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Thursday, 9 April 2020 20:51 WIB

Stocks jumped on Thursday after the Federal Reserve gave more details on how it will support the economy amid the coronavirus pandemic. The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped more than 300 points, or 1.3%. The S&P 500 gained 1.1% while the Nasdaq Composite advanced 0.8%. Thursday™s gains put the major averages on pace for strong weekly gains. The Fed announced as slew of programs, including loans geared towards small and medium sized businesses, that will total up to $2.3 trillion. Thursday™s announcement was enough to outweigh another massive jump in weekly jobless claims. More...

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Stock Futures Point to Opening Gains on Thursday
Thursday, 9 April 2020 16:06 WIB | S&P 500 Futures Indeks berjangka AS

Stock futures pointed to a little changed open on Thursday in early morning trading. Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 177 points, pointing to an opening gain of about 100 points on Thursday. S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq-100 futures pointed to small gains at the Thursday open for the two indexes. Stocks surged on Wednesday, with the major averages spending the entire session in the green, fueled in part by Sen. Bernie Sanders dropping out of the presidential race, as well as hopes that the coronavirus outbreak may soon turn. Source : CNBC

Hong Kong Stocks Finish With Rally
Thursday, 9 April 2020 15:47 WIB | Indeks Hang Seng Indeks Shanghai Composite SahamChina SahamHongkong

Stocks in Hong Kong ended with a healthy rally Thursday, in line with an advance across Asia, with investors cheered by signs that the rate of new coronavirus infections was slowing. The Hang Seng Index jumped 1.38 percent, or 329.96 points, to 24,300.33. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index added 0.37 percent, or 10.54 points, to 2,825.90, and the Shenzhen Composite Index on China's second exchange gained 0.85 percent, or 14.72 points, to 1,755.37. Source : AFP

European markets open higher ahead of US jobless claims data
Thursday, 9 April 2020 14:17 WIB | SahamEropa Indeks Stoxx Europe 600

European markets opened higher Thursday as market participants start to hope that the coronavirus pandemic is reaching a peak, but the latest U.S. unemployment claims data could hit sentiment. The pan-European Stoxx 600 climbed 1.1% in early deals, with autos jumping 2.4% to lead gains as all sectors and major bourses entered positive territory. European markets look set to follow their Asian counterparts, which were trading higher Thursday, but market sentiment could take a hit when the latest U.S. unemployment claims report, for the week ended April 4, is set to release at 8:30 a.m. ET...

Tokyo's Nikkei edges down as virus fears offset stimulus hope
Thursday, 9 April 2020 13:37 WIB | IndeksNikkei 225 IndeksTopix Saham Jepang

Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei index closed marginally lower on Thursday, as expectations for the impact of a massive Japanese economic package were offset by worries over the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The Nikkei 225 index lost 0.04 percent, or 7.47 points, to 19,345.77, while the broader Topix index slipped 0.60 percent, or 8.49 points, at 1,416.98. Source : AFP

Hong Kong stocks higher at lunch
Thursday, 9 April 2020 11:18 WIB | IndeksHangSeng SahamHongkong

Hong Kong stocks finished the morning session on a positive note Thursday following a surge on Wall Street fuelled by hopes that the coronavirus crisis could be reaching a peak. The Hang Seng Index rose 0.70 percent, or 167.08 points, to 24,137.45 by the break. Source : AFP