Friday, 22 March 2019 10:35 WIB
Japan's Nikkei fell in choppy trade on Friday as financial stocks languished, reflecting more cautious U.S. monetary policy, while the drug sector tumbled after Eisai and Biogen said they will end their Alzheimer's drug trials.
The Nikkei share average fell 0.2 percent to 21,563.09 points by the midday break, after flitting in and out of positive and negative territory. The broader Topix dipped...
Thursday, 21 March 2019 16:55 WIB
The UK retail sales recorded an unexpected growth of 0.4% m/m in February, beating market expectations of -0.4% by a big margin. Meanwhile, while core retail sales stripping the auto motor fuel sales also bettered market expectations and rose 0.2% m/m during the reported month.
On an annualized basis, the UK retail sales growth stood at 4.0%, down from 4.2% previous but still better than 3.3%...
Friday, 22 March 2019 09:03 WIB
Gold extended losses on Friday, moving further away from a three-week peak hit in the previous session, as appetite for riskier assets improved on upbeat U.S. economic data, while the metal was still on path for a third straight weekly gain.
Spot gold was down 0.1 percent at $1,308.26 per ounce as of 01:19 GMT, after touching its highest since Feb. 28 at $1,320.22 in the previous session. U.S....