Foreign investors kept buying local stocks as they booked net buy of Rp347.2 trillion, cutting year-to-date net sell to only Rp149.2 billion on Friday (Feb 4). Some positive economic data, also positive corporate earning reports, prompted investors to buying more local stocks. The composite index of the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) gained 0.13% to close at 5,361 on Friday with trading value reaching Rp7.26 trillion, higher than average daily trading value of Rp5.89 trillion. The rupiah also strengthened to Rp13,362 against the U.S. dollar. Today investors are waiting for the release of the economic growth data for the fourth quarter of 2016.To subscribe please click here