28.4 C
Indonesia
  • Time
1 USD = 14,158 IDR
- Advertisement -spot_img

AUTHOR NAME

James Bladen

16 POSTS
0 COMMENTS
James Bladen joined Alpha Southeast Asia in 2015. He has written on a wide range of issues covering capital markets, Islamic finance and M&A. He worked as a consultant in Indonesia (2013-2017) and moved to New York in 2020 where he continues to cover Southeast Asia.

Indonesia Push to Boost Lending Risks Backfiring

Indonesia’s efforts to revive economic growth by bringing down lending rates are at risk of backfiring as they make banks the worst performers in...

Indonesia Leads Rout in Asian Shares

Even though Asia is widely expected to emerge from the global economic crisis ahead of the West, the region’s financial-services industry may turn to...

Indonesia Budget Spending Starts to Help

Unemployed for much of 2015, Firman Agung now works for the Indonesian government, racing to dig a drainage ditch through his village before monsoon...

Asia weathering year of the perfect storm

In a two-part series on ways Asian economies have weathered the economic crisis, Tai Hui, the Regional Head of Research for Southeast Asia for...

Widodo Seeks Indonesian Reboot as Currency Pressure Mounts

Indonesian President Joko Widodo is going for a reboot. The president, known as Jokowi, revamped his economic team in a cabinet reshuffle on Wednesday as...

Transparency vital for world-class capital market

THIS year certainly presents a window of opportunity for Malaysia to raise the efficacy and integrity of its capital market. As a low-beta market, Malaysia...

Top Philippine Pension Fund Seeks More Stocks as Bonds Sink

The largest Philippine pension fund wants to increase the amount it can invest in stocks as returns from bonds shrink. The nation’s benchmark equities...

The Year 2021 According to BlackRock

Fiscal Cliff: A huge policy blunder has been averted (for now), but fiscal tightening will take place. With additional negotiations to come, markets will be...

Upside with Rupiah Bonds

There are two reasons investors love Indonesian local currency bonds: yields are amongst the highest in Asia, and the government is doing its best...

The myth of the unbankable

Farmers, street vendors, low-salaried clerical workers: With a few exceptions, banks in emerging economies have traditionally regarded this large group of lower-income customers as...

Latest news

- Advertisement -spot_img
error: Content is protected !!