Friday, 26 April 2019 09:51 WIB
Japan's Nikkei share average fell on Friday following disappointing earnings from high-tech firms and as market players wind down for the 10-day holiday to celebrate the enthronement of Crown Prince Naruhito.
By late morning, the Nikkei was down 0.7 percent at 22,149 points, fulling further away from a 4-1/2-month high hit earlier this week, while the broader Topix dropped 0.8 percent to...
Thursday, 25 April 2019 20:10 WIB
Orders for long-lasting durable goods posted the biggest increase in March since last summer, potentially signaling a rebound in the slower-growing industrial side of the economy.
Durable-goods orders leaped 2.7% last month, led by stronger demand for autos, planes and networking equipment , the government said Thursday. Economists surveyed by MarketWatch had forecast a 0.5% increase
Friday, 26 April 2019 09:17 WIB
Oil prices dipped on Friday on expectations that producer club OPEC will soon raise output to make up for a decline in exports from Iran following a tightening of sanctions by the United States against Tehran.
Brent crude futures were at $74.09 per barrel at 00:29 GMT, down 26 cents, or 0.4 percent, from their last close.
U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were at $64.82 per...