Friday, 19 July 2019 20:54 WIB
Stocks opened higher Friday, lifted as investors appeared cheered by the latest round of earnings reports and continued to look ahead to an expected rate cut by the Federal Reserve at the end of the month.
The S&P 500 rose 9.27 points, or 0.3%, to trade at 3,004.38, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 94.1 points, or 0.4%, to 27,317.07. The Nasdaq Composite rose 33.69 points, or...
Thursday, 18 July 2019 15:48 WIB
U.K. retail sales unexpectedly rose last month, ending a downbeat second quarter on a more positive note.
The volume of goods sold in stores and online climbed 1% in June after dropping for the previous two months, the Office for National Statistics said Thursday. Economists surveyed by Bloomberg had predicted another fall.
Sales were up 0.7% in the second quarter, adding 0.04...
Friday, 19 July 2019 19:32 WIB
Gold futures rose on Friday, adding to a push toward fresh six-year highs, amid a backdrop of lower interest rates and monetary-policy easing that bulls deem ideal for the metal to rally.
August gold trading was gaining $10.70, or 0.8%, to $1,438.80 an ounce, after hitting $1,448 an ounce in electronic trade Thursday at 4 p.m. Eastern time. Thursday™s settlement was the loftiest for a...