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GLOBAL
Hong Kong Demonstrators Clash with Police on 99th Day of Protests
Monday, 16 September 2019 10:47 WIB

Anti-government protesters clashed with police in Hong Kong again on Sunday, with demonstrators hurling rocks and Molotov cocktails at authorities who responded with volleys of tear gas and blasts of blue-dyed water fired from water cannons. Some of the thousands of protesters threw bricks at...

MARKET UPDATE
Hong Kong shares finish sharply lower
Monday, 16 September 2019 15:22 WIB

Hong Kong shares fell on Monday following last week's healthy gains, while investors were also spooked by fresh violent protests in the city and data further highlighting weakness in the Chinese economy. The Hang Seng Index lost 0.83 percent, or 228.14 points, to 27,124.55. The benchmark...

ECONOMY
US: Retail sales rose 0.4% in August vs. 0.2% expected
Friday, 13 September 2019 19:46 WIB

The data published by the US Census Bureau today revealed that retail and food services sail in August rose 0.4% on a monthly basis to $526.1 billion and beat the market expectation for an increase of 0.2%. On a yearly basis, retail sales grew by 4.1%. Total sales for the June 2019 through August...

GOLD CORNER
Gold to keep bullish trend this week: ECB, U.S. data in focus
Monday, 9 September 2019 11:35 WIB

After a very volatile session, gold is closing with a second straight week of losses last Friday while analysts remain bullish but slightly more cautious for this week. Seeing gold hit new fresh six-year highs, then drop more than $50 on a weekly basis has been unnerving for traders. Yet,...

COMMODITY
Oil soars after attack on Saudi plants shuts in 5% of global supply
Monday, 16 September 2019 13:20 WIB

Oil prices soared on Monday, with Brent crude posting its biggest intra-day percentage gain since the Gulf War in 1991, after an attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities on Saturday shut about 5% of global supply. Brent crude futures, the international benchmark, rose by as much as 19.5% to $71.95...

FISCAL & MONETARY
ECB Cuts Rates, Restarts QE to Fight Slowdown as Draghi Era Ends
Thursday, 12 September 2019 19:18 WIB

The European Central Bank cut interest rates further below zero and said it™ll resume bond purchases as President Mario Draghi overcame critics of his stimulus policies to make a final run at reflating the euro-area economy. The Governing Council reduced the deposit rate to...

ECONOMIC CALENDAR
Time Country Figures Previous Actual
06.01 GBP Rightmove HPI m/m -1.0% -0.2%
09.00 CHN Fixed Asset Investment ytd/y 5.7% 5.5%
09.00 CHN Industrial Production y/y 4.8% 4.4%
09.00 CHN Retail Sales y/y 7.6% 7.5%
19.30 U.S Empire State Manufacturing Index 4.8
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