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Indonesia raises 9 trillion rupiah from debt auction  JAKARTA: Indonesia raised 9 trillion rupiah ($937.01 million)from a debt auction, above a 6 trillion rupiah target, an official at the debt office told Reuters on Tuesday.   The finance ministry received total incoming bids of 17.96 trillion rupiah, said acting head Robert Pakpahan, who gave no details on amount raised for each series.   Indonesia offered 1-year T-bill, 6-year bonds, 11-year bonds and 21-year bonds.   Southeast Asia's biggest economy plans to raise 29 trillion rupiah worth of conventional and sharia government bonds in the fourth quarter of this year.   Copyright Reuters, 2012 ...

China money rates rebound slightly, open market operation eyed  SHANGHAI: China's money rates rose slightly on Monday, rebounding from a six-week low, on expectation that the central bank may drain funds through open market operations again this week.   The benchmark weighted-average seven-day bond repurchase rate edged up 4.16 basis points to 2.7199 percent by midday, up from Friday's close of 2.6783 percent.   The 14-day repo rate fell to 3.3930 percent from 3.4021 percent, and the overnight rate rose to 2.2526 percent from 2.1963 percent.   "Conditions haven't changed ...
JGBs rise, taking cue from weak stocks, BoJ hopes  TOKYO: Japanese government bonds rose for a second session on Monday, with benchmark yields moving away from a three-week high touched last week, reflecting weaker stocks and conviction that the Bank of Japan is committed to its easy monetary stance.   BoJ Governor Masaaki Shirakawa said in a speech on Monday that the central bank remains resolved to maintain its ultra-easy monetary policy, keeping alive expectations of further stimulus.   Sources familiar with BOJ thinking said the central bank ...
Iron ore steadies, but China buyers may resurface  SINGAPORE: Spot prices of iron ore steadied on Friday, but may end the week with modest gains that could stretch to next week, when buyers resume purchases on expectations that Chinese steel mills will keep up strong production.   Price offers for imported iron ore cargoes in top consumer China were little changed, although quotes for Brazilian material rose by a dollar per tonne, according to Beijing-based consultancy Umetal.   Benchmark iron ore with 62 percent iron content was ...
India NEW DELHI: Indian state-run trading company MMTC has issued a global tender to export 100,000 tonnes of wheat for shipments between Nov. 25 to Dec. 31, a company statement said on Friday.   The tender closes on Nov. 8.   MMTC has offered to sell wheat from Kakinada port on the east coast.   State-run trading firms have been floating export tenders to ship out wheat from overflowing government warehouses.   Copyright Reuters, 2012 ...
South Korea won poised to snap 6-day rally; bonds edge up  SEOUL: The South Korean won was down in early domestic trade Friday, weighed by profit-taking after six consecutive days of gains as weak leads from US markets overnight curbed risk appetite.   The local currency was quoted at 1,105.8 against the dollar as of 0030 GMT, compared with 1,104.3 at the end of onshore trade Thursday.   The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index was down 0.74 points at 1,958.38.   December futures on three-year treasury bonds were up 0.03 points ...
China finance ministry sells 3-month bills at 2.9389pc  SHANGHAI: China's Ministry of Finance auctioned 15 billion yuan ($2.40 billion) of 3-month bills in the interbank market on Friday at an average yield of 2.9389 percent, traders said.   The auction yield came in below Thursday's indicative secondary market bid yield of 3.1618 percent for three-month government bills.   Copyright Reuters, 2012 ...


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ICT 2014

Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
Trade Balance $-1.703 bln
Exports $2.156 bln
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WeeklyFebruary 26, 2015
Reserves $15.944 bln