Saturday, 16 February 2019
New York
Saturday, 16 February 2019 04:19 WIB

Hong Kong stocks fell Friday amid uncertainty over the outcome of US-China trade talks in Beijing, following Wall Street's negative lead on weak US retail sales. The Hang Seng Index lost 1.87 percent, or 531.21 points, to 27,900.84. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index lost 1.37 percent, or 37.31 points, to close at 2,682.39, while the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, closed 0.67 percent lower, or 9.37 points, to 1,389.47. Source : AFP

Wall Street Rallies on Trade Hopes
Saturday, 16 February 2019 04:13 WIB | DOW JONES S & P 500 Nasdaq SahamAS

Wall Street rallied on Friday, with the Dow and the Nasdaq posting their eighth consecutive weekly gains as investors grew hopeful that the United States and China would hammer out an agreement resolving their protracted trade war. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 444.04 points, or 1.75 percent, to 25,883.43, the S&P 500 gained 29.86 points, or 1.09 percent, to 2,775.59 and the Nasdaq Composite added 45.46 points, or 0.61 percent, to 7,472.41. Source : Reuters

European Markets Close Up on US-China Trade Talks; Euro Slides on ECB Comments
Friday, 15 February 2019 23:41 WIB | Stoxx 600 Saham Eropa

European stocks closed higher on Friday on the back of China-U.S. trade talks. The pan-European Stoxx 600 was provisionally up by 1.42 percent at 368.62 with clear gains in basic resources and autos on the back of optimism regarding U.S.-China trade talks. A fresh round of long-term loans from the European Central Bank to euro zone banks being discussed, ECB board member Benoit Coeure said in New York on Friday. Source : CNBC

Dow Holds on to 300-Point Gain as Trump Announces Plan to Declare National Emergency on Border Security
Friday, 15 February 2019 23:30 WIB | DOW JONES S & P 500 Nasdaq SahamAS

The Dow Jones Industrial Average held on to its early gains Friday morning, as President Donald Trump said he would declare a national emergency over security at the U.S.-Mexico border at a news conference in the Rose Garden. The president's plan sets up a potentially nasty fight between GOP and Democrats, as Trump seeks to secure further funds to build a multibillion-dollar wall along the southern border. The Dow was up 350 points, or 1.4%, at 25,786, the S&P 500 index climbed 0.9% at 2,770, while the Nasdaq Composite Index advanced 0.5% to 7,466. The White House said the president...

Dow jumps 200 points at open, set to end week with a flourish as U.S.-China talks show progress
Friday, 15 February 2019 21:41 WIB | DOW JONES Standard & Poor's 500 Indeks Nasdaq Saham AS

U.S. stock indexes on Friday rose firmly higher as investors focused on continued progress in trade negotiations between China and the U.S. in the final day of its weeklong round of discussions. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 213 points, or 0.8%, at 25,648, the S&P 500 index advanced by 0.6% at 2,762, while those for the Nasdaq Composite Index climbed 0.6% to 7,470. For the week, the Dow was on pace for a 1.3% rise, the S&P a 1.4% advance, while the Nasdaq was set to gain 1.8%, as of Thursday's close. U.S.-China trade talks wrapped up Friday in Beijing, with reports...

U.S. Stock Futures Lower as Investors Fret Over Economy, Politics
Friday, 15 February 2019 16:18 WIB | Indeks berjangka AS S&P 500 Futures

U.S. stock futures fell Friday, pointing to a softer start for Wall Street as investors braced for economic data and fresh political tensions amid a report President Donald Trump may declare a national emergency to get funding for a border wall. As well, U.S.-China trade talks were wrapping up with the picture unclear over how much progress had been made. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures fell 122 points, or 0.5%, to 25,305, while S&P 500 futures  were down 11.9 points, or 0.4% to 2,731.50. Nasdaq-100 futures dropped 34.5 points, or 0.5%, to 6,984.75. On Thursday, the Dow...