Tuesday, 18 June 2019 03:49 WIB
Hong Kong stocks closed up Monday as investors cheered a decision by the city's government to suspend plans for a controversial extradition law.
The Hang Seng Index rose 0.45 percent, or 122.00 points, to 27,240.35.
The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index closed up 0.20 percent, or 5.65 points, at 2,887.62, while the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, lost...
Friday, 14 June 2019 19:50 WIB
Reports of the death of the American consumer were greatly exaggerated as the May retail sales data rose at a solid pace and the decline in the prior month was revised to show a gain.
Retail sales increased 0.5% in May, with broad-based gains, the Commerce Department said Friday. Economists polled by MarketWatch had forecast a solid 0.7% gain.
There was a big rise in auto sales, but the even...
Tuesday, 18 June 2019 02:23 WIB
Crude oil futures prices fell Monday, with investors digesting worrisome demand updates issued last week and keeping tabs on typically price-supportive risks percolating in the Middle East.
On Monday, West Texas Intermediate crude for July delivery fell 58 cents, or 1.1%, to settle at $51.93 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, following two consecutive session gains.