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Analysts at TD Securities note that last month Bank Indonesia (BI) began reversing its 175bp of hikes undertaken last year amid low inflation and a push to boost growth.

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“While BI noted that they see more room for policy adjustment, increased market volatility, portfolio capital outflows and IDR depreciation since then, suggests that BI will pause at this meeting.”

“Nonetheless, we expect BI to cut by another 50bps by the end of the year as the central bank maintains its growth push.”