According to the latest trade data published by the Indonesian Statistics Bureau, the country posted a smaller-than-expected trade deficit in July after recording two straight months of surplus in June and May.
Indonesia reported a trade deficit of $0.06 billion vs. $-0.42 billion expected and $+0.20 billion previous. The imports and exports came in at -15.21% and -5.12% respectively vs. -18.12% and -11.40% expectations and +2.80% and -8.98% respective priors.
The median forecast from 11 economists was for a $0.42 trade deficit last month, the Reuters poll showed last week.
Upbeat trade report helps the Indonesian Rupiah to recover some ground versus the US dollar, sending the USD/IDR cross lower towards 14,275 levels. The pair hit two-day highs of 14,310 before the data release.
USD/IDR Levels to watch
|Today last price||14278.8|
|Today Daily Change||-12.1500|
|Today Daily Change %||-0.09|
|Today daily open||14290.95|
|Previous Daily High||14327.75|
|Previous Daily Low||14171.75|
|Previous Weekly High||14582.9|
|Previous Weekly Low||14159.35|
|Previous Monthly High||14240|
|Previous Monthly Low||13884|
|Daily Fibonacci 38.2%||14268.158|
|Daily Fibonacci 61.8%||14231.342|
|Daily Pivot Point S1||14199.2167|
|Daily Pivot Point S2||14107.4833|
|Daily Pivot Point S3||14043.2167|
|Daily Pivot Point R1||14355.2167|
|Daily Pivot Point R2||14419.4833|
|Daily Pivot Point R3||14511.2167|
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