Indonesia is an Islamic finance giant waiting to be awakened, and events from recent years have indeed stirred the world’s most populous Muslim nation. Armed with a strong political will, the Republic has a firm grip on its title as a worldclass Sukuk contender, issuing more sovereign Sukuk than any other nations globally. And the Southeast Asian giant, with over 225 million Muslim citizens, is resolute in broadening its Islamic finance...
Anchoring big players like Malaysia and Indonesia, the Asian Islamic capital market has been leading the global industry, not only in size, but also in innovation and diversification. The sophisticated infrastructure of Malaysia is a hallmark of excellence globally, the immense potential of Indonesia’s population and its flourishing sovereign Sukuk market remains captivating to many and the phenomenal market expansion rates in Pakistan and...
February 2019 was a tumultuous month for the Indonesian crypto-industry with the introduction of regulations that impose staggering thresholds for minimum capital and closing balance requirements among other stringent qualifying criteria for Crypto Asset Exchanges, Custodians, Clearing Agencies and Traders.
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Are Chinese investors losing interest in Indonesia? The latest balance of payments data published by Bank Indonesia (BI) in late-August show that foreign direct investment (FDI) flows from China slowed during the first half of 2018.
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Australia and Indonesia have successfully concluded negotiations on the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA), deepening our economic and security cooperation with one of our major trading partners.
The Climate Bonds Initiative has launched the Green Infrastructure Investment Opportunities (GIIO) Indonesia report at Indonesia's first ever Green Finance Summit at the Indonesian Stock Exchange in Jakarta today.
Answering the demand from asset management companies, the Indonesia Stock Exchange has launched its third Shariah compliant index called the Jakarta Islamic Index 70 (JII 70), which comprises the 70 most liquid Islamic stocks in Indonesia’s stock exchange.
Shariah compliant financing for SMEs in Indonesia may be more easily available as one Indonesian fintech start-up is coming to market with a digital platform streamlining the Islamic financing process for small and medium businesses, a segment which accounts for about 60% of the nation’s GDP.