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Lee Sue Ann, Economist at UOB Group, suggested the Bank Indonesia (BI) is expected to leave the key interest rate unchanged at Tuesday’s meeting.

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“BI maintained its benchmark rate at 4.50% in April. Going forward, we still expect the BI to remain a accommodative while deploying other easing measures to support the economy. Our view is that BI may cut another 25 bps in 3Q20 to 4.25%. This is likely to be the last rate cut for 2020, thus bringing the 7-day Reverse Repo rate back to its lowest point before the 175 bps hike in 2018.”