Indonesian equities log rare yearly loss

|By:, SA News Editor

Indonesian shares (IDX, IDXJ, EIDO) rise 1.5% on the last trading day of the year — markets are closed Tuesday and Wednesday.

The JCI fell 0.98% in 2013, the first yearly loss since 2008.

Net foreign outflows for the year totaled $1.7B, Reuters says.

Elsewhere, Vietnamese (VNM) shares slide 1.2% but are up some 20% on the year.