Friday, 22 November 2019 15:31 WIB
Hong Kong stocks ended a tough week on a positive note Friday but investors remain nervous about the impact on the local economy and trade talks from a US lawmakers' bill supporting the city's rights.
The Hang Seng index climbed 0.48 percent, or 128.20 points, to 26,595.08.
The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.63 percent, or 18.35 points, to 2,885.29 and the Shenzhen Composite Index,...
Friday, 22 November 2019 17:30 WIB
The flash reading of the IHS Markit/CIPS flash U.K. services purchasing managers index fell to a 40-month low in November of 48.6, from 50 in October.
The manufacturing PMI meanwhile slipped to a two-month low of 48.3 versus 49.6 in October. "The weak survey data puts the economy on course for a 0.2% drop in GDP in the fourth quarter, and also pushes the PMI further into territory that would...
Friday, 22 November 2019 20:17 WIB
Gold prices were on track for a second straight weekly gain on Friday, as uncertainties about the fate of a œphase one trade deal between the United States and China lingered.
Spot gold inched 0.4% higher to $1,470.46 per ounce. The metal has gained about 0.3% in the week, after a 0.6% rise last week.U.S. gold futures climbed 0.5% to $1,470.70 per ounce.
Amongst other precious metals,...