Tuesday, 23 July 2019 23:24 WIB
European stocks closed higher Tuesday as investors digested a strong set of corporate results and looked ahead to this week™s European Central Bank policy meeting.
The pan-European Stoxx 600 closed up 0.98% to 391.54 with the majority of sectors and major bourses in positive territory.
In earnings news, Swiss banking giant UBS beat forecasts with a net profit of $1.4 billion for the second...
Thursday, 18 July 2019 15:48 WIB
U.K. retail sales unexpectedly rose last month, ending a downbeat second quarter on a more positive note.
The volume of goods sold in stores and online climbed 1% in June after dropping for the previous two months, the Office for National Statistics said Thursday. Economists surveyed by Bloomberg had predicted another fall.
Sales were up 0.7% in the second quarter, adding 0.04...
Tuesday, 23 July 2019 19:31 WIB
Oil prices gave back some recent gains on Tuesday as the U.K. offered a conciliatory tone its recent dispute with Iran in the Gulf, while markets prepped for the release of U.S. crude inventories.
New York-traded West Texas Intermediate crude futures fell 24 cents, or 0.4%, to $55.98 a barrel by 7:52 AM ET (11:52 GMT), while Brent crude futures, the benchmark for oil prices outside the U.S.,...