Thursday, 28 May 2020 15:41 WIB
Hong Kong stocks sank Thursday as traders grow increasingly worried about the impact on the city's future from a US decision to revoke its preferential status, in response to China's plans for a new security law in the city.
The Hang Seng Index fell 0.72 percent, or 168.60 points, to 23,132.76.
The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.33 percent, or 9.42 points, to 2,846.22, but the...
Thursday, 28 May 2020 08:20 WIB
Australian employment in the June quarter may have fallen by only 15% from a year earlier, less than a previous 20% estimate, as there are signs of job increases in the industries most affected by the novel coronavirus, the central bank chief said on Thursday.
Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) Governor Philip Lowe reiterated that the economic outlook was still incredibly uncertain.
Thursday, 28 May 2020 15:23 WIB
The euro continued to rise on Thursday, boosted by a 750 billion euro (673.70 billion pounds) EU plan to prop up the bloc™s coronavirus-hit economies, though gains were limited as doubts about delivering the scheme crept in.
The EU executive unveiled a plan on Wednesday to support economies hammered by the pandemic, hoping to end months of squabbling over how to fund a recovery that exposed...