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GLOBAL
Russian Opposition Divided Over TV Host's Presidential Bid
Friday, 20 October 2017 00:09 WIB

A presidential bid by a celebrity Russian TV host drew conflicting reaction from the country's beleaguered opposition Thursday, with some accusing her of playing into the Kremlin's hands and others welcoming her move. Though President Vladimir Putin's spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, denied that the...

MARKET UPDATE
Hong Kong Shares Rebound as China Minsky Moment Fears Recede
Friday, 20 October 2017 15:50 WIB

Hong Kong shares rebounded sharply on Friday, as investors scrambled for bargains among stocks bruised from the previous session sell-off, which was triggered by the Chinese central bank chief™s reference to a œMinsky moment. On Friday, the Hang Seng Index rose 1.2 percent, to 28,487.24...

ECONOMY
Philly Fed manufacturing index lurches to a 5-month high in October
Thursday, 19 October 2017 19:58 WIB

Manufacturing activity in the mid-Atlantic heated up in October, the Philadelphia Fed said Thursday. Its gauge jumped 4.1 points to 27.9, the strongest reading since May. Any reading over zero signals improving conditions. Economists had forecast a reading of 20.2. Source : Market Watch

GOLD CORNER
Metals Focus Sees Gold-Friendly Conditions In 2018
Tuesday, 17 October 2017 05:34 WIB

Metals Focus sees a favorable backdrop for gold prices next year. After weakening for much of September, the metal is higher so far in October, helped in large part by U.S. dollar weakness as traders factor in less Federal Reserve hawkishness than previously was the case, the consultancy...

COMMODITY
Oil Geopolitical-Risk Rally Fades as Iraq Repairs Crude Fields
Friday, 20 October 2017 13:42 WIB

A surge in crude prices faded as Iraq sought to restore flows from fields in a disputed region after violence had curbed output in OPEC™s second-biggest producer. While futures in London rallied 3.4 percent from last Friday through Wednesday this week as tensions flared in the Kirkuk...

FISCAL & MONETARY
RBA Reaffirms Growth to 'Increase Gradually' Backed by Low Rates
Tuesday, 17 October 2017 08:29 WIB

The Reserve Bank of Australia says economic conditions at home and abroad œhad been more positive since 2016, according to minutesof this month policy meeting where interest rates were left unchanged. National accounts indicated private non-mining business investment increased in the June...

ECONOMIC CALENDAR
Time Country Figures Previous Actual
15.00 EUR Current Account 31.5B 33.3B
15.30 GBP Public Sector Net Borrowing 5.1B 5.3B
21.00 U.S Existing Home Sales 5.35M
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