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GLOBAL
Trump Hints at Guatemala Migrant Deal, Cuts Aid to Central America
Tuesday, 18 June 2019 23:43 WIB

U.S. President Donald Trump claimed Monday that Guatemala was "getting ready to sign" an agreement that would force migrants who flee persecution in El Salvador and Honduras to request asylum in Guatemala instead of Mexico or the United States. U.S. State Department Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus...

MARKET UPDATE
S&P 500 jumps to within 1% of record as Trump tweets plan for 'extended meeting' with President Xi
Tuesday, 18 June 2019 23:36 WIB

U.S. stock indexes headed sharply higher midday Tuesday, pushing the broad-market S&P 500 to within 1% of a closing record as President Donald Trump tweeted that had a productive conversation with Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 330 points, or 1.3%, at...

ECONOMY
Retail sales look strong, with a solid gain in May and upward revision to prior month
Friday, 14 June 2019 19:50 WIB

Reports of the death of the American consumer were greatly exaggerated as the May retail sales data rose at a solid pace and the decline in the prior month was revised to show a gain. Retail sales increased 0.5% in May, with broad-based gains, the Commerce Department said Friday. Economists...

GOLD CORNER
Wall St, Main St. Look For Still-Higher Gold Prices
Monday, 17 June 2019 14:43 WIB

Gold hit its highest levels in more than a year on Friday, and Wall Street and Main Street look for the momentum to continue this week, based on the weekly Kitco News gold survey. The metal has been underpinned by continuing trade tensions between the U.S. and its partners, resulting in worries...

COMMODITY
Euro Falls, Dollar Rises as Trump Puts Pressure on Fed to Cut Rates
Tuesday, 18 June 2019 23:11 WIB

The euro was lower against the U.S. dollar on Tuesday, as U.S. President Donald Trump continued to put pressure on the Federal Reserve to ease rates by criticizing the European Central Bank. EUR/USD slipped 0.3% to 1.1185 by 11:04 AM ET (15:04 GMT), while the U.S. dollar index, which measures the...

FISCAL & MONETARY
BoE's Carney: BoE retains the ability to relaunch term funding scheme as necessary
Tuesday, 18 June 2019 21:43 WIB

While speaking at the policy panel at the European Central Bank (ECB) Forum on Central Banking in Sintra, Portugal, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said that in exceptional circumstances, like Brexit, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) could extend the horizon over which it returns to the...

ECONOMIC CALENDAR
Time Country Figures Previous Actual
06.50 JPN Trade Balance (JPN) -0.11T
15.00 EUR Current Account 24.7B
15.00 EUR Italian Trade Balance 4.63B
15.30 GBP CPI y/y (GBP) 2.1%
15.30 GBP PPI Input m/m 1.1%
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