Widodo Call for Rates to Fall, Fall, Fall Raises Indonesia Risks

  • `This is a negative development' for the country, says Natixis
  • Fifteen of 24 analysts see central bank cutting on Thursday

Joko Widodo.

Photographer: Dimas Ardian/Bloomberg

With Bank Indonesia seen cutting interest rates for a third month on Thursday, some economists say the president’s call for rates to "fall, fall, fall," is making the nation more exposed to any emerging-market selloff.

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