Wednesday, 24 July 2019 04:12 WIB
Hong Kong shares ended on a positive note Tuesday following the previous day's steep losses, with investors buoyed by hopes for progress in China-US trade talks.
The Hang Seng Index gained 0.34 percent, or 95.22 points to 28,466.48.
The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.45 percent, or 12.97 points, to 2,899.94 and the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second...
Thursday, 18 July 2019 15:48 WIB
U.K. retail sales unexpectedly rose last month, ending a downbeat second quarter on a more positive note.
The volume of goods sold in stores and online climbed 1% in June after dropping for the previous two months, the Office for National Statistics said Thursday. Economists surveyed by Bloomberg had predicted another fall.
Sales were up 0.7% in the second quarter, adding 0.04...
Wednesday, 24 July 2019 01:53 WIB
U.S. oil futures gave up earlier losses Tuesday to finish with a gain, ahead of government data that are expected to reveal a fall in domestic crude supplies for a sixth week in a row.
Analysts polled by S&P Global Platts forecast a decline of 4.4 million barrels in crude stocks for the week ended July 19. Oil prices also got a late-session boost from news that "the British military has...