Tuesday, 18 June 2019 10:31 WIB
Japan™s Nikkei edged lower in choppy trade on Tuesday but most investors stayed on the sidelines ahead of a U.S. central bank policy decision later in the week.
The Nikkei share average fell 0.3% to 21,067.95 points by the midday break. The broader Topix dropped 0.1% to 1,538.22.
Expectations that the Federal Reserve will start cutting interest rates has helped global markets recover from...
Friday, 14 June 2019 19:50 WIB
Reports of the death of the American consumer were greatly exaggerated as the May retail sales data rose at a solid pace and the decline in the prior month was revised to show a gain.
Retail sales increased 0.5% in May, with broad-based gains, the Commerce Department said Friday. Economists polled by MarketWatch had forecast a solid 0.7% gain.
There was a big rise in auto sales, but the even...
Tuesday, 18 June 2019 09:06 WIB
Gold held a decline as investors await the Federal Reserve™s meeting this week for further signals on the central bank™s interest rate path.
Spot gold little changed at $1,339.02/oz at 9:04am in Singapore, after -0.2% on Monday. Prices rose to $1,358.26 on Friday, highest level since April 2018. Bloomberg Dollar Spot Index steady.