Thursday, 27 June 2019 07:44 WIB
Tokyo stocks opened higher on Thursday boosted by a halt in the yen's appreciation, with investors focused on this week's Group of 20 summit and key US-China trade talks.
The benchmark Nikkei 225 index was up 0.21 percent or 45.10 points at 21,131.69 in early trade, while the broader Topix index was up 0.18 percent or 2.78 points at 1,537.12.
Wednesday, 26 June 2019 19:48 WIB
Orders for U.S. durable goods fell in May for the third time in four months, held down by a canceled deal for Boeing™s troubled 737 Max jet. Yet business investment perked up in a somewhat reassuring sign that companies haven™t frozen spending amid a tense trade fight with China and signs of a slower U.S. economy.
Orders for long-lasting goods slid 1.3% last month, the government said...
Thursday, 27 June 2019 02:50 WIB
Oil prices climbed sharply on Wednesday, as the U.S. government reported a weekly drop of nearly 13 million barrels in domestic crude stocks, reportedly the largest since 2016.
Given the big draw in gasoline and supply decline at the U.S. oil trading hub at Cushing, Okla., "we wouldn't be surprised to see the $60 level get breached in WTI," he said. "However, with the upcoming OPEC meeting and...