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Friday, 19 October 2018 15:50 WIB

Shanghai stocks rebounded from early losses to surge more than two percent Friday after top economic officials made rare coordinated statements aimed at shoring up investor confidence in the country's troubled markets. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index jumped 2.58 percent, or 64.05 points, to 2,550.47 but it still finished the week 2.1 percent lower. The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, also gained 2.58 percent, or 31.80 points, to 1,263.81 but lost 2.5 percent for the week. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index also staged a rebound to end 0.42...

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European Markets Open Mixed Amid Earnings; Brexit, Italy Remain in Focus
Friday, 19 October 2018 14:17 WIB | Stoxx 600 SahamEropa

European stocks opened mixed Friday morning, as investors digest news from China and await further corporate results. The pan-European Stoxx 600 was flat in 361.67 shortly after the opening bell, with sectors and major bourses pointing in opposite directions. In Asia, stocks were also mixed after China reported its growth rate for the third quarter of the year. The 6.5 percent year-on-year figure came in below expectations and is the weakest pace seen since the first quarter of 2009. Source : CNBC

Tokyo Shares Fall on Global Jitters
Friday, 19 October 2018 13:29 WIB | Nikkei 225 Saham Jepang IndeksTopix

Tokyo stocks extended losses on Friday, following a global market rout on worries including the diplomatic fallout from the disappearance of a Saudi journalist and fears of China's slowdown. The Nikkei 225 index lost 0.56 percent or 126.08 points to end at 22,532.08, while the broader Topix index gave up 0.69 percent or 11.79 points to 1,692.85. Source : AFP

Nikkei on Track For Third Week of Losses as Global Sentiment Slides
Friday, 19 October 2018 09:50 WIB | Nikkei 225 Saham Jepang IndeksTopix

Japans Nikkei fell on Friday, tracking broader losses in global equities markets and heading for its third straight week of decline. The Nikkei share average at one stage dropped almost 2 percent to hit a six-week low of 22,212.57. Halfway through the morning session, it was down 1.48 percent at 22,323.74. The broader Topix declined 1.3 percent to 1,682.52. Japans benchmark index has given up around 8.7 percent since its 27-year peak hit on Oct. 2, as worries over Italys 2019 budget and growth concerns in China weigh on market sentiment globally. Investors also await November...

Hong Kong, Shanghai Stocks Tumble at Open
Friday, 19 October 2018 09:03 WIB | SahamHongkong SahamChina Indeks Shanghai Composite Indeks Hang Seng

Stocks in Hong Kong and Shanghai tumbled at the open on Friday, extending a global sell-off on concerns about higher US interest rates, while traders await the release of Chinese growth data. The Hang Seng Index fell 1.11 percent, or 282.52 points, to 25,172.03. And the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index shed 1.06 percent, or 26.34 points, to 2,460.08, while the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, sank 1.35 percent, or 16.68 points, to 1,215.33. Source : AFP