Foreign investors continued buying local stocks on Tuesday (Mar 21), while domestic investors opted to take profit in certain stocks. Foreign investors booked net buy of Rp392.5 billion yesterday, bringing year-to-date net buy to Rp5.51 trillion. The composite index of the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) gained 0.16% to close at 5,543 Tuesday, closed off its low of 5,526 helped by buying ahead of market close. The rupiah strengthened further to Rp13,308 against the U.S. dollar yesterday.

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