Wednesday, 21 August 2019 04:05 WIB
Hong Kong shares ended slightly lower on Tuesday after a four-day rally, with profit-taking offsetting fresh hopes for China-US trade talks.
The Hang Seng Index slipped 0.23 per cent, or 60.30 points, to 26,231.54.
The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.11 per cent, or 3.09 points, to 2,880.00 but the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, edged up...
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....
Wednesday, 21 August 2019 02:49 WIB
Front-month oil futures contracts settled higher for a third straight session on Tuesday, ahead of U.S. government data that are expected to reveal a weekly decline in domestic crude stockpiles, following back-to-back weekly supply increases.
West Texas Intermediate crude for September delivery tacked on 13 cents, or 0.2%, to finish at $56.34 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange,...