Tuesday, 20 August 2019
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GLOBAL
Presidents of France, Russia Meet to Discuss World Conflicts
Tuesday, 20 August 2019 17:32 WIB

French President Emmanuel Macron and Russian President Vladimir Putin held talks in southern France where they made progress on boosting peace talks for Ukraine but disagreed on other issues, including Syria and Russia's crackdown on opposition protesters. Macron told a news conference ahead of...

MARKET UPDATE
U.S. stocks skid lower at the open as government bond yields stumble
Tuesday, 20 August 2019 20:45 WIB

U.S. stock indexes on Tuesday opened lower as investors appeared to await guidance from the Federal Reserve on monetary policy--a key catalysts for a market that has been beset by worries about an impending economic recession. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 63 points, or 0.2%, to 26,075,...

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 prices edge higher as bond yields slide
Tuesday, 20 August 2019 20:01 WIB

Gold futures edged slightly higher Tuesday, gaining some ground a day after a rally in stocks helped to prompt some selling in bullion. Gold for December delivery rose $1.80, or 0.1%, to $1,513.40 an ounce, after the commodity gave up 0.8%, while September silver picked up 4 cents, or 0.2%, to...

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
08.30 AUD Monetary Policy Meeting Minutes (AUD) - -
13.00 CHF Trade Balance (CHF) 4.01B 3.63B
17.00 GBP CBI Industrial Order Expectations -34 -13
21.30 AUD CB Leading Index m/m (AUD) -0.1%
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