Tuesday, 23 July 2019 15:27 WIB
Hong Kong shares ended on a positive note Tuesday following the previous day's steep losses, with investors buoyed by hopes for progress in China-US trade talks.
The Hang Seng Index gained 0.34 percent, or 95.22 points to 28,466.48.
The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.45 percent, or 12.97 points, to 2,899.94 and the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second...
Thursday, 18 July 2019 15:48 WIB
U.K. retail sales unexpectedly rose last month, ending a downbeat second quarter on a more positive note.
The volume of goods sold in stores and online climbed 1% in June after dropping for the previous two months, the Office for National Statistics said Thursday. Economists surveyed by Bloomberg had predicted another fall.
Sales were up 0.7% in the second quarter, adding 0.04...
Tuesday, 23 July 2019 15:47 WIB
Sterling fell for the third straight day on Tuesday, dragged down by a firmer dollar and concern that the new prime minister, whose identity will be known later in the day, will pull Britain out of the European Union with no trade deal in place.
The result of the Conservative Party election will be announced just after 10:00 GMT, with Brexiteer Boris Johnson widely expected to have beaten...