Thursday, 25 April 2019 16:46 WIB
U.S. stock index futures were mixed on Thursday morning, as market participants digested geopolitical news and looked ahead to another day of corporate earnings.
At around 02:30 a.m. ET, Dow futures rose 8 points, but indicated a negative open of more than 40 points. Futures on the S&P and Nasdaq were both marginally higher.
Wall Street ended Wednesday™s session lower on the back of...
Thursday, 25 April 2019 10:55 WIB
On Thursday, the Bank of Japan (BOJ) concluded its 2-day April monetary policy review meeting and made no changes to its monetary policy settings, holding rates at -10bps while maintaining 10yr JGB yield target at 0.00%.
The BOJ vote was 8 to 1, leaving its pledge to buy JGBs unchanged so that its holdings increase at an annual pace of around 80 trln yen.
The decision on maintaining its...
Thursday, 25 April 2019 18:12 WIB
Oil futures gained Thursday, mounting a charge toward fresh multimonth highs, as energy-market participants considered the likelihood that major producers will answer with increased supply in response to tougher U.S. action against Iran™s oil market.
In recent action, U.S.-based West Texas Intermediate crude for June delivery was up 36 cents, or 0.6%, to $66.23 a barrel on the New York...