Friday, 22 March 2019 20:53 WIB
U.S. stocks fell at the start of trade Friday, after a downbeat round of European data underlined worries about global economic growth.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 118 points, or 0.5%, to 25,845, while the S&P 500 index was off 11 points, or 0.4%, to 2,843. The Nasdaq Composite declined 29 points, or 0.4%, to 7,811.
Friday, 22 March 2019 16:26 WIB
German manufacturing activity grew at the weakest pace in six years in the month of March, the latest manufacturing activity report from IHS/Markit research showed this Friday.
The German manufacturing purchasing managers index (PMI) slipped deeper into contraction territory and arrived at 44.7 versus 48.0 expected and 47.6 previous. Meanwhile, services PMI dropped to a two-month low level of...
Friday, 22 March 2019 19:30 WIB
Gold continued to push higher Friday, overcoming a stronger U.S. dollar as investors reacted to global growth fears that were underlined by a round of downbeat economic data, as well as the Federal Reserve™s dovish tone earlier this week.
Gold for April delivery on Comex rose $5.10, or 0.4%, to $1,312.40 an ounce, while May silver was up 4.8 cents, or 0.3%, to $15.485 an ounce.