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GLOBAL
At least 138 Killed in Sri Lanka in Easter Attacks
Monday, 22 April 2019 10:51 WIB

Sri Lanka has imposed a curfew, effective immediately, following a series of Easter Sunday explosions at churches and hotels. The government says it has also blocked access to major social media and messaging apps to prevent the spread of misinformation and rumors. At least 138 people were...

MARKET UPDATE
Tokyo stocks edge up ahead of long holiday
Monday, 22 April 2019 13:37 WIB

Tokyo stocks inched up in sluggish trade on Monday amid a lack of fresh market-moving events as a majority of foreign markets were closed and with 10 days of holiday looming in Japan. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 0.08 percent, or 17.34 point, to close at 22,217.90, while the broader Topix...

ECONOMY
Housing starts decline 0.3% in March vs +6.5% expected
Friday, 19 April 2019 20:19 WIB

According to the data published by the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, housing starts in March declined by 0.3% and came below the market expectation for a growth of 6.5%. Nevertheless, the US Dollar Index didn't show a reaction with the trading volume...

GOLD CORNER
Wall St., Main St. Look For Gold Prices To Tick Higher
Monday, 8 April 2019 12:06 WIB

The biggest voting blocs on Wall Street and Main Street look for gold prices to rise over the this week, according to the weekly Kitco News gold survey. Thirteen market professionals took part in the Wall Street survey. Seven participants, or 54%, described themselves as bullish for the this...

COMMODITY
AUD/USD struggles near one-week lows, below mid-0.7100s
Monday, 22 April 2019 15:25 WIB

The AUD/USD pair held on to its mild weaker tone through the early European session on Monday and is currently placed at over one-week lows, around the 0.7140-35 region. After a rather subdued/range-bound trading action on Friday, the pair met with some fresh supply at the start of a new trading...

FISCAL & MONETARY
Fed scaled back interest-rate forecast due to unease about economy, soft inflation, FOMC minutes show
Thursday, 11 April 2019 01:43 WIB

The Federal Reserve™s decision in March to cease raising interest rates this year was driven by unease over the U.S. and global economies and surprisingly subdued inflation, according to minutes of the pivotal central bank meeting. Last month the Fed junked previous plans to raise a key...

ECONOMIC CALENDAR
Time Country Figures Previous Actual
21.00 U.S Existing Home Sales 5.51M
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All Day EUR Italian Bank Holiday
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