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n. pl. rupiah
See Table at currency.

[Hindi rupayā, rupiyā; see rupee.]
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n, pl -ah or -ahs
(Currencies) the standard monetary unit of Indonesia, divided into 100 sen
[from Hindi: rupee]
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(ruˈpi ə)

n., pl. -ah, -ahs.
the basic monetary unit of Indonesia.
[1945–50; see rupee]
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Noun1.rupiah - the basic unit of money in Indonesia; equal to 100 sen
sen - a fractional monetary unit of Japan and Indonesia and Cambodia; equal to one hundredth of a yen or rupiah or riel
Indonesian monetary unit - monetary unit in Indonesia
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It said, 'Starting May 3, foreign nationals overstaying in Indonesia will be charged rupiah 1mn per day from rupiah 300,000 per day.'
In the first two months of this year, transactions worth 121 billion rupiah ($8.5 million) were settled using local currencies, an increase from 30 billion rupiah worth of LCS transactions recorded over the same period last year.
Jakarta/Singapore: The weakening Indonesian rupiah and higher yields have made offshore bond issuance a less viable option for Indonesian companies, which narrows their range of funding alternatives and could pose liquidity management challenges, Fitch Ratings says.
Nicholas Mapa, senior economist at ING Bank, said in the bank's latest economic and financial analysis the peso is now expected to settle at 53.50 instead of 54 by end of this year, and to 54.45 instead of 54.95 by end 2019, while the Indonesian rupiah is seen closing at 14,500 instead of 15,000 over the next two years.
The rupiah has weakened more than seven per cent against the dollar this year, forcing Bank Indonesia to hike interest rate four times since mid-May and step up intervention in the foreign-exchange market.
Indonesia's Pertamina is seeking government approval to divest assets to help shield the state energy company from rising crude oil prices and a rupiah that is at its lowest level in more than 2-1/2 years.
External pressures and in particular the need to support Indonesia's currency, the rupiah, against the rampant US dollar have been the driving force behind this year's policy tightening, the bank added.
External pressures and, in particular, the need to support Indonesia's currency, the rupiah, against the rampant US dollar have been the driving force behind this year's policy tightening.
CAKARTA (CyHAN)- Foreign direct investment (FDI) in Indonesia grew 18.1 percent to 92.5 trillion rupiah (some 6.8 billion U.S.
Therefore, it is better for us to have direct transactions in rupiah and yuan (Renminbi/ RMB)," Minister for State Enterprises Rini Sumarmo told Antara news agency here Wednesday night.
Indonesia's rupiah, the Philippine peso and India's rupee rallied the most in Asia this week on signs the European Central Bank's (ECB)stimulus program will boost fund flows to higher-yielding emerging-market assets.