Investing.com – Indonesia stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Basic Industry, Financials and Trade sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Jakarta, the IDX Composite Index gained 0.16% to hit a new 6-months high.
The best performers of the session on the IDX Composite Index were Prasidha Aneka Niaga Tbk (JK:PSDN), which rose 35.00% or 70 points to trade at 270 at the close. Meanwhile, Hotel Mandarine Regency Tbk PT (JK:HOME) added 34.26% or 37 points to end at 145 and Bank Agris Tbk (JK:AGRS) was unchanged 0.00% or 0 points to 466 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Asuransi Bina Dana Arta Tbk (JK:ABDA), which fell 25.00% or 1120 points to trade at 3360 at the close. Bank Nationalnobu Tbk (JK:NOBU) declined 16.00% or 160 points to end at 840 and Indo Komoditi Korpora Tbk PT (JK:INCF) was down 15.43% or 54 points to 296.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Jakarta Stock Exchange by 229 to 181 and 135 ended unchanged.
Shares in Asuransi Bina Dana Arta Tbk (JK:ABDA) fell to 5-year lows; down 25.00% or 1120 to 3360.
Crude oil for February delivery was down 0.92% or 0.48 to $51.83 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in March fell 0.67% or 0.41 to hit $60.91 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract fell 0.02% or 0.25 to trade at $1293.55 a troy ounce.
USD/IDR was up 0.46% to 14180.0, while AUD/IDR rose 0.45% to 10159.97.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.10% at 95.773.