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Banks warned of liquidity mismatch in housing loans

  • Satria Sambijantoro

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Wed, March 27 2013 | 10:11 am

PREMIUM Bank Indonesia (BI) has urged local lenders to develop their mortgage-based financial instruments as ways to boost their housing loans, an untapped banking segment that the central bank argues provides lucrative business opportunities.

At the moment, many Indonesian banks remain heavily dependent on third-party funds such as time deposits and savings to finance housing loans, without reali...