Trading in Indonesian stocks have been mainly affected by external sentiment in the past few days, with foreign investors beginning to dominate selling. The stock market moved volatile as most investors opted to trade for the short term. The rupiah, however, strengthened further to Rp13,287 against the U.S. dollar on Monday (June 5). The composite index of the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) closed off its high yesterday, as it only ended higher 0.1% at 5,748, narrowing earlier 0.41% gain. Foreign investors booked a net sell of Rp170.8 billion.

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