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  • LONDON, July 11- Copper rose on Tuesday as a rapid build-up of inventories that has pushed prices lower since late June halted and workers voted to strike at a mine in Chile, raising supply concerns. The market over-reacted to increases in inventory, "said ABN AMRO analyst Casper Burgering, adding car sales, construction and manufacturing output in China remained...

  • LONDON, July 11- Copper steadied on Tuesday as a rapid build-up of inventories that has pushed prices down since late June halted and workers voted to strike at a mine in Chile, raising supply concerns. The market overreacted to increases in inventory, "said ABN AMRO analyst Casper Burgering, adding car sales, construction and manufacturing output in China...

  • JAKARTA/ SINGAPORE, July 11- Indonesia says it will invite the head of mining giant Freeport McMoRan Inc to Jakarta this month to try to settle a festering dispute over a new deal to operate the world's second-largest copper mine. Uncertainty over output from the mine buoyed international copper prices earlier in the year, with Indonesia a key supplier of the...

  • The state budget is not enough to fund President Joko Widodo's ambitious plan to expand infrastructure in Southeast Asia's biggest economy, a sprawling archipelago where the costs of moving goods around are among Asia's highest. Indonesia is hoping to attract the likes of Canada Pension Plan, Japan's Government Pension Investment Fund and other...

  • A teller at a money changer handles Indonesia rupiah bank notes in Jakarta, Indonesia November 11, 2016.

    Twenty years on, the Asian Financial Crisis has taught Indonesia lessons about maintaining healthy debt levels, according to a former finance minister.

  • **MANILA- Philippines Central Bank Governor Nestor A Espenilla Jr speaks at the Credit Management Association's oath taking and induction, at the Fairmont Hotel, Makati City- 0400 GMT. SYDNEY- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks on "Speed Limits and Stall Speeds: Fostering Sustainable Growth in the United States" before an...

  • J. Soedradjad Djiwandono, former Bank of Indonesia governor, speaks about lessons from dealing with the Asian Financial Crisis 20 years ago.

  • *Indonesia to open more sectors to foreigners in August. JAKARTA, July 3- Indonesia is hoping for additional inflows worth $10 billion from pension funds and other institutional investors over the next two years following Standard& Poor's upgrade of its credit rating to investment grade, President Joko Widodo told Reuters. For the first time in almost 20 years,...

  • *Indonesia to open more sectors to foreigners in August. JAKARTA, July 3- Indonesia is hoping for additional inflows worth $10 billion from pension funds and other institutional investors over the next two years following Standard& Poor's upgrade of its credit rating to investment grade, President Joko Widodo told Reuters. For the first time in almost 20 years,...

  • Asian financial crisis: Where does Indonesia stand today?

    Chatib Basri, former finance minister of Indonesia, says there's less risk of Indonesia facing a crisis of the same scale as 1997.

  • Ride-hailing services such as U.S. group Uber Technologies Inc, Southeast Asia's Grab and Indonesia's GO-JEK have heavily subsidised their drivers in Indonesia in order to gain market share in the country of 250 million people, analysts say. The transport ministry said in a statement on Sunday that it had set a tariff range for online car-hailing services of...

  • Ride-hailing services such as U.S. group Uber Technologies Inc, Southeast Asia's Grab and Indonesia's GO-JEK have heavily subsidized their drivers in Indonesia in order to gain market share in the country of 250 million people, analysts say. The transport ministry said it had set a tariff range for online car-hailing services of 3,500- 6,000 rupiah per...

  • JAKARTA, June 30- When 7- Eleven opened its first Indonesian outlets in 2009, it made a bet that hip cafe-like versions of its globally recognised convenience stores would pull in hordes of young, urban consumers. Eight years after the chain's first Jakarta store opened, PT Modern Internasional Tbk, the owner of the 7- Eleven master franchise in Indonesia, is...

  • JAKARTA, June 30- When 7- Eleven opened its first Indonesian outlets in 2009, it made a bet that hip cafe-like versions of its globally recognized convenience stores would pull in hordes of young, urban consumers. Eight years after the chain's first Jakarta store opened, PT Modern Internasional Tbk, the owner of the 7- Eleven master franchise in Indonesia, is...

  • An escalator past an electronic screen and ticker board at the Singapore Exchange.

    Singapore equities have outperformed many of their regional peers year-to-date, with yields of 3-3.5 percent, said Amundi Asset Management.

  • Lionel Leong, co-founder and partner at RHL Ventures, poses for a photograph in Hong Kong on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017.

    Millennials have often been described as the entitled generation. These business leaders want to disprove that notion.

  • Alibaba said the new investment will increase its stake in Lazada from 51 percent to 83 percent.

  • MOLDOVA- National Bank of Moldova announces interest rate decision. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia holds monetary policy meeting- 0430 GMT. WEDNESDAY, JULY 5 BANGKOK- Bank of Thailand monetary policy committee meeting.

  • Cramer:  Detecting a best-of-breed company

    Jim Cramer goes over how to identify a best-of-breed name when it comes to the stock market.

  • Jim Cramer on Mad Money.

    Jim Cramer goes over how to identify a best-of-breed name when it comes to the stock market.