Monday, 19 August 2019 15:58 WIB
U.S. stock index futures point to a higher open on Monday morning.
At around 04:39 a.m. ET, Dow futures rose 198 points, indicating a positive open of more than 224.99 points. Futures on the S&P and Nasdaq were both also higher.
Wall Street ended Friday's session on a more positive note, on the back of a rebound in bond yields, which eased ongoing recession fears. Nonetheless, traders are...
Thursday, 15 August 2019 20:03 WIB
Two gauges of manufacturing sentiment held their own in August, according to data released Thursday.
The Philadelphia Fed manufacturing index fell slightly to a reading of 16.8 in August from 21.8 in July. Economists had expected a much bigger drop to 11.1, according to Econoday.
The Empire State Index, meanwhile inched up at a reading of 4.8 in August from 4.3 in July, the New York Fed said....
Monday, 19 August 2019 15:42 WIB
Gold prices slipped on Monday due to a stronger U.S. dollar and a recovery in equities, as hints of more stimulus from major central banks around the world eased concerns about a recession.
Spot gold was down 0.5% at $1,505.98 per ounce at 07:59 GMT.
U.S. gold futures also fell 0.5% to $1,516.80 an ounce.
The dollar index, against a basket of six major currencies, hovered near a two-week high...