Indonesian rupiah fall unlikely to impact Malaysia

The Indonesian rupiah's fall is unlikely to have any impact on the economies of Malaysia or the ASEAN nations, Bank Negara Malaysia governor Zeti Akhtar Aziz said.

"Indonesia has seen strong growth since the (1997) Asian financial crisis. Its indebtedness is a third of what it was and (the country) has a current account surplus ... all these point to a stable situation in Indonesia," the central bank chief told reporters at a briefing.

"We don't expect the contagion to affect Malaysia and the A