Wednesday, 19 February 2020 13:31 WIB
Tokyo stocks closed higher Wednesday on bargain hunting following recent declines as investors adjusted their positions amid lingering fears over the impact of the new coronavirus on the economy.
The benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 0.89 percent, or 206.90 points, to 23,400.70 after four days of declines, while the broader Topix index was up 0.37 percent, or 6.15 points, at 1,671.86.
Source : AFP
Tuesday, 18 February 2020 17:26 WIB
Investors have been plunged back into a gloomy mood over the German economy on concern the coronavirus outbreak in China will disrupt global trade.
ZEW's index of expectations for the next six months decreased to 8.7 in February, below even the most pessimistic estimate in a Bloomberg survey. The poll suggests confidence is fading that Europe's largest economy can stem a manufacturing recession...
Wednesday, 19 February 2020 13:17 WIB
Gold prices held steady above the key $1,600 mark on Wednesday as an uptick in equities due to a drop in new virus cases was kept in check by fears about the economic fallout of the epidemic.
Autocatalyst metal palladium, meanwhile, scaled yet another record peak on a sustained supply shortfall.
Spot gold was little changed at $1,601.77 per ounce by 0244 GMT. In the previous session, bullion...