Wednesday, 19 February 2020 07:32 WIB
Tokyo stocks opened higher on Wednesday as investors adjusted their positions amid lingering fears over the impact of the new coronavirus on the economy.
The benchmark Nikkei 225 index was up 0.65 percent or 151.73 points at 23,345.53 in early trade, while the broader Topix index was up 0.56 percent or 9.26 points at 1,674.97.
Source : AFP
Tuesday, 18 February 2020 17:26 WIB
Investors have been plunged back into a gloomy mood over the German economy on concern the coronavirus outbreak in China will disrupt global trade.
ZEW's index of expectations for the next six months decreased to 8.7 in February, below even the most pessimistic estimate in a Bloomberg survey. The poll suggests confidence is fading that Europe's largest economy can stem a manufacturing recession...
Wednesday, 19 February 2020 02:58 WIB
Oil prices were little changed on Tuesday, pressured by concerns over the impact on crude demand from the coronavirus outbreak in China and a lack of further action by OPEC and its allies to support the market.
Brent crude was up 8 cents at $57.75 per barrel. U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude futures settled unchanged at $52.05. Earlier in the session WTI fell to a session low of $51.15 per...