Wednesday, 27 May 2020 09:10 WIB
Hong Kong stocks opened on a positive note Wednesday, extending gains into a third day as traders continue to put the easing of global lockdowns above China-US tensions.
The Hang Seng Index added 0.56 percent, or 130.48 points, to 23,515.14.
China's benchmark Shanghai Composite Index was marginally higher, inching up 0.77 points to 2,847.32, while the Shenzhen Composite Index on the country's...
Friday, 22 May 2020 13:44 WIB
A nationwide lockdown due to the coronavirus outbreak triggered a record fall in U.K. retail sales in April, the Office for National Statistics reported Friday.
The volume of sales fell 18.1% in April on the year, the biggest monthly drop on record, following a slide of 5.2% in March. All sectors saw a monthly decline in volume sales except for a record rise in sales for non-store retailing of...
Wednesday, 27 May 2020 09:45 WIB
Gold traded flat on Wednesday as concerns about the U.S. response to China™s proposed security law for Hong Kong countered optimism about a re-opening of the global economy.
Spot gold was unchanged at $1,711.93 per ounce by 1243 GMT after a 1% drop on Tuesday. U.S. gold futures were also flat, at $1,705.
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the United States was working on a strong...