Thursday, 18 July 2019 07:43 WIB
Tokyo stocks opened lower on Thursday, extending falls in New York as the yen edged higher against the dollar, weighing on exporters.
The benchmark Nikkei 225 index was down 0.62 percent or 132.64 points at 21,336.54 in early trade, while the broader Topix index was down 0.59 percent or 9.31 points at 1,558.10.
Source : AFP
Wednesday, 17 July 2019 15:46 WIB
The UK Consumer Prices Index (CPI) 12-month rate came in at 2.0% in June, when compared to 2.0% booked in May while coming in line with expectations of a 2.0% print, the UK Office for National Statistics (ONS) reported on Wednesday.
Meanwhile, the core inflation gauge (excluding volatile food and energy items) arrived at 1.8% y/y versus 1.7% booked in May while matching the consensus forecast...
Thursday, 18 July 2019 08:02 WIB
The dollar nursed light losses on Thursday, weighed down by lower U.S. yields and a rebound in the pound from 27-month lows.
The dollar index versus a basket of six major currencies was flat at 97.200 after shedding 0.2% the previous day.
The index had climbed to a one-week peak of 97.444 the previous day on stronger-than-expected U.S. retail sales and a slump in sterling. But it nudged lower...