Wednesday, 27 March 2019 10:11 WIB
Japan's Nikkei dropped on Wednesday morning as companies' going ex-dividend dented the market, while stability in U.S. yields supported the downside.
Companies whose business years end in March go ex-dividend on Wednesday, after which investors will no longer qualify for the latest dividend payout.
Market participants estimated the effect of the resulting adjustment to prices would take about...
Tuesday, 26 March 2019 21:29 WIB
Consumer confidence fell sharply in March, adding to a recent up-and-down pattern that reflects greater worries about the U.S. economy.
The consumer confidence index dropped to 124.1 from 131.4 in February, the Conference Board said Tuesday. That™s the second lowest rate in a year.
Economists polled by MarketWatch had forecast a 133 reading.
Wednesday, 27 March 2019 09:02 WIB
Gold held a decline as investors weigh concerns about the global growth outlook, with trade negotiations back in focus.
Markets are steadying as traders speculate the slide in equities and Treasury yields that began Friday in the U.S. was overdone. U.S. and Chinese officials resume high-level trade talks this week as they close in on a deal that could just be the first step in...