Tuesday, 2 June 2020 07:33 WIB
Tokyo stocks opened higher on Tuesday tracking rallies on Wall Street, shrugging off unrest in many US cities during anti-racism protests, and simmering US-China tensions.
The benchmark Nikkei 225 index was up 0.37 per cent or 81.05 points at 22,143.44 in early trade, while the broader Topix index advanced 0.41 per cent or 6.38 points to 1,575.13.
Source : AFP
Monday, 1 June 2020 21:32 WIB
The economic activity in the US' manufacturing sector contracted at a softer pace in May than it did in April with the ISM's Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) improving to 43.1 from 41.5.
This reading came in slightly worse than the market expectation of 43.6.
Further details of the publication showed that the Employment Index rose to 32.1 from 27.5 and the New Orders Index edged...
Tuesday, 2 June 2020 09:01 WIB
Oil prices rose in early trade on Tuesday, with traders waiting to see whether major crude producers agree to extend their huge output cuts to shore up prices at a meeting expected later this week.
Brent crude futures rose 0.3%, or 12 cents, to $38.44 a barrel as of 0011 GMT.
U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures traded in a 38 cent range on either side of Monday™s close, and last...