Monday, 25 May 2020 13:28 WIB
Tokyo stocks closed higher on Monday on expectations the state of emergency will be lifted for the whole nation including economic powerhouse Tokyo.
The benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 1.73 percent or 353.49 points to end at 20,741.65, while the broader Topix index advanced 1.65 percent or 24.40 points to 1,502.20.
Source : AFP
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...
Monday, 25 May 2020 15:10 WIB
The dollar started the week slightly higher in Europe, albeit in modest volumes depressed by public holidays in the U.K. and U.S., against a backdrop of simmering tension between the U.S. and China.
5 AM ET (0745 GMT), the dollar index, which tracks the greenback against a basket of developed market currencies, was up 0.1% at 99.975, drifting to its highest in a week.
Dollar gains were narrow...