This Morning, Rupiah Fluctuates Around Rp13,773

Ade Hapsari Lestarini    •    Kamis, 19 Nov 2015 10:47 WIB
This Morning, Rupiah Fluctuates Around Rp13,773
Illustration (Photo: MI/Panca Syurkani), Jakarta: Rupiah strengthened against US Dollar this morning following optimism from foreign investors to financial and stock market.

Quoting bloomberg, Thursday (11/19/2015), opened at Rp13,773/USD compared with yesterday's closing where Rupiah at Rp13,819.

But gradually Rupiah started to weaken 22 points or  0.16 percent to Rp13,797. The range of Rupiah this morning between Rp13,765 - Rp13,799.

Meanwhile according Yahoo Finance, Rupiah opened at Rp13,777. Rupiah then weakened 45.5 points or 0.33 percent to Rp13,790.

Samuel Sekuritas analyst's research explained FOMC meeting's minutes stated plan from the Fed to increase FFR in the next FOMC meeting in 15-16 December 2015.

in the minutes, most the Fed member saw economic situation has been ready for FFR rise although some of them thought the rise should be gradual.

Following the news, US Dollar Index and US Treasury yield only slightly increased due to falling house construction data. Initial jobless claims data is predicted to also fall.