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.
17 October 2019 (closed)
USD/IDR (14,140) -32.00 -0.23%
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Jakarta Composite Index (6,181.01) +11.42 +0.19%
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.
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.
There are 20 state-controlled, yet publicly-listed (on the Indonesia Stock Exchange) companies that have poor financial ratios, reflected by a high debt-to-equity ratio. This ratio indicates how much debt a company uses to finance its assets relative to the value of shareholders' equity, thus it measures a company's financial leverage. The ratio is calculated by dividing the company's total liabilities by its stockholders' equity.