Friday, 10 July 2020 20:44 WIB
U.S. stocks opened modestly higher Friday, buoyed by encouraging news about a coronavirus treatment.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 14 points, 0.1%, to open near 25,720, while the S&P 500 was up less than a point, trading near 3,153. The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite was less than one point higher, near 10,549.
Gilead Sciences Inc. said in a report published Friday that its antiviral...
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 20:28 WIB
Gold futures traded modestly higher Friday, on track for a weekly gain as the yellow metal remained above $1,800 an ounce, buoyed by a fall in bond yields and a desire to hedge against risk amid continued uncertainty over the economic outlook.
August gold was up $11.80, or 0.7%, at $1,815.60 an ounce on Comex, while September silver rose 17.3 cents to $19.135 an ounce. Gold futures ended lower...