Tuesday, 24 April 2018
New York
Tuesday, 24 April 2018 16:47 WIB

Asia stocks rose as investors turned their attention to the outlook for company earnings and as concerns about global political tensions eased. A weaker yen supported Japanese equities. The MSCI Asia Pacific Index gained 0.4 percent to 173.36 as of 5:13 p.m. in Hong Kong. Indexes from Australia to India climbed. South Korea™s benchmark slid after SK Hynix Inc. reported disappointing earnings. The dollar held near a three-month high as U.S. Treasuries rose. Chinese stocks gained the most in two months amid signs the government is willing to ease its tightening campaign to...

Hong Kong stocks jump as energy firms rally
Tuesday, 24 April 2018 15:44 WIB | HANG SENG SahamHongkong Indeks Shanghai Composite

Hong Kong shares rallied Tuesday, with energy firms boosted by fresh gains in oil prices, while Russian aluminium giant Rusal rocketed more than 40 percent following a US offer to lift sanctions on the firm. The Hang Seng Index rose 1.26 percent, or 381.84 points, to close at 30,636.24. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index rallied 1.99 percent, or 60.92 points, to 3,128.93. The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, added 2.28 percent, or 40.21 points, to 1,804.41. Source : AFP

European markets edge higher as earnings, yields remain in the spotlight
Tuesday, 24 April 2018 15:24 WIB | Saham Eropa Stoxx Europe 600

European markets edged higher on Tuesday morning, as investors monitored the latest deluge of corporate earnings. The pan-European Stoxx 600 was up around 0.15 percent at 383.82 poin during early morning deals, with sectors and major bourses in positive territory. Looking to today's trading session in Europe, earnings season continues to deliver a fresh cluster of financial updates from leading businesses. Europe's oil and gas stocks led the gains shortly after the opening bell, up around 0.8 percent amid a flurry of rating upgrades. Credit Suisse upwardly revised its price target for...

China Stocks Post Best Gains in 2 Months as Beijing Vows to Hit Economic Targets
Tuesday, 24 April 2018 14:54 WIB | SahamChina Indeks Shanghai Composite

China stocks posted their strongest gains in two months on Tuesday as the Communist Party declared its determination to achieve this years economic targets in the face of rising global trade tensions. A faltering in exports could push authorities to shift policy from a slight tightening bias to a looser stance, or even a return to their old playbook of growth-boosting measures, economists say. The blue-chip CSI300 index ended up 2.0 percent at 3,843.49 points, while the Shanghai Composite Index also climbed 2 percent to 3,128.93. Both indexes logged their best daily gain since Feb....

Tokyo Stocks Close Higher on Cheaper Yen
Tuesday, 24 April 2018 13:50 WIB | Nikkei 225 Saham Jepang IndeksTopix

Tokyo stocks closed higher on Tuesday as a cheaper yen boosted exporters, with expectations for sound corporate earnings also supporting the market. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index gained 0.86 percent to close at 22,278.12, while the broader Topix index ended up 1.08 percent, or 18.96 at 1,769.75. "The market started with buying dominating trade as the yen declined to the upper half of the 108 range" against the dollar, SBI Securities said in a commentary. Investors were also cautiously optimistic ahead of a quarterly corporate earnings report season starting this week, analysts...

Asia Stocks Climb; Japan Shares Rise On the Back of Weaker Yen
Tuesday, 24 April 2018 10:17 WIB | Saham Asia Indeks MSCI Asia Pasifik

Asia stocks rose as a weaker yen supported Japanese equities at the start of Tuesday trading after the dollar climbed while investors maintained focus on the U.S. Treasury market, where the 10-year note is approaching 3 percent. The MSCI Asia Pacific Index gained 0.3 percent 173.09 as of 10:48 a.m. in Hong Kong. The greenback strengthened overnight, with the 10-year Treasury yield remaining just below its highest level since 2014. With the yen weakening, equities in Japan climbed, so did indexes in Hong Kong and Australia. Source : Bloomberg