Monday, 20 January 2020 09:47 WIB
Japanese shares edged higher on Monday, due to strong U.S. housing data and investor optimism following last week™s U.S.-China trade deal, though the market™s valuations are getting stretched.
The Nikkei share average rose 0.19% to 24,087.51, staying near its 15-month high of 24,115.95 touched last week. The broader Topix gained 0.49% to 1,743.98 though trade was slow due to a U.S. market...
Friday, 17 January 2020 16:47 WIB
U.K. consumers stayed away from the stores during the key Christmas trading period, despite widespread discounting and a break in the political impasse over Brexit.
The volume of goods sold in stores and online fell 0.6% in December, confounding expectations of a 0.6% increase. Sales excluding auto fuel dropped 0.8%.
The figures, which include Black Friday and Cyber Monday, will...
Monday, 20 January 2020 09:16 WIB
The dollar began the week on a firm note on Monday as economic data pointed to strength right across the U.S. economy, reducing the likelihood of interest rate cuts.
The greenback held steady near a one-week high against the euro, at $1.1096, and just below an eight-month peak on the Japanese yen, at 110.19 yen per dollar.
The pound edged lower on Monday to $1.3002, its weakest in a week....