The rupiah has touched Rp13,423 against the US dollar on Monday (June 8). The currency dropped 1% from Rp13,285 at last day trading of last week. The current level of rupiah is equal to its performance inĀ August 1998, after touching its lowest at Rp16,650 on June 17, 1998 due to the wake of economic crisis. Bank Indonesia (BI) governor, Agus Martowardojo, however, said that the current rupiah movement is still in line with economic development. Agus pointed out that the currencies of other emerging countries are weakening deeper against the US dollar.To subscribe please click here