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GLOBAL
Volodymyr Zelenskiy Wins Landslide Victory in Ukraine Presidential Election
Monday, 22 April 2019 20:27 WIB

Volodymyr Zelenskiy, a 41-year-old television actor, won a landslide victory in the Ukrainian presidential election Sunday, with exit polls showing he received about 73% of the vote in the final round -- nearly three times as many as his rival, the incumbent Petro Poroshenko. Conceding defeat...

MARKET UPDATE
Wall St Pauses as Investors Await Spate of Major Earnings
Monday, 22 April 2019 23:19 WIB

U.S. stocks were trading flat on Monday, as investors were wary of making big bets ahead of a barrage of reports from major companies this week. Despite upbeat earnings reports so far, the S&P 500 has been trading in a narrow range and was 1.3% below a record high it hit in late...

ECONOMY
Housing starts decline 0.3% in March vs +6.5% expected
Friday, 19 April 2019 20:19 WIB

According to the data published by the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, housing starts in March declined by 0.3% and came below the market expectation for a growth of 6.5%. Nevertheless, the US Dollar Index didn't show a reaction with the trading volume...

GOLD CORNER
Wall St., Main St. Split On Short-Term Outlook For Gold Prices
Monday, 22 April 2019 15:34 WIB

Wall Street leans slightly bearish and Main Street slightly bullish in the weekly Kitco News gold survey. Neither the bulls nor the bears had an outright majority in either survey, however. The Wall Street bulls figure gold is due for a corrective bounce higher, while the bears look for the...

COMMODITY
Gold moves up from low of the year, tracking higher oil and weaker stocks
Monday, 22 April 2019 18:50 WIB

Gold prices pushed up from the four-month low reached in recent sessions, in part as oil gains lifted the specter of inflation risk, against which gold can act as a hedge, and as stock futures pointed to a lower start for riskier assets. A firmer dollar was limiting the metal™s upside,...

FISCAL & MONETARY
Fed scaled back interest-rate forecast due to unease about economy, soft inflation, FOMC minutes show
Thursday, 11 April 2019 01:43 WIB

The Federal Reserve™s decision in March to cease raising interest rates this year was driven by unease over the U.S. and global economies and surprisingly subdued inflation, according to minutes of the pivotal central bank meeting. Last month the Fed junked previous plans to raise a key...

ECONOMIC CALENDAR
Time Country Figures Previous Actual
21.00 U.S Existing Home Sales 5.48M 5.21M
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