Monday, 22 July 2019 08:58 WIB
Hong Kong stocks opened lower Monday morning following a negative lead from Wall Street on fading hopes for a deep Federal Reserve interest rate cut.
The Hang Seng Index eased 0.53 percent, or 153.12 points, to 28,612.28.
But the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index edged up 0.05 percent, or 1.59 points, to 2,925.79 and the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second...
Thursday, 18 July 2019 15:48 WIB
U.K. retail sales unexpectedly rose last month, ending a downbeat second quarter on a more positive note.
The volume of goods sold in stores and online climbed 1% in June after dropping for the previous two months, the Office for National Statistics said Thursday. Economists surveyed by Bloomberg had predicted another fall.
Sales were up 0.7% in the second quarter, adding 0.04...
Monday, 22 July 2019 08:39 WIB
Oil prices rose on Monday amid high tensions in the Middle East after a British tanker was seized by the Iranian military at the end of last week.
Brent crude futures were up 51 cents, or 0.8%, at$62.98 a barrel by 0042 GMT. The international benchmark rose to as high as $63.47 earlier.
West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were up 15 cents, or 0.3%, at $55.78.
WTI fell over 7% and...