Tuesday, 2 June 2020 13:57 WIB
Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei index gained more than one percent on Tuesday with investors encouraged by US rallies and the reopening of Japan's economy following recent declines in coronavirus infections.
The Nikkei 225 index rose 1.19 percent, or 263.22 points, to close at 22,325.61, while the broader Topix index advanced 1.21 percent, or 18.93 points, to 1,587.68.
Source : AFP
Monday, 1 June 2020 21:32 WIB
The economic activity in the US' manufacturing sector contracted at a softer pace in May than it did in April with the ISM's Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) improving to 43.1 from 41.5.
This reading came in slightly worse than the market expectation of 43.6.
Further details of the publication showed that the Employment Index rose to 32.1 from 27.5 and the New Orders Index edged...
Tuesday, 2 June 2020 13:08 WIB
Gold prices on Tuesday held on to last session™s more than one-week high on concerns around U.S.-China relations and as rising violent protests in the United States stoked fears of a resurgence in virus cases, while optimism on reopening of economies checked their rise.
Spot gold was flat at $1,739.48 per ounce, as of 0344 GMT. U.S. gold futures rose 0.1% to $1,752.10.
The U.S. is likely to...