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GLOBAL
'Several' Killed in Philippines Earthquake
Tuesday, 23 April 2019 04:00 WIB

A strong earthquake in the northern Philippines Monday left several people dead, trapping others in buildings and damaging the capital's secondary airport. The quake hit the main island of Luzon with a magnitude of 6.3, centered some 60 kilometers away from the capital city of Manila, according...

MARKET UPDATE
Wall Street Jogs in Place in Quiet Trading Session
Tuesday, 23 April 2019 03:47 WIB

U.S. stocks ended a low-volume trading session little changed on Monday, as investors stayed on the sidelines ahead of quarterly earnings reports from major companies. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 48.49 points, or 0.18%, to 26,511.05, the S&P 500 gained 2.94 points, or 0.10%, to...

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. Split On Short-Term Outlook For Gold Prices
Monday, 22 April 2019 15:34 WIB

Wall Street leans slightly bearish and Main Street slightly bullish in the weekly Kitco News gold survey. Neither the bulls nor the bears had an outright majority in either survey, however. The Wall Street bulls figure gold is due for a corrective bounce higher, while the bears look for the...

COMMODITY
Gold Ends Higher after Settling Last Week at 2019 Low
Tuesday, 23 April 2019 03:46 WIB

Gold prices pushed up from the more than four-month low reached in recent sessions, in part as oil gains lifted the specter of inflation risk, against which gold can act as a hedge. A decline in the U.S. dollar and some weakness in benchmark stock indexes also weighed on demand for riskier...

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
12.00 JPN BOJ Core CPI y/y 0.4%
20.00 U.S HPI m/m 0.6%
21.00 EUR Consumer Confidence -7
21.00 U.S New Home Sales 667K
21.00 U.S Richmond Manufacturing Index 10
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