JAKARTA, NNC - The Jakarta Composite Index (JCI) was down 79.7 points (-1.2 percent) to 6,420.4 in the first session of trading closed on Wednesday (3/7/2018). A total of 62 stocks rose in price, but those weakened amounted to 318 shares and 79 other shares were flat.
Throughout the session, JCI moved in the ranges of 6313.8 to 6,516.8. Trading volume reached 7.3 billion shares with transaction frequency amounting to 230,086 times, and trade value reached IDR3.9 trillion.
Foreign investors recorded a net selling of IDR287.8 billion in all markets. Astra International (ASII)'s shares were the most widely sold by foreign investors, along with Adaro Energy (ADRO) and Aneka Gas Industri (AGII).
The sectors which are laggard of the indexes were mining sector which was down 2.57 percent, agribusiness which plunged 2.43 percent, and miscellaneous industry which dipped 2.26 percent. In total, majority sectoral indices of stocks recorded negative performance throughout the first session.
The most active shares in this session include Intikeramik Alamasri (IKAI)'s with a frequency of 6,167 times, Bumi Resources (BUMI)'s 5,650 times, and Media Nusantara Citra (MNCN)'s 5,126 times.
Meanwhile, the Top Gainers were Kirana Megatara (KMTR)'s up 24.2 percent to IDR770 per share, followed by Yanaprima Hastapersada (YPAS)'s which climbed 23.8 percent to IDR1,170 per share and Capitol Nusantara (CANI)'s which rose 22.8 percent to IDR344 per share.
The Top Losers were Sona Topas Tourism (SONA)'s down 22.4 percent to IDR3,010 per share, Cahayasakti Investindo (CSIS)'s which dipped 19.4 percent to IDR1,305 per share, and Multi Prima Sejahtera (LPIN)'s which fell 19 percent to IDR810 per share.