• Stock Market Indonesia Update: French Election, Oil Price & US Jobs

    Stock Market Indonesia Update: French Election, Oil Price & US Jobs

    It should be a great day for Indonesia's benchmark Jakarta Composite Index on Monday (08/05). Several factors are pushing Indonesian (as well as Asian and global) stocks further into green territory. Firstly, Emmanuel Macron's victory in the French presidential election removes concern about stability of the European Union (EU). Secondly, strong US jobs data indicate further US economic growth ahead. Thirdly, the crude oil price is showing a steep recovery so far today. Lastly, Japanese stocks - after ending last week's holiday - are surging, hence being a good reference point for other Asian markets.

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  • Indonesia Investments' Newsletter of 7 May 2017 Released

    Indonesia Investments' Newsletter of 7 May 2017 Released

    On 7 May 2017, Indonesia Investments released the latest edition of its newsletter. This free newsletter, which is sent to our subscribers once per week, contains the most important news stories from Indonesia that have been reported on our website over the last seven days. Most of the topics involve economy-related matters such as Indonesia's Q1-2017 economic growth, initial public offerings on the Indonesia Stock Exchange, inflation, manufacturing activity, investment scams, and more.

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  • Initial Public Offerings on the Indonesia Stock Exchange in 2017

    Initial Public Offerings on the Indonesia Stock Exchange in 2017

    So far in 2017 there has been limited enthusiasm of companies to conduct an initial public offering (IPO) on the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX). However, there is now some more activity visible. On Friday (05/05) bottled water producer Sariguna Primatirta was officially listed on the IDX, while three other companies - Cahayasakti Investindo, Pelayaran Tamarin, and Terregra Asia Energy - are to follow soon.

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  • Coal Mining Indonesia News: Benchmark Price Rises in May 2017

    Coal Mining Indonesia News: Benchmark Price Rises in May 2017

    Good news for Indonesian coal producers. Indonesia's benchmark coal price (in Indonesian: Harga Batubara Acuan, or HBA) continued to rise. The May 2017 HBA was set at USD $83.81 per metric ton, up 1.6 percent from the price that was set in the preceding month. The HBA, which is based on a selection of domestic and international coal indices, is set on a monthly basis by Indonesia's Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry.

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