Jakarta, Armfalcon.com —
Index Price Share combined (JCI) closed at 6,787 on Friday (5/5). The stock index fell 56.39 points or minus 0.82 percent from the previous trade.
Quoting RTI Infokom, investors made transactions of IDR 9.99 trillion with 16.10 billion shares traded.
At this closing, 151 stocks rose, 374 corrected, and 197 others stagnated. It was observed that nine out of eleven sectoral indices weakened, led by the industrial sector which fell 2.29 percent.
Meanwhile, the rupiah exchange rate at 15.30 WIB was observed to have strengthened by 0.05 percent to a level of IDR 14,678 per US dollar.
Turning to foreign exchanges, dominant Asian stock markets strengthened. Noted, the Nikkei 225 index in Japan rose 0.12 percent, the Hang Seng Composite index in Hong Kong skyrocketed 0.50 percent, and the Kospi index in South Korea slumped 0.02 percent.
Meanwhile, the European stock exchanges are compact and mighty. It was observed that the FTSE 100 index in England added 0.33 percent, the CAC 40 index in France crawled 0.27 percent, and the DAX index in Germany gained 0.27 percent.
However, the American stock market was catastrophically sluggish. The S&P 500 index fell 0.72 percent, the NYSE index fell 0.76 percent, and the NASDAQ Composite index fell 0.49 percent.