Tuesday, October 28, 2008
What happens if other countries decide that selling the Dollar is the way forward?
Indonesian stocks are headed for their worst yearly performance on record and the country's bonds are the weakest performer in Asia as a global credit crisis prompts investors to flee from the nation. Indonesia was one of three countries in the region to seek a bailout from the International Monetary Fund during the Asian financial crisis a decade ago. ``The most effective measure would be'' the central bank selling dollars, said Aldian Taloputra, an economist at PT Mandiri Sekuritas in Jakarta. ``But this problem is of global scale, so what the government could do is to minimize the impact of the outflow.''