Thursday, 24 October 2019 09:01 WIB
Hong Kong stocks edged up in the first few minutes of Thursday, tracking a positive lead from Wall Street and on easing worries about a no-deal Brexit.
The Hang Seng Index added 0.32 percent, or 84.30 points, to 26,651.03.
The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index inched up 0.08 percent, or 2.39 points, to 2,944.01, but the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange,...
Friday, 18 October 2019 09:26 WIB
China's economy slowed sharply in the third quarter, courtesy of the trade tensions with the US, the official data released at 02:00 GMT showed.
The annualised third quarter gross domestic product (GDP) came in at 6%, missing the forecasted print of 6.1% and down from the preceding quarter's GDP of 6.2%.
However, the Industrial Production rose 5.8% year-on-year in September, beating the...
Thursday, 24 October 2019 08:52 WIB
Gold held ground above $1,490 per ounce on Thursday as investors awaited clarity on Brexit after the European Union delayed a decision on granting an extension to Britain, and the U.S. central bank policy meeting for clues on the interest rate trajectory.
Spot gold was unchanged at $1,491.83 per ounce as of 01:29 GMT. U.S. gold futures was flat at $1,494.60 per ounce.
EU member states on...