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Indonesia: Stock index extends losses to a fifth day

Monday, September 28, 2015 - 10:45
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[JAKARTA] Indonesia stock index fell 1 per cent on Monday, extending its losses to a fifth day and reaching its lowest point since Aug 26.

Among the biggest losers were the country's largest automotive distributor PT Astra International, down around 4 per cent.

The index lost 3.9 per cent between Tuesday and Friday, as the rupiah continued to weaken.

The rupiah slipped to 14,695 per dollar early Monday, a 17-year low.

REUTERS