The markets got a lift from a round of strong economic data from the U.S., China and Europe, but Citigroup's weak quarterly earnings report pressured the banking sector, restraining the gains on the day.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 60 points, or 0.48%, to 12482, the S&P 500 jumped 4.6 points, or 0.36%, to 1294 and the Nasdaq Composite gained 17.4 points, or 0.64%, to 2728.
The Dow closed at its highest level since July on the day, while the Nasdaq had its best close since October. Both markets have rallied this year, with the Dow jumping 2.2% and the Nasdaq leaping 4.7% in less than a month.
How about Indonesia stock market today? Bisnis Indonesia quotes several recommendations from brokerages:
Jakarta Composite Index (JCI) today is estimated to be mixed with uptrend chance. It may move within a support-resistance lecel of 3,915-3,985.
Today, the JCI may move within the range of 3,909-4,003 with uptrend possibility. Several stocks to watch: MAPI, HRUM, BBTN, and HEXA.
Technically, the index may increase within the range of 3,925-3,986. Several stocks for day trading: ASII, BBRI, INTP, and ASRI.
Minna Padi Investama:
Today, the JCI may continue to rise with a resistance level of 4,028. Several stocks to watch: SMGR, PTBA, and BBRI.
Disclosure: No position at the stock mentioned above.
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