Saturday, 7 December 2019 04:32 WIB
Hong Kong closed more than one percent higher Friday, boosted by renewed hopes that China and the United States will eventually reach a partial trade deal.
The Hang Seng index added 1.07 percent, or 281.33 points, to 26,498.37.
The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index added 0.43 percent, or 12.54 points, to 2,912.01 and the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second...
Friday, 6 December 2019 20:54 WIB
U.S. job gains roared back in November as unemployment matched a fresh half-century low and wages topped estimates, giving the Federal Reserve more reason to hold interest rates steady after three straight cuts. Stock futures and the dollar jumped while Treasuries slid.
Payrolls jumped 266,000, the most since January, after an upwardly revised 156,000 advance the prior month, according to...
Saturday, 7 December 2019 03:13 WIB
Oil futures settled higher on Friday, with U.S. prices up more than 7% for the week to mark their highest weekly percentage climb since June.
Prices got a lift after the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies announced an agreement to cut production by an additional 500,000 barrels a day starting in January. Including the 1.2 million barrels in reductions under the...