Perry Warjiyo, governor of Bank Indonesia, speaks during a Bloomberg Television interview on the sidelines at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank Group Annual Meetings in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia. (Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg)

Indonesia Surprises With Rate Hike After Trade Gap Widens

(Bloomberg) -- Indonesia’s central bank unexpectedly raised its benchmark interest rate for a sixth time this year to help rein in a widening trade deficit and bolster the currency.

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