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GLOBAL
Sales of Bulletproof Backpacks for School Children Up to 300 Percent This Year
Wednesday, 21 August 2019 11:10 WIB

After enjoying a long summer vacation, children in America get ready to go back to school in late August or early September. In addition to receiving school supplies, adults also buy special backpacks, bulletproof backpacks for their children. Especially after the mass shooting tragedy in El...

MARKET UPDATE
Hong Kong stocks finish on positive note
Wednesday, 21 August 2019 15:41 WIB

Hong Kong shares closed higher on Wednesday, having swung back and forth through the day, with traders turning their focus to an upcoming speech by Federal Reserve chief Jerome Powell later in the week. The Hang Seng Index closed up 0.15 percent, or 38.50 points, at 26,270.04. The benchmark...

ECONOMY
Empire State, Philly Fed indexes hold steady in August
Thursday, 15 August 2019 20:03 WIB

Two gauges of manufacturing sentiment held their own in August, according to data released Thursday. The Philadelphia Fed manufacturing index fell slightly to a reading of 16.8 in August from 21.8 in July. Economists had expected a much bigger drop to 11.1, according to Econoday. The Empire...

GOLD CORNER
Bearish Cracks Appearing In Bullish Gold Market
Monday, 19 August 2019 15:16 WIB

After three-straight weeks of gains, cracks are starting to appear in gold's bullish veneer, particularly among Wall Street analysts, according to the latest results of the Kitco News Weekly Gold Survey. It has been a volatile week for the precious metal as unprecedented recession fears and new...

COMMODITY
Gold eases as investors book profits; Fed minutes in focus
Wednesday, 21 August 2019 15:55 WIB

Gold prices retreated below the key $1,500 level on Wednesday as traders booked profits and focus turned to the minutes of the U.S. Federal Reserve's July meeting for clues on future interest rate cuts. Spot gold was down 0.5% at $1,498.84 per ounce by 08:18 GMT. U.S. gold futures were also 0.5%...

FISCAL & MONETARY
Australia Central Bank Board Discussed Unconventional Policy at August Meeting
Tuesday, 20 August 2019 09:04 WIB

Australia's central bank discussed unconventional monetary policies, including negative interest rates, at its August board meeting as it left the door ajar for further easing having already cut rates twice to 1%. Minutes of the Reserve Bank of Australia's (RBA) Aug.6 meeting showed it would...

ECONOMIC CALENDAR
Time Country Figures Previous Actual
15.30 GBP Public Sector Net Borrowing 5.7B -2.0B
21.00 U.S Existing Home Sales 5.27M
21.30 U.S Crude Oil Inventories 1.6M
Tentative EUR German 30-y Bond Auction 0.30|1.1
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