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GLOBAL
Trump Hints at Guatemala Migrant Deal, Cuts Aid to Central America
Tuesday, 18 June 2019 23:43 WIB

U.S. President Donald Trump claimed Monday that Guatemala was "getting ready to sign" an agreement that would force migrants who flee persecution in El Salvador and Honduras to request asylum in Guatemala instead of Mexico or the United States. U.S. State Department Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus...

MARKET UPDATE
Asian Shares Jump on Fed Rate Fever, Trade War Hope
Wednesday, 19 June 2019 08:03 WIB

Asian share markets jumped on Wednesday as investors dared to hope the Federal Reserve would follow the lead of the European Central Bank and open the door to future rate cuts at its policy meeting later in the day. Indeed, ECB President Mario Draghi™s shock turnaround on easing fueled talk of...

ECONOMY
Retail sales look strong, with a solid gain in May and upward revision to prior month
Friday, 14 June 2019 19:50 WIB

Reports of the death of the American consumer were greatly exaggerated as the May retail sales data rose at a solid pace and the decline in the prior month was revised to show a gain. Retail sales increased 0.5% in May, with broad-based gains, the Commerce Department said Friday. Economists...

GOLD CORNER
Wall St, Main St. Look For Still-Higher Gold Prices
Monday, 17 June 2019 14:43 WIB

Gold hit its highest levels in more than a year on Friday, and Wall Street and Main Street look for the momentum to continue this week, based on the weekly Kitco News gold survey. The metal has been underpinned by continuing trade tensions between the U.S. and its partners, resulting in worries...

COMMODITY
U.S. oil prices mark highest finish in more than a week
Wednesday, 19 June 2019 01:53 WIB

U.S. oil futures rallied Tuesday as a tweet from President Donald Trump hinted at progress in U.S.-China trade talks, easing the market's worries about a potential slowdown in energy demand. The news also contributed to a sharp climb among benchmark U.S. stock indexes, lifting risk-on sentiment in...

FISCAL & MONETARY
BoE's Carney: BoE retains the ability to relaunch term funding scheme as necessary
Tuesday, 18 June 2019 21:43 WIB

While speaking at the policy panel at the European Central Bank (ECB) Forum on Central Banking in Sintra, Portugal, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said that in exceptional circumstances, like Brexit, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) could extend the horizon over which it returns to the...

ECONOMIC CALENDAR
Time Country Figures Previous Actual
06.50 JPN Trade Balance (JPN) -0.17T -0.61T
15.00 EUR Current Account 24.7B
15.00 EUR Italian Trade Balance 4.63B
15.30 GBP CPI y/y (GBP) 2.1%
15.30 GBP PPI Input m/m 1.1%
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