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GLOBAL
Turkey Threatens US With Retaliation if Sanctions Are Imposed
Thursday, 12 December 2019 10:52 WIB

Ankara is threatening retaliation against Washington if hit by sanctions. The warning comes as the U.S. Senate prepares to vote on measures against Turkey over its procuring of Russian defense systems. "U.S. lawmakers must understand they will get nowhere with impositions," Turkish Foreign...

MARKET UPDATE
Hong Kong: Stocks Start Thursday's Session with Gains
Thursday, 12 December 2019 09:05 WIB

Hong Kong stocks came out of the gates with healthy gains on Thursday morning after the Federal Reserve indicated it will not change interest rates throughout next year, pointing to strength in the US economy. The Hang Seng index rose 0.87 per cent, or 232.79 points, to 26,878.22. The benchmark...

ECONOMY
U.S. Core Inflation Modest in November Ahead of Fed Meeting
Wednesday, 11 December 2019 21:15 WIB

A key measure of U.S. consumer prices remained subdued in November, bolstering widespread expectations Federal Reserve policy makers will hold the line on interest rates. The core consumer price index, which excludes volatile food and energy costs, rose 0.2% for a second month, and 2.3%...

GOLD CORNER
Little conviction in gold market as trade talks ebb and flow
Monday, 25 November 2019 11:27 WIB

Confusion and uncertainty dominates the gold market as traders and investors continue to react to shifting trade sentiment between China and the U.S. The latest Kitco News Weekly Gold Survey shows Wall Street analysts nearly caught in a three-way tie, while only a slight majority of retail...

COMMODITY
Oil Prices Trade Higher on OPEC Revised Forecast Report
Thursday, 12 December 2019 13:01 WIB

Oil prices traded higher on Thursday in Asia as the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) revised its deficit forecast for next year. U.S. Crude Oil WTI Futures gained 0.1% to $58.84 by 12:18 AM ET (04:18 GMT). International Brent Oil Futures gained 0.4%. In a report released...

FISCAL & MONETARY
Federal Reserve signals no rate hikes in 2020, just one in 2021
Thursday, 12 December 2019 02:20 WIB

The Federal Reserve left its benchmark interest rate unchanged and signaled no changes next year after its latest meeting to evaluate the economy. The Fed's so-called dot plot shows no rate hikes in 2020 and just one in 2021. The "current stance of monetary policy is appropriate to support...

ECONOMIC CALENDAR
Time Country Figures Previous Actual
02.00 U.S FOMC Economic Projections - -
02.00 U.S FOMC Statement - -
02.00 U.S Federal Funds Rate 1.75% 1.75%
02.00 U.S Federal Budget Balance -134.5B -208.8B
02.30 U.S FOMC Press Conference - -
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