Monday, 20 May 2019 17:40 WIB
U.S. stock-index futures erased earlier gains and fell again Monday following the S&P 500 Index™s first back-to-back weekly loss in 2019.
Contracts on the S&P 500 Index dropped 0.2% as of 10:15 a.m. London time, after gaining as much as 0.5%, pointing to a lower opening. Nasdaq 100 futures dropped 0.3%, while those on the Dow Jones Industrial Average gauge fell 0.1%.
In Europe, the...
Wednesday, 15 May 2019 19:53 WIB
U.S. retail sales unexpectedly declined in April for the second time in three months, weighed down by soft sales of autos and building materials and suggesting consumer spending will remain subdued this quarter.
The value of overall sales declined 0.2% after a 1.7% increase the prior month that was the strongest gain since 2017, according to Commerce Department figures released...
Monday, 20 May 2019 16:00 WIB
The Australian dollar surged on Monday and is on track for its biggest rise this year as investors cheered a shock election win by Prime Minister Scott Morrison's conservative coalition, though mixed global stocks broadly weighed on risk appetite.
The Aussie was last up 0.9% at $0.6926, having bounced from a four-month trough of $0.6865. It was briefly quoted as high as $0.6990 but dealers said...