"I want to express optimism over the development of our stock exchange market," the President said in his remarks at the inauguration of the trading of the stock exchange on Friday afternoon.
The president said the BEI`s achievements in 2018 are in line with the expectations of 6194.49.
According to the President, the performance of IDX had a positive impact amid global economic conditions that were dynamic and difficult to predict.
The optimism over the Indonesia Stock Exchange shows that the Indonesian economy is undergoing a transition from consumptive to productive habits, the President said.
"This happens due to cooperation and collaboration because of the synergy among the monetary sector, the fiscal sector, the real sector, industry and the business world. All three can consolidate well, can work together, collaborate, and complement each other so that we expect our economic growth this year to reach more than 5 percent, Jokowi further stressed.
The President hopes that the Indonesian capital market will become a strong, healthy and stable barometer.
Reporting by Bayu Prasetyo
Editing by Eliswan