Monday, 22 July 2019 08:20 WIB
Asia stocks eased on Monday as investors reduced expectations of an aggressive interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve, while heightened Middle East tensions following an Iranian seizure of a British tanker lifted crude oil prices.
MSCI™s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was down 0.1%.
South Korea's shed 0.3%, Australian stocks lost 0.2% and Japan's Nikkei fell...
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...
Monday, 22 July 2019 08:39 WIB
Oil prices rose on Monday amid high tensions in the Middle East after a British tanker was seized by the Iranian military at the end of last week.
Brent crude futures were up 51 cents, or 0.8%, at$62.98 a barrel by 0042 GMT. The international benchmark rose to as high as $63.47 earlier.
West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were up 15 cents, or 0.3%, at $55.78.
WTI fell over 7% and...