• Despite Deviations Indonesia Won't Revise the 2018 State Budget

    Despite Deviations Indonesia Won't Revise the 2018 State Budget

    The Indonesian government decided not to revise its 2018 State Budget despite the fact that a couple of assumptions in the budget - such as the rupiah exchange rate or the oil price - differ markedly from the actual (real) level in the first half of 2018. After a meeting at the Presidential Palace in Bogor, Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati told reporters that President Joko Widodo will not adjust these assumptions due to a number of considerations.

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  • Three Companies Make Trading Debuts on the Indonesia Stock Exchange

    Three Companies Make Trading Debuts on the Indonesia Stock Exchange

    On Monday (09/07) three companies made their trading debuts on the Indonesia Stock Exchange. So far this year a total of 26 companies have completed their initial public offering (IPO) on the Indonesia Stock Exchange. And considering there are still almost six more months to go in 2018 - while various IPOs are in the pipeline - it should become a very good year for IPOs in Indonesia.

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  • MAP Aktif Adiperkasa Makes Trading Debut on Indonesia Stock Exchange

    MAP Aktif Adiperkasa Makes Trading Debut on Indonesia Stock Exchange

    Indonesian retailer MAP Aktif Adiperkasa made its trading debut on the Indonesia Stock Exchange on Thursday (05/07) after successfully having completed its initial public offering (IPO). The company offered 427.6 million new shares, equivalent to 15 percent of the company's total share capital, to the public at a price of IDR 2,100 a piece, hence raising IDR 897.9 billion (approx. USD $63 million). Indo Premier Sekuritas acted as underwriter for the IPO.

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