Tuesday, 19 March 2019
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GLOBAL
US Wages Wide-Ranging Campaign to Block Huawei
Tuesday, 19 March 2019 17:47 WIB

Over the past several weeks, the U.S. government has launched a seemingly unprecedented campaign to block the Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies from competing in the global rollout of next-generation 5G mobile networking technology, claiming that the company is effectively an arm of the...

MARKET UPDATE
Dow Clambers Above 26,000 at Open, Attempts to Match Longest Win Streak of 2019 Ahead of Fed Update
Tuesday, 19 March 2019 20:53 WIB

U.S. stocks on Tuesday opened solidly higher ahead of a policy update by the Federal Reserve set to be released Wednesday afternoon. Investors appeared to shake off news reports that President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping to formally end a U.S.-China trade dispute is unlikely to...

ECONOMY
UK wages rose by 3.4% in January, beat expectations
Tuesday, 19 March 2019 16:48 WIB

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) showed on Tuesday, the UK's average weekly earnings, excluding bonuses met expectations, arriving at 3.4% 3m y/y versus 3.4% last and 3.4% expected while the gauge including bonuses came in at 3.4% 3m y/y versus 3.4% previous and 3.2% expected. The...

GOLD CORNER
Fed Meeting Will Not Be The Spark To Push Gold Prices Higher - Analysts
Monday, 18 March 2019 15:30 WIB

Once again the gold market is eking out a weekly gain as prices trade around the critical psychological level of $1,300 an ounce. However, according to some analyst, the market lacks a catalyst to push prices to last month's 10-month high. Although down from its highs, the market is still...

COMMODITY
Gold Prices Edge Higher with Fed Meeting on Tap; Palladium Hits Record
Tuesday, 19 March 2019 20:00 WIB

Gold prices edged higher on Tuesday, buoyed by expectations the Federal Reserve will reinforce its dovish approach toward further interest rate hikes at its upcoming policy meeting. Comex gold futures rose $7.75, or around 0.6%, to $1,309.25 a troy ounce by 8:25AM ET (12:25 GMT). Meanwhile, spot...

FISCAL & MONETARY
Fed's Powell says no immediate policy responses needed to economy
Monday, 11 March 2019 10:05 WIB

Reuters reported that the Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said the Fed doesn™t see problems in the U.S. economy that warrant an immediate change in its policy and it will be careful not to shock financial markets as it stabilizes its bond portfolio. As per the news report, the Fed Chair...

ECONOMIC CALENDAR
Time Country Figures Previous Actual
05.00 AUD RBA Assist Gov Kent Speaks - -
07.30 AUD Monetary Policy Meeting Minutes (AUD) - -
07.30 AUD HPI q/q -1.5% -2.4%
14.00 CHF Trade Balance (CHF) 3.04B 3.13B
16.10 EUR Italian Trade Balance 2.76B 0.32B
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