Monday, 19 August 2019 20:51 WIB
U.S. stocks opened higher, putting key equity benchmarks on course for a third straight positive session, after reports that Germany was open to the use of deficit spending in the event of a recession. President Donald Trump's remarks that the U.S economy was doing well also helped to draw investors into risky assets.
The S&P 500 rose 1% to 2,918. The Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced...
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....
Monday, 19 August 2019 21:22 WIB
Gold shed 1% on Monday as a recovery in share markets and rising U.S. Treasury yields reduced some of the metal's safe-haven appeal, prompting investors to book profits.
Spot gold was down 1.06% at $1,497.85 per ounce. U.S. gold futures slipped 1% to $1,508.1.
Benchmark U.S. Treasury yields gained on Monday, moving further away from record lows after the closely-watched U.S. yield curve...