The IDR rupiah rebounded as the South Korean Won and Yuan strengthened after the publication of South Korean's GDP figure that rose above expectation. The United Kingdom also posted better than expected GDP growth (0.6 percent year-on-year) which supported the Euro. However, Spain's 27.2 percent unemployment rate pressured the Euro.

| Source: Bank Indonesia

Asian stock indices were mixed. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index and Japan's Nikkei were up as the Japanese yen still weakened. China's yuan appreciated as its central bank (PboC) set a record reference rate amid growing usage of the currency for worldwide trade and investment. However, China's stock index weakened, led by property and cement stocks, after news spread that the government plans to limit price increases of houses.