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...
Wednesday, 11 December 2019 21:15 WIB
A key measure of U.S. consumer prices remained subdued in November, bolstering widespread expectations Federal Reserve policy makers will hold the line on interest rates.
The core consumer price index, which excludes volatile food and energy costs, rose 0.2% for a second month, and 2.3% from a year earlier, a Labor Department report showed Wednesday. Those figures matched the median...
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...