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, 6 April 2020 08:46 WIB
Shares rose more than one percent in the first few minutes of Monday, in line with an advance across Asia, after several countries reported fewer virus deaths over the weekend.
The Hang Seng Index rose 1.39 percent, or 322.72 points, to 23,558.83.
Markets in China are closed for a public holiday.
Monday, 6 April 2020 07:34 WIB
Tokyo's key Nikkei index opened lower on Monday amid ongoing fears about the coronavirus pandemic.
The benchmark Nikkei 225 index was down 0.03 percent at 17,814.30 in early trade, while the broader Topix index was up 0.22 percent or 2.95 points at 1,328.08.
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Saturday, 4 April 2020 03:25 WIB
Hong Kong shares finished Friday with losses, in line with an Asia-wide sell-off, after data showed a massive 6.7 million Americans last week applied for unemployment benefits as the coronavirus shatters the global economy.
The Hang Seng Index fell 0.19 percent, or 43.95 points, to 23,236.11.
Saturday, 4 April 2020 03:19 WIB
U.S. stocks closed lower Friday as investors assessed the economic damage wrought by the coronavirus epidemic, after the Labor Department reported the U.S. economy lost more than 700,000 jobs in March, and that the unemployment rate rose to a near three-year high of 4.4%.
The Dow Jones Industrial A...
Friday, 3 April 2020 23:35 WIB
Wall Street's main indexes fell on Friday as the longest period of employment growth on record in the United States came to an abrupt end, with data showing that hundreds of thousands of people lost their jobs last month due to the coronavirus.
The Labor Department's report confirmed that a recessi...