Monday, 17 February 2020 16:12 WIB
Hong Kong stocks rose to the highest level in almost four weeks on Monday as Beijing stepped up policy stimulus to cushion the economic impact from the coronavirus outbreak.
The Hang Seng index closed up 0.5% at 27,959.60, after touching its highest level since Jan. 22. The Hang Seng China Enterprises index gained 0.9%.
The sub-index of the Hang Seng tracking energy shares rose 0.1%, the IT...
Friday, 14 February 2020 20:47 WIB
Retail Sales in the US increased by 0.3% on a monthly basis in January following December's 0.2% growth, the advanced data published by the US Census Bureau showed on Friday. This reading came in line with market expectation.
Retail Sales Excluding Autos also rose 0.3% in the same period after rising 0.6% in December.
"Total sales for the November 2019 through January 2020 period were up 4.4%...
Monday, 17 February 2020 20:59 WIB
Gold prices were fractionally lower on Monday, largely unmoved by either virus-related concerns or by worse-than-expected growth numbers from Japan.
In quiet trading subdued by the U.S. Presidents Day holiday, gold futures were down 0.1% from Friday™s close at $1,584.45 a troy ounce by 8:04 AM ET (13:04 GMT). Spot gold was down 0.2% at $1,581.76 an ounce.
Silver futures were up 0.2% at...