Bank Indonesia changes loan regulations

Bank Indonesia, the country's central bank, has announced new limits the type and amount of corporate bonds which commercial banks can classify as "loans" in their official loan-to-deposit ratio (LDR) calculations.

The central bank's deputy governor, Siti Fadjrijah, told reporters last week that corporate bonds that form part of the LDR calculations will be restricted to investment grade and need to be marked to market.

The central bank recently announced plans to unveil new regulations which

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