Indonesian construction company Trimitra Propertindo made its trading debut on the Indonesia Stock Exchange on Thursday (23/08). The company is the 33rd company that has completed its initial public offering (IPO) on the local bourse so far in 2018. There are now a total of 597 listed companies in Indonesia.
20 September 2019 (closed)
USD/IDR (14,085) -14.00 -0.10%
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Jakarta Composite Index (6,231.47) -13.00 -0.21%
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Rapid development of financial technology (fintech), which involves the delivery of financial services that use the latest technology and innovation to compete with the world's traditional financial methods, is also visible in Indonesia.
Concerns about Indonesia's current account balance increased after Bank Indonesia announced last week that the country's current account deficit widened to USD $8.02 billion, or 3.0 percent of gross domestic product (GDP), in the second quarter of 2018. It is Indonesia's highest quarterly deficit since Q3-2014, thus putting additional pressures on the rupiah exchange rate.
Madusari Murni Indah, an Indonesia-based company that is engaged in the production of ethanol and carbon dioxide gas (CO2), plans to set its share price in the range of IDR 500 - 600 a piece for its initial public offering (IPO) on the Indonesia Stock Exchange.