Wednesday, 21 August 2019 09:04 WIB
Hong Kong stocks opened lower on Wednesday, extending the previous day's losses and tracking a negative lead from Wall Street as investors await news of developments in the China-US trade spat.
The Hang Seng Index dipped 0.27 per cent, or 71.00 points, to 26,160.54 at the open.
The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index dipped 0.16 per cent, or 4.53 points, to 2,875.47 and the Shenzhen Composite...
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....
Wednesday, 21 August 2019 09:14 WIB
Gold held an advance as President Donald Trump showed no urgency to resolve the trade conflict with China, saying he wasn™t ready to make a deal, while investors awaited more clues on monetary policy.
Trump also renewed his call for a œbig Federal Reserve rate cut. While the minutes of the Fed™s July meeting are due for release Wednesday, they may be outdated...