Indonesian Composite Index Hits 5,900

By Office of Assistant to Deputy Cabinet Secretary for State Documents & Translation
Date 4 Juli 2017
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President Jokowi, accompanied by Finance Minister, Bank Indonesia Governor, and a number of Officials, answers reporters’ questions after visiting the Indonesia Stock Exchange, Jakarta, Tuesday (4/7) afternoon. (Photo: PR/Agung)

President Jokowi, accompanied by Finance Minister, Bank Indonesia Governor, and a number of Officials, answers reporters’ questions after visiting the Indonesia Stock Exchange, Jakarta, Tuesday (4/7) afternoon. (Photo: PR/Agung)

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo said that despite the fluctuation, the success of the Indonesian Composite Index (IHSG), which hits 5,900, proves that Indonesia has a good prospect to invest. This indicated that we gain the confidence that our economy is sound.

The President also mentioned that a one-year money flow from January to December 2016 was Rp126 trillion. Meanwhile, from January to June 2017 or just half a year, it has already reached Rp124 trillion. “What does this mean, a lot of money come into Indonesia. So once again, this is a trust, we should seize this momentum so as to provide benefits to our country,” President Jokowi told reporters after monitoring the Indonesia Stock Exchange (BEI) in SCBD Senayan, Jakarta, Tuesday (4/7) afternoon.

President Jokowi monitored the BEI accompanied by Minister of Finance Sri Mulyani Indrawati, Chairman of the Board of Commissioners of the Indonesian Financial Services Authority (OJK) Muliaman D. Hadad, Governor of Bank Indonesia Agus Martowardoyo, Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung, and Minister of Manpower Hanif Dhakiri.

The President, who arrived at around 11:15am Western Indonesian Time, visited Tower 1 of the BEI Building, then proceeded to monitor Tower 2 until 01.00 pm. (FID/AGG/ES) (MUR/YM/Naster).

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