Wednesday, 14 November 2018 09:00 WIB
Hong Kong stocks fell in the first few minutes of trade Wednesday as energy firms suffered further heavy losses from another plunge in oil prices.
The Hang Seng Index eased 0.21 percent, or 53.93 points, to 25,738.94.
The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index was down 0.25 percent, or 6.57 points, at 2,648.31, while the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange,...
Wednesday, 14 November 2018 08:27 WIB
Australia wage price index rose 0.6 percent quarter-on-quarter in the September quarter as expected, extending the moderate rate of wage growth recorded by the series over the last four years, the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) reported a few minutes before press time.
The annualized number rose to 2.3 percent as expected from the previous quarter's reading of 2.1 percent.
Wednesday, 14 November 2018 10:17 WIB
Gold held gains as investors awaited Wednesday™s U.S. inflationreport and a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell that may calm some concerns about the central bank pushing its interest rate-hike cycle too far.
U.S. consumer inflation probably rebounded in October after easing in September. Meanwhile, Powell will discuss national and global economic...