Tuesday, 15 October 2019 15:29 WIB
Hong Kong shares closed with slight losses Tuesday following three days of gains, while investors were fretting over the limited scope and lack of detail in last week's mini China-US trade deal.
The Hang Seng Index eased 0.07 percent, or 17.92 points, to 26,503.93.
The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.56 percent, or 16.83 points, to 2,991.05, and the Shenzhen Composite Index -- which...
Thursday, 10 October 2019 20:04 WIB
A key measure of U.S. consumer prices rose by less than expected in September as used-car costs fell by the most in a year, likely bolstering the case for the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates for the third time in three months.
The core consumer price index, which excludes food and energy, increased 0.1% from the prior month, a Labor Department report showed Thursday, below the...
Tuesday, 15 October 2019 15:15 WIB
The British pound took center stage again on Tuesday, rising sharply against the dollar and euro on renewed speculation of a deal to allow the U.K. to leave the EU smoothly at the end of the month.
By 3 AM ET, GBP/USD was at $1.2667, up 0.5%, while EUR/GBP was at 0.8715, down 0.3%.
The latest wave of optimism was fueled by comments from the EU™s top negotiator Michel Barnier, who told...