Thursday, 5 December 2019 21:38 WIB
U.S. stocks opened higher Thursday after reports that trade talks with China were still on track and following positive data on the labor market.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 55 points, 0.2%, to open near 27,704. The S&P 500 rose nearly 3 points, 0.1%, opening near 3,115. The Nasdaq opened near 8,579, up 12 points or 0.1%.
Shares of Nike jumped pre-market after an upgrade from...
Thursday, 5 December 2019 08:11 WIB
AUD's marathon of data for the week has continued today with the release of the October Retail Sales and Trade Balance.
Note: Retail Sales was the main focus in these releases.
The data arrived as follows :
Imports (Oct) 0% vs prior 3%.
Exports (Oct) -5% vs prior 3%.
Trade Balance (Oct) 4502 M vs 6100 M expected and prior 7180 M.
Retail Sales s.a. (MoM)...
Thursday, 5 December 2019 21:30 WIB
Gold futures lost ground Thursday, turning slightly lower after a fall in weekly U.S. jobless claims underpinned support for stocks and other risky assets, dulling the yellow metal's haven appeal.
Gold for February delivery on Comex was off 70 cents, or less than 0.1%, at $, 479.50 an ounce, while March silver rose 1.4 cents, or 0.1%, to $16.93 an ounce.
The Labor Department said the number of...