Foreign capital inflows at Rp2.45 trillion in July 4th week: BI

Foreign capital inflows at Rp2.45 trillion in July 4th week: BI

A screenshot of executive director, chief of BI's communication department, Erwin Haryono, holding a press briefing in Jakarta on July 14, 2021. (ANTARA/Agatha Olivia)

Overall, net inflows in the domestic money market have reached Rp2.53 trillion from January 1 to July 22, 2021.
Jakarta (ANTARA) - Foreign capital inflows into Indonesia reached Rp2.45 trillion in the week from July 19 to July 22, 2021, Bank Indonesia (BI) reported.  

They comprised Rp1.24 trillion accrued from net sales in the government bond market and Rp1.21 trillion from net purchases in the share market, it added.

 

"Overall, net inflows in the domestic money market have reached Rp2.53 trillion from January 1 to July 22, 2021," executive director, chief of BI's communication department, Erwin Haryono said in a written statement on Friday.

 

The central bank said Indonesia's investment risk premium, reflected by the five-year credit default swap (CDS), increased from 77.53 basis points (bps) as of July 16, 2021 to 78.52 bps.


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Meanwhile, yield on 10-year government bonds fell slightly from 6.28 percent on July 22, 2021 to 6.27 percent on July 23, 2021, it added.

 

Haryono said the rupiah traded at Rp14,490 against the US dollar in opening trade on Friday morning, falling slightly from the close of Rp14,480 per US dollar the day before.

 

Meanwhile, the US dollar index strengthened to 92.82 and yields on US bonds fell to 1.278 percent on Thursday (July 22, 2021), he added.

 

BI will continue to coordinate with the government and related authorities to monitor the spread of COVID-19 and its impact on the national economy, Haryono said.


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