Indonesia stocks higher at close of trade; IDX Composite Index up 0.74%

Indonesia stocks higher at close of trade; IDX Composite Index up 0.74%
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Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 10:15

Investing.com – Indonesia stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Miscellaneous Industry, Basic Industry and Infrastructure sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Jakarta, the IDX Composite Index added 0.74%.

The best performers of the session on the IDX Composite Index were Malacca Trust Wuwungan Insurance PT (JK:MTWI), which rose 34.12% or 58 points to trade at 228 at the close. Meanwhile, Kioson Komersial Indonesia Tbk PT (JK:KIOS) added 24.77% or 270 points to end at 1360 and Express Transindo Utama Tbk (JK:TAXI) was up 21.82% or 12 points to 67 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Arita Prima Indonesia Tbk (JK:APII), which fell 17.97% or 46 points to trade at 210 at the close. Bank Dinar Indonesia Tbk (JK:DNAR) declined 16.43% or 46.00 points to end at 234.00 and Hotel Sahid Jaya Tbk (JK:SHID) was down 14.63% or 210 points to 1225.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Jakarta Stock Exchange by 172 to 157 and 119 ended unchanged.

Shares in Malacca Trust Wuwungan Insurance PT (JK:MTWI) rose to all time highs; gaining 34.12% or 58 to 228. Shares in Kioson Komersial Indonesia Tbk PT (JK:KIOS) rose to all time highs; rising 24.77% or 270 to 1360.

Crude oil for November delivery was down 0.90% or 0.46 to $50.84 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in December fell 0.47% or 0.27 to hit $56.67 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.62% or 8.04 to trade at $1296.94 a troy ounce.

USD/IDR was down 0.17% to 13502.5, while AUD/IDR rose 0.20% to 10545.00.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.08% at 92.86.

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