Shares of the following companies may have unusual moves in Indonesian trading. Stock symbols are in parentheses, and share prices are as of the previous close.
The Jakarta Composite index rose 0.7 percent to 3,715.08.
Energy companies: Crude oil futures rose to a two-week high, adding 0.6 percent to $100.36 a barrel in New York yesterday. Oil was last traded at $100.51 a barrel.
PT Medco Energi Internasional (MEDC IJ), Indonesia’s biggest listed oil company, gained 3.3 percent to 2,325 rupiah. PT Energi Mega Persada (ENRG IJ), the second largest, increased 0.7 percent to 149 rupiah.
PT Aneka Tambang (ANTM IJ): Indonesia’s second-biggest nickel producer plans to increase the size of a 1.5 trillion rupiah ($165 million) bond sale as investor demand reached 10 trillion rupiah, Bisnis Indonesia reported, citing an unidentified executive. Aneka gained 1.9 percent to 1,640 rupiah.
PT Benakat Petroleum Energy (BIPI IJ): The oil producer will spend 45 billion rupiah to buy back 214.28 million of PT Elnusa’s (ELSA IJ) shares at 210 rupiah each, Bisnis Indonesia reported, citing Firlie Ganinduto, a director at Benakat. The company sold 35.71 million of Elnusa’s shares on Nov. 15 and 178.57 million shares on Oct. 27, the report said. Benakat rose 0.6 percent to 170 rupiah. Elnusa, an oil services company, fell 2.4 percent to 205 rupiah.
PT Jasa Marga (JSMR IJ): Indonesia’s biggest toll-road operator may spend 400 billion rupiah to expand its property business in 2012, Investor Daily Indonesia reported, citing President Director Frans Sunito. Jasa Marga rose 0.7 percent to 3,875 rupiah.