The Jakarta composite index (IHSG), Indonesia's main stock index, was mixed last week. During the week it lost 53 points or 1.04 percent to finish at the level of 4,925.48. A number of blue chips, such as Bank Mandiri and Astra International, were hit by large sell-offs as the downgrade of S&P's debt outlook for Indonesia's BB+ rating kicked in and triggered serious negative market sentiments. Last week, I already discussed the 'Bloody May' phenomenon, the month that usually results in a correction.
27 March 2020 (closed)
USD/IDR (16,230) -98.00 -0.60%
EUR/IDR (17,920) +122.83 +0.69%
Jakarta Composite Index (4,545.57) +206.67 +4.76%