Indonesia stocks lower at close of trade; IDX Composite Index down 0.49%

Aug 09, 2018

Indonesia stocks were lower after the close on Thursday, as losses in the Agriculture, Mining and Basic Industry sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Jakarta, the IDX Composite Index declined 0.49%.

The best performers of the session on the IDX Composite Index were Dyandra Media International (JK:DYAN), which rose 33.80% or 24 points to trade at 95 at the close. Meanwhile, Asia Pacific Fibers Tbk (JK:POLY) added 32.98% or 62 points to end at 250 and Pudjiadi Prestige Tbk (JK:PUDP) was up 21.18% or 86 points to 492 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Trikomsel Oke Tbk (JK:TRIO), which fell 17.97% or 106 points to trade at 484 at the close. Duta Intidaya Tbk PT (JK:DAYA) declined 15.83% or 38 points to end at 202 and Capitol Nusantara Indonesia (JK:CANI) was down 14.21% or 27 points to 163.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Jakarta Stock Exchange by 227 to 152 and 121 ended unchanged.

Shares in Trikomsel Oke Tbk (JK:TRIO) fell to 5-year lows; losing 17.97% or 106 to 484. Shares in Asia Pacific Fibers Tbk (JK:POLY) rose to 5-year highs; up 32.98% or 62 to 250.

Crude oil for September delivery was down 0.19% or 0.13 to $66.81 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in October fell 0.08% or 0.06 to hit $72.22 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.12% or 1.50 to trade at $1222.50 a troy ounce.

USD/IDR was up 0.01% to 14413.0, while AUD/IDR fell 3.13% to 10710.40.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.08% at 95.03.