Monday, 20 May 2019
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Monday, 20 May 2019 09:57 WIB

Japan's Nikkei share average edged higher on Monday as domestic economic growth in the first quarter proved firmer than expected, although market gains were limited as the data also pointed towards lacklustre domestic demand. The Nikkei was up 0.3% at 21,309.25 as of 0159 GMT. Data released on Monday showed Japan™s gross domestic product (GDP) grew at an annualised 2.1% in the first quarter versus expectations of a 0.2% contraction. However, the surprise expansion was mostly caused by imports declining faster than exports. Source: Reuters

Hong Kong Stocks Open With Gains
Friday, 17 May 2019 09:07 WIB | SahamHongkong SahamChina Indeks Shanghai Composite Indeks Hang Seng

Hong Kong stocks rose at the start of trade Friday, putting them on course to end another tough week on a positive note but investors remain cautious as they await developments in the China-US tariffs standoff. The Hang Seng Index added 0.54 percent, or 152.93 points, to 28,428.00. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index was barely moved, inching up 0.06 points to 2,955.77, while the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, added 0.06 percent, or 0.97 points, to 1,585.78. Source : AFP

Asian Shares Struggle For Footing After Tough Week
Friday, 17 May 2019 07:55 WIB | Saham Asia Indeks MSCI Asia Pasifik

Asian shares were trying to end a bleak week in the black on Friday as upbeat U.S. economic news and solid company earnings offered a respite from the interminable Sino-U.S. trade saga. The reprieve might prove brief, however, given the fallout from President Donald Trumps move to block Chinas Huawei Technologies from buying vital American technology. œIt is hard to get too excited as the news flows in the trade front points to an escalation rather than an ease in tensions, said Rodrigo Catril, senior FX strategist at National Australia Bank. œMany commentators are suggesting...

Tokyo Stocks Open Higher Encouraged by US Rallies
Friday, 17 May 2019 07:23 WIB | Nikkei 225 Saham Jepang IndeksTopix

Tokyo stocks opened higher on Friday, taking heart from rallies on Wall Street as concerns over the US-China trade war receded slightly. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index was up 0.67 percent or 140.72 points at 21,203.70 in early trade, while the broader Topix index was up 0.54 percent, or 8.27 points, at 1,545.82. Source : AFP

Hong Kong Shares Reverse Early Losses to End Flat (Review)
Friday, 17 May 2019 03:22 WIB | HONGKONG HANG SENG

Hong Kong stocks recovered from an early sell-off to finish flat Thursday, though concerns over the China-US trade stand-off continue to keep investors on edge. The Hang Seng Index inched up 6.36 points to 28,275.07. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index closed 0.58 percent, or 17.03 points, up at 2,955.71 and the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, rose 0.44 percent, or 6.89 points, to 1,584.81. Source : AFP

Stocks close higher for third-straight session on upbeat earnings, economic data
Friday, 17 May 2019 03:17 WIB | Indeks Nasdaq Indeks S&P 500 Saham AS Indeks Dow Jones

U.S. stocks closed higher Wednesday, marking the third-straight session of gains as investors shook off concerns over U.S.-China trade relations to focus on positive earnings from blue-chip firms Walmart Inc. and Cisco Systems Inc. as well as surprisingly strong data on the labor and housing markets. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 214 points or about 0.8% to 25,862.68, while the S&P 500 added roughly 25 points, or 0.9% to 2,876.32. The Nasdaq Composite index climbed approximately 76 points, or 1% to 7,898.05. Walmart shares rose 1.4% after the retailer reported upbeat earnings...