Indonesian bank supports rupiah after bomb blast

INDONESIA - The Indonesian central bank intervened to support the rupiah on Monday in the wake of car bomb blasts on the holiday island of Bali and analysts warned the bombings could weigh on currencies across the region.

Stocks in Jakarta slumped more than 10 per cent and the rupiah fell back as investors tried to measure the impact of Saturday's blast, which is believed to have killed more than 200 in the beachside resort town of Kuta.

No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack

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