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GLOBAL
FBI Investigating Shooting at US Naval Base as Terrorism
Monday, 9 December 2019 11:07 WIB

The FBI is investigating the fatal shooting at a Naval base in Florida as an act of terrorism, a special agent said Sunday. Rachel Rojas, special agent in charge of the FBI's Jacksonville office, told a news conference Sunday that the investigation was taking place under the "presumption" it was...

MARKET UPDATE
Tokyo Stocks Close Up for Third Straight Session
Monday, 9 December 2019 13:36 WIB

Tokyo stocks rose for a third consecutive session Monday, extending rallies on Wall Street as investors closely watched key events this week including central bank meetings and the UK elections. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index climbed 0.33 percent, or 76.30 points, to close at 23,430.70, while the...

ECONOMY
U.S. Jobs Trounce Forecasts With 266,000 Gain; Wages Heat Up
Friday, 6 December 2019 20:54 WIB

U.S. job gains roared back in November as unemployment matched a fresh half-century low and wages topped estimates, giving the Federal Reserve more reason to hold interest rates steady after three straight cuts. Stock futures and the dollar jumped while Treasuries slid. Payrolls jumped...

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
Gold Prices Near Flat; Fed Meeting, Trade News Eyed
Monday, 9 December 2019 13:45 WIB

Gold prices stayed near flat on Monday in Asia as traders awaited the U.S. Federal Reserve meeting later this week and updates on the Sino-U.S. trade developments. U.S. Gold Futures were little changed at $1,464.85 by 1:10 AM ET (05:10 GMT). The yellow metal suffered a steep drop on Friday...

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
06.50 JPN Bank Lending y/y 2.0% 2.1%
06.50 JPN Current Account (JPN) 1.49T 1.73T
06.50 JPN Final GDP Price Index y/y 0.6% 0.6%
06.50 JPN Final GDP q/q (JPN) 0.1% 0.4%
12.00 JPN Economy Watchers Sentiment 36.7 39.4
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