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GLOBAL
New Zealand Seismologists Fear New Eruption at Volcano
Thursday, 12 December 2019 00:16 WIB

New Zealand authorities say conditions on White Island continue to prevent efforts to send search crews to recover the bodies of those killed in Monday's volcanic eruption. Seismologists with New Zealand's GeoNet seismic monitoring agency said Wednesday there remains a 40-to-60 percent chance of...

MARKET UPDATE
Hong Kong Stocks End Firmer On Possible Tariff Delay (Review)
Thursday, 12 December 2019 04:22 WIB

Hong Kong stocks closed higher on Wednesday amid speculation that Washington may hold back from slapping new tariffs on Chinese exports that are scheduled to kick in this weekend. At the close of trade, the Hang Seng index was up 0.8% at 26,645.43, hovering around the session™s high. Earlier in...

ECONOMY
U.S. Core Inflation Modest in November Ahead of Fed Meeting
Wednesday, 11 December 2019 21:15 WIB

A key measure of U.S. consumer prices remained subdued in November, bolstering widespread expectations Federal Reserve policy makers will hold the line on interest rates. The core consumer price index, which excludes volatile food and energy costs, rose 0.2% for a second month, and 2.3%...

GOLD CORNER
Little conviction in gold market as trade talks ebb and flow
Monday, 25 November 2019 11:27 WIB

Confusion and uncertainty dominates the gold market as traders and investors continue to react to shifting trade sentiment between China and the U.S. The latest Kitco News Weekly Gold Survey shows Wall Street analysts nearly caught in a three-way tie, while only a slight majority of retail...

COMMODITY
Oil prices end lower after unexpected climb in weekly U.S. crude inventory data
Thursday, 12 December 2019 03:31 WIB

Oil futures finished lower on Wednesday after U.S. government data showed an unexpected climb in domestic supplies of crude oil, as well as sizable gains in gasoline and distillate stockpiles. Prices showed little reaction to the Federal Reserve™s decision to hold its benchmark interest rate...

FISCAL & MONETARY
Federal Reserve signals no rate hikes in 2020, just one in 2021
Thursday, 12 December 2019 02:20 WIB

The Federal Reserve left its benchmark interest rate unchanged and signaled no changes next year after its latest meeting to evaluate the economy. The Fed's so-called dot plot shows no rate hikes in 2020 and just one in 2021. The "current stance of monetary policy is appropriate to support...

ECONOMIC CALENDAR
Time Country Figures Previous Actual
02.00 U.S FOMC Economic Projections - -
02.00 U.S FOMC Statement - -
02.00 U.S Federal Funds Rate 1.75% 1.75%
02.00 U.S Federal Budget Balance -134.5B -208.8B
02.30 U.S FOMC Press Conference - -
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