Wednesday, 27 May 2020 03:32 WIB
Hong Kong shares rallied Tuesday as worries over a controversial Chinese security law proposed for the city were overshadowed by hopes for the global economy as governments continue to ease lockdown restrictions.
The Hang Seng Index jumped 1.88 percent, or 432.42 points, to 23,384.66.
The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index rose 1.01 percent, or 28.58 points, to 2,846.55, while the Shenzhen...
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...
Wednesday, 27 May 2020 01:49 WIB
Oil prices rose on Tuesday, supported by growing confidence that producers are following through on commitments to cut supplies and as fuel demand picks up with coronavirus restrictions easing.
Brent crude futures were up 2 cents at $35.55 a barrel. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures gained $1.10, or 3.3%, to settle at $34.35 per barrel.
The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting...