Thursday, 27 June 2019
New York
Wednesday, 26 June 2019 23:32 WIB

U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday as gains in chipmaker Micron boosted the technology sector and comments from Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin fueled hopes that the United States and China were making progress in their trade talks. Market participants are hoping for a speedy resolution of differences between the two sides as their bitter trade war takes a toll on global growth. President Donald Trump said earlier in the day it was œabsolutely possible he would emerge from a meeting with Chinese leader Xi Jinping with a deal that would keep him from imposing tariffs he had threatened to...

European Stocks Hit Pause After Rally Fueled by ECB Optimism
Wednesday, 19 June 2019 14:43 WIB | Stoxx 600 SahamEropa

European stocks were little changed after their biggest rally in five months that was prompted by optimism about monetary easing. The Stoxx Europe 600 Index lost about 0.1% ahead of a much-awaited Federal Reserve rate decision due after European markets close. Gains in miners and banks offset losses in defensive sectors such as real estate shares and food-and-beverage makers. The benchmark jumped on Tuesday as the euro dropped after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said rate cuts remain part of the toolkit if inflation doesnt strengthen. Source : Bloomberg

Tokyo Shares End Higher on Upbeat Trade News
Wednesday, 19 June 2019 13:38 WIB | Nikkei 225 Saham Jepang IndeksTopix

Tokyo stocks ended higher on Wednesday, extending rallies on Wall Street following upbeat comments from the US and China on trade ahead of the G20 summit. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 1.72 percent, or 361.16 points, to 21,333.87, while the broader Topix index was up 1.74 percent, or 26.60 points, at 1,555.27. Source : AFP

Nikkei Surges to 4-Week Highs on Hopes For Trade Talks And U.S. Rate Cut
Wednesday, 19 June 2019 09:58 WIB | Nikkei 225 Saham Jepang IndeksTopix

Japans Nikkei surged to four-week highs on Wednesday morning on news that the United States and China will rekindle talks on trade, while ongoing expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve will cut rates this year supported sentiment. The Nikkei share average jumped 1.7% to 21,320.80 in midmorning trade, after rising to a high as 21,352.22 to hit the highest level since May 22. The broader Topix gained 1.5% to 1,550.98, with all but one of its subsectors in positive territory. U.S. President Donald Trump said he would meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G20 summit later this...

Chinese Shares Surge Amid Positive US-China Trade Development
Wednesday, 19 June 2019 09:23 WIB | SahamChina Indeks Shanghai Composite

Stocks in Asia rose in Wednesday morning trade following positive developments overnight on the U.S.-China trade front. Mainland Chinese stocks soared in early trade. The Shanghai composite rose 1.51% and the Shenzhen component gained 2.18%, while the Shenzhen composite added 2.147%. Over in South Korea, the Kospi rose 1%, with shares of industry heavyweight Samsung Electronics and chipmaker SK Hynix surging 1.69% and 4.10%, respectively. Source : CNBC

Asian Shares Jump on Fed Rate Fever, Trade War Hope
Wednesday, 19 June 2019 08:03 WIB | Saham Asia Indeks MSCI Asia Pasifik

Asian share markets jumped on Wednesday as investors dared to hope the Federal Reserve would follow the lead of the European Central Bank and open the door to future rate cuts at its policy meeting later in the day. Indeed, ECB President Mario Draghis shock turnaround on easing fueled talk of a worldwide wave of central bank stimulus, firing up stocks, bonds and commodities. Adding to the cheer was news U.S. President Donald Trump would meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G20 summit later this month, and that trade talks would restart after a recent lull. MSCIs broadest...