Friday, 20 September 2019 20:45 WIB
U.S. stocks opened higher on Friday, pushing key equity benchmarks closer to all-time highs, as investors keyed into encouraging signs on U.S.-China trade talks.
The S&P 500 was up 0.2% to trade at 3,012. The Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 59 points, or 0.2% , to 27,152. The Nasdaq Composite rose 0.1% to 8,192. The Dow and the S&P 500 are both within a percentage point of their...
Thursday, 19 September 2019 19:49 WIB
The Philadelphia Federal Reserve's manufacturing index fell to 12.0 in September after registering a reading of 16.8 in August.
Any reading above zero indicates improving conditions. Economists polled by MarketWatch expected a reading of 10.0.
The indexes for general activity and new orders fell, while the indexes for shipments and employment increased, the Philly Fed said.
Friday, 20 September 2019 20:23 WIB
Oil in London was on track for its biggest weekly increase since January as traders waited to see whether Saudi Arabia can fulfill promises to swiftly repair critical facilities attacked last weekend.
The world's biggest crude exporter has vowed to restore its Abqaiq processing plant and Khurais oil field this month after an aerial strike disabled 5% of global supply and...