Today is the first day of trading for the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) after the end-of-year holidays. President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo is scheduled to ring the opening bell for trading. Investors are hoping for an optimistic promise from the president about the better economic prospect this year. There would be a euphoria of January effect along with the incoming release of expected improved economic data—the central statistic bureau (BPS) will today announce the inflation data for December 2015.

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