JAKARTA, NNC - Jakarta Composite Index (JCI) turned into positive direction at the close of trading today, Wednesday (5/16/2010). After previously dropping to 5,738, JCI ended up 3.3 points stronger to 5,841.4 points.
A total of 153 stocks rose and supported the JCI’s positive movement. There were 214 stocks that weakened, and 122 others did not change in price.
A total of 10 billion stocks were transacted throughout the day with the number of frequency transactions as much as 417,503 times. Transaction value reached IDR10.1 trillion. Foreign investors recorded net selling of IDR671.2 billion across the market.
The sectoral index of infrastructure stocks recorded the highest increase of 2.19 percent, followed by mining sector which rose 1.01 percent. The consumer sector recorded the deepest plunge of 0.76 percent with the manufacturing sector down 0.64 percent.
Shares of Smartfren Telecom (IDX:FREN) printed the largest increase of 18.07 percent to IDR98 per share, followed by Indo Rama Synthetic (IDX:INDR) up 17.13 percent to IDR3,760 per share, and Royal Prima (IDX:PRIM) shares up 16 percent to IDR870 per share.
Meanwhile, stocks that fell deepest were Cahayasakti Investindosukses (IDX:CSIS) plummeted 24.76 percent to IDR1,580 per share, followed by shares of new Medikaloka Hetmina (IDX:HEAL) issuer which slumped 14.32 percent to IDR3,170 per share, and Asuransi Jasa Tania (IDX:ASJT) fell 11.34 percent to IDR344 per share