Tuesday, 19 February 2019
New York
Tuesday, 19 February 2019 17:23 WIB

U.S. stock futures were flat to lower Tuesday as traders waited for new details to emerge from the latest round of U.S.-China trade talks. As of 5 a.m. ET, Dow futures indicated a drop of about 25 points at the open. S&P 500 and Nasdaq futures were barely changed. Markets are set to open Tuesday after the long Presidents Day weekend. Market players focused their attention on trade negotiations between Washington and Beijing. The White House said Monday that a new session of discussions will take place Tuesday, with higher level talks due later in the week. Source: CNBC

Hong Kong stocks end lower
Tuesday, 19 February 2019 16:08 WIB | HANG SENG SahamHongkong Indeks Shanghai Composite

Hong Kong stocks ended lower Tuesday as investors cautiously await the resumption of trade talks between China and the US later in the day. The Hang Seng Index slipped 0.42 percent, or 118.88 points, to 28,228.13. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index edged up 0.05 percent, or 1.29 points, to 2,755.65, while the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, added 0.18 percent, or 2.65 points, to 1,443.60. Source: AFP

European markets open slightly lower amid US-China trade talks
Tuesday, 19 February 2019 15:12 WIB | saham-saham eropa Indeks Stoxx Europe 600

European stocks opened slightly lower Tuesday morning, as market participants anxiously waited for details from the latest round of U.S.-China trade talks. The pan-European Stoxx 600 was down around 0.2 percent shortly after the opening bell, with most sectors and major bourses in negative territory. Market focus is largely attuned to trade developments between the world's two largest economies, with a new round of negotiations expected in Washington on Tuesday. A follow-up session of higher-level talks is expected later in the week, as both sides look to resolve their protracted dispute...

Tokyo stocks close higher on hope for US-China trade row
Tuesday, 19 February 2019 13:38 WIB | Nikkei 225 Saham Jepang IndeksTopix Indeks Nikkei

Tokyo stocks rose Tuesday on growing expectations the US and China can strike a deal ending their trade dispute as the two countries prepared to continue negotiations. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index gained 0.10 percent, or 20.80 points, to close at 21,302.65, while the broader Topix index was up 0.28 percent, or 4.56 points, at 1,606.52. Sumber : AFP

Nikkei inches up to fresh 2-month high on U.S.-China trade optimism
Tuesday, 19 February 2019 10:46 WIB | Nikkei 225 Saham Jepang IndeksTopix Indeks Saham Nikkei

Japanese shares edged up to new two-month peaks on Tuesday, supported by hopes of a breakthrough in U.S.-China trade talks, with investors snatching up defensive shares amid lingering worries about the global economic slowdown. While markets were without firm directional cues as U.S. markets shut on Monday for a public holiday, sentiment remained broadly positive with investors looking for more clues from trade negotiations between Washington and Beijing. Japan's Nikkei share average added as much as 0.2 percent to 21,326.11, its highest since mid-December, then ended the morning session,...

Asian Stocks Mixed; Treasury Yields Edge Higher
Tuesday, 19 February 2019 09:12 WIB | MSCI Asia Pacific Saham Asian Bursa Asia MSCI

Asian stocks traded mixed Tuesday with little direction after a muted session in Europe and a holiday in the U.S. The dollar edged higher alongside Treasury yields. Shares in Japan and Korea were little changed, while Chinese, Australian and Hong Kong equities posted modest gains. Global trade remained foremost in investors minds as the European Union vowed prompt retaliation if the U.S. imposes tariffs on imported vehicles, with trans-Atlantic trade tensions showing no signs of easing. The Australian dollar swung to a small loss after the central bank reaffirmed its mounting concern over...