Tuesday, 28 January 2020
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Monday, 27 January 2020 18:31 WIB

Gold prices rose to their highest in more than two weeks on Monday as equities slipped on growing concerns that a China virus outbreak could impact that nation™s economy, prompting investors to drop riskier assets and look for safe havens. Spot gold climbed 0.5% to $1,577.93 per ounce by 0743 GMT. Earlier in the session, prices rose as much as 1% to their highest since Jan. 8 at $1,586.42. U.S. gold futures rose 0.3% to $1,576.50. Asian stocks slipped as the coronavirus killed 81 people and infected more than 2,700 in China, with residents of Hubei province, where the disease...

EUR/USD Price Action: Euro Sinks to Seven-Week Lows Post ECB
Friday, 24 January 2020 00:11 WIB | EUR/USD Euro

EUR/USD is trading in a weak downtrend below the main simple moving averages (SMAs). Additionally, the spot is also breaking down from an ascending channel which started in October 2019. The bull flag from December 2019 failed. EUR/USD created a head-and-shoulders formation which is weighing on the euro and so is the ECB press conference. The market is trading in a bear channel below the main SMAs. The spot