Wednesday, 16 October 2019 15:30 WIB
Hong Kong shares closed higher on Wednesday, in line with a rally across Asia and after shrugging off a mid-morning drop when the city's leader was forced to briefly abandon a policy speech owing to heckling by opposition lawmakers.
The Hang Seng Index added 0.61 percent, or 160.35 points, to 26,664.28.
The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index dropped 0.41 percent, or 12.34 points, to 2,978.71,...
Wednesday, 16 October 2019 15:58 WIB
Motoring costs fell last month and the price of computer games jumped, leaving U.K. inflation comfortably below the Bank of England™s 2% target.
Consumer-price growth held at a near three-year low of 1.7% in September, the Office for National Statistics said Wednesday. Core inflation accelerated to 1.7% from 1.5% in August.
The lack of headline inflation, combined with...
Wednesday, 16 October 2019 15:24 WIB
The dollar headed toward a four-week low against its rivals on Wednesday on concerns that elevated trade tensions between Washington and Beijing will continue to weigh on the global growth outlook.
Risk appetite was on the back foot with the Japanese currency firming against the greenback while trade-oriented currencies such as the Australian dollar and the Kiwi dollar led losers.