113768SENSEX Gains at Open6/2/2020 4:22:40 AM"India's BSE Sensex rose 147 points or o.4% on Tuesday, tracking Wall Street that closed higher overnight as hopes for a swift economic rebound in the US offset massive protests and mounting tensions between Washington and Beijing."IndiaStock MarketSENSEX/india/stock-market
113767Indonesia Inflation Rate at 20-Year Low of 2.19%6/2/2020 4:17:00 AM"Indonesia's annual inflation rate declined to 2.19 percent in May 2020, the lowest since June 2000 but slightly above market expectations of 2.15 percent, as the restriction measures imposed by the government to halt the rapid spread of COVID-19 led consumers to stay at home. Annual core inflation went down to 2.65 percent from 2.85 percent, below forecasts of 2.7 percent. On a monthly basis, consumer prices edged up 0.07 percent in May, the least since October 2019."IndonesiaInflation RateIDCPIY/indonesia/inflation-cpi
113766Oil Prices Rise ahead of OPEC+ Meeting6/2/2020 3:50:00 AM"Oil prices increased on Tuesday after Reuters reported that OPEC and Russia were considering extending their output cut of 9.7 million barrels per day, about 10% of global production, into July or August, at an online meeting likely to be held on June 4th. Meanwhile, trade tensions between Washington and Beijing as well as manufacturing data on Monday showing Asian and European factories struggling, have kept a lid on gains. At around 03:45 AM GMT, WTI crude increased by 0.3% to $35.55 a barrel, while Brent crude was up 0.7% to %38.58 a barrel."CommodityCommodityCL1/commodity/crude-oil
113765Philippines Stocks Rise at Open6/2/2020 2:45:00 AM"The PSE Index opened slightly higher at 5,933 on Tuesday following the positive lead from US stocks overnight as optimism about reopening the US economy outweighed civil unrest throughout the country and lingering tensions between Washington and Beijing. Sentiment was also lifted after Bangko Sentral Governor Benjamin Diokno said that the economy could be back to 75 percent capacity by July, after one of the world's longest lockdowns were removed."PhilippinesStock MarketPCOMP/philippines/stock-market
113764China Shanghai Composite Opens Flat6/2/2020 2:35:00 AM"The Shanghai Composite index opened almost flat at 2,916 on Tuesday, with investors digesting news that the People Bank of China will start this week buying microloans from qualified local lenders, aiming to spur banks to lend as much as CNY 1 trillion to small business, amid the coronavirus outbreak. Market participants are also watching the development after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that the US was considering the option of welcoming people from Hong Kong in response to China's tightening control over the territory. Around 30 minutes of the trade, financial stocks led the gains, along with telecommunications, and industrials. A rise in oil prices also helped the energy sector moving higher. Meanwhile, declines were seen for consumer non-cyclicals and basic materials. The healthcare stocks also fell after Chinese authorities today reported there were 16 new virus infections as of May 31st, the highest daily increase in coronavirus cases in almost three weeks."ChinaStock MarketSHCOMP/china/stock-market