Wednesday, 27 May 2020 15:36 WIB
Hong Kong shares ended with losses Wednesday as traders fret over protests in the city, fearing a repeat of the violence that hit the economy last year as well as rising China-US tensions.
The Hang Seng Index fell 0.36 percent, or 83.30 points, to 23,301.36.
The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index slipped 0.34 percent, or 9.74 points, to 2,836.80, while the Shenzhen Composite Index on China's...
Friday, 22 May 2020 13:44 WIB
A nationwide lockdown due to the coronavirus outbreak triggered a record fall in U.K. retail sales in April, the Office for National Statistics reported Friday.
The volume of sales fell 18.1% in April on the year, the biggest monthly drop on record, following a slide of 5.2% in March. All sectors saw a monthly decline in volume sales except for a record rise in sales for non-store retailing of...
Wednesday, 27 May 2020 15:17 WIB
The U.S. dollar edged higher on Wednesday and China's yuan hit a near nine-month low as worries about the U.S. response to China™s proposed security law for Hong Kong injected a more cautious tone into foreign exchange markets.
The U.S. currency had fallen sharply on Tuesday as strong risk appetite encouraged investors into riskier currencies, but that sentiment was much less buoyant in early...