Stocks open higher as earnings season gets underway
Tuesday, 15 October 2019 20:53 WIB |
MARKET UPDATE |SahamAS Standard & Poor's 500
U.S. stocks opened higher on Tuesday as strong third-quarter results from the first raft of companies to report suggested the American consumer remains resilient.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average opened 117 points, 0.4%, higher, at 26,905. The S&P 500 rose more than 7 points at the open to start trading at 2,973, up 0.3%. The Nasdaq rose about 24 points or 0.3%, to 8,073. JPMorgan Chase & Co. one of the first companies to report on Tuesday, was 2% higher in morning trading, while shares of UnitedHealthGroup Inc. jumped more than 5%. Despite the healthy U.S. consumer sector, the IMF said Tuesday it sees global growth at 3% this year, the slowest since the 2008 financial crisis.
Monday, 20 January 2020 23:56 WIB
European markets closed slightly lower on Monday as policymakers and business leaders gather in Davos, Switzerland for the annual World Economic Forum (WEF) conference.
The pan-European Stoxx 600 closed down by 0.1% to 423.98 , with household goods falling 0.9% to lead losses while insurance stocks...
Monday, 20 January 2020 15:28 WIB
Hong Kong shares finished on a negative note Monday as investors cashed in profits following last week's gains.
The Hang Seng index slipped 0.90 percent, or 260.51 points, to close at 28,795.91.
The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.66 percent, or 20.29 points, to 3,095.79, while the She...
Monday, 20 January 2020 15:21 WIB
European markets opened slightly lower on Monday as policymakers and business leaders gather in Davos, Switzerland for the annual World Economic Forum (WEF) conference.
The pan-European Stoxx 600 slipped 0.1% lower at 423.88 at the start of trading, travel and leisure and utilities stocks falling 0...
Monday, 20 January 2020 13:25 WIB
Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei index gained for a third consecutive session on Monday, with investor sentiment buoyed by fresh record-setting advances on Wall Street and a weak yen against the dollar.
The Nikkei 225 index rose 0.18 percent, or 42.25 points, to close at 24,083.51 while the broader Topix i...
Monday, 20 January 2020 09:47 WIB
Japanese shares edged higher on Monday, due to strong U.S. housing data and investor optimism following last week™s U.S.-China trade deal, though the market™s valuations are getting stretched.
The Nikkei share average rose 0.19% to 24,087.51, staying near its 15-month high of 24,115.95 touched ...