Shares of the following companies had unusual moves in Indonesian trading. Stock symbols are in parentheses, and prices are as of the close in Jakarta.
The Jakarta Composite index rose 1.3 percent to 3,857.88, the highest close since Sept. 13.
Energy companies: PT Elnusa (ELSA IJ), an Indonesian oil and gas services company, gained 4.4 percent to 240 rupiah. PT Energi Mega Persada (ENRG IJ), the nation’s second-biggest listed oil company, advanced 5.9 percent to 198 rupiah, its highest close since Aug. 23. Crude oil futures gained as much as 2.2 percent to $101 a barrel in New York.
PT Bumi Resources Minerals (BRMS IJ), a unit of Indonesia’s largest coal producer, PT Bumi Resources (BUMI IJ), jumped 7.6 percent to 570 rupiah, the most since Nov. 9. Bumi Resources is open to “strategic partnering” in Bumi Minerals, Bumi Resources Director Dileep Srivastava said in a mobile-phone text message in response to a query from Bloomberg News.
Investor Daily Indonesia reported earlier that Bumi Resources planned to sell shares in Bumi Minerals and was looking for a strategic partner to develop the unit’s mines. Bumi Resources rose 3.4 percent to 2,275 rupiah.