Tuesday, September 25, 2018

© Reuters.  Indonesia stocks higher at close of trade; IDX Composite Index up 0.28%© Reuters. Indonesia stocks higher at close of trade; IDX Composite Index up 0.28%

Investing.com – Indonesia stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Mining, Property and Trade sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Jakarta, the IDX Composite Index rose 0.28%.

The best performers of the session on the IDX Composite Index were Nusa Konstruksi Enjiniring Tbk (JK:DGIK), which rose 17.91% or 12 points to trade at 79 at the close. Meanwhile, Medco Energi Internasional Tbk (JK:MEDC) added 14.19% or 105 points to end at 845 and Sona Topas Tourism Industry (JK:SONA) was up 13.51% or 250 points to 2100 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Panasia Indo Resources Tbk (JK:HDTX), which fell 24.29% or 102 points to trade at 318 at the close. Asuransi Harta Aman Pratama Tbk PT (JK:AHAP) declined 17.95% or 35 points to end at 160 and Victoria Insurance Tbk PT (JK:VINS) was down 12.57% or 21 points to 146.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Jakarta Stock Exchange by 171 to 143 and 133 ended unchanged.

Shares in Panasia Indo Resources Tbk (JK:HDTX) fell to 3-years lows; down 24.29% or 102 to 318.

Crude oil for November delivery was up 0.73% or 0.37 to $50.72 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in November rose 0.40% or 0.22 to hit $55.70 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.13% or 1.65 to trade at $1312.45 a troy ounce.

USD/IDR was up 0.03% to 13276.5, while AUD/IDR rose 0.36% to 10574.50.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.15% at 91.67.

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