Friday, 10 July 2020 08:56 WIB
Hong Kong shares started Friday with a loss on fresh fears over the spread of coronavirus, which sparked a big sell-off on the Dow on Wall Street.
The Hang Seng Index slipped 1.06 percent, or 278.38 points, to 25,931.78.
The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index shed 0.92 percent, or 31.66 points, to 3,418.93, while the Shenzhen Composite Index on China's second exchange fell 0.46 percent, or...
Thursday, 9 July 2020 19:43 WIB
Applications for unemployment benefits in the U.S. declined last week by more than projected, easing concerns of a renewed downturn in the labor market after several large states reported a pickup in coronavirus cases.
Initial jobless claims in regular state programs fell by 99,000 to 1.31 million in the week ended July 4, Labor Department data showed Thursday. The median forecast in...
Friday, 10 July 2020 09:39 WIB
Gold held above $1,800 an ounce and headed for a fifth weekly advance as concerns about a resurgence in coronavirus cases bolstered demand for a haven.
The U.S. outbreak shows no signs of abating, with new daily cases topping 60,000 for the first time and record deaths in Florida and California. Asian stocks followed their U.S. peers with modest declines in early Friday trading...