Thursday, 20 June 2019 03:21 WIB
Hong Kong stocks rallied more than two percent Wednesday, fuelled by hopes for a trade breakthrough after Donald Trump said he would meet Xi Jinping at the G20 next week.
The Hang Seng Index jumped 2.56 percent, or 703.37 points, to 28,202.14.
The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index climbed 0.96 percent, or 27.64 points, to 2,917.80, while the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on...
Wednesday, 19 June 2019 15:53 WIB
Falling air fares and car prices saw U.K. inflation return to the Bank of England™s target last month.
Consumer prices rose 2% from a year earlier, down from 2.1% in April, the Office for National Statistics said Wednesday. Core inflation slowed to 1.7% from 1.8%.
Air fares, which surged in an Easter-related boost in April, fell 5.2% in May compared with a 10% increase a year earlier....
Thursday, 20 June 2019 01:58 WIB
Oil prices were little changed on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve said that the central bank will keep interest rates steady.
Brent crude futures were down 29 cents, or 0.47 percent, to $61.85 a barrel.U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude settled down 14 cents, or 0.3 percent, to $53.76 a barrel. On Tuesday, it had recorded its biggest daily rise since early January.
Government data showed...