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Indonesia strives to build a financial market to match its size

There's greater activity in hedging and the central bank has allowed a wider scope of derivatives

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Bank Indonesia eased trading restrictions and gave the market a boost by ordering companies to hedge currency exposure.

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INDONESIA has the largest economy in South-east Asia, but you can't tell from its financial markets, which are a fraction the size of some of its neighbours.

The nation's regulators have tried to change that, and progress is being made. The rupiah's daily trading volume has

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