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GLOBAL
Trump: US is 'Locked and Loaded' to Respond to Saudi Oil Attack
Monday, 16 September 2019 17:05 WIB

U.S. President Donald Trump says American forces are 'locked and loaded' to respond to the fiery attacks on one of Saudi Arabia's largest oil fields and the world™s biggest crude oil stabilization facility. "There is reason to believe we know the culprit," Trump tweeted late Sunday. He added he...

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
Pound weakens as 'no-deal' Brexit concerns grow
Monday, 16 September 2019 16:31 WIB

The pound fell nearly half a percent on Monday as concern revived that Britain will struggle to secure a deal on the terms of its departure from the European Union. The pound fell to a three-year low below $1.20 earlier this month, then soared more than 4%. Most of the gains came last week, after...

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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