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GLOBAL
New Zealand PM Says Cabinet Has Agreed to Gun Law Reform
Tuesday, 19 March 2019 03:54 WIB

New Zealand's prime minister said Monday that her cabinet has made decisions about the reform of gun laws, following Friday's massacre at two mosques in Christchurch. "I intend to give further details of these decisions to the media and the public before cabinet meets again next Monday," Jacinda...

MARKET UPDATE
Nikkei edges lower as exporters weak; but financials gain on U.S. yields
Tuesday, 19 March 2019 10:36 WIB

Japan's Nikkei edged lower on Tuesday as investors took profits on exporters' stocks, but losses were capped by gains in financials which were helped by rising U.S. yields. Most investors stayed on the sidelines, however, while they await the U.S. central bank's latest policy decision after a...

ECONOMY
RBA Awaits Resolution to Jobs-Growth Tension, on Hold in Interim
Tuesday, 19 March 2019 09:17 WIB

Australia's central bank is holding fire on interest rates as it awaits a resolution to the divergence between strong hiring and decelerating economic growth. The Reserve Bank said the labor market is "particularly important" to the outlook and reiterated there's considerable...

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
Dollar near two-week low before Fed meeting, yen strengthens
Tuesday, 19 March 2019 11:20 WIB

The dollar was on the defensive on Tuesday, weighed by growing expectations the Federal Reserve would adopt a more accommodative policy outlook this week and concerns about slower U.S. economic growth. The dollar index, which measures the greenback against a basket of six major currencies, dipped...

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
16.00 EUR Italian Trade Balance 3.66B
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