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GLOBAL
US Lawmakers Pledge Support for Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Activists
Thursday, 19 September 2019 10:30 WIB

U.S. lawmakers will move next week to begin passing legislation combating human rights abuses in Hong Kong, an action intended to send long-term support to democracy activists there. If passed, the bill would allow President Donald Trump to use the Magnitsky Act to sanction Hong Kong and Chinese...

MARKET UPDATE
Hong Kong stocks open higher
Thursday, 19 September 2019 08:58 WIB

Hong Kong stocks edged up in early trade Thursday, in line with an Asia-wide advance, after the Federal Reserve cut interest rates again. The Hang Seng Index rose 0.25 percent, or 66.61 points, to 26,820.73. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index added 0.24 percent, or 7.26 points, to 2,992.92...

ECONOMY
Australia's Unemployment Rises in August
Thursday, 19 September 2019 08:52 WIB

Australia's unemployment rate rose in August reflecting a slowdown in the economy, and adding to a fast-growing case for interest rates to be cut further in coming months. Unemployment rose to a seasonally adjusted 5.3% in August from 5.2% in July, as employment growth of 34,700 over the month...

GOLD CORNER
Gold to keep bullish trend this week: ECB, U.S. data in focus
Monday, 9 September 2019 11:35 WIB

After a very volatile session, gold is closing with a second straight week of losses last Friday while analysts remain bullish but slightly more cautious for this week. Seeing gold hit new fresh six-year highs, then drop more than $50 on a weekly basis has been unnerving for traders. Yet,...

COMMODITY
Oil Steadies as Saudis Pledge Swift Return of Lost Production
Thursday, 19 September 2019 09:22 WIB

Oil held its decline from the dramatic spike earlier in the week as supply assurances from Saudi Arabia and the International Energy Agency calmed the market after the devastating weekend attacks. West Texas Intermediate crude for October delivery rose 8 cents, or 0.1%, to...

FISCAL & MONETARY
BOJ keeps policy steady, signals chance of easing in October
Thursday, 19 September 2019 10:47 WIB

The Bank of Japan kept monetary policy steady on Thursday but said it would re-examine economic and price developments more thoroughly at its next policy meeting, signalling the chance of expanding stimulus as early as October. As expected, the BOJ maintained its short-term interest rate target...

ECONOMIC CALENDAR
Time Country Figures Previous Actual
01.00 U.S FOMC Economic Projections - -
01.00 U.S FOMC Statement - -
01.00 U.S Federal Funds Rate 2.25% 2.00%
01.30 U.S FOMC Press Conference - -
08.30 AUD Employment Change 41.1K 34.7K
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