Friday, 13 December 2019 07:38 WIB
Tokyo's key Nikkei stock index opened nearly two percent higher Friday, boosted by hopes for an imminent US-China trade deal and polls predicting an election win for Britain's ruling Conservative Party, setting the stage for Brexit.
The Nikkei 225 index rallied 1.87 percent or 437.99 points to 23,862.80 in early trade while the broader Topix index was up 1.48 percent or 25.30 points at...
Wednesday, 11 December 2019 21:15 WIB
A key measure of U.S. consumer prices remained subdued in November, bolstering widespread expectations Federal Reserve policy makers will hold the line on interest rates.
The core consumer price index, which excludes volatile food and energy costs, rose 0.2% for a second month, and 2.3% from a year earlier, a Labor Department report showed Wednesday. Those figures matched the median...
Friday, 13 December 2019 07:42 WIB
Gold headed for a back-to-back decline as President Donald Trump signed off on a so-called phase-one trade deal with China and an exit poll indicated a comfortable majority for the governing Conservative Party in the U.K.'s national election.
Bullion for immediate delivery fell as much as 0.5% in early trading Friday and was 0.3% lower at $1,465.53/oz as of 7:48 a.m. in Singapore. The metal...