Foreign investors mostly sold their Indonesian assets, while domestic investors mostly purchased Indonesian stocks.

The IDR rupiah was not able to continue its rise and is approaching the IDR 10,000 level compared to the US dollar after market participants responded to positive data from the USA (a rise in durable goods orders). After the Federal Reserve's comments last week (regarding a possible quickening of a halt to the stimulus program, all positive released data strengthens the US dollar. On the other hand, the gain of the US dollar was limited by the strengthening of the Yen.

| Source: Bank Indonesia

Asian stock indices were mixed. Japan's Nikkei fell sharply after its Yen gained in strength as the governor of the Bank of Japan (Haruhiko Kuroda) said that Japan is able to withstand with high interest rates. Moreover, the President of China, Xi Jinping, said that the government tolerates slowing economic growth to prevent a degraded economy.