The Effect of Exchange Value on the Stock Index Listed in Indonesia Stock Exchange during Covid-19 Pandemic

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Zahra Zhafira
Einde Evana
Ratna Septiyanti

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This study aims to examine the effect of exchange rates on the stock index during the Covid-19 pandemic. This research was conducted using secondary data. The population in this study were all stock indices listed on the Indonesia Stock Exchange with a sample size of 89 and a total stock index of 34. The study period was 4 months, 17 January 2020 to 20 May 2020. The sample data collection of this study used the purposive method. Sampling with world economic conditions and Indonesia which are weakening due to the Covid-19 pandemic and based on the phenomenon that the exchange rate is experiencing a continuous movement even every year the exchange rate depreciates IDR against the US Dollar. One of the causes of the high fluctuation of the rupiah exchange rate against the dollar came from economic factors such as inflation, the interest rate on Bank Indonesia certificates during the Covid-19 pandemic. This study uses a simple linear regression analysis method using SPSS V.26. The results of simple linear regression analysis show that exchange rates have a negative and significant effect on all stock indices listed on the Indonesia Stock Exchange, these results have similarities or differences with the results of research in other emerging market countries.

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