Friday, 22 November 2019 09:49 WIB
Japanese shares edged higher on Friday as cautious optimism about the prospect of the United States and China reaching a trade agreement lifted investor risk appetite.
At 01:50 GMT the Nikkei index rose 0.61 % to 23,178.77 as exporters in the IT sector and the industrial equipment sector paced gains.
China is pushing to reach a preliminary trade agreement with the United States as both sides...
Friday, 15 November 2019 21:05 WIB
Sales at gas stations, car dealers and internet stores such as Amazon rose in October, but most other retailers posted weak results just before the start of the critical holiday shopping season.
Retail sales increased 0.3% last month, the government said Friday, matching the forecast of economists polled by MarketWatch.
The increase in sales was concentrated in just a few segments, however. If...
Friday, 22 November 2019 09:27 WIB
Gold held a drop as investors weighed a week of contrasting reports on the U.S.-China trade issue, with some optimism over an agreement between the two countries damping demand for haven assets.
China's chief trade negotiator Liu He indicated he was œcautiously optimistic about reaching a phase one deal, and has invited his U.S. counterpart, Robert Lighthizer, to travel to...