Investing.com – Indonesia stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Jakarta, the gained 0.79%.
The best performers of the session on the were Gunawan Dianjaya Steel Tbk (JK:), which rose 34.78% or 32 points to trade at 124 at the close. Meanwhile, Saranacentral Bajatama Tbk (JK:) added 24.75% or 50 points to end at 252 and Krakatau Steel Persero Tbk (JK:) was up 24.27% or 125 points to 640 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Multi Prima Sejahtera Tbk (JK:), which fell 23.08% or 300 points to trade at 1000 at the close. PT Cahayasakti Investindo Sukses Tbk (JK:) declined 22.07% or 245 points to end at 865 and Wicaksana Overseas International (JK:) was down 19.75% or 96 points to 390.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Jakarta Stock Exchange by 189 to 156 and 96 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for July delivery was down 1.75% or 0.87 to $ 48.79 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in August fell 1.80% or 0.94 to hit $ 51.30 a barrel, while the June Gold Futures contract rose 0.23% or 2.85 to trade at $ 1264.95 a troy ounce.
USD/IDR was down 0.14% to 13307.5, while AUD/IDR fell 0.36% to 9901.85.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.02% at 97.20.
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