Euro zone government bond yields rose on Wednesday, reversing some of the previous day’s falls as media reports eased worries about escalating U.S.-China trade tensions.
Earnings season for banks begins Oct. 15, when J.P. Morgan Chase, Citigroup and Wells Fargo are scheduled to announce their third-quarter results.
Tokyo stocks closed lower Wednesday as concerns over the future course of the global economy increased ahead of upcoming trade talks between the United States and China.
- Tokyo stocks close lower (Xinhua News Agency: Oct 9, 2019 at 7:28 AM)
Share price of Talwalkars Healthclubs touched its 52-week low of Rs 4.48, falling nearly 5 percent intraday on October 9 after the company defaulted on payment of interest and principal amount.
Gold held steady on Wednesday on uncertainty over U.S.-China trade talks and Britain’s exit from the European Union, ahead of minutes from the U.S. Federal Reserve’s September meeting.
Singapore stocks closed lower on Wednesday, with the benchmark Straits Times Index (STI) going down 0.67 percent, or 20.95 points, to close at 3,089.9.
The Sensex surged by over 600 points in afternoon trade on Wednesday while Nifty crossed the 11,300 mark aided by the rallying of banking and financial stocks.
Sensex closed 141 points, or 0.38 percent, down at 37,531.98, with 22 stocks in the red and 8 in the green, while the Nifty index settled 48 points, or 0.43 percent, lower at 11,126.40.
Hong Kong stocks closed down 210.59 points, or 0.81 percent, to 25,682.81 points on Wednesday.
Upbeat corporate earnings boosted European stocks on Wednesday after a 1% drop in the previous session, but sentiment remained fragile as the U.S. and China head into critical trade talks and Britain’s smooth EU exit remains doubtful.