Friday, 10 July 2020 08:56 WIB
Hong Kong shares started Friday with a loss on fresh fears over the spread of coronavirus, which sparked a big sell-off on the Dow on Wall Street.
The Hang Seng Index slipped 1.06 percent, or 278.38 points, to 25,931.78.
The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index shed 0.92 percent, or 31.66 points, to 3,418.93, while the Shenzhen Composite Index on China's second exchange fell 0.46 percent, or...
Thursday, 9 July 2020 19:43 WIB
Applications for unemployment benefits in the U.S. declined last week by more than projected, easing concerns of a renewed downturn in the labor market after several large states reported a pickup in coronavirus cases.
Initial jobless claims in regular state programs fell by 99,000 to 1.31 million in the week ended July 4, Labor Department data showed Thursday. The median forecast in...
Friday, 10 July 2020 13:06 WIB
Gold was up on Friday morning in Asia, with investors turning to the safe-haven after the U.S. saw a record number of daily COVID-19 cases.
The U.S. reported over 60,000 cases on Thursday, with Texas, Florida and California among the states with record numbers of new cases.
Gold futures were up by 0.15% at $1,806.50 by 12:29 AM ET (5:29 AM GMT), ending the week above the $1,800...