Govt calls on public, investors to stay calm


Jakarta   /  Wed, September 12 2018  /  02:50 am

The government has called on the public and investors to stay calm amid the rupiah’s volatility, as a worried public, it argues, would lead to negative sentiment that, in turn, would cause the currency to weaken further.

Public anxiety would undermine efforts by the government and the central bank to curb rupiah depreciation against the United States dollar, said Iskandar Simorangkir, t...