Saturday, 21 July 2018 03:56 WIB
Hong Kong stocks closed higher Friday, with Chinese shares ending above water for the first time this week as the weak yuan currency defied US President Trump's attack on a strong dollar.
The Hang Seng Index rose 0.76 percent, or 213.62 points, to 28,224.48.
The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index gained 2.05 percent, or 56.72 points, to end at 2,829.27 and the Shenzhen Composite Index, which...
Friday, 20 July 2018 07:40 WIB
Japan's core consumer prices rose 0.8 percent in June from a year earlier, government data showed on Friday.
The core consumer price index, which includes oil products but excludes fresh food prices, compared with economists''median estimate for a 0.8 percent annual gain.
Stripping away the effect of fresh food and energy, consumer prices rose 0.2 percent in June from a year ago.
Saturday, 21 July 2018 03:25 WIB
The U.S. dollar got pummeled on Friday after President Donald Trump accused China and the European Union of currency and interest-rate manipulation that he says has put the U.S. at a disadvantage.
The ICE U.S. Dollar Index traded 0.7% lower to 94.478 after the tweets, marking its worst performance in three weeks.
That was enough to turn the gauge, which measures the greenback against six major...