Friday, 29 May 2020 13:47 WIB
Tokyo stocks closed lower on Friday, with investor sentiment dampened by rising US-China tensions over Hong Kong.
The benchmark Nikkei 225 index slipped 0.18 percent or 38.42 points at 21,877.89, while the broader Topix index lost 0.87 percent or 13.67 points to 1,563.67.
Source : AFP
Thursday, 28 May 2020 19:53 WIB
The U.S. economy contracted at an annual 5% pace in the first quarter instead of 4.8%, revised government data show. A downward revision to inventory investment mostly accounted for the downward revision, the Commerce Department said.
Looking ahead, economists surveyed by MarketWatch predict GDP will plunge at a 27.7% annual rate as people stayed home to try to stem the spread of the...
Friday, 29 May 2020 14:19 WIB
Oil prices edged lower on Friday, set to post their first weekly fall in five weeks, after U.S. inventory data showed lacklustre fuel demand in the world™s largest oil consumer while worsening U.S.-China tensions weighed on global financial markets.
Brent crude slipped 43 cents, or 1.2%, to $34.86 a barrel by 0643 GMT and U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude was at $33.14 a barrel, down...