Asian shares held near six-week highs on Wednesday, on a brightening outlook in the energy sector and hopes that the U.S. Federal Reserve will not raise interest rates in the coming months after a disappointingly weak U.S. jobs report, Reuters reported. At home, the composite index of the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) gained 0.77% to close at 4,934 on Tuesday (June 7) led by agriculture and mining sectors which rose 2.25% and 2.49% respectively. Year to date, agriculture has gained 5.82% and mining hiked 27.8%.

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