Wednesday, 15 July 2020 03:20 WIB
Hong Kong shares finished more than one percent lower Tuesday, in line with an Asian retreat, as traders fret over the reimposition of containment measures in several countries as the virus flares up again.
The Hang Seng Index shed 1.14 percent, or 294.23 points, to 25,477.89.
The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.83 percent, or 28.67 points, to 3,414.62 while the Shenzhen Composite...
Thursday, 9 July 2020 19:43 WIB
Applications for unemployment benefits in the U.S. declined last week by more than projected, easing concerns of a renewed downturn in the labor market after several large states reported a pickup in coronavirus cases.
Initial jobless claims in regular state programs fell by 99,000 to 1.31 million in the week ended July 4, Labor Department data showed Thursday. The median forecast in...
Wednesday, 15 July 2020 02:09 WIB
Oil prices rose slightly on Tuesday as OPEC and its allies cut production by more than agreed to in June, although demand concerns lingered due to increased cases of COVID-19 in the United States.
Brent crude futures gained 18 cents, or 0.42%, to settle at $42.90 per barrel, after moving lower earlier in the session. West Texas Intermediate crude futures settled 19 cents, or 0.47%, higher at...