Monday, 19 August 2019 13:36 WIB
Tokyo stocks closed higher on Monday, tracking rallies on Wall Street with all eyes on key events this week including a major speech by the US Federal Reserve chief.
The benchmark Nikkei 225 index gained 0.71 percent, or 144.35 points, to end at 20,563.16, while the broader Topix index was up 0.61 percent, or 9.04 points, to 1,494.33.
Source : AFP
Thursday, 15 August 2019 20:03 WIB
Two gauges of manufacturing sentiment held their own in August, according to data released Thursday.
The Philadelphia Fed manufacturing index fell slightly to a reading of 16.8 in August from 21.8 in July. Economists had expected a much bigger drop to 11.1, according to Econoday.
The Empire State Index, meanwhile inched up at a reading of 4.8 in August from 4.3 in July, the New York Fed said....
Monday, 19 August 2019 13:48 WIB
Oil rose for a second day after a drone attack on a Saudi Arabian oil field brought geopolitical risks back into focus, and as the prospect of more U.S.-China trade meetings spurred some investor optimism.
Futures in New York advanced 1.2% after climbing 0.7% on Friday to cap the first weekly gain in three. Yemeni rebels attacked oil and gas facilities at Shaybah field in the...