Wednesday, 17 July 2019 13:40 WIB
Tokyo stocks closed lower on Wednesday tracking falls on Wall Street, as optimism over US-China trade talks receded after recent comments from both sides.
The benchmark Nikkei 225 index lost 0.31 percent, or 66.07 points, to close at 21,469.18, while the broader Topix index inched down 0.08 percent, or 1.33 points, at 1,567.41.
Source : AFP
Tuesday, 16 July 2019 19:58 WIB
Sales at U.S. retailers rose solidly in June for the fourth month in a row, pointing to a strong rebound in consumer spending in the second quarter that suggests the economy is not as fragile as the Federal Reserve apparently believes.
Retail sales increases 0.4% last month, the government said Tuesday. Economists polled by MarketWatch expected a 0.1% gain.
The increase was an even larger 0.7%...
Wednesday, 17 July 2019 13:16 WIB
Gold prices fell on Wednesday in Asia on reports that the U.S. is set to begin talks with Iran.
Retail sales gained 0.4% in June, outpacing consensus forecasts for a 0.1% advance. The data sparked buying interest in the U.S. dollar and pushed Treasury yields higher, which in turn put pressure on the yellow metal.
Gold futures for August delivery on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile...