JAKARTA, April 20 Indonesia's currency weakened
slightly on Thursday after polls showed that the incumbent
governor of Jakarta had lost his bid for re-election by a big
Analysts had expected markets to have a negative "knee-jerk
reaction" to incumbent Basuki Tjahaja Purnama's defeat, but said
the investor attention would eventually return to the
The rupiah was last trading at 13,325 versus the U.S.
dollar, 0.2 percent weaker than Tuesday's close of 13,295.
Indonesian markets were closed on Wednesday.
(Reporting by Eveline Danubrata; Editing by Eric Meijer)