Indonesian stocks are experiencing a remarkable fall on Tuesday (11/08). In the first trading session, the benchmark stock index (Jakarta Composite Index) plunged 2.15 percent to 4,646.95, its lowest level since early March 2014 and leading declines among Southeast Asian stock indices. Stocks in Asia have been hit by China’s decision to allow its currency to weaken against the US dollar (the yuan fell 1.6 percent against the US dollar after the move dragging down other Asian currencies including the Indonesian rupiah).
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29 May 2020 (closed)
USD/IDR (14,245) -257.00 -1.77%
EUR/IDR (15,934) -194.64 -1.21%
Jakarta Composite Index (4,941.01) +93.50 +1.93%