Shares in Indonesia edge higher in the course of Friday’s session, boosted by advancing shares in the sectors of the Mining, Property and Miscellaneous Industry.  

The IDX Composite Index rallied by about 0.43%, and ended at a session high for 1-month after the market close in Jakarta.

Among the best performers of the IDX Composite Index session were Bintang Mitra Semestaraya Tbk, which advanced 27.78% or 50.00 points to changed hands at 230.00 in late trade. Island Concepts Indonesia Tbk rose 20.83% or 50 points to settle at 290 and Inti Bangun Sejahtera Tbk increased 19.79% or 380 points to 2300 at the close.

Lippo Securities Tbk is one of the worst performers amid session, which lost 10.00% or 12 points to changed hands at 108 in late trade. Kabelindo Murni Tbk plunged 9.82% or 16 points to settle at 147 and Global Teleshop Tbk inched down 9.80% or 48 points to 442 after the close.  


Advancing stocks outnumbered decreasing ones on the Jakarta Stock Exchange with a range between 160 to 117 and 109 remained unchanged.

Crude oil delivery for July, rallied by about 0.16% or 0.08 to end at $49.25 per barrel. In commodities trading, Brent oil delivery for August increased 0.24% or 0.12 to settle at $50.16 per barrel, while the Gold contract for August added 0.13% or 1.55 to changed hands at $1214.15 a troy ounce.

USD/IDR advanced to 0.10% to 13645.0, while AUD/IDR climbed 0.27% to 9934.45.

The US Dollar Index rose 0.03% at 95.59 after the close.

Germany’s DAX rose 0.62%

Shares in Europe traded higher in the course of Friday’s session, recuperating from the prior session’s significant losses, fueled by investors that closely watched on the U.S. employment data later within the day.


The EURO STOXX 50 opened higher at 0.54%, while France’s CAC 40 added 0.58%, and Germany’s DAX 30 rose 0.62%.

Meanwhile, European equities inched lower on Thurdays’s session after the European Central Bank (ECB) delayed the planned rate hike, and signaled that inflation in the euro seemed to remain lower, or negative.

Market participants are closely watching over the released data of the U.S. nonfarm payrolls for further signals on the strength of the job market. When reports come off with a better-than-expected, concerns would fuel over the potential increase rates by the Fed.   

Financial stocks have mixed results, as French lenders Societe Generale lost 0.46%, and BNP Paribas plunged 0.71%, while Commerzbank added 0.32% and Deutsche bank declined 0.47% in Germany. 

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