On Monday (09/07) three companies made their trading debuts on the Indonesia Stock Exchange. So far this year a total of 26 companies have completed their initial public offering (IPO) on the Indonesia Stock Exchange. And considering there are still almost six more months to go in 2018 - while various IPOs are in the pipeline - it should become a very good year for IPOs in Indonesia.
Update COVID-19 in Indonesia: 64,958 confirmed infections, 3,241 deaths (6 July 2020)
6 July 2020 (closed)
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Our Financial Columns offer analyses of subjects related to the Indonesian financial markets. Together, these columns - that also have high news value in the current state of the Indonesian economy - intend to provide a clear and detailed picture regarding the structure and performance of these markets.
Indonesian retailer MAP Aktif Adiperkasa made its trading debut on the Indonesia Stock Exchange on Thursday (05/07) after successfully having completed its initial public offering (IPO). The company offered 427.6 million new shares, equivalent to 15 percent of the company's total share capital, to the public at a price of IDR 2,100 a piece, hence raising IDR 897.9 billion (approx. USD $63 million). Indo Premier Sekuritas acted as underwriter for the IPO.
This week two domestic events need to be carefully watched by those who invest in Indonesian assets: (1) the local elections that are scheduled for Wednesday 27 June, and (2) Bank Indonesia's monthly policy meeting that is scheduled for 27-18 June. Lets take a closer look at these events.
Trading in shares of Bakrie & Brothers, which are listed on the Indonesia Stock Exchange, have again been suspended by authorities (for the second time this month) due to a massive decline in the share price. The plunge occurred after Bakrie & Brothers conducted a 10:1 reverse stock split in late-May 2018. Through this corporate action the company reduced the total number of its outstanding shares.