Thursday, 27 February 2020 09:20 WIB
Hong Kong stocks started Thursday with another loss as the coronavirus continues to spread around the world with more new infections confirmed outside China than inside for the first time.
The Hang Seng Index fell 0.6 percent, or 167.32 points, to 26,529.17.
However, signs the outbreak is easing on the mainland saw the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index rise 0.3 percent, or 7.55 points, to...
Tuesday, 25 February 2020 22:17 WIB
U.S. consumer confidence edged up to the best level in six months on an improvement in expectations, signaling that solid employment and cheap fuel are helping Americans look past concerns about the spread of the coronavirus.
The Conference Board™s reading increased to 130.7 from a downwardly revised 130.4 in January, according to data from the New York-based group Tuesday that fell...
Thursday, 27 February 2020 10:05 WIB
Oil prices fell for a fifth day on Thursday to their lowest since January 2019 as a growing number of new coronavirus cases outside of China deepened fears that the global economy will slow and lower crude demand.
Brent crude (LCOc1) was down 77 cents, or 1.4% at $52.66 a barrel at 0204 GMT. The contract earlier fell to its lowest since Jan. 4, 2019. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) futures (CLc1)...