Thursday, 22 August 2019 07:37 WIB
Tokyo stocks opened higher Thursday, chasing gains made on Wall Street as players kept their eyes on key US data as well as the US Federal Reserve.
The benchmark Nikkei 225 index added 0.41 percent or 85.45 points to 20,704.02 in early trade, while the broader Topix index rose 0.27 percent or 4.00 points to 1,501.51.
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....
Thursday, 22 August 2019 02:51 WIB
U.S. oil futures settled lower Wednesday after the government reported a weekly decrease in domestic crude supplies, the first in three weeks, but smaller than the market expected.
Concerns over energy demand also continued to pressure prices.
West Texas Intermediate crude for October delivery fell by 45 cents, or 0.8%, to settle at $55.68 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange,...