Friday, 13 December 2019 04:33 WIB
Hong Kong stocks surged more than one percent Thursday after the Federal Reserve indicated it would leave interest rate unchanged next year, while investors are keeping tabs on the China-US trade talks.
The Hang Seng index climbed 1.31 percent, or 348.71 points, to 26,994.14.
But the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.30 percent, or 8.72 points, to 2,915.70 and the Shenzhen Composite...
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 02:52 WIB
Oil prices rose nearly 1% on Thursday after U.S. President Donald Trump said Washington was œvery close to nailing down a trade deal with China.
Brent crude futures rose 67 cents, or 1%, to $64.39 a barrel. West Texas Intermediate crude futures gained 42 cents, or 0.7%, to settle at $59.18 a barrel.
Oil prices received a fresh boost after Trump™s tweet saying the United States was very...