Thursday, 17 October 2019 23:42 WIB
Wall Street rose on Thursday, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq indexes near one-month highs on upbeat earnings from Netflix and Morgan Stanley, while investors cheered Britain™s preliminary last-minute deal with the European Union.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said "we have a great new Brexit deal", lifting the mood in global markets, but he still faces a tough vote in parliament on...
Thursday, 17 October 2019 19:57 WIB
The Philadelphia Federal Reserve said Thursday its gauge of business activity fell to 5.6 in October from 12 in September. Economists polled by Econoday expected a 7.1 reading. Any reading above zero indicates improving conditions.
The barometers on new orders and shipments were mixed. The new orders gauge rose to 26.2 from 24.8 while shipments dipped to 18.9 from 26.4. Employment readings rose...
Thursday, 17 October 2019 23:32 WIB
The U.S. dollar remained tepid on Thursday, while sterling tried to hold onto earlier gains after reports that the U.K. and European Union had reached a Brexit deal.
European Union Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced an agreement via Twitter, which was later expanded on by the EU's top negotiator Michel Barnier.
However, Northern Ireland's...