News about Indonesia’s inflation easing could not lift market sentiments as the rupiah, and the country’s benchmark stock index continued their declines on Tuesday (Oct 1). The rupiah weakened to Rp14,196 against the United States (U.S.) dollar and the composite index of the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) ended lower 0.5% at 61.38. Foreign investors booked a net sell of Rp607 billion yesterday, cutting the year-to-date net buy to Rp51.32 trillion.

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