Monday, 30 March 2020
New York
Monday, 30 March 2020 16:37 WIB

U.S. stock futures shed gains to fall back into negative territory early Monday morning in volatile trading after last week™s sharp gains, even as the number of coronavirus cases in the U.S. continues to rise at an alarming rate. At around 3:19 a.m. ET, Dow Jones Industrial Average futures were down 89 points, pointing to an implied fall of about 161.78 points at the Monday open. S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq 100 futures also pointed to a lower open for the two indexes on Monday. The moves came as crude prices fell sharply. Earlier, futures made a recovery to point to Monday opening...

Tokyo Nikkei Closes Up More Than 7% on Weak Yen, BOJ Buying
Tuesday, 24 March 2020 13:58 WIB | IndeksTopix Saham Jepang Nikkei 225

Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei stock index soared more than 7 per cent on Tuesday, boosted by a weak yen and aggressive asset-buying from the Bank of Japan. The Nikkei 225 index rose 7.13 per cent, or 1,204.57 points, to close at 18,092.35, while the broader Topix index was up 3.18 per cent, or 41.09 points, at 1,333.10. Tokyo shares opened sharply higher as investors were encouraged by a weak yen against the US dollar and the Bank of Japan's (BOJ) buying of exchange-traded funds (ETFs), dealers said. Source : Bloomberg

Nikkei Jumps Nearly 7% on Hopes of BOJ Buying; SoftBank Group Soars
Tuesday, 24 March 2020 11:14 WIB | Saham Jepang Nikkei 225

Japans share benchmark Nikkei climbed nearly 7% to its highest level in 1-1/2 weeks on Tuesday, outperforming regional peers, supported by hopes of buying by the Bank of Japan (BOJ) and public pension funds. The Nikkei average gained 6.7% to 18,026.73, its highest since March 13, by the midday break. If sustained until the close, it would be the biggest daily rise for the Nikkei since November 2016. The Nikkeis volatility index, a measure of investors volatility expectations based on option pricing and considered to be a fear gauge, slid 16.3% to 45.60, further off a nine-year...

Hong Kong Stocks Rally at Open
Tuesday, 24 March 2020 09:04 WIB | Indeks Hang Seng Indeks Shanghai Composite Saham HongKong SahamChina

Hong Kong stocks soared more than three percent at the start of trade on Tuesday after the Federal Reserve pledged to ramp up bond-buying in a bid to support the US economy during the virus crisis. The Hang Seng Index jumped 3.44 per cent, or 747.15 points, to 22,443.28. Mainland China's benchmark Shanghai Composite Index climbed 1.83 per cent, or 48.69 points, to 2,708.86, while the Shenzhen Composite Index on China's second exchange rose 1.76 per cent, or 28.77 points, to 1,660.65. Source : AFP

Japan Stocks Jump Almost 4% as Fed Ramps Up Stimulus Measures
Tuesday, 24 March 2020 07:24 WIB | Indeks MSCI Asia Pasifik Saham Asia IndeksTopix Saham Jepang Nikkei 225

Stocks in Asia jumped in Tuesday morning trade as authorities ramped up stimulus measures to combat the economic impact of the global coronavirus outbreak. Japans Nikkei 225 led gains among the regions major markets as it surged 3.76% in early trade while the Topix rose 2.51%. In South Korea, the Kospi also rose 2.39%. Meanwhile, shares in Australia advanced in morning trade, with the S&P/ASX 200 up more than 2%. Overall, the MSCI Asia ex-Japan index traded 0.95% higher. The U.S. Federal Reserve announced an open-ended asset purchase program on Monday. The central bank said the...

Hong Kong: Stocks Close Sharply Lower (Review)
Tuesday, 24 March 2020 04:12 WIB | Indeks Shanghai Composite IndeksHangSeng SahamHongkong

Hong Kong stocks plunged Monday with investors spooked about the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic despite the announcement of massive emergency stimulus measures worldwide. The Hang Seng Index plummeted 4.86 per cent, or 1,108.94 points, to close at 21,696.13. Mainland China's benchmark Shanghai Composite Index also closed down, dropping 3.11 per cent, or 85.45 points, to 2,660.17. The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, lost 4.26 per cent, or 72.58 points, to close at 1,631.88. Source : AFP