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Wednesday, 17 October 2018 10:02 WIB

Japan™s Nikkei share average hit a six-day high on Wednesday, continuing its recovery from last week™s sharp downturn with technology stocks supported by a turnaround in their Wall Street peers. The Nikkei was up 1.59 percent at 22,907.73 after touching 22,959.41, its highest since Oct. 11. The index was on track for its second straight day of gains following a descent to a five-week low on Monday. The broader Topix gained 1.53 percent to 1,713.79 with all but two of its 33 subsectors in positive territory. The Nikkei had soared to a 27-year high on Oct. 2, before being dragged down by...

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Wednesday, 17 October 2018 07:52 WIB | Saham Asia Indeks MSCI Asia Pasifik

Asian equities got some much needed relief on Wednesday after upbeat U.S. earnings reports drove a rebound on Wall Street and helped restore a little confidence in emerging market stocks and currencies. Japans Nikkei leaped out of the gates with an early rise of 1.3 percent, but still has a long way to go to recoup the past weeks losses. MSCIs broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan added 0.5 percent and South Korea 1.5 percent. U.S. stocks had jumped more than 2 percent on Tuesday in reaction to upbeat earnings reports from major companies including UnitedHealth and...

Japan Shares Advance Amid Solid Data on U.S. Economy, Earnings
Wednesday, 17 October 2018 07:36 WIB | Nikkei 225 Saham Jepang IndeksTopix

Japanese shares advanced after positive U.S. factors, in the form of solid industrial production and corporate earnings, bolstered sentiment. Topix +1.2% to 1,707.89 and  Nikkei 225 +1.4% to 22,857.85 as of 9:26 a.m. in Tokyo. Electronics makers were the biggest boost to the Topix, which rose more than 1 percent. U.S. factory production expanded in September for a fourth month on broad-based demand as the sector accelerated in the third quarter, Federal Reserve data showed Tuesday. The U.S. earnings season began this week with banks such as JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Morgan...

Hong Kong Stocks Close Flat as Caution Prevails (Review)
Wednesday, 17 October 2018 04:07 WIB | HONGKONG HANG SENG

Hong Kong stocks ended flat Tuesday as investors opted for caution in response to global economic headwinds, while other Chinese bourses continued their run of losses. The Hang Seng Index closed up 0.07 percent, or 17.20 points, to 25,462.26. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index dropped 0.85 percent, or 21.77 points, to 2,546.33. The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, shed 1.93 percent, or 24.71 points, to 1,256.37.

Dow ends more than 540 points higher as stocks soar on upbeat earnings
Wednesday, 17 October 2018 04:04 WIB | DOW JONES Standard & Poor's 500 Saham AS

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose more than 500 points Tuesday as stocks staged a sharp rally, buoyed by upbeat earnings that helped investors shake off last week's rout. The blue-chip gauge ended with a gain of around 548 points, or 2.2%, to end near 25,798, according to preliminary figures. The S&P 500 advanced 2.1% to end near 2,810, while the Nasdaq Composite advanced 2.9% to around 7,645. A round of upbeat earnings were credited with the rally. UnitedHealthGroup Inc jumped 4.7% to lead Dow gainers after raising its full-year earnings outlook and beating third-quarter earnings...

Europe closes higher after Wall Street earnings
Tuesday, 16 October 2018 23:31 WIB | Indeks Stoxx Europe 600 Saham Eropa

The pan-European Euro Stoxx 600 index ended 1.58 percent higher to 364.99 with all bourses pushing into positive territory. U.K. stocks were initially hit by a rise in the pound due to optimism over a Brexit deal this week. However as those prospects faded, sterling weakened and, consequentially, U.K.-listed stocks rose. Many stocks listed in London earn much of their income overseas, so a weak sterling is viewed as good for their income. CNBC