DJIA26789.19
LIVE-36.55(-0.14%)
NDX7874.62
LIVE-65.71(-0.83%)

Asian shares cheered by Brexit deal hopes, sterling shines

Wednesday, 16 October 2019 08:05 WIB Saham Asian Indeks MSCI Asia Pasifik indeks SP/ASX 200 indeks Kospi

Asian shares took off on Wednesday and sterling held near six-month highs as Britain and the EU made headway on a Brexit deal ahead of a leaders' summit though it remained unclear if London could avoid postponing its scheduled departure on Oct. 31. The British pound rocketed to $1.28, a level not seen since May 21. It gave back some of those gains on Wednesday to be last at $1.2759. The pound has strengthened nearly 5% over the past week as investors rushed to reprice the prospect of a last-minute Brexit deal before the end-October deadline. The positive sentiment extended on Wednesday with MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan lifting 0.3%. Japan's Nikkei .N225...

Read more...

RECENT NEWS

Tokyo stocks opened higher on Wednesday tracking rallies on Wall Street following a batch of strong corporate earnings, with a cheap yen against the dollar also supporting the Japanese market. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index was up 1.20 percent or...

Hong Kong shares closed with slight losses Tuesday following three days of gains, while investors were fretting over the limited scope and lack of detail in last week's mini China-US trade deal. The Hang Seng Index eased 0.07 percent, or 17.92...

U.S. stocks finished at more-than-three-week highs Tuesday, as investors cheered a raft of largely upbeat corporate earnings reports, while considering the implications of a partial U.S.-China trade deal announced last Friday and the possibility of...

Equities traded near the highs of the day, led by health care and technology shares, as earnings season begins in earnest. The poundstrengthened as the U.K. and European Union moved closer to a Brexit deal. The three main U.S. equity...

European stocks closed higher Tuesday after European Union negotiator Michel Barnier said a Brexit deal between the bloc and the U.K. is still possible this week. The pan-European Stoxx 600 was 1% higher at 394.02 at the closing bell. Retail and...

DISCLAIMER

Seluruh materi atau konten yang tersaji di dalam website ini hanya bersifat informatif saja, dan tidak dimaksudkan sebagai pegangan serta keputusan dalam investasi atau jenis transaksi lainnya. Kami tidak bertanggung jawab atas segala akibat yang timbul dari penyajian konten tersebut. Semua pihak yang mengunjungi website ini harus membaca Terms of Service (Syarat dan Ketentuan Layanan) terlebih dahulu dan dihimbau untuk melakukan analisis secara independen serta memperoleh saran dari para ahli dibidangnya.