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Indonesia stocks higher at close of trade; IDX Composite Index up 0.06%

Published 08/08/2018, 06:15 AM
© Reuters.  Indonesia stocks higher at close of trade; IDX Composite Index up 0.06%

Investing.com – Indonesia stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Agriculture, Basic Industry and Trade sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Jakarta, the IDX Composite Index rose 0.06%.

The best performers of the session on the IDX Composite Index were Visi Telekomunikasi Infrastruktur Tbk PT (JK:GOLD), which rose 25.00% or 112 points to trade at 560 at the close. Meanwhile, Duta Pertiwi Tbk (JK:DUTI) added 24.71% or 1080 points to end at 5450 and Rig Tenders Tbk (JK:RIGS) was up 24.57% or 86 points to 436 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Jaya Konstruksi Manggala Pratama (JK:JKON), which fell 24.55% or 162 points to trade at 498 at the close. Bank Woori Saudara Indonesia 1906 (JK:SDRA) declined 16.67% or 150 points to end at 750 and Sunson Textile Manufacturer (JK:SSTM) was down 15.70% or 95 points to 510.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Jakarta Stock Exchange by 206 to 179 and 127 ended unchanged.

Shares in Duta Pertiwi Tbk (JK:DUTI) rose to 52-week highs; up 24.71% or 1080 to 5450. Shares in Rig Tenders Tbk (JK:RIGS) rose to 5-year highs; up 24.57% or 86 to 436.

Crude oil for September delivery was up 0.14% or 0.10 to $69.27 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in October rose 0.08% or 0.06 to hit $74.71 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.14% or 1.70 to trade at $1220.00 a troy ounce.

USD/IDR was up 0.06% to 14438.0, while AUD/IDR rose 0.02% to 10708.40.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.02% at 95.02.

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