Indonesia Now Must Hope To Avoid Election Muddle

wochit politics
April 11, 2014 AT 11:18 AM
Markets are said to hate uncertainty and that is what they got from the first round of voting in Indonesia this week. Sure enough, after the Democratic Party of Struggle, fronted by Jakarta Mayor Joko Widodo, failed to pull en0ugh legislative ballots to avoid running as a coalition in the July presidential ballot, the rupiah currency declined, as did the Indonesia stock index until a Friday uptick.