Tuesday, 17 September 2019 | 19:49 WIB

Agribusiness, Base Industry Sectors Push JCI up by 1.1 Percent

Illustration: JCI.

JAKARTA, NNC - The Jakarta Composite Index (JCI) was up 69.2 points (+1.1 percent) to 6,312.8 on trading closed on Wednesday (3/21/2018). Agribusiness and basic industry sectoral index of stocks rose the most and pushed the JCI to positive area.

A total of 250 stocks rose in price, 109 shares weakened, and 115 other stocks did not change in price. Trading volume reached 11.5 billion shares with transaction frequency amounting to 394,632 times and transaction value of IDR9.3 trillion. Foreign investors still posted net selling, this time at IDR775.15 billion in all markets.

All sectoral indices of stocks strengthened and sustained the JCI's advancement. The agribusiness sector went up 2.9 percent and the base industry climbed 2.06 percent, the highest among the other eight sectors driving the JCI.

Dharma Samudera Fishing (DSFI)'s shares recorded the highest gain (Top Gainers) by 34.9 percent to IDR143 per share, followed by Kobexindo Tractors (KOBX)'s which rose 34.5 percent to IDR218 per share, and ICTSI Jasa Prima (KARW)'s which went up 34.5 percent to IDR183 per share.

Meanwhile, stocks that fell the deepest (Top Losers) among others were Batavia Prosperindo Finance (BPFI)'s which fell 24.7 percent to IDR610 per share, followed by SLJ Global (SULI)'s which dipped 12.15 percent to IDR159 per share, and Intan Baruprana Finance (IBFN)'s slipping 11.1 percent to IDR80 per share.