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Indonesia prepares to vote in new president

Indonesia prepares to vote in new president

Updated 8 July 2014, 12:37 AEST

As Indonesia prepares to vote in a new president tomorrow, foreign investors are banking on a favourable result.

The latest opinion poll shows there's a narrow margin between the two candidates... Joko Widodo and Prabowo Subianto... and experts say it's "too close to call".

But the Jakarta director of a financial services company says the market has made gains based on exit polls from overseas voting booths.

Correspondent: George Roberts

Speakers: Fauzi Ichsan, Standard Chartered Indonesia; Yanto, Jakarta street vendor; Ahmad Sukarsono, Indonesian political expert

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