Wednesday, 21 August 2019
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Wednesday, 21 August 2019 07:41 WIB

Tokyo stocks opened lower on Wednesday following losses on Wall Street amid lingering trade war concerns and falls in Europe on the political crisis engulfing Italy. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index slid 0.91 per cent or 187.25 points to 20,489.97 in early trade while the broader Topix index fell 0.98 per cent or 14.82 points to 1,491.95. Source : AFP

Dow falls 200 points at the open, kicks of week lower as stock market slumps amid global unrest
Monday, 12 August 2019 20:47 WIB | Indeks Nasdaq Indeks S&P 500 Indeks Dow Jones SahamAS

U.S. stock benchmarks on Monday kicked off the week's action on a downbeat note, amid lingering worries over U.S.-China trade tensions and unrest in Hong Kong and elsewhere. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 204 points, or 0.8%, to 26,078, the S&P 500 index declined 0.6% at 2,900, while the Nasdaq Composite Index retreated 0.6% at 7,907. Wall Street investors were monitoring events in Hong Kong, where authorities canceled more than 100 flights as thousands of demonstrators thronged the city's airport to protest police for their handling of this summer's protests. Meanwhile,...

Dow futures higher after China fixes yuan at stronger-than-expected level
Monday, 12 August 2019 15:49 WIB | Indeks saham berjangka A.S. Indeks berjangka Standard & Poor’s 500

U.S. stock index futures were higher Monday morning, after Chinas central bank set the official midpoint reference for the yuan at a stronger-than-expected level. At around 02:30 a.m. ET, Dow futures rose 46 points, indicating a positive open of more than 55 points. Futures on the S&P and Nasdaq were both slightly higher. Market focus is largely attuned to simmering trade tensions between the worlds two largest economies. On Monday, the Peoples Bank of China (PBOC) set its daily midpoint for yuan trading -- which determines the limits for its onshore movement -- at 7.0211 per...

Hong Kong stocks close with losses
Monday, 12 August 2019 15:35 WIB | HONGKONG HANG SENG

Hong Kong shares finished in negative territory Monday with investors concerned about the outlook for China-US trade talks and ongoing protests that have struck the city for months. The Hang Seng Index fell 0.44 percent, or 114.58 points, to 25,824.72. But the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index gained 1.45 percent, or 40.24 points, to 2,814.99 as authorities eased restrictions on investing in certain stocks. The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, added 1.97 percent, or 29.13 points, to 1,508.99. Source:...

European stocks open higher despite lingering trade concerns
Monday, 12 August 2019 14:18 WIB | Saham Eropa Stoxx Europe 600

European stocks opened higher on Monday following a volatile week for global markets as investors monitor escalations in the U.S.-China trade war. The pan-European Stoxx 600 jumped 0.7% to 371.56 at the opening bell, technology and auto stocks gaining 1% as all sectors and major bourses traded in positive territory. The People's Bank of China set the official midpoint reference for its yuan currency at 7.0211 per dollar on Monday, exceeding the psychological barrier of 7 per dollar for the third consecutive session. Trade talks are set to resume in Washington in early September after a...

Shanghai Composite Rises 0.2%; Kweichow Moutai Leads
Monday, 12 August 2019 09:00 WIB | Saham Cina Shanghai composite

The Shanghai Composite Index is rising 0.2 percent at 2,780.83 in Shanghai in early trading. Kweichow Moutai Co. contributed the most to the index gain, increasing 4.0 percent. Flat Glass Group Co. had the largest increase, rising 10.0 percent. In early trading, 737 of 1,522 shares rose, while 595 fell; 4 of 5 sectors were higher, led by industrial stocks. Source : Bloomberg