Thursday, 27 February 2020 21:44 WIB
The stock market opened sharply lower Thursday morning, pushing the Dow Jones Industrial Average to its first correction in more than two years as investors around the world continued to flee equities amid the rapid spread of COVID-19, the infectious illness that reportedly originated in Wuhan, China late last year and has sickened tens of thousands.
The Dow fell 517 points, or 1.9%, at 26,440,...
Tuesday, 25 February 2020 22:17 WIB
U.S. consumer confidence edged up to the best level in six months on an improvement in expectations, signaling that solid employment and cheap fuel are helping Americans look past concerns about the spread of the coronavirus.
The Conference Board™s reading increased to 130.7 from a downwardly revised 130.4 in January, according to data from the New York-based group Tuesday that fell...
Thursday, 27 February 2020 20:17 WIB
Gold prices rose on Thursday as the rapid spread of coronavirus outside China fueled demand for safe-haven assets and bolstered bets for interest rate cuts by major central banks, while palladium scaled an all-time high on supply deficit worries.
Spot gold rose 0.6% to $1,648.63 per ounce. Prices jumped more than 1% in intraday trade on Wednesday before closing 0.3% higher. U.S. gold futures...