Tuesday, 26 May 2020 15:29 WIB
Hong Kong shares rallied Tuesday as worries over a controversial Chinese security law proposed for the city were overshadowed by hopes for the global economy as governments continue to ease lockdown restrictions.
The Hang Seng Index jumped 1.88 percent, or 432.42 points, to 23,384.66.
The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index rose 1.01 percent, or 28.58 points, to 2,846.55, while the Shenzhen...
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...
Tuesday, 26 May 2020 15:22 WIB
The euro got a boost on Tuesday from a weaker dollar as growing optimism about a global recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic supported riskier currencies.
The moves, however, lacked the exuberance of the equities market as Sino-U.S. tensions kept the mood in check.
The euro was last up 0.4% at $1.0935, while the dollar was down by 0.2% against a basket of currencies at 99.50.
The mood among...