European stocks close higher on strong earnings; Johnson wins UK leadership race
Tuesday, 23 July 2019 23:24 WIB |
MARKET UPDATE |Indeks Stoxx Europe 600Saham Eropa
European stocks closed higher Tuesday as investors digested a strong set of corporate results and looked ahead to this week™s European Central Bank policy meeting.
The pan-European Stoxx 600 closed up 0.98% to 391.54 with the majority of sectors and major bourses in positive territory.
In earnings news, Swiss banking giant UBS beat forecasts with a net profit of $1.4 billion for the second quarter of 2019, marking its best second-quarter performance in nine years. UBS CEO Sergio Ermotti told CNBC™s Joumanna Bercetche the results showed ''diversification paid off again.'' Shares of the firm were 2% higher.
Elsewhere in the banking sector, Santander posted a slight earnings beat, but net profit still declined 18% due to restructuring costs. The Spanish lender™s stock rose almost 4%, while the broader European banking index was up 2%.
Monday, 19 August 2019 15:58 WIB
U.S. stock index futures point to a higher open on Monday morning.
At around 04:39 a.m. ET, Dow futures rose 198 points, indicating a positive open of more than 224.99 points. Futures on the S&P and Nasdaq were both also higher.
Wall Street ended Friday's session on a more positive note, on th...
Monday, 19 August 2019 15:27 WIB
Hong Kong shares jumped more than two percent Monday following a healthy lead from Wall Street with investors cheered by positive comments on trade talks by Donald Trump's top trade adviser.
The Hang Seng Index climbed 2.17 percent or 557.62 points to end at 26,291.84.
The benchmark Shanghai Compo...
Monday, 19 August 2019 14:57 WIB
China stocks jumped over 2% on Monday, their best since early July, as investors cheered Beijing™s latest stimulus to prop up an economy hit hard by a never-ending trade war with the United States.
The CSI300 index rose 2.2%, to 3,791.09 points, while the Shanghai Composite Index gained 2.1%, to ...
Monday, 19 August 2019 14:30 WIB
European stocks opened higher on Monday as hopes emerge for stimulus from central banks and fiscal measures from major economies such as China and Germany.
The pan-European Stoxx 600 jumped 0.8% at 372.97 at the opening bell, with basic resources surging 1.8% as all sectors and major bourses traded...
Monday, 19 August 2019 13:36 WIB
Tokyo stocks closed higher on Monday, tracking rallies on Wall Street with all eyes on key events this week including a major speech by the US Federal Reserve chief.
The benchmark Nikkei 225 index gained 0.71 percent, or 144.35 points, to end at 20,563.16, while the broader Topix index was up 0.61 ...