Friday, 28 February 2020 04:20 WIB
Hong Kong and Shanghai stocks ended higher Thursday as the spread of coronavirus shows signs of easing in China, with figures showing for the first time there were more infections reported outside the country than inside.
The Hang Seng Index added 0.31 percent, or 82.13 points, to close at 26,778.62.
The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index added 0.11 percent, 3.40 points, to 2,991.33 while the...
Tuesday, 25 February 2020 22:17 WIB
U.S. consumer confidence edged up to the best level in six months on an improvement in expectations, signaling that solid employment and cheap fuel are helping Americans look past concerns about the spread of the coronavirus.
The Conference Board™s reading increased to 130.7 from a downwardly revised 130.4 in January, according to data from the New York-based group Tuesday that fell...
Friday, 28 February 2020 02:54 WIB
Oil futures fell on Thursday, with U.S. prices marking a fifth straight session decline and settling at their lowest since January 2019 as energy demand concerns following the spread of COVID-19 continued to weigh on the market.
April West Texas Intermediate oil fell $1.64, or 3.4%, to settle at $47.09 barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. That was the lowest front-month contract finish...