Wednesday, 21 August 2019 07:41 WIB
Tokyo stocks opened lower on Wednesday following losses on Wall Street amid lingering trade war concerns and falls in Europe on the political crisis engulfing Italy.
The benchmark Nikkei 225 index slid 0.91 per cent or 187.25 points to 20,489.97 in early trade while the broader Topix index fell 0.98 per cent or 14.82 points to 1,491.95.
Source : AFP
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 07:54 WIB
Oil was steady in Asian trading after a private-sector report indicated that U.S. crude supplies had tightened in the past week.
Futures in New York rose 3 cents, after clawing back losses in a volatile session on Tuesday. The market had stumbled after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told CNBC that Huawei Technologies Co. and other Chinese companies pose national...