Saturday, 23 March 2019 04:40 WIB
Hong Kong stocks finished the week on a positive note Friday, taking their cue from a Wall Street rally, with investors now looking ahead to fresh high-level China-US trade talks next week.
The Hang Seng Index rose 0.14 percent, or 41.80 points, to close at 29,113.36.
The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.09 percent, or 2.69 points, to 3,104.15, while the Shenzhen Composite Index,...
Friday, 22 March 2019 16:26 WIB
German manufacturing activity grew at the weakest pace in six years in the month of March, the latest manufacturing activity report from IHS/Markit research showed this Friday.
The German manufacturing purchasing managers index (PMI) slipped deeper into contraction territory and arrived at 44.7 versus 48.0 expected and 47.6 previous. Meanwhile, services PMI dropped to a two-month low level of...
Saturday, 23 March 2019 04:23 WIB
The U.S. dollar climbed in Friday trading, as investors grappled with an inverted U.S. Treasury yield curve and another round of disappointing economic data in the eurozone region that put pressure on the euro.
The ICE U.S. Dollar Index continued its climb after Thursday's gains and rose 0.1% to 96.616. For the week, the gauge, which measures the greenback against six rivals, is flat. Notably,...