Saturday, 21 September 2019 03:33 WIB
Hong Kong stocks ended the week with another loss Friday as investors fret over the impact of weeks of sometimes violent protests on the city's economy.
The Hang Seng Index slipped 0.13 percent, or 33.28 points, to 26,435.67.
The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.24 percent, or 7.17 points, to 3,006.45 and the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange,...
Thursday, 19 September 2019 19:49 WIB
The Philadelphia Federal Reserve's manufacturing index fell to 12.0 in September after registering a reading of 16.8 in August.
Any reading above zero indicates improving conditions. Economists polled by MarketWatch expected a reading of 10.0.
The indexes for general activity and new orders fell, while the indexes for shipments and employment increased, the Philly Fed said.
Saturday, 21 September 2019 02:17 WIB
Oil futures ended lower on Friday, but tallied a gain of almost 6% for the week, the largest such rise in three months.
As the Saudis reveal the extent of damages from the attacks on oil facilities last weekend, "the market mood has shifted to questioning how quickly production can be restored," Manish Raj, chief financial officer at exploration and production firm Velandera Energy Partners,...