IDX Composite Index Slightly Down 0.02% in Thursday's (22/2) First Session

February 22, 2024, 01.14 PM  | Reporter: Yudho Winarto
IDX Composite Index Slightly Down 0.02% in Thursday's (22/2) First Session

IDX COMPOSITE (IHSG) - JAKARTA. The IDX Composite Index (IHSG) is trying to rise from the red zone in the first trading session on Thursday (22/2). Quoting RTI, the index corrected slightly by 0.02% or 1.232 points to the level of 7.347,789.

Recorded 297 stocks rose, 194 stocks fell, and 256 stocks were stagnant. Total volume of 8.9 billion shares with a transaction value reached IDR 4.25 trillion.

As many as three sectorals weighed on the IHSG's steps in morning trading. Namely; IDX-Techno 0.68%, IDX-Health 0.52%, and IDX-Finance 0.13%. The sector with the highest increase is IDX-Infra 1.50%.

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Top losers LQ45 stocks:

- PT Semen Indonesia Tbk (SMGR) fell 2.01% to IDR 6,100

- PT Telkom Indonesia Tbk (TLKM) fell 1.91% to IDR 4,100

- PT Tbk (BUKA) fell 1.85% to IDR 159

Top gainers LQ45 stocks:

- PT Ace Hardware Indonesia Tbk (ACES) rose 5.66% to IDR 840

- PT Vale Indonesia TBk (INCO) rose 4.59% to IDR 3,870

- PT XL Axiata Tbk (ESCL) rose 4.04% to IDR 2,320

In other news, Japan's Nikkei index reached an all-time high today, after unexpectedly strong earnings estimates from US chip designer Nvidia lifted Asian tech stocks.

The Nikkei 225 average soared as much as 2% to reach 39,029.00, surpassing the previous all-time high of 38,957.44, which occurred on December 29, 1989.

The MSCI index consisting of Asia Pacific stocks outside Japan rose 0.29%, helped by a 0.69% rise in Taiwan's benchmark stock.

Hang Seng rose 0.17%, recovering from previous declines, putting the Hong Kong benchmark index on track to extend its seven-day rise.

However, the regional atmosphere was dampened by the struggle in the Chinese stock market to reach the highest level in several months achieved amid Beijing's stimulus efforts.

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Editor: Khomarul Hidayat

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