Muscat Securities Market (MSM) general index (30) lost 12.4 points on Wednesday's trading session, a decline by 0.21 percent to close at 5826.46 points, compared to the last session, which stood at 5838.87 points, Omani state news agency ONA reported.
The trading value amounted to RO 1.886 million, comprising a decline by 20.52 percent compared to the last session,…Read more
Bahrain All Share Index has closed at 1,118.26 points marking a decrease of 5.05 points below the previous closing.
This decrease was due to the fall in the Commercial Banks Sector and Investment Sector, according to Bahrain News Agency. Results indicated that 73 equity transactions took place with a volume of 10,651,662 worth BD 2,270,418.
Investors traded mainly…Read more
Chinese stocks closed higher Wednesday, despite the news that China's A-shares would not be included into an influential global equities index.
The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index ended the day up 1.58%, at 2,887.21 points. The smaller Shenzhen index closed 2.82% higher at 10,173.85 points, state new agency (Xinhua) reported.
Combined turnover on the two bourses stood at 573.07…Read more
The central parity rate of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, weakened 210 basis points to 6.6001 against the US dollar Wednesday, (Xinhua) news agency reported citing the China Foreign Exchange Trading System.
In China's spot foreign exchange market, the yuan is allowed to rise or fall by 2% from the central parity rate each trading day.
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) today announced that it has become a Partner Exchange member of the United Nation’s Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) initiative, as part of a global effort to promote sustainability of performance and transparency in capital markets. As a member, the DFM will join forces with the international efforts to spearhead sustainability practices amongst capital markets.
Commenting on…Read more
US stocks fell for a fourth session in a row Tuesday, marking the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average’s longest losing streak since the market’s low in February.
The S&P 500 SPX, -0.18% shed 3.74 points, or 0.2%, to close at 2,075.32. The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.33% fell 57.66 points, or 0.3%, to finish at…Read more
The Dubai Financial Market (DFM) said Wednesday it has become a partner exchange member of UN's Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) initiative, as part of a global effort to promote sustainability of performance and transparency in capital markets.
As a member, the DFM said in an e-mailed statement will join forces with the international efforts to spearhead sustainability practices amongst capital…Read more
Singapore shares closed 0.21 percent higher on Wednesday as investors waited for the outcome of U.S. Federal Reserve's policy meeting due later the day.
The U.S. Federal Reserve will wrap up its meetings later Wednesday and a press conference with Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen will follow. Investors are looking for indications of a postponement of near-term increases in interest…Read more
The following are the central parity rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, against 12 major currencies announced on Wednesday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System:
Currency Unit Central parity rate in yuan
U.S. dollar 100 660.01
Euro 100 739.75
Japanese yen 100 6.2298
Hong Kong dollar 100 85.036
British pound 100 932.24
Australian dollar 100 485.30…Read more
Tokyo stocks made gains Wednesday morning on a weaker yen and as investors picked up bargains following the market's recent run of losses, although concerns about Britain possibly leaving the European Union saw advances capped.
The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average added 114.26 points, or 0.72 percent, from Tuesday to 15,973.26.
The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on…Read more