Jokowi to Attend IDX Closing Bell Ceremony

Angga Bratadharma    •    29 Desember 2017 13:56 WIB
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Jokowi to Attend IDX Closing Bell Ceremony
President Joko Widodo (Photo: MI/Arya Manggala)

Jakarta: President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo is due to attend the Indonesia Stocks Exchange (IDX) closing bell ceremony on Friday, December 29, 2017.

Jokowi is expected to arrive at the IDX Building around 3:30 PM. He is scheduled to deliver a keynote speech in front of national financial leaders.

Jokowi will be welcomed by IDX president director Tito Sulistio. He will be accompanied by a number of high ranking officals. 

The Jakarta Composite Index (JCI) passed 6,000 level in the end of 2017. It stood at 5,296 in the beginning of the year.

"If we have good products, we will have better issuers," Tito said.

As many as 517 listed issuers recorded a combined profit of Rp253.51 trillion in January-September 2017. It represented an increase of 19.48 compared to the same period last year.