Monday, 26 August 2019
New York
Monday, 26 August 2019 15:28 WIB

Hong Kong stocks tumbled on Monday after US President Donald Trump and China ramped up their trade war with fresh tariffs, while investors were also spooked by more violent clashes between police and protesters in the city. The Hang Seng Index fell 1.91 percent, or 499.00 points, to 25,680.33. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index dropped 1.17 percent, or 33.86 points, to 2,863.57 and the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, reteated 0.77 percent, or 12.13 points, to 1,566.57. Source : AFP

Dow climbs 200 points at open but U.S. stock market set to book weekly loss amid recession jitters
Friday, 16 August 2019 20:54 WIB | Indeks Nasdaq Indeks S&P 500 Indeks Dow Jones SahamAS

Stocks opened higher Friday but Wall Street was still on track for weekly losses, as U.S. Treasury yields recovered from multiyear low and investors track U.S.-China trade negotiations. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 210 points, or 0.8%, at 25,789, and the S&P 500 index climbed 0.9% at 2,873, while the Nasdaq Composite Index advanced 0.8% to 7,845. Investing has been dominated by concerns about the health of the global economy, with an inversion of the yield curve, where short-term rates rise above their longer-term counterparts, heightening those concerns. The so-called...

Dow futures jump 250 points as focus remains on trade and the economy
Friday, 16 August 2019 16:42 WIB | Indeks saham berjangka A.S. Indeks Nasdaq S&P 500 Futures

U.S. stock index futures were set to open sharply higher on Friday morning as investors continued to focus on movements in the bond market and U.S.-China trade talks. Around 5:30 a.m. ET, Dow futures indicated a positive open of about 250 points. Futures on the S&P and Nasdaq were also both solidly higher. Wall Street closed Thursday's session on a more positive note, erasing some of the steep losses suffered earlier in the week. Market sentiment remains volatile, however, as concerns about the softening global economy and U.S.-China trade talks kept investors on edge. Source : CNBC

Hong Kong stocks rebound from early losses
Friday, 16 August 2019 15:21 WIB | HONGKONG HANG SENG

Hong Kong stocks recovered to close higher on Thursday after an early slump following hefty losses on Wall Street over fears of a global recession. The Hang Seng Index rose 0.76 percent or 193.18 points to end at 25,495.46. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.25 percent, or 6.89 points, to close at 2,815.80. The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, closed 0.53 percent, or 8.07 points higher, to 1,517.07. Source: AFP

Europe stocks open higher as calm returns to markets following Treasury yield inversion
Friday, 16 August 2019 14:20 WIB | Saham Eropa Stoxx Europe 600

European markets open higher on Friday as investors monitor Treasury yields for clues on a possible recession. The pan-European Stoxx 600 was up by 0.35% to 365.09 with every sector moving higher. The FTSE 100 has failed to open so far. Investor sentiment, already dampened by a slowing economy and ongoing Sino-U.S. trade tensions, turned more pessimistic in recent days after the U.S. 2-year/10-year Treasury yield curve inverted ” a market move that is widely considered to be a signal of a looming recession. U.S. 30-year Treasury yields dropped to a record low on Thursday, falling below...

Tokyo stocks end marginally higher
Friday, 16 August 2019 13:27 WIB | Topix Saham Jepang Indeks Nikkei Bursa Tokyo

Tokyo stocks closed slightly higher on Friday, supported by gains of Chinese shares, but trade was sluggish with investors in a wait-and-see mode ahead of the weekend. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index, which fell at the open, inched up 0.06 percent or 13.16 points to end at 20,418.81 while the broader Topix index climbed 0.10 percent or 1.44 points at 1,485.29. Source : AFP