The Jakarta Composite index fell 0.1 percent to 4,149.8.
Energy companies: Crude futures fell to an eight-week low, losing 1.4 percent to $101.02 a barrel in New York yesterday. Oil was last trading at $100.90. PT Medco Energi Internasional (MEDC) , Indonesia’s biggest listed oil company, fell 1.2 percent to 2,075 rupiah. PT Energi Mega Persada (ENRG) , the second largest, dropped 2.2 percent to 180 rupiah.
PT Bayan Resources (BYAN) : The coal producer said it signed a $750 million term loan agreement with an option to increase it to $950 million within 15 months to refinance debt and fund expansion. PT Bank Mandiri (BMRI) is among the lenders, it said. Bayan slipped 0.8 percent to 17,750 rupiah. Mandiri, Indonesia’s biggest bank by assets, lost 0.7 percent to 6,900 rupiah.
PT Garuda Indonesia (GIAA) : The national flag carrier and Airbus SAS are close to an agreement for Garuda to buy A330 passenger jets valued at $2.5 billion, Reuters reported, citing two unidentified people. The airline will buy 11 units of the A330-300 planes that will be delivered from 2013-2017, the report said. Garuda rose 1.6 percent to 620 rupiah.
PT Timah (TINS) : Indonesia’s March tin exports rose to 8,608 tons from 8,325 tons a month earlier, the nation’s trade ministry said in a statement. Timah climbed 0.6 percent to 1,810 rupiah.
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