Monday, 19 August 2019 13:36 WIB
Tokyo stocks closed higher on Monday, tracking rallies on Wall Street with all eyes on key events this week including a major speech by the US Federal Reserve chief.
The benchmark Nikkei 225 index gained 0.71 percent, or 144.35 points, to end at 20,563.16, while the broader Topix index was up 0.61 percent, or 9.04 points, to 1,494.33.
Source : AFP
Thursday, 15 August 2019 20:03 WIB
Two gauges of manufacturing sentiment held their own in August, according to data released Thursday.
The Philadelphia Fed manufacturing index fell slightly to a reading of 16.8 in August from 21.8 in July. Economists had expected a much bigger drop to 11.1, according to Econoday.
The Empire State Index, meanwhile inched up at a reading of 4.8 in August from 4.3 in July, the New York Fed said....
Monday, 19 August 2019 13:08 WIB
The Greenback, in terms of the US Dollar Index (DXY), is alternating gains with losses within a narrow range at the beginning of the week around the 98.20 region.
The upside momentum in the index is losing some traction on Monday, although the Greenback manages well to keep business above the key barrier at 98.00 the figure.
Markets have ignored further trade rhetoric by President Trump so...