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GLOBAL
US Military: 2 Service Members Killed in Afghanistan
Thursday, 27 June 2019 13:33 WIB

The NATO-led security alliance in Afghanistan says two U.S. soldiers were killed in an ambush in the eastern part of the country, bringing to nine the number of fatalities the U.S. military has suffered since the beginning of the year. In a statement Wednesday, the Resolute Support mission...

MARKET UPDATE
Hong Kong Stocks Rally More Than One Percent
Thursday, 27 June 2019 15:29 WIB

Hong Kong jumped more than one percent Thursday as investors await the key meeting between Donald Trump and Xi Jinping at the weekend, hoping for progress on resolving their trade war. The Hang Seng Index added 1.42 percent, or 399.44 points, to 28,621.42. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index...

ECONOMY
Durable-Goods Orders Drop 1.3% in May, But Business Investment Picks Up In Reassuring Sign
Wednesday, 26 June 2019 19:48 WIB

Orders for U.S. durable goods fell in May for the third time in four months, held down by a canceled deal for Boeing™s troubled 737 Max jet. Yet business investment perked up in a somewhat reassuring sign that companies haven™t frozen spending amid a tense trade fight with China and signs of a...

GOLD CORNER
You Can't Be Anything But Bullish On Gold After $1,400 Breaks – Analysts
Monday, 24 June 2019 15:44 WIB

Patience has finally paid off for the gold bull, as demand for the precious metal has pushed prices to levels not seen in nearly six years. Although gold prices are off their highs after breaking above $1,400, the market is still seeing its best weekly gains in more than three years. August gold...

COMMODITY
Dollar Rises to 1-Week Highs vs. Yen Ahead of G20 Showdown
Thursday, 27 June 2019 15:49 WIB

The dollar rose to one week highs against the yen on Thursday amid signs of a truce in the Sino-U.S. trade war, but investors remained wary ahead of a closely watched meeting between the two countries at the G20 summit this weekend. The dollar was up 0.32% at 108.11 yen by 02:51 AM ET (06:51...

FISCAL & MONETARY
Powell says the Fed is 'grappling' with whether to cut interest rates
Wednesday, 26 June 2019 00:28 WIB

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Tuesday suggested an interest-rate cut in July, widely expected by investors and economists, is not a done deal. While greater uncertainty about trade and worries about global economy might be starting to show through to economic data, officials don™t...

ECONOMIC CALENDAR
Time Country Figures Previous Actual
06.50 JPN Retail Sales y/y 0.4% 1.2%
14.00 EUR Spanish Flash CPI y/y 0.8% 0.4%
19.30 U.S Final GDP q/q (US) 3.1%
19.30 U.S Final GDP Price Index q/q 0.8%
19.30 U.S Unemployment Claims 2.4%
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