Indonesia interest rates - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Indonesia interest rates


Indonesia uses new interest rate to boost economy

Aug 19, 2016 - 11:51 PM

The new rate which is a shift from the old 12 month reference rate has a more short term focus and the bank hopes it will help them influence markets more quickly and directly

INTEREST RATE. The facade of Bank Indonesia building is seen in the capital city of Jakarta on May 8, 2014. AFP PHOTO / ROMEO GACAD

Indonesia holds interest rates after recent hike

Dec 11, 2014 - 7:44 PM

Last month’s interest rate increase was the first for a year and the rate is now at its highest level for 5 years

CENTRAL BANK. The facade of Bank Indonesia building is seen in the capital city of Jakarta. File photo by AFP

Indonesia raises interest rates after fuel price increase

Nov 18, 2014 - 7:32 PM

Also stocks increase and the rupiah strengthens as a result of the fuel price hikes

LATE NIGHT ANNOUNCEMENT. President Joko Widodo and members of his cabinet announcing the fuel price hikes late on Monday, November 17, 2014. They came into effect less than 3 hours after the announcement. Photo by EPA

Indonesia holds key interest rate at 7.50%

Sep 11, 2014 - 6:21 PM

Demand for Indonesian commodities has weakened in the past year but is starting to show signs of recovery as growth in major economies picks up

BANK INDONESIA. Indonesia's central bank holds its key interest rate at 7.50% for September 2014. File photo by AFP

Indonesia holds key rate as rupiah gets election boost

Jul 10, 2014 - 8:22 PM

The rupiah which has slumped in recent weeks as Prabowo made gains was up 0 4 Thursday taking pressure off the central bank for a rate increase to boost the currency

Central Bank of Indonesia. Photo by EPA