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GLOBAL
Britain Set for Crunch Election, But Brexit Agony Will Likely Continue
Wednesday, 11 December 2019 11:01 WIB

Britain's political leaders are making a final push for votes ahead of Thursday's general election, which has been dominated by the issue of Britain's exit from the European Union. A new report from analyst group The UK in a Changing Europe at Kings College London concludes that both the ruling...

MARKET UPDATE
Hong Kong Stocks End Firmer On Possible Tariff Delay
Wednesday, 11 December 2019 16:15 WIB

Hong Kong stocks closed higher on Wednesday amid speculation that Washington may hold back from slapping new tariffs on Chinese exports that are scheduled to kick in this weekend. At the close of trade, the Hang Seng index was up 0.8% at 26,645.43, hovering around the session™s high. Earlier in...

ECONOMY
ZEW Investor Sentiment Poll Reaches 21-Month High in December
Tuesday, 10 December 2019 17:37 WIB

The ZEW indicator of economic sentiment in Germany turned positive in December, rising to the highest level in 21 months. The ZEW registered a reading of 10.7 points, up from -2.1 in November. "This hope results from a higher than expected German foreign trade surplus in October, alongside...

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
Sterling Drops as Poll Shows Conservative Lead Slipping Ahead of U.K. Election
Wednesday, 11 December 2019 16:12 WIB

The pound came under pressure early Wednesday after a fresh YouGov poll predicted a slimmer-than-expected lead for Prime Minister Boris Johnson™s Conservative Party in a General Election that™s now less than 24 hours away. Sterling slipped 0.3% to $1.3124 from a level of $1.3155 seen late...

FISCAL & MONETARY
Australia Holds Rate as RBA Waits for Past Cuts to Flow Through
Tuesday, 3 December 2019 10:56 WIB

Australia™s central bank kept interest rates unchanged as it waits for three cuts since June to flow through to areas of the economy beyond the property market. Reserve Bank Governor Philip Lowe and his board kept the cash rate at 0.75% Tuesday, in line with expectations of...

ECONOMIC CALENDAR
Time Country Figures Previous Actual
01.01 U.S 10-y Bond Auction 1.81|2.5 1.84|2.4
06.30 AUD Westpac Consumer Sentiment 4.5% -1.9%
06.50 JPN BSI Manufacturing Index -0.2 -7.8
20.30 U.S CPI m/m 0.4%
20.30 U.S Core CPI m/m 0.2%
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