Thursday, 25 April 2019 15:25 WIB
European stocks were lower Thursday morning, as market participants monitored another deluge of corporate earnings.
The pan-European Stoxx 600 was down around 0.3% during early morning deals, with most sectors and major bourses in negative territory.
Market focus is largely attuned to corporate results, as investors reacted to another flurry of earnings reports.
Europe™s banking index was...
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 14:04 WIB
Oil traded near $66 a barrel after U.S. crude inventories rose by more than expected, stymieing a rally driven by the prospect of tighter supplies due to American sanctions on Iran.
Futures in New York were little changed after posting the biggest drop in more than a week on Wednesday. Government data showed U.S. stockpiles rose by 5.48 million barrels last week, compared with an...