JGB yields erased overnight gains and are currently unchanged at -0.277%, after reaching a high of -266%/Asian stock markets traded mixed in thin trade
. A Bloomberg reported highlighted the difficulties in arranging the talks that are supposed to restart this week after the U.S.
The local stock barometer gained in thin trade
on Tuesday, tracking regional markets which were mostly perked up by favorable factory data out of the US and China.
Index bucks global slump, rises despite thin trades
!-- -- Iris Gonzales (The Philippine Star) - March 29, 2019 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines The stock market rose slightly yesterday on thin trade
, managing to buck the global slump.
The price declines were exacerbated by thin trade
and risk aversion ahead of the Christmas and New Year holidays, traders said.
* US sharemarkets rose on Friday in thin trade
with the Dow Jones and S&P 500 indexes at record highs.
The Karachi Stock Exchange's (KSE) benchmark 100-share index ended 0.88 percent, or 162.63 points, lower at 18,361.87 points, amid thin trade
, dealers said.
Summary: UK shares dipped in thin trade
on Tuesday as Moody's downgrade of France's credit rating depressed financials and a lower oil price hit energy stocks.
In Qatar, the index fell 0.4 percent in thin trade
, taking its losses to 0.6 percent since Monday's 19-week high.
The yield on the benchmark 10-year Japanese government bond rose slightly Wednesday morning in thin trade
as market players sat on the fence on the day for September interim book-closings.
The main-share Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) shed 88.39 points or 1.13 percent to close at 7,708.72 in thin trade
Prices plunged on Tuesday, with dealers pointing to speculative selling in thin trade
, coupled with a weak pound and worries about plentiful supplies this season.