European markets open lower after Fed cools rate cut hopes
Wednesday, 26 June 2019 14:25 WIB |
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European stocks opened lower Wednesday after U.S. Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell tempered expectations of an imminent cut to interest rates.
The pan-European Stoxx 600 fell 0.3% at the opening bell, healthcare stocks leading the losses with a 0.6% decline while oil and gas gained 0.4% as only a handful of sectors entered positive territory.
Investors worldwide are also awaiting the impending meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday at the G-20 summit in Osaka, in the hope that the world™s two largest economies will at least agree a ceasefire on escalating trade tariffs.
Thursday, 17 October 2019 10:09 WIB
Japanese shares took a breather on Thursday, a day after rallying to more than 10-month highs, as investors waited for signs of progress on U.S.-China trade and Brexit negotiations.
The benchmark Nikkei average edged 0.1% higher to 22,503.97 by the midday break, holding within a tight range near it...
Thursday, 17 October 2019 08:57 WIB
Hong Kong stocks started Thursday with gains after a weak US retail sales report lifted hopes for another Federal Reserve interest rate cut.
The Hang Seng Index rose 0.54 percent, or 144.76 points, to 26,809.04.
The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index added 0.04 percent, or 1.28 points, to 2,979.99...
Thursday, 17 October 2019 07:26 WIB
Tokyo stocks opened slightly lower on Thursday following drops on Wall Street as investors watched for any developments in Brexit talks in Brussels.
The benchmark Nikkei 225 index was down 0.08 percent or 18.91 points at 22,454.01 in early trade while the broader Topix index was down 0.24 percent o...
Thursday, 17 October 2019 03:54 WIB
Hong Kong shares closed higher on Wednesday, in line with a rally across Asia and after shrugging off a mid-morning drop when the city's leader was forced to briefly abandon a policy speech owing to heckling by opposition lawmakers.The Hang Seng Index added 0.61 percent, or 160.35 points, to 26,664....
Thursday, 17 October 2019 03:46 WIB
Wall Street lost ground on Wednesday as weak U.S. economic data and simmering geopolitical tensions spooked buyers away from the equities market, despite a string of generally positive third-quarter earnings reports.
Technology shares, led by Microsoft Inc, weighed heaviest, pulling all three major...