Wednesday, 20 March 2019 23:56 WIB
U.S. stocks retreated Wednesday with investors awaiting the conclusion of a two-day Federal Reserve meeting later in the afternoon.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 144 points, or 0.6%, to 25,741, while the S&P 500 index lost 13 points, or 0.5%, to 2,819. The Nasdaq Composite Index shed 25 points, or 0.3%, to 7,698.
Source : Marketwatch
Wednesday, 20 March 2019 17:00 WIB
The UK Consumer Prices Index (CPI) 12-month rate came in at 1.9% in February, up from January™s 1.8% and bettering the 1.8% print expected, the UK Office for National Statistics (ONS) reported on Wednesday.
Meanwhile, the core inflation gauge (excluding volatile food and energy items) arrived at 1.8% y/y versus 1.9% booked in January while missing the consensus forecast.
The monthly figures...
Thursday, 21 March 2019 02:34 WIB
The U.S. dollar turned negative Wednesday, dropping to its lowest level since early February as the Federal Reserve reaffirmed its dovish policy stance.
The central bank revised its expectation of interest-rate increases in 2019 to zero, from an expected two increases previously. It also downgraded its economic outlook, forecasting 2.1% gross domestic product growth in 2019, rather than 2.3% as...