Saturday, 16 November 2019 04:28 WIB
Hong Kong shares finished barely moved Friday, bringing an end to a tumultuous week that has seen the city crippled by violent protests, which show no sign of abating.
The Hang Seng Index inched up 2.97 points to 26,326.66.
The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.64 percent, or 18.53 points, to 2,891.34 and the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange,...
Friday, 15 November 2019 21:05 WIB
Sales at gas stations, car dealers and internet stores such as Amazon rose in October, but most other retailers posted weak results just before the start of the critical holiday shopping season.
Retail sales increased 0.3% last month, the government said Friday, matching the forecast of economists polled by MarketWatch.
The increase in sales was concentrated in just a few segments, however. If...
Saturday, 16 November 2019 03:09 WIB
Oil futures gained nearly 2% on Friday as comments from a top U.S. official raised optimism for a U.S.-China trade deal, but worries about increasing crude supplies capped prices.
Benchmark Brent crude gained $1.03, or 1.7%, to settle at $63.31 a barrel, while West Texas Intermediate crude rose 95 cents, or 1.7%, to settle at $57.72 a barrel. Brent and WTI both posted their second straight...