Sunday, 26 January 2020
New York
Saturday, 25 January 2020 04:19 WIB

Stocks ended lower Friday, giving up early gains after authorities confirmed a second U.S. coronavirus case. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell around 170 points, or 0.6%, to end near 28,990, according to preliminary figures, while the S&P 500 lost around 30 points, or 0.9%, to finish near 3,295. The Nasdaq Composite closed near 9,315, off around 88 points, or 0.9%. Analysts said stocks were vulnerable to a pullback as concerns rise about the potential effect of the viral outbreak on global growth. Chinese authorities have moved to restrict movement into and out of several cities,...

Tokyo shares end higher on bargain hunting
Wednesday, 22 January 2020 13:35 WIB | Saham Jepang

Tokyo stocks reversed earlier losses and ended higher Wednesday thanks to bargain hunting, with relative calm despite growing concerns about the spread of a new SARS -like virus. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index added 0.70 percent or 166.79 points to 24,031.35 while the broader Topix index rose 0.53 percent or 9.16 points at 1,744.13. Sumber : AFP

Japan shares claw back earlier virus-related losses but worries persist
Wednesday, 22 January 2020 09:38 WIB | Saham Jepang

Japanese shares made modest gains on Wednesday, as earlier investor panic about the coronavirus in China abated, although hygeine-related firms remained in demand and pressure on the tourism sector persisted. The Nikkei share average rose 0.2% to 23,904.51 in mid-morning trade, partially clawing back losses from the previous session, while the broader Topix added 0.1% to 1,737.47. The virus, which causes a type of pneumonia, has spread to more Chinese cities including Beijing and Shanghai as the number of patients in China more than tripled. More cases were are reported outside China,...

HongKong stocks open slightly higher
Wednesday, 22 January 2020 08:58 WIB | HANG SENG

Hong Kong stocks rose at the start of trade Wednesday following a sharp fall the day before but investors remain on edge over a deadly virus that has now spread to the United States. The Hang Seng Index opened up 0.47 percent, or 131.17 points, to 28,116.50. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.45 percent, or 13.65 points, to open at 3,038.49, while the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, fell 0.47 percent, or 8.57 points, to 1,797.97. Sumber : AFP

Asian stocks arrest slide but investors on edge over China virus
Wednesday, 22 January 2020 08:46 WIB | MSCI Asia Pacific

Asian share markets steadied on Wednesday as investors took stock of the spread of a new strain of coronavirus from China and weighed the possible consequences of a global pandemic. Fears of contagion, particularly as millions travel for Lunar New Year festivities, knocked stocks from record levels on Tuesday as investors swapped them for safer assets. The outbreak has revived memories of the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) epidemic in 2002-03, a coronavirus outbreak that killed nearly 800 people and hurt world travel. MSCIs broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan...

Tokyo stocks open lower on virus woes
Wednesday, 22 January 2020 07:52 WIB |

Tokyo stocks opened slightly lower on Wednesday with investor sentiment dampened by fears over the growing spread of a new SARS -like virus. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index edged down 0.06 percent or 15.46 points to 23,849.10 in early trade while the broader Topix index was down 0.08 percent or 1.45 points at 1,733.52. Source: AFP