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GLOBAL
British Opposition Parties Already Rejecting Latest Brexit Deal
Friday, 18 October 2019 17:04 WIB

European Union leaders are hoping the British Parliament will vote in favor of the latest Brexit deal when it comes before the lawmakers Saturday, but opposition parties are already saying they won't. Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the EU reached agreement early Thursday, two weeks before...

MARKET UPDATE
Stock-index futures struggle for direction after weak China growth
Friday, 18 October 2019 18:51 WIB

U.S. stock-index futures traded near unchanged Friday morning after data showed China™s economic growth slowing further in the third quarter, with investors looking for direction at the end of a week that saw equities buoyed by a strong start to corporate earnings reporting season. Futures on...

ECONOMY
China's GDP growth slows to 6%, Industrial Production betters estimates
Friday, 18 October 2019 09:26 WIB

China's economy slowed sharply in the third quarter, courtesy of the trade tensions with the US, the official data released at 02:00 GMT showed. The annualised third quarter gross domestic product (GDP) came in at 6%, missing the forecasted print of 6.1% and down from the preceding quarter's GDP...

GOLD CORNER
Gold prices to return to $1,500 levels soon - analysts
Monday, 14 October 2019 11:29 WIB

Even though gold was getting beaten up last Friday, analysts were still optimistic that the precious metal was going to return to its key $1,500 level soon. Gold fell more than 1% on Friday (10/11/19) with December Comex gold futures last trading near two-week lows at $1,487.70 an ounce. Upbeat...

COMMODITY
Gold Dips on Profit-Taking, Trade Uncertainties Cap Losses
Friday, 18 October 2019 18:08 WIB

Gold prices dipped on Friday as investors booked profit after the European Union forged a new Brexit deal with Britain, though a floor was kept under prices by uncertainties over trade negotiations and the global economy. Spot gold edged down by 0.1% to $1,490.05 an ounce at 0722 GMT. U.S. gold...

FISCAL & MONETARY
The RBA minutes: Board prepared to ease policy further if needed to support growth, jobs
Tuesday, 15 October 2019 08:06 WIB

The Reserve Bank of Australia came with the Minutes for the RBA Board's 1 October meeting. Members commenced their discussion of global economic conditions by noting that heightened policy uncertainty was affecting international trade and business investment. This had continued to be apparent in...

ECONOMIC CALENDAR
Time Country Figures Previous Actual
06.30 JPN National Core CPI y/y 0.5% 0.3%
09.00 CHN GDP q/y 6.2% 6.0%
09.00 CHN Fixed Asset Investment ytd/y 5.5% 5.4%
09.00 CHN Industrial Production y/y 4.4% 5.8%
09.00 CHN NBS Press Conference - -
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