Update COVID-19 in Indonesia: 365,240 confirmed infections, 12,617 deaths (19 October 2020)
19 October 2020 (closed)
USD/IDR (14,697) +39.01 +0.27%
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The central bank of Indonesia (Bank Indonesia) decided to cut its benchmark interest rate ("BI seven-day reverse repo rate") by 25 basis points (bps) to 4.75 percent at the two-day policy meeting on 19 and 20 February 2020.
Main reasons for Bank Indonesia to push the key rate lower in February 2020 are comfortably low inflation (by Indonesian standards) and the ongoing novel coronavirus outbreak that is believed to undermine global economic growth.
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