European Markets Open Higher as UK Prepares to Usher in New Prime Minister
Tuesday, 23 July 2019 14:22 WIB |
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European stocks opened higher Tuesday morning, while the pound dipped amid worries that Britain™s new prime minister could lead the country into a no-deal exit from the European Union.
The pan-European Stoxx 600 was up around 0.45% shortly after the opening bell, with all sectors and major bourses in positive territory.
Sterling edged 0.3% lower against the U.S. dollar Tuesday morning, slipping to $1.2439 during morning trade. It comes as investors brace for the result of the Conservative Party leadership contest.
Britain™s ruling party is set to announce that either former London mayor Boris Johnson ” widely regarded as the strong favorite to enter Downing Street ” or Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt will succeed Theresa May to become the new leader and prime minister.
Source : CNBC
Monday, 18 November 2019 15:30 WIB
Hong Kong stocks rose more than one percent Monday, staging a rebound after losing around five percent last week, with trade optimism trumping worries about violent protests in the city.
The Hang Seng index jumped 1.35 percent, or 354.43 points, to 26,681.09.
The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index...
Monday, 18 November 2019 15:25 WIB
European stocks opened mostly higher on Monday amid ongoing focus on developments in U.S.-China trade talks.
The pan-European Stoxx 600 edged 0.12% higher with banks climbing 0.4% to lead gains while autos and construction and material stocks slid 0.3%.
Markets in the region received a strong hand...
Monday, 18 November 2019 14:45 WIB
China stocks ended Monday firmer, as investors hoped for more stimulus measures to shore up the slowing economy after a interbank lending rate cut.
The blue-chip CSI300 index rose 0.8%, to 3,907.93, while the Shanghai Composite Index added 0.6% to 2,909.20.
China's central bank unexpectedly trimme...
Monday, 18 November 2019 13:24 WIB
Tokyo stocks closed higher on Monday, led by gains in the semiconductor sector, with investors watching the forex market and US-China trade talks.
The benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 0.49 percent, or 113.44 points, to 23,416.76, while the broader Topix index added 0.24 percent, or 4.05 points, to 1...
Monday, 18 November 2019 10:19 WIB
Japanese stocks rose after fluctuating at the Monday open, as investors eyed progress in the U.S.-China trade negotiations.
Telecommunication shares gave the biggest boost to the Topix index, following an announcement on SoftBank Group Corp.'s plan to combine messaging service Line Corp. ...