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Thursday, 22 August 2019 16:24 WIB

U.S. stock index futures were slightly higher Thursday morning. At around 03:45 a.m. ET, Dow futures rose 36 points, indicating a positive open of more than 67 points. Futures on the S&P and Nasdaq were both slightly higher. Market focus is largely attuned to the Federal Reserve's central banking meeting in Jackson Hole, Wyoming over the next two days. Policymakers at the U.S. central bank are scheduled to deliver remarks from Thursday, after weeks of limited public appearances. Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker and Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan are both set to comment on...

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Hong Kong shares sank more than two percent Tuesday following steep losses on Wall Street, with investors hit by worries over political unrest in the city as well as uncertainty about the China-US trade standoff. The Hang Seng Index fell 2.10 percent, or 543.42 points, to 25,281.30. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.63 percent, or 17.73 points, to 2,797.26, while the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, shed 0.69 percent, or 10.36 points, to 1,498.63. Source: AFP

European stocks open lower amid global political uncertainty
Tuesday, 13 August 2019 14:20 WIB | Saham Eropa Stoxx Europe 600

European stocks opened lower on Tuesday as investors monitor political uncertainty in Italy, Hong Kong and Argentina. The pan-European Stoxx 600 slipped 0.3% to 369.32 at the opening bell, banks leading losses with a 0.8% fall as the majority of sectors and major bourses traded in the red. The full Italian senate is due to meet on Tuesday to set the date for a motion of no confidence in the government, after the far-right League party said last week that its governing coalition with the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement had become unworkable. Asian stocks declined on Tuesday afternoon...

Tokyo shares slip on high yen, falling Asian markets
Tuesday, 13 August 2019 13:25 WIB | Topix Saham Jepang Indeks Nikkei Saham Tokyo

Tokyo stocks closed down Tuesday as a stronger yen and falls on Wall Street and across the Asia region weighed on the market after three days of holidays. The benchmark Nikkei-225 index lost 1.11 percent to 229.38 points to 20,455.44, while the broader Topix index fell 1.15 percent or 17.27 points to 1,486.57. Source : AFP

Hong Kong stocks down at open
Tuesday, 13 August 2019 08:59 WIB | SahamHongkong IndeksHangSeng Shanghai composite

Hong Kong shares sank more than one percent at the open on Tuesday following heavy losses on Wall Street, while the closure of the city's protest-hit airport the previous day added to political uncertainty. The Hang Seng Index fell 1.12 percent, or 288.10 points, to 25,536.62 at the open. And the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index slipped 0.60 percent, or 16.94 points, to 2,798.05, while the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, eased 0.74 percent, or 11.16 points, to 1,497.83. Source : AFP

Asia shares slip as Hong Kong unrest, Argentine peso crash rattle investors
Tuesday, 13 August 2019 08:19 WIB | MSCI Asia Pacific Saham Asia Bursa Asia

Asian shares fell on Tuesday as fears about a drawn out Sino-U.S. trade war, protests in Hong Kong and a crash in Argentina's peso currency drove investors to safe harbors like bonds, gold, and the yen. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was down 0.26% while Japan's Nikkei tumbled 1.28%. The selling in regional markets came as Wall Street stocks took a beating on Monday, with the S&P 500 losing 1.23%. Sentiment was already weak due to increasing signs that the United States and China will not quickly resolve their year-long trade war. Markets were hit with...