Stocks struggle for direction ahead of crucial Fed decision
Wednesday, 19 June 2019 23:40 WIB |
MARKET UPDATE | Standard & Poor's 500Saham AS
U.S. stocks struggled for direction Wednesday as investors awaited a key decision by the Federal Reserve that could determine whether Wall Street is likely to get a highly anticipated interest rate cut this year.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 22 points to 26,487 while the S&P 500 index slid less than a point to 2,917 and the Nasdaq Composite Index fell 2 points to 7,951.
The Dow and the S&P 500 are both about 1% off their record highs.
The Fed is expected to discuss if and when to lower the benchmark interest rates, which stand at a range between 2.25% and 2.50%, to combat the impact of a protracted clash between the Trump administration and China over tariffs, as well as signs of sluggish economic growth creeping into the U.S. economy.
Thursday, 23 January 2020 10:30 WIB
Tokyo shares dropped on Thursday, led by energy-related and cyclical stocks, as investors remained anxious about the spread of a new flu-like virus in China and awaited Japanese corporate earnings.
The Nikkei share average dropped 0.5% to 23,901.72 in mid-morning trade, giving up nearly all the gai...
Thursday, 23 January 2020 09:04 WIB
Hong Kong stocks sank at the start of trade Thursday, with investors nervous over the deadly SARS -like virus that has spread from China.
The Hang Seng Index fell 0.82 percent, or 231.29 points, to 28,109.75.
The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index dropped 0.74 percent, or 22.80 points, to 3,037.95...
Thursday, 23 January 2020 07:38 WIB
Tokyo stocks opened lower on Thursday with the yen holding firm and risk appetite dampened by concerns about a new virus from China.
The benchmark Nikkei 225 index lost 0.77 percent or 184.53 points to 23,846.82 in early trade while the broader Topix index was down 0.58 percent or 10.19 points at 1...
Thursday, 23 January 2020 04:22 WIB
Hong Kong shares recovered some of the previous day's sharp losses on bargain-buying Wednesday but traders remain on edge as they await developments linked to the deadly SARS -like virus that has spread from China.
The Hang Seng index climbed 1.27 percent, or 355.71 points, to close at 28,341.04.
Thursday, 23 January 2020 04:17 WIB
U.S. stocks closed virtually unchanged Wednesday, giving up strong early gains even as investors weighed reports about the Chinese flu outbreak.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed about 9 points, less than 0.1%, higher, at about 29,187, while the S&P 500 was up a point, less than 0.1%, at ...