JAKARTA (Antara): Share prices closed the morning session higher
after a week-long holiday break, with gains in mining stocks such
as Aneka Tambang and INCO, lifting the composite index to a new
Dealers said there was also interest in stocks of firms’ that have reported strong third quarter earnings.
The composite index closed the morning session up 7.920 points,
or 0.50 percent, at 1,580.766, after touching a new intra-day
high at 1,582.843.
The Volume was 527.86 million shares valued at Rp 965.29 billion.
The rupiah was trading at 9,102/9,107 against the dollar, compared to 9,150/9,160 on Oct. 20, the last trading day before the week-long break. (**)