16, 2015 | No Comment
More than one in eight dollars of Dan Chamby’s $100 billion is already in Japanese shares, and the BlackRock money manager says he’s looking to add more.
7:09 am April 15, 2015 | No Comment
Growth in emerging markets will slow for a fifth consecutive year, the IMF said on Tuesday, as exchange rate swings and oil prices plunge, and China’s economic growth slows.
9:00 pm April 14, 2015 | No Comment
International investors are getting increasingly anxious that stock markets may be due a downward lurch with more of them rating equities as “overvalued” than at any time since 2000, a global survey said on Tuesday.
10:42 am April 14, 2015 | No Comment
Australia sold inflation-linked notes at an average yield below zero for the first time, as gains in crude oil and a drop in the local currency underscored the allure of debt offering protection versus consumer-price gains.
11:52 am April 13, 2015 | No Comment
More than just a casino for day traders, the US options market is where institutions pay millions of dollars a day to hedge investments. Lately, amid a crackdown on risk-taking, they’ve been paying a little more.
5:54 pm April 9, 2015 | 17 Comments
Indonesia’s central bank has banned the use of foreign currencies for domestic transactions under regulations issued last week and effective July 1, aimed at controlling onshore demand for dollars and easing downward pressure on the rupiah.
10:10 am April 9, 2015 | No Comment
Asian stocks rose on Thursday, extending the previous session’s gains, while the dollar drew support from minutes of the Federal Reserve’s last meeting showing the US central bank was still on course to hike interest rates this year.