European markets seen mixed amid earnings, economic data
Thursday, 21 February 2019 15:19 WIB |
MARKET UPDATE |EropaStoxx Europe 600
European stocks are set to open mixed Thursday morning, amid rising hopes the world's two largest economies could soon secure a trade deal to end a protracted dispute.
The pan-European Stoxx 600 was flat shortly after the opening bell, with sectors and major bourses pointing in opposite directions.
Market focus is largely attuned to global trade developments, after U.S. and Chinese officials reportedly started to outline commitments in principle on the stickiest issues in their long-running trade dispute.
President Donald Trump has suggested he might be willing to extend the March 1 deadline for a deal, which would stop an immediate increase in tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports to 25 percent from 10 percent.
Tuesday, 12 November 2019 15:47 WIB
Hong Kong stocks ended with gains Tuesday, clawing back some of the hefty losses from the previous day but traders remained on edge as the city was hit by fresh protests that blocked key roads and shut businesses.
The Hang Seng Index gained 0.52 percent, or 138.73 points, to 27,065.28.
Tuesday, 12 November 2019 15:40 WIB
European stocks traded cautiously higher on Tuesday morning after reports suggested U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to delay a decision on whether to impose tariffs on EU autos by six months.
The pan-European Stoxx 600 rose by around 0.1% at 405.82 in early trade, with basic resources climb...
Tuesday, 12 November 2019 14:50 WIB
Shares in Shanghai ended firmer on Tuesday, after having dithered either side of flat, ahead of a key speech by U.S. President Donald Trump at the Economic Club of New York that may offer clues on the likelihood of a trade deal with China.
At the close, the Shanghai Composite index ticked up 0.2% t...
Tuesday, 12 November 2019 13:18 WIB
Tokyo stocks rose on Tuesday, driven higher by a brisk performance from the construction sectors, but investors remained cautious over the US-China trade deal and fresh unrest in Hong Kong.
The benchmark Nikkei 225 index gained 0.81 percent, or 188.17 points, to close at 23,520.01, while the broade...
Tuesday, 12 November 2019 09:53 WIB
Japan's Nikkei edged up on Tuesday as a slightly weaker yen boosted shares of exporters, but the broader TOPIX index fell as worries about U.S.-China trade friction and an escalation of violence in Hong Kong hurt sentiment.
The Nikkei index rose 0.07% to 23,348.86 by 0201 GMT. However, the Topix in...