Friday, 13 December 2019 17:14 WIB
Stock futures climbed Friday, as two major geopolitical uncertainties appeared to lift for investors, with movement on U.S.-China trade progress and a decisive election in the U.K. that may clear a path for Brexit.
Dow Jones Industrial Average futures climbed 129 points, or 0.5%, to 28,257, while S&P 500 futures rose 12.75 points, or 0.4%, to 3,180.75.
On Thursday, the Dow closed 220.75...
Friday, 13 December 2019 20:52 WIB
U.S. retail sales missed forecasts calling for an acceleration in November as clothing stores and restaurants posted declines, signaling the economy™s main engine may cool in the fourth quarter by more than previously thought.
The value of overall sales climbed 0.2% after an upwardly revised 0.4% increase the prior month, Commerce Department figures showed Friday. The median estimate in a...
Friday, 13 December 2019 18:40 WIB
Gold prices were steady on Friday as a weaker dollar helped offset pressures from an increased appetite for riskier assets following reports of a breakthrough in China-U.S. trade negotiations, while palladium scaled a fresh peak.
Spot gold fell 0.1% to $1,467.20 per ounce by 0452 GMT, but was up about 0.5% so far this week.
U.S. gold futures were down 0.1% at $1,471.60.
Sources said on...