Asian shares were trying to string together three sessions of gains on Thursday as upbeat data on U.S. jobs and gains for a range of commodities whetted risk appetites globally, Reuters reported. The composite index of the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) gained 1.17% to close at 4,836 on Monday (Mar. 2) with foreign investors booked net buy of Rp481.8 billion in local stocks, bringing their year-to-date net buy to Rp2.5 trillion.To subscribe please click here