Market Updates – 12 December 2018

Global markets mixed Tuesday on positive trade hopes.

 

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Asian equities mixed, Japan’s Nikkei closing 0.34% lower as banks and transport stocks fell.

 

The China’s CSI and Hong Kong’s HSI closed higher.
China’s CSI up 0.48% and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng with modest gains.

 

European equities surged in early and midday trading up over 1.75% across the region, stumbling towards the close, however, still closing with gains across the region. London’s FTSE and the EURO Stoxx 50 both closing up 1.27%.

 

Choppy trading plagued US equities. Opening with over 1% in gains, slumping to the red midday and closing mixed but mostly lower.

DOW down 0.22%.
S&P down 0.04%.
NASDAQ closing 0.16% higher.