Thursday, 18 July 2019 09:53 WIB
Hong Kong stocks opened with losses on Thursday morning following a negative lead from Wall Street, with energy firms weighed by another drop in oil prices.
The Hang Seng Index fell 0.64 percent, or 182.53 points, to 28,410.64.
The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index shed 0.34 percent, or 9.95 points, to 2,921.74, while the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second...
Thursday, 18 July 2019 08:51 WIB
Australian employment rose 500 in June as a slide in part-time positions countered gains in full-time work.
Jobs increase compared with economists™ forecast of a 9,000 gain; the unemployment rate remained at 5.2%, as expected by economists.
Full-time positions rose 21,100; part-time roles fell 20,600.
Participation rate stayed at 66%; est. 65.9%.
Source : Bloomberg
Thursday, 18 July 2019 09:05 WIB
Despite witnessing a drop in seasonally adjusted Employment Change, the AUD/JPY pair takes the bids to 75.64 during early Thursday.
The Australian Bureau of Statistics released June month employment data wherein the Unemployment Rate and Participation Rate remained unchanged at 5.2% and 66% respectively while the Employment Change slipped beneath 10.0K forecast to 0.5K. However, the increase in...