JAKARTA - Indonesian stocks slipped more than 3% Thursday after the main opposition failed to perform as well as expected in legislative elections, sparking fears of future policy deadlock in Southeast Asia's biggest economy.
A woman walks past the Jakarta Stock Exchange display panel in Jakarta on Thursday. Indonesian stocks slipped after the main opposition failed to perform as well as expected in legislative elections. (AFP photo)
The Jakarta market ended down 3.16% after the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) came first with around 20% of the vote in Wednesday's polls, according to unofficial tallies.
Keep up-to-date with the latest on coup d'etat with Bangkok Post SMS News. Call *451391000 to subscribe – 39 baht/month (7 days free, available in Thailand only) Bangkok Post SMS News: Deliver only trustworthy news on SMS
This article is older than 60 days, which we reserve for our premium members only.You can subscribe to our premium member subscription, here.