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GLOBAL
More Airports Screening Passengers Amid China Virus Outbreak
Friday, 24 January 2020 23:43 WIB

More airports are beginning to screen passengers arriving from China amid growing concerns Friday over the outbreak of a new virus there that has already killed more than two dozen people and sickened hundreds. The energy-rich Gulf Arab nation of Qatar, home to long-haul carrier Qatar Airways,...

MARKET UPDATE
Nikkei drops, tourism shares hit by China virus concerns
Monday, 27 January 2020 10:07 WIB

Japanese shares tumbled on Monday, with tourism-related stocks taking a fresh hit, on fears that a virus outbreak originating from China could be more deadly and harder to contain than initially thought. As of 01:55 GMT, the Nikkei share average was down 1.68% at 23,426.58, turning negative on...

ECONOMY
BOE Rate Cut in Doubt Amid Signs of Post-Election Growth Bounce
Friday, 24 January 2020 16:43 WIB

A closely watched measure of U.K. economic activity surged to the highest since 2018 in January, undercutting the case for a Bank of England interest-rate cut next week. IHS Markit's flash index for output across the whole economy jumped to 52.4 as firms cited reduced political uncertainty in the...

GOLD CORNER
Wall Street, Main Street expect gold price uptrend to continue
Monday, 20 January 2020 10:52 WIB

Wall Street and Main Street alike look for gold to continue the recent bounce this week.             Thirteen market professionals took part in the Wall Street survey. Ten, or 77%, called for gold to rise. There were no votes saying gold...

COMMODITY
Oil Tumbles on Virus Fear While Saudis See 'Very Limited' Impact
Monday, 27 January 2020 08:08 WIB

Oil tumbled as the market opened in Asia on fears China's deadly coronavirus will crimp energy demand, prompting Saudi Arabia to say it was closely monitoring the situation. Futures in London and New York plunged more than 3% in early trading as the death toll from the outbreak in...

FISCAL & MONETARY
ECB Makes no Monetary Policy Changes, Launches Review of Monetary Policy Strategy
Thursday, 23 January 2020 20:08 WIB

The European Central Bank, as expected, left interest rates unchanged on Thursday and maintained its commitment to purchasing 20 billion euros ($22.8 billion) a month in bonds. The ECB's deposit rate stands at -0.5%, while its main refinancing operations rate holds at 0%. In a statement, the ECB...

ECONOMIC CALENDAR
Time Country Figures Previous Actual
16.00 EUR German Ifo Business Climate 96.3
16.30 GBP High Street Lending 43.7K
21.00 CHN CB Leading Index m/m 1.5%
22.00 U.S New Home Sales 719K
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