Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) reported a 46% drop in net profit, to Rp95.8 billion in the first half (H1) of 2018, from Rp175.8 billion in H1 last year, due to 23% rise in total expenses (to Rp648 billion). Salaries and allowances increased 44% to Rp345 billion from previous Rp239 billion.

While revenues only grew 6% to Rp741 billion. Revenues from stocks trading services rose 17% to Rp366 billion from previous Rp313 billion. Clearing services revenues also grew 17% to Rp185 billion. While revenues from listing fee reached Rp92 billion and revenues from information services and other facilities reached Rp29 billion.

IDX used cash of Rp133.6 billion on investing activities. It has cash and cash equivalent of Rp1.06 trillion per June. IDX’s assets reached Rp7.68 trillion while liability amounted Rp4 trillion.

Clearing and guarantee institution (KPEI) booked net profit of Rp37 billion in H1 on revenue of Rp197 billion. While central securities depository (KSEI) booked net profit of Rp112.6 billion on revenues of Rp297 billion.