Thursday, 9 April 2020 11:18 WIB
Hong Kong stocks finished the morning session on a positive note Thursday following a surge on Wall Street fuelled by hopes that the coronavirus crisis could be reaching a peak.
The Hang Seng Index rose 0.70 percent, or 167.08 points, to 24,137.45 by the break.
Source : AFP
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...