Monday, 27 May 2019 13:42 WIB
Tokyo shares edged up on Monday, as investors expressed relief over US President Donald Trump taking a softer stance towards Japan as the two countries attempt to resolve a thorny trade dispute.
The key Nikkei 225 index rose 0.31 percent, or 65.36 points, to close at 21,182.58, while the broader Topix index was up 0.38 percent, or 5.79 points, at 1,547.00.
Source : AFP
Friday, 24 May 2019 20:02 WIB
Orders for durable or long-lasting goods fell sharply in April, mostly because of falling demand for Boeing jets and new cars and trucks. Business investment also continued to weaken, reflecting worries about the China trade fight and a slower U.S. economy.
Orders for durable goods ” products meant to last at least three years ” dropped 2.1% in April, the government said Friday. The...
Monday, 27 May 2019 13:57 WIB
Oil prices fell on Monday, extending losses from last week when crude dropped the most this year on concerns the Sino-U.S. trade war could trigger a broad economic slowdown, although OPEC's supply cuts provided some support.
U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were at $58.24 per barrel at 05:41 GMT, down 39 cents, or 0.7%, from their last settlement.
Front-month Brent crude...