Thursday, 9 April 2020 09:05 WIB
Hong Kong shares started with gains on Thursday morning after another healthy lead from Wall Street, with investors cheered by signs top oil producers are edging towards a deal to reduce output to ease a massive supply glut.
The Hang Seng Index rose 0.88 percent, or 210.95 points, to 24,181.32.
The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index added 0.37 percent, or 10.47 points, to 2,825.84, while the...
Friday, 3 April 2020 19:48 WIB
The U.S. economy shed 701,000 jobs in the month to mid-March, the government said in a monthly labor market report that largely predates any impact from the Covid-19 pandemic on the U.S. economy.
The figures, normally the most eagerly-awaited data of the month in global financial markets, have already been rendered largely meaningless by the unprecedented spike in jobless claims over the...
Thursday, 9 April 2020 09:58 WIB
Gold prices rose slightly on Thursday ahead of a U.S. weekly jobless claims report as the dollar inched lower, while increasing appetite for risk on hopes that the new coronavirus pandemic is nearing a peak limited the metal's upside.
Spot gold rose 0.1% to $1,646.81 per ounce by 00:59 GMT, resuming its march toward a near one-month peak scaled on Tuesday. U.S. gold futures eased 0.1% to...