Shares Close .5% Lower

Shares Close .5% Lower

Jakarta share prices closed 0.5 percent lower on Wednesday as investors opted to lock in gains following the market’s strong rally over the past three days, dealers said.

Gains in Astra group shares limited the market’s fall, they added.

The Jakarta Stock Exchange composite index closed down 13.36 points at 2,451.59, off a new all-time intraday high of 2,498.79. Volume was 7.73 billion shares valued at Rp7.66 trillion (US$839.08 million).

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