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  1. September 15, 2014

    Indonesian finance minister urges Widodo to fast-track reform

    Indonesia’s finance minister has urged incoming president Joko Widodo to implement much-needed reform as soon as possible or...

  2. beyondbrics

    September 10, 2014

    "Only god" could make do on these rail fares, complains Indonesia rail chief

    Few, if any, Indonesians have heard of Gerald Ratner, the former British jewellery chain executive who became notorious for...

  1. September 10, 2014

    Indonesia moves to abolish direct elections for local governors

    Indonesian lawmakers are making a last-ditch attempt to abolish direct elections for mayors and regional governors in what...

  2. September 8, 2014

    Indonesia bourse hits record high

    The Indonesian stock market hit a fresh record high on Monday, with investors betting that incoming president Joko Widodo...

  3. beyondbrics

    September 3, 2014

    Indonesia's sukuk attracts record order book

    Investors have piled into Indonesia’s $1.5bn worth of Islamic bonds, making bids for over six times that amount. So is the...

  4. August 21, 2014

    Indonesian election result challenge dismissed

    Indonesia’s constitutional court has dismissed a challenge to the presidential election result, paving the way for Jakarta...

  5. beyondbrics

    August 19, 2014

    Guest post: beyond the acronyms, EM reform is what really counts

    By Jonathan Fenby, Trusted Sources There’s nothing like an acronym or a catchy label when it comes to emerging markets. The...

  6. August 5, 2014

    Indonesian economic growth lowest for almost five years

    Economic growth in Indonesia has fallen to the lowest level for almost five years, underlining the tough challenges...

  7. August 3, 2014

    End impunity in Indonesia

    Sander Thoenes was 30 years old when he was murdered in East Timor, as Indonesia evacuated the former Portuguese colony in...

  8. August 3, 2014

    Aberdeen ‘sceptical’ over India euphoria

    Asian equity manager Hugh Young has been trimming his exposure to India in his flagship £2.2bn Aberdeen Asia Pacific Equity...

  9. July 29, 2014

    Widodo’s presidential victory halts Indonesia market rally

    The election of Joko Widodo, the reformist governor of Jakarta, as Indonesia’s next president was supposed to be good news...

  10. July 25, 2014

    The small-town Mr Clean turned ‘accidental’ president

    A stickler for details, Jakarta governor Joko Widodo was enjoying himself on Thursday as he organised handouts for the poor,...

  11. July 24, 2014

    Joko Widodo to cut Indonesia’s $21bn fuel subsidy bill ‘gradually’

    Joko Widodo, Indonesia’s president-elect, has warned that he will only cut the country’s $21bn fuel subsidy bill gradually...

  12. July 23, 2014

    Joko Widodo must not waste his mandate in Indonesia

    After an extended count lasting the best part of a fortnight, Joko Widodo, governor of Jakarta, has narrowly won the race to...

  13. July 23, 2014

    Freeport-McMoRan close to Indonesian deal

    Freeport-McMoRan is on the verge of signing a deal with Indonesia that will lift curbs on exports from one of the world’s...

  14. July 23, 2014

    Prabowo Subianto to challenge Indonesia poll result

    Defeated presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto plans to file an appeal in Indonesia’s constitutional court, according to...

  15. July 23, 2014

    Indonesia’s president-elect Joko Widodo faces five challenges

    Joko Widodo’s presidential victory The rupiah climbed to a two-month high on Wednesday after Joko Widodo, the reform-minded...

  16. July 23, 2014

    S&P 500 at record high as earnings please

    Wednesday 21:00 BST. A further fading of geopolitical concerns and some well-received earnings reports from Apple and...

  17. July 22, 2014

    Rupiah rises to 2-month high after Widodo wins Indonesia election

    The rupiah climbed to a two-month high on Wednesday after Joko Widodo, the reformist governor of Jakarta, was elected as the...

  18. July 22, 2014

    Indonesia presidential poll thrown into uncertainty

    Former general Prabowo Subianto has launched an extraordinary attack on Indonesia's electoral process just hours before the...

