Saturday, 19 January 2019 05:20 WIB
Hong Kong stocks finished another healthy week on a positive note Friday as investors cheered a report that the US is considering lifting Chinese tariffs in a bid to hammer out a trade deal between the world's top two economies.
The Hang Seng Index rose 1.25 percent, or 335.18 points, to end at 27,090.81.
And the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index climbed 1.42 percent, or 36.37 points, to...
Friday, 18 January 2019 16:40 WIB
The UK retail sales contracted 0.9% over the month in December, missing market expectations by a small margin while core retail sales stripping the auto motor fuel sales also dropped 1.3% m/m.
On an annualized basis, the UK retail sales fell 3.0% in December versus 3.6% expected while the core retail sales also declined 2.6% in the reported month versus 3.5% previous and 3.9%...
Saturday, 19 January 2019 03:04 WIB
Oil futures climbed on Friday, with U.S. prices tallying a weekly gain of more than 4% as optimism surrounding progress toward a resolution of the U.S.-China trade dispute eased worries about energy demand.
Data from Baker Hughes Friday also revealed a drop in the U.S. oil-rig count for this week, the largest such decline in nearly three years. February West Texas Intermediate oil rose $1.73,...