Thursday, 28 May 2020 13:29 WIB
Tokyo stocks soared Thursday on optimism over the gradual reopening of virus-hit economies worldwide, as investors also kept a close eye on US-China tensions over Hong Kong's status.
The benchmark Nikkei 225 index ended up 2.32 percent, or 497.08 points, at 21,916.31, while the broader Topix index was up 1.80 percent, or 27.87 points, at 1,577.34.
Source : AFP
Thursday, 28 May 2020 08:20 WIB
Australian employment in the June quarter may have fallen by only 15% from a year earlier, less than a previous 20% estimate, as there are signs of job increases in the industries most affected by the novel coronavirus, the central bank chief said on Thursday.
Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) Governor Philip Lowe reiterated that the economic outlook was still incredibly uncertain.
Thursday, 28 May 2020 09:44 WIB
Gold prices rose on Thursday as tensions between the United States and China over a Hong Kong security law escalated, while fresh stimulus measures by several economies to mitigate the coronavirus fallout also lent support.
Spot gold was up 0.2% at $1,711.35 per ounce, as of 1250 GMT, after touching a two-week low on Wednesday. U.S. gold futures fell 0.2% to $1,723.60.
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