Tuesday, 26 May 2020 16:23 WIB
Stock futures traded sharply higher early Tuesday to begin a holiday-shortened week, as optimism grew about a potential coronavirus vaccine.
Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average pointed to an implied opening gain of more than 550 points. S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 futures also pointed to solid gains at the open. Trading volumes remained thin in overnight action. U.S. markets were closed...
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...
Tuesday, 26 May 2020 16:31 WIB
Gold edged lower on Tuesday as hopes of economic recovery lifted share markets with many countries easing coronavirus-driven lockdowns, although Sino-U.S. tensions over Hong Kong limited bullion's losses.
Spot gold was down 0.3% at $1,724.74 per ounce by 09:06 GMT. U.S. gold futures fell 0.6% to $1,725.10.
Elsewhere, palladium dropped 0.9% to $1,973.32 per ounce and platinum fell 0.6% to...