Monday, 17 June 2019
New York
Monday, 17 June 2019 09:54 WIB

Japanese share prices ticked up on Monday, erasing initial losses, after Hong Kong shares gained after Hong Kong™s leader indefinitely delayed an unpopular extradition bill that would allow citizens to be sent to mainland China for trial. Still, uncertainties over the global economy, U.S.-China trade frictions and the U.S. Federal Reserve™s policy stance kept many investors on sidelines. Japan™s Nikkei share average rose 0.11% to 21,140 but the broader Topix was down 0.24% at 1,543.06. The market got a brief boost after Hong Kong™s Hang Seng Index opened sharply higher after the...

China shares end flat; healthcare firms drag on accounting check worries
Wednesday, 5 June 2019 14:55 WIB | Bursa China Shanghai composite

China's main stock market indexes ended flat on Wednesday as Beijings plans to conduct accounting checks pulled healthcare firms lower, offsetting a regional rebound sparked by the U.S. central banks comments that raised hopes of an interest rate cut. At the close, the Shanghai Composite index was down 0.03% at 2,861.42. The blue-chip CSI300 index was down 0.04%, with its financial sector sub-index higher by 0.41%, the consumer staples sector down 0.52% and the real estate index up 2.28%. The healthcare sub-index slumped 4.07% after a notice on the website of Chinas Ministry of...

European stocks off to a muted start as global markets bounce back
Wednesday, 5 June 2019 14:23 WIB | Indeks Stoxx Europe 600

European stocks started Wednesdays session on a slightly cautious note, after Wall Street delivered its second best day of 2019 trading on Wednesday. The pan-European Stoxx 600 traded around the flatline after the bell, travel and leisure stocks making a strong start with a 0.5% gain while autos slipped 0.3% in early deals. Source: CNBC

Tokyo stocks close higher on Fed chief's rate signals
Wednesday, 5 June 2019 13:24 WIB | Nikkei 225 Indeks Nikkei

Tokyo stocks closed higher on Wednesday, extending rallies on Wall Street after the US Federal Reserve chief signalled a greater openness to cutting interest rates. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index ended up 1.80 percent or 367.56 points at 20,776.10, while the broader Topix index gained 2.07 percent or 30.99 points at 1,530.08. Source: AFP

Nikkei Rallies as Fed Rate Cut Hopes Lift Sentiment, Cyclical Stocks
Wednesday, 5 June 2019 10:17 WIB | Nikkei 225 Saham Jepang IndeksTopix

Japans Nikkei rebounded sharply on Wednesday morning thanks to a rally in U.S. stocks after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell signalled a possible rate cut in a boost to riskier assets. The Nikkei share average rose 1.9% to 20,785.71 in midmorning trade, posting the biggest daily percentage gain since March 26. All of the Topixs 33 subsectors were in positive territory, with the broader Topix also jumping 1.8% to 1,526.26. Powell said the central bank would act œas appropriate to address trade war risks a day after St. Louis Fed chief James Bullard said a rate cut may...

Asian Shares Catch Wall Street's Fed Cheer; Dollar Remains Weak
Wednesday, 5 June 2019 09:04 WIB | Saham Asia Indeks MSCI Asia Pasifik

Asian shares tracked the Wall Street rally on Wednesday after U.S. central bank comments pointed to the increasing prospects of an interest rate cut, boosting investor sentiment and pushing the dollar lower. The rebound in stock prices also prompted U.S. bond yields to step up from their recent lows, with the 10-year yield off its 21-month low hit earlier in the week. MSCIs broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan edged up 0.4%, while Japans Nikkei average climbed 1.9%. Supporting the market cheer, Federal Reserve Chairman Powell on Tuesday dropped his standard reference...