Friday, 20 September 2019 08:55 WIB
Hong Kong stocks opened with small gains Friday morning as bargain-buyers moved in following a four-day drop, with dealers keeping an ear to the ground for fresh developments in the China-US trade row.
The Hang Seng Index rose 0.24 percent, or 63.93 points, to 26,532.88.
The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index edged up 0.18 percent, or 5.53 points, to 3,004.81 and the Shenzhen Composite Index,...
Thursday, 19 September 2019 19:49 WIB
The Philadelphia Federal Reserve's manufacturing index fell to 12.0 in September after registering a reading of 16.8 in August.
Any reading above zero indicates improving conditions. Economists polled by MarketWatch expected a reading of 10.0.
The indexes for general activity and new orders fell, while the indexes for shipments and employment increased, the Philly Fed said.
Friday, 20 September 2019 08:44 WIB
The threat of war in the Middle East is pushing oil prices higher again, capping one of the most dramatic ever weeks for crude markets in which 5% of the world's supplies were cut by attacks on Saudi production facilities.
Brent crude for November settlement rose 42 cents, or 0.7%, to $64.82 a barrel on the ICE Futures Europe Exchange as of 8:52 a.m. in Singapore on Friday....