Global markets are again facing rough times after China’s manufacturing activity fell to a three-year low in July 2015, yet another sign that the world’s second-largest economy is slowing faster than earlier estimated (and this surely impacts negatively on the global economy). Concerns about China led to plunging stock indices from Japan to New York on Tuesday (01/09). Moreover, International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde, who is on a visit in Indonesia, said the IMF may soon cut its forecast for global economic growth in 2015 again (from 3.3 percent currently).
Update COVID-19 in Indonesia: 80,094 confirmed infections, 3,797 deaths (15 July 2020)
15 July 2020 (closed)
USD/IDR (14,632) +16.00 +0.11%
EUR/IDR (16,683) +7.29 +0.04%
Jakarta Composite Index (5,075.80) -3.32 -0.07%