Friday, 14 December 2018
New York
Thursday, 13 December 2018 23:48 WIB

European stocks were slightly lower on average Thursday as the European Central Bank formally brought its 2.6 trillion euro ($3 tn) QE program to a close. The pan-European Stoxx 600 was little changed from the previous session, provisionally slipping 0.16 percent. The ECB is to end to its crisis-era bond-buying program this December after nearly four years. European lenders have generally been critical of the central bank™s QE program, arguing it has a negative impact on their net interest income. Unicredit was among those leading the gains, up 1.4 percent on the prospect of the ECB...

Stocks Mixed as U.S.-China Trade Tensions Loom
Thursday, 13 December 2018 23:25 WIB | DOW JONES S & P 500 SahamAS

U.S. stocks traded mixed late Thursday morning, as investors continue to digest headlines surrounding the potential for a U.S.-China trade deal. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 52 points, or 0.2%, to 24,580, while the S&P 500 index rose less than a point to 2,651. The Nasdaq Composite Index traded down 18 points, or 0.3% to 7,077. U.S.-China trade concerns remain at fore of investor minds Thursday, as they continue to digest headlines from earlier in the week that suggested the Chinese were ready to make significant concessions to their industrial policy and reduce tariffs on...

Saham AS dibuka lebih tinggi, tetapi ketegangan geopolitik tetap ada
Thursday, 13 December 2018 21:35 WIB | DOW JONES Standard & Poor's 500 saham A.S

Saham AS dibuka sedikit lebih tinggi pada Kamis karena investor mengkaji ketidakpastian geopolitik yang sedang berlangsung. Rabu malam, Perdana Menteri Inggris Theresa May selamat dari mosi tidak percaya yang dipicu oleh anggota partainya sendiri saat saga Brexit berlanjut. Sementara di tempat lain, kecemasan perdagangan AS-China berlanjut meski ada komentar dari Presiden Donald Trump yang meyakinkan para pemirsa bahwa pembicaraan sedang berlangsung. Dow Jones Industrial Average dibuka 0,2%, S&P 500 memulai sesi naik 0,3% dan Indeks Nasdaq Composite naik 0,5%. Menjelang pembukaan, data...

Dow futures slightly higher amid growing hopes for a breakthrough in US-China trade war
Thursday, 13 December 2018 17:29 WIB | Standard & Poor's 500 Saham AS

U.S. stock index futures were slightly higher Thursday morning, amid signs of thawing trade tensions between the world's two largest economies. At around 3:40 a.m. ET, Dow futures rose 70 points, indicating a positive open of more than 94 points. Futures on the S&P 500 and Nasdaq were also seen relatively upbeat. Market participants are gradually becoming more optimistic about the prospect of the U.S. and China reaching a comprehensive trade agreement. It follows a flurry of news this week pointing to cooling tensions between the two global powers. CNBC

Saham Hong Kong berakhir dengan gain yang lebih baik
Thursday, 13 December 2018 15:30 WIB | HONGKONG HANG SENG

Saham Hong Kong reli lebih dari satu persen untuk hari kedua secara beruntun pada Kamis karena investor optimis terkait negosiasi perdagangan China-AS. Indeks Hang Seng melonjak 1,29%, atau 337,64 poin, menjadi 26.524,35. Indeks Shanghai Composite naik 1,23%, atau 31,90 poin, menjadi 2.634,05 sementara Indeks Shenzhen Composite, yang menelusuri saham di bursa kedua China, bertambah 1,11%, atau 14,89 poin, menjadi 1.360,92.(yds) AFP

European markets open slightly higher; sterling rally fades after British PM survives confidence vote
Thursday, 13 December 2018 15:11 WIB | Indeks Stoxx Europe 600 Saham Eropa

European stocks opened slightly higher Thursday morning, amid signs of cooling trade tensions between the world's two largest economies. The pan-European Stoxx 600 was up around 0.25 percent shortly after the opening bell, with most sectors and major bourses in positive territory. Market focus is largely attuned to global trade developments, after a flurry of upbeat comments from Washington and Beijing heightened expectations of a comprehensive trade deal. The U.K. currency was down around 0.1 percent to trade at $1.2626 against the U.S. dollar shortly before Thursday's opening bell. CNBC