Rupiah Rises to Rp14,008 After Fed Rate Hike

Angga Bratadharma    •    Kamis, 17 Dec 2015 17:22 WIB
Rupiah Rises to Rp14,008 After Fed Rate Hike
Illustration (Photo: Antara Foto/M Agung Rajasa), Jakarta: Rupiah strengthened against United States (US) dollar today (12/17/2015) after previously US Federal Reserve increased its interest rate.
Quoting Bloomberg, Thursday (12/172015) evening, rupiah was at Rp14,008/USD. While Yahoo Finance showed rupiah at Rp14,035. Jakarta Interbank Spot Dollar Rate (Jisdor) recorded rupiah at RP14,028.
Rupiah's movement was in accordance with Jakarta Composite Index (JCI) which in the closing session today (12/17/2015) maintained its strong performance.
JCI, Thursday (12/17/2015) strengthened 72.51 points or 1.6 percent to 4,555 points. While LQ45 strengthened 17.91 points to 790 points and JII strengthened 17.35 points to 600 points.
All sectors maintain their position in the green zone. Consumer sector recorded the highest increase with 37.62 points followed by infrastructure, agriculture and manufacture sectors.
Transaction volume reached 2.9 billion shares worth Rp4.05 trillion. 194 stocks increased, 95 stocks decreased and 90 stocks unchanged.