Wednesday, 27 May 2020 16:33 WIB
U.S. stock futures pointed to more gains at Wednesday's open. Optimism about the reopening of the economy and a potential coronavirus vaccine offset concerns about rising U.S.-China tensions.
Recent hopes for a return to normal consumer habits have pushed the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 to briefly touch key market levels for the first time since early March.
Friday, 22 May 2020 13:44 WIB
A nationwide lockdown due to the coronavirus outbreak triggered a record fall in U.K. retail sales in April, the Office for National Statistics reported Friday.
The volume of sales fell 18.1% in April on the year, the biggest monthly drop on record, following a slide of 5.2% in March. All sectors saw a monthly decline in volume sales except for a record rise in sales for non-store retailing of...
Wednesday, 27 May 2020 16:50 WIB
Gold eased to a two-week low on Wednesday on optimism about the reopening of the world economy, though rising Sino-U.S. tensions over Beijing's proposed security law for Hong Kong capped losses.
Spot gold was down 0.2% to $1,707.85 per ounce by 07:42 GMT, after hitting its lowest level since May 13 at $1,703 earlier in the session. U.S. gold futures were down 0.5% to $1,697.60.