The composite index of the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) ended lower 0.18% at 5417 on Tuesday (August 23), but closed off its low of 5352. The market cut losses in afternoon trade and late buying was significant. Investors were focused on selling agriculture and mining stocks yesterday, where the sectors lost 1.4% and 1.37% respectively. Foreign investors booked net sell of Rp163.2 billion yesterday, cutting year-to-date net buy to Rp39.47 trillion.
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