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GLOBAL
Trump Says US Reaches Trade Deals with Japan, No Vote Needed
Wednesday, 18 September 2019 10:44 WIB

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that the United States has reached initial trade agreements with Japan on tariff barriers and digital trade that will not require congressional approval. In a letter to the U.S. Congress released by the White House, Trump said that he intends to enter...

MARKET UPDATE
Hong Kong shares fall for third day
Wednesday, 18 September 2019 15:33 WIB

Hong Kong stocks finished Wednesday with losses, extending a sell-off to a third day as traders fret over the impact of protests on the city, while they are awaiting a key Federal Reserve policy decision later in the day. The Hang Seng Index eased 0.13 percent, or 36.12 points, to 26,754.12. The...

ECONOMY
U.K. CPI slows more than forecast to 1.7% growth rate
Wednesday, 18 September 2019 15:50 WIB

U.K. consumer prices slowed to 1.7% year-over-year growth in August from 2.1% in July, the Office for National Statistics said Wednesday. Economists polled by FactSet expected a 1.9% rise. Core CPI slowed to 1.5% from 1.9%. The ONS said the decline came from principally games, toys and hobbies,...

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
Gold Holds Line Near $1,500 as Central Bank Titans Decide Policy
Wednesday, 18 September 2019 16:40 WIB

Gold investors have gone into wait-and-see mode ahead of an expected interest rate reduction by the Federal Reserve later on Wednesday that will kick off a busy round of policy decisions from leading central banks. Prices were confined to a narrow range near $1,500 an ounce after a two-day...

FISCAL & MONETARY
RBA Sees Risk of Property-Price Spike as House-Building Dwindles
Tuesday, 17 September 2019 09:03 WIB

Australia's central bank said there's potential for an upswing in home prices as dwelling construction weakens, while reiterating it's prepared to lower interest rates further. In minutes of its Sept. 3 policy meeting released in Sydney Tuesday, the Reserve Bank also noted that "the upward trend...

ECONOMIC CALENDAR
Time Country Figures Previous Actual
03.00 U.S TIC Long-Term Purchases 100.6B 84.3B
06.50 JPN Trade Balance (JPN) -0.10T -0.13T
15.30 GBP CPI y/y (GBP) 2.1% 1.7%
15.30 GBP PPI Input m/m 0.6% -0.1%
15.30 GBP Core CPI y/y 1.9% 1.5%
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