A man walks past an Indonesian stock exchange display board in Jakarta on August 20, 2013.
A man walks past an Indonesian stock exchange display board in Jakarta on August 20, 2013. - 
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Asian markets are down today, and Indonesia is getting the worst of it, dropping 5 percent two days in a row. The BBC's Karishma Vaswani joins Marketplace's Mark Garrison from Jakarta to discuss. Click on the audio player above to hear more.

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