|Day's range||29,896.86 - 30,101.83|
|52-week range||24,540.63 - 31,592.56|
TOKYO (AP) — Stock markets were mostly higher Wednesday after news that China's economy grew at a better than expected 6.4% annual pace in the last quarter failed to entice wary investors focused on weaker U.S. corporate earnings.
Global equities were positive as investors worked through more touchstone numbers from the financial sector, with upbeat results from bellwethers among healthcare and consumer stocks also helping. Financials were the best-performing sector in the S&P 500, leading Wall Street’s benchmark index 0.1 per cent higher. and United Healthcare Group added to the trend away from banks.
The S&P 500 failed to extend its recent winning streak, tumbling on Tuesday as a list of risk factors prompted caution among traders around the world. Wall Street’s S&P 500 finished 0.6 per cent lower, registering its first decline in nine sessions and scuppering what had been its longest winning streak since October 2017.
Stock markets were subdued Monday after trade talks between China and the U.S. wrapped up with officials claiming progress. Wall Street looked set for a soft open, with the future contract for the Dow down 0.3% at 26,317 while that for the S&P 500 edged 0.1% lower to 2,892.
The broader US market overcame a sluggish start to close higher, bucking a global trend on Monday where other equities markets slipped back from multi-month highs. With banks about to unofficially kick ...
Morgan Stanley predicted in a report on Monday that emerging markets could be set for a rally, and raised the target for the MSCI Emerging Markets Index by 8 percent for the end of 2019. The investment bank said the index could rally due to a few factors, including its bullish outlook for Chinese stocks, upcoming stimulus for China, and the price of copper. A global benchmark for emerging markets is set to surge as much as 8 percent this year, according to Morgan Stanley.
Chinese stocks surged on Monday, adding to recent gains after reports that Washington and Beijing are close to reaching a deal to end their year-long trade war, and as China prepared for the opening of its annual session of parliament. At the midday break, China's benchmark Shanghai Composite was 2.6 percent higher, breaking through the 3,000-point level to end the morning at 3,073.03 points.
* Hang Seng index ends up 0.6 pct China Enterprises index HSCE rises 1.2 percent HSI financial sub-index up 0.7 pct, property 0.4 pct higher * MSCI to quadruple weighting of A-shares in global benchmarks ...
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BANGKOK (AP) — World shares fell and Wall Street was set to open lower Tuesday as investors awaited news from the talks between the U.S. and China on their ongoing trade war.
The Shanghai Composite index has jumped 5.5 percent after President Donald Trump announced he was extending a deadline for escalating tariffs on Chinese imports. Hong Kong's Hang Seng index added 0.5 percent while Tokyo's Nikkei 225 also climbed 0.5 percent. President Donald Trump's decision to extend a deadline to escalate tariffs on Chinese imports has raised cautious optimism in China and boosted share prices across Asia.