The composite index of the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) gained 1.17% to close at 5514 on Friday last week, with late buying lifting the index. Year to date, the index has gained 5.51%, ranks 6 among the global indices. Australia ranks first (+8.91%), Philippines ranks 2 (+8.72%), and Japan ranks 3 (+8.71%. China and US only rose 0.2% and 0.85% respectively year to date.To subscribe please click here