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Can the slide in Indonesia's currency be halted?

29 August 2013 Last updated at 02:15 BST

Indonesia's central bank has called for an emergency meeting later on Thursday.

Many analysts are expecting Bank Indonesia to raise its key lending rate, to help shore up its weak currency.

The rupiah is now hovering at a four-year low against the US dollar and has become one of worst performing currencies in Asia.

Not too long ago Indonesia's economy was one of the region's rising stars. Karishma Vaswani reports from Jakarta on what's going wrong.

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