  19. July 18, 2014

    Indonesian techies crowdsource election results

    Three Indonesian tech experts say they have used crowdsourcing to calculate an accurate result for the country’s contested...

  20. July 16, 2014

    Democracy itself is riding on Indonesia’s election

    Indonesia has 190m voters, 479,000 polling booths and an astonishing 4.5m officials to ensure that its presidential election...

  21. July 14, 2014

    Election dispute emerges as serious test for Indonesia

    After 16 years of peaceful democracy, the dispute over who won Indonesia’s presidential election is turning into a serious...

  22. beyondbrics

    July 11, 2014

    Spotlight on vote counting in Indonesia's disputed election

    All eyes are on the official vote counting process in Indonesia after Joko Widodo, the reformist Jakarta governor, and...

  23. July 10, 2014

    Rivals swap rigging accusations as Indonesia awaits poll outcome

    Indonesia goes to the polls The two camps in Indonesia’s presidential election stand-off dug in their heels on Thursday –...

  24. July 10, 2014

    Q&A: Indonesia’s election deadlock

    Both candidates in Indonesia’s closely fought presidential election have claimed victory based on unofficial “quick counts”,...

  25. FT Photo Diary

    July 9, 2014

    Papuans vote in Indonesia

    Liva Lazoreliva/AFP/Getty Papuan tribesmen in traditional costume sport a banner bearing the portrait of presidential...

  26. FT Alphaville

    July 9, 2014

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Dan has had a look at Quindell’s claim that the group discloses profitability for its...

  27. July 9, 2014

    Candidates both claim win in Indonesia presidential race

    Indonesia goes to the polls Joko Widodo, the reformist governor of Jakarta, and Prabowo Subianto, a self-styled military...

  28. beyondbrics

    July 8, 2014

    Prabowo Subianto's US adviser denies Indonesian election smear

    Tough-talking former general Prabowo Subianto has put nationalist rhetoric at the heart of his powerful presidential...

  29. July 8, 2014

    Indonesia votes in poll cliffhanger

    Indonesians started voting on Wednesday in a bitterly fought presidential election that pits Joko Widodo, the softly spoken...

  30. beyondbrics

    July 7, 2014

    New York morning espresso

    ** FT News ** * Afghanistan’s election put in peril | Abdullah Abdullah, one of the candidates, is threatening to reject...

  31. July 4, 2014

    Indonesia’s strongman Prabowo makes final election push

    Indonesia’s elite politicians are rallying around former general and self-styled strongman Prabowo Subianto as he makes a...

  32. July 3, 2014

    Indonesia becomes latest EM to tap eurobond market

    Indonesia has become the latest emerging economy country to tap the euro debt market, as it looks to diversify its funding...

  33. June 30, 2014

    Rupiah stages rally ahead of Indonesian elections

    The rupiah gained strongly yesterday, extending a rally that began on Friday as volatility hit Indonesia’s markets in the...

  34. beyondbrics

    June 30, 2014

    On the trail with Joko Widodo

    Tracking Joko Widodo, the narrow front-runner in Indonesia’s presidential election, is not an easy task, as the FT found out...

  35. June 30, 2014

    Jokowi confident of victory despite squandering poll lead

    In spite of squandering a huge poll lead over his rival for the Indonesian presidency, frontrunner Joko Widodo is “very...

  36. beyondbrics

    June 26, 2014

    New York morning espresso

    ** FT News ** * StanChart warns of 20% profit fall | Emerging markets bank says operating profits for the first six months...

  37. June 24, 2014

    Indonesia strongman Prabowo closes gap on rival ahead of poll

    Former special forces general Prabowo Subianto is closing in on presidential frontrunner Joko Widodo as his fiery,...

  38. beyondbrics

    June 10, 2014

    Indonesian frontrunner shines in presidential debate

    For a frontrunner whose campaign has been floundering, the first of Indonesia’s televised presidential debates did not start...

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