Tuesday, 2 June 2020 07:33 WIB
Tokyo stocks opened higher on Tuesday tracking rallies on Wall Street, shrugging off unrest in many US cities during anti-racism protests, and simmering US-China tensions.
The benchmark Nikkei 225 index was up 0.37 per cent or 81.05 points at 22,143.44 in early trade, while the broader Topix index advanced 0.41 per cent or 6.38 points to 1,575.13.
Source : AFP
Monday, 1 June 2020 21:32 WIB
The economic activity in the US' manufacturing sector contracted at a softer pace in May than it did in April with the ISM's Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) improving to 43.1 from 41.5.
This reading came in slightly worse than the market expectation of 43.6.
Further details of the publication showed that the Employment Index rose to 32.1 from 27.5 and the New Orders Index edged...
Tuesday, 2 June 2020 08:45 WIB
The dollar was on the defensive on Tuesday as investors stuck to hopes of a global economic recovery despite heightened concerns over U.S.-China tensions and mass protests in many U.S. cities over the death of a black man in police custody.
The U.S. dollar's index against a basket of six major currencies (=USD) stood at its weakest level since mid-March, at 97.790.
The euro fetched $1.11295...