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  • Do Bank Muamalat Acquisition Rumors Plague Shares of Bank Rakyat Indonesia?

    Do Bank Muamalat Acquisition Rumors Plague Shares of Bank Rakyat Indonesia?

    Shares of Bank Rakyat Indonesia (BRI), one of the leading commercial banks in Indonesia, have fallen around 21 percent so far in 2018. Considering the recent capital outflows from Indonesia amid the high degree of uncertainty in global financial markets, it makes sense that shares of BRI are hit hard. After all, it is one of the blue chip stocks that is likened by foreign investors. However, a rumor - that says BRI wants to acquire a stake in Bank Muamalat Indonesia - may add pressures on BRI shares.

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  • Link Between Dividend Payouts & Depreciation of Indonesian Rupiah

    Link Between Dividend Payouts & Depreciation of Indonesian Rupiah

    At least 11 listed companies on the Indonesia Stock Exchange announced that they are ready to payout dividends to shareholders in the upcoming March-April dividend season. However, the traditional dividend season also implies rising pressures on the rupiah exchange rate as a significant number of shareholders are foreign investors.

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  • Bank Rakyat Indonesia Posts 10.7% Rise in Net Profit in 2017

    Bank Rakyat Indonesia Posts 10.7% Rise in Net Profit in 2017

    Bank Rakyat Indonesia, one of the leading commercial banks in Indonesia and among the largest listed companies in terms of market capitalization on the Indonesia Stock Exchange, posted solid corporate earnings over full-year 2017. The financial institution's net profit and net interest income both climbed by double-digit figures.

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  • Bank Rakyat Indonesia (BRI) Targets Double-Digit Growth in 2018

    Bank Rakyat Indonesia (BRI) Targets Double-Digit Growth in 2018

    Indonesian financial institution Bank Rakyat Indonesia (BRI) targets to see double-digit profit growth in 2018 supported by rising credit growth. Suprajarto, President Director of BRI, said rising revenue and the implementation of efficiency measures will boost the bank's performance in 2018. Moreover, Indonesia's banking sector is currently "hot", reflected by surging shares of the big listed Indonesian banks on the Indonesia Stock Exchange.

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  • Bank Rakyat Indonesia (BRI) Plans 1:5 Stock Split to Boost Liquidity

    Bank Rakyat Indonesia (BRI) Plans 1:5 Stock Split to Boost Liquidity

    One of Indonesia's leading banks, Bank Rakyat Indonesia, is planning to conduct a 1:5 stock split in order to make its stocks more affordable and increase their liquidity. At the general shareholders meeting, to be held on 18 October 2017, the plan is expected to be approved by the company's shareholders.

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  • Bank Rakyat Indonesia Sees Good Growth at East Timor Branch

    Bank Rakyat Indonesia Sees Good Growth at East Timor Branch

    Haru Koesmahargyo, Finance Director of Bank Rakyat Indonesia (BRI), said the company's new branch office in East Timor (Timor Leste), which was opened several months ago, already managed to open about 20,000 new accounts for local clients. Considering the limited time-span and the limited local population in the region, these results are very positive. Also in terms of transactions the East Timor branch shows good growth.

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  • Bank Rakyat Indonesia to Speed Up Migration to BRIsat

    Bank Rakyat Indonesia to Speed Up Migration to BRIsat

    Bank Rakyat Indonesia (BRI), one of Indonesia's largest financial institutions, will accelerate the migration of its ATM network and operating units to BRIsat, the company's satellite that was launched on 20 June 2016. Indra Utoyo, Director of Digital Banking and Technology at BRI, said many - but not all - of the bank's ATMs and operating units have already been migrated to BRIsat.

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  • Banking Sector Indonesia: NPL Ratio Improved in June 2017

    Banking Sector Indonesia: NPL Ratio Improved in June 2017

    The non-performing loan (NPL) ratio in Indonesia's banking sector improved slightly in June 2017. Mirza Adityaswara, Senior Deputy Governor at Indonesia's central bank (Bank Indonesia), said the gross NPL ratio was 2.97 percent in June, down from 3.09 percent in the preceding month. Despite the overall still relatively high NPL ratio in the banking sector, Adityaswara believes Indonesian banks still have room for credit expansion.

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  • Indonesia Stock Exchange: Banking Sector Outperforms Other Sectors

    Indonesia Stock Exchange: Banking Sector Outperforms Other Sectors

    The big Indonesian banks that are listed on the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) have seen their shares surge so far in 2017. Moreover, their share performance is expected to retain this momentum in the second half of 2017. Among the big banks Bank Danamon Indonesia is leading the race. Its shares have surged 34.77 percent so far this year, followed by Bank Rakyat Indonesia (+27.62 percent), Bank Negara Indonesia (+26.70 percent), Bank Mandiri (+16.85 percent), and Bank Central Asia (+18.39 percent).

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