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Business

  • Windows 10 tries blending new with familiar

    Microsoft is trying to soften an unpopular redesign of Windows by reviving features from older versions while still attempting to nudge desktop users into a world of touch screens and mobile devices.

  • US say hackers targeted Microsoft, game makers

    Two members of an international hacking ring that gained access to a U.S. Army computer network while targeting computer giant Microsoft and several video game developers pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges Tuesday in federal court in Delaware.

  • How the Dow Jones industrial average did Tuesday

    A suddenly stormy month on the stock market came to a quiet end on Tuesday. Major indexes drifted to a slight loss, leaving the Standard & Poor's 500 down 1.6 percent for September, its third monthly drop this year.

  • Stocks slip, leaving S&P 500 down for September

    A suddenly stormy month on the stock market came to a quiet end on Tuesday. Major indexes drifted to a slight loss, leaving the Standard & Poor's 500 down 1.6 percent for September, its third monthly drop this year.

  • Rupiah strengthens to 12,122 per dollar at close

    The rupiah interbank trade rate in Jakarta appreciated by 47 basis points to Rp 12,122 per US dollar during Tuesday's closing session.

  • EU gives green light for new Airbus A350 plane to enter service

    EU authorities gave the green light Tuesday for Airbus's new long-haul A350 plane to enter service, opening the way for the first delivery of the next-generation aircraft to Qatar Airways.

  • JCI declines 0.08% in trade closing

    The Jakarta Composite Index (JCI) closed on a negative note in Tuesday's final trading session, declining by 0.08 percent to finish at 5,137.57.

  • China approves iPhone 6 after security assurances

    China's phone regulator said Tuesday it has approved Apple Inc.'s iPhone 6 for use on Chinese networks after the company promised never to allow other governments access to users' information. Apple said sales start Oct. 17.

  • Sriwijaya Air adds Ambon-Ternate-Manado route

    Privately owned national carrier Sriwijaya Air will operate a new route in eastern Indonesia, Ambon-Manado via Ternate, starting from Oct.1

  • BWPT says low price for rights issue is normal practice

    Palm oil producer BW Plantation (BWPT) says the price of its shares — set low for a rights issue — is normal and is intended to attract investors to take part in the company’s offering.

  • Nam Cheong eyes 30% shares in BBR

    Malaysia-based Nam Cheong Ltd., looking to strengthen its stake in Indonesian waters, will invest up to US$30.7 million for the acquisition of 30 percent shares in Jakarta-listed shipping firm Pelayaran Nasional Bina Buana Raya (BBR) through a rights issue.

  • Freeport closes for a week after deadly accident

    All activities in the open-pit Grasberg mine operated by PT Freeport Indonesia have been halted for at least a week following a deadly accident over the weekend, according to an official.

  • Telkom aims for bigger remittance, e-money units

    State-owned telecommunication firm PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia (Telkom) expects to see a bigger contribution from its remittance and e-money business in the near future as the company enjoys a growing market in the two business lines.

  • Asian stocks mostly lower after US declines

    Asian stocks were mostly lower Tuesday after Wall Street's losses overnight and pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, a major financial center, added to worries about political risk.

  • Local airlines to boost int’l flights from Batam

    Malindo Air, a subsidiary of Indonesian budget airline Lion Air Group, has expressed its intention to open more international routes from the Hang Nadim International Airport in Batam following its recent debut flight to neighboring Malaysia from the airport.

  • OJK pushes for integrated financial services

    The Financial Services Authority (OJK) will push for the adoption of an integrated financial service that will give all people access to financial products.

  • KPPU opposes floor airfares plan, high price of avtur

    The Business Competition Supervisory Commission (KPPU) has reiterated its stance in opposing the floor pricing plan for airfares, saying it hampers the consumer’s right to cheap air tickets.

  • New plantation law limits foreign ownership

    The House of Representatives on Monday passed the plantation bill, which sets stricter rules on foreign ownership in the plantation sector so as to prioritize smaller local investors.

  • Asian stocks mostly lower after US declines

    Asian stocks were mostly lower Tuesday after Wall Street's losses overnight and pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, a major financial center, added to worries about political risk.

     

  • Rupiah, JCI slips in morning session

    The rupiah interbank trade rate in Jakarta depreciated by 15 basis points to Rp 12,170 per US dollar on Tuesday morning.

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