Wednesday, 19 February 2020 09:04 WIB
Hong Kong stocks opened lower on Wednesday as unease spread through global markets over the deadly new coronavirus that is hitting supply chains and causing economic jitters.
The Hang Seng Index fell 0.16 percent, or 43.74 points, to 27,486.46 in early trade.
Mainland China's benchmark Shanghai Composite Index was down 0.26 percent, or 7.73 points, at 2,977.25.
The Shenzhen Composite Index,...
Tuesday, 18 February 2020 17:26 WIB
Investors have been plunged back into a gloomy mood over the German economy on concern the coronavirus outbreak in China will disrupt global trade.
ZEW's index of expectations for the next six months decreased to 8.7 in February, below even the most pessimistic estimate in a Bloomberg survey. The poll suggests confidence is fading that Europe's largest economy can stem a manufacturing recession...
Wednesday, 19 February 2020 08:10 WIB
AUD/USD has barely moved in response to the Aussie wage growth data for the fourth quarter released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics 00:00 UTC.
The data showed wages growth sticking at 0.5% quarter-on-quarter and 2.2% year-on-year as expected, leaving the AUD/USD unaffected around 0.6692, the level where it was trading before the data was released.
The lackluster market reaction is not...