Tuesday, 22 October 2019 04:04 WIB
Hong Kong stocks ended slightly up Monday, boosted by upbeat comments by China's top negotiator on progress in trade talks with the United States.
The Hang Seng Index rose 0.08 percent, or 20.66 points, to 26,740.24.
The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index finished 0.05 percent higher, or 1.48 points, to close at 2,939.62 while the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second...
Friday, 18 October 2019 09:26 WIB
China's economy slowed sharply in the third quarter, courtesy of the trade tensions with the US, the official data released at 02:00 GMT showed.
The annualised third quarter gross domestic product (GDP) came in at 6%, missing the forecasted print of 6.1% and down from the preceding quarter's GDP of 6.2%.
However, the Industrial Production rose 5.8% year-on-year in September, beating the...
Tuesday, 22 October 2019 02:55 WIB
Oil futures settled at a nearly two-week low Monday, as investors failed to shake worries that growing signs of economic weakness will eventually hurt demand for crude oil.
West Texas Intermediate crude for November delivery fell 47 cents, or 0.9%, to end at $53.31 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, after the U.S. benchmark contract posted a 1.7% weekly decline. The November...