Wednesday, 24 July 2019 03:31 WIB
U.S. stocks closed solidly higher Tuesday, and the Dow narrowly missed a closing record, as investors appeared to react positively to reports that the U.S. and China would hold face-to-face talks for the first time since May.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed 177 points, or 0.7%, higher at 27,350 (on a preliminary basis), just off its July 15 closing record at 27,359.16. The S&P 500...
Thursday, 18 July 2019 15:48 WIB
U.K. retail sales unexpectedly rose last month, ending a downbeat second quarter on a more positive note.
The volume of goods sold in stores and online climbed 1% in June after dropping for the previous two months, the Office for National Statistics said Thursday. Economists surveyed by Bloomberg had predicted another fall.
Sales were up 0.7% in the second quarter, adding 0.04...
Wednesday, 24 July 2019 01:53 WIB
U.S. oil futures gave up earlier losses Tuesday to finish with a gain, ahead of government data that are expected to reveal a fall in domestic crude supplies for a sixth week in a row.
Analysts polled by S&P Global Platts forecast a decline of 4.4 million barrels in crude stocks for the week ended July 19. Oil prices also got a late-session boost from news that "the British military has...