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Lee Sue Ann, Economist at UOB Group, sees the Bank Indonesia (BI) cutting its key interest rate by 25 bps at its August 19 event.

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“BI cut its benchmark rate by another 25bpsto 4.00% in July. We still expect BI to remain accommodative; ensuring the recovery in Indonesia’s domestic market and overall economy to be expedient and sustained when the pandemic concerns dissipate.”

“As such, we still see a room for a final 25bps cut in 4Q20, bringing the 7-day reverse repo rate to a lower level at 3.75%”.