Wednesday, 11 December 2019 09:05 WIB
Hong Kong stocks opened slightly lower Wednesday morning on growing concern that the US will hike tariffs on more than $100 billion of Chinese goods, fuelling fears they could harm long-running trade talks.
The Hang Seng index fell 0.10 percent, or 26.53 points, to 26,410.09.
The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.18 percent, or 5.28 points, to 2,922.60 but the Shenzhen Composite...
Tuesday, 10 December 2019 17:37 WIB
The ZEW indicator of economic sentiment in Germany turned positive in December, rising to the highest level in 21 months.
The ZEW registered a reading of 10.7 points, up from -2.1 in November. "This hope results from a higher than expected German foreign trade surplus in October, alongside relatively robust economic growth in the EU in the third quarter and a stable German labor market.
Wednesday, 11 December 2019 09:25 WIB
The British pound slipped early on Wednesday after a poll showed a narrowing lead for Prime Minister Boris Johnso's Conservative Party in an election later in the week, while U.S. dollar movement looked to the Federal Reserve's policy meeting.
Investors were also focusing on what U.S. President Donald Trump will do with U.S. tariffs on nearly $160 billion worth of Chinese consumer goods, due to...