Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Hatta Rajasa said that the rupiah exchange rate's new equilibrium is at IDR 11,000 per US dollar. As the economic fundamentals of Indonesia's economy have improved in recent months - evidenced by the easing current account deficit and inflation - the rupiah has shown a strong performance, appreciating around six percent against the US dollar in 2014 (year to date). In fact, Rajasa warned that the rupiah should not strengthen too much as this impacts negatively on Indonesia's trade balance.
24 January 2020 (closed)
USD/IDR (13,634) -13.01 -0.10%
EUR/IDR (15,019) -18.42 -0.12%
Jakarta Composite Index (6,244.11) -5.10 -0.08%