Tuesday, 20 August 2019 03:55 WIB
Hong Kong shares jumped more than two percent Monday following a healthy lead from Wall Street with investors cheered by positive comments on trade talks by Donald Trump's top trade adviser.
The Hang Seng Index climbed 2.17 percent or 557.62 points to end at 26,291.84.
The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index gained 2.10 percent, or 59.28 points, to 2,883.10 and the Shenzhen Composite Index,...
Thursday, 15 August 2019 20:03 WIB
Two gauges of manufacturing sentiment held their own in August, according to data released Thursday.
The Philadelphia Fed manufacturing index fell slightly to a reading of 16.8 in August from 21.8 in July. Economists had expected a much bigger drop to 11.1, according to Econoday.
The Empire State Index, meanwhile inched up at a reading of 4.8 in August from 4.3 in July, the New York Fed said....
Tuesday, 20 August 2019 02:47 WIB
Oil is getting a boost from a positive spin on U.S.-China trade talks and reports of a new drone attack on a Saudi oilfield. But the bigger factor for the week could be what transpires at the Kansas City Fed's annual gathering in Jackson Hole, Wyo.
New York-traded West Texas Intermediate crude settled up $1.23, or 2.2%, at $56.13 per barrel.
London-traded Brent crude gained $1.01, or 1.7%. But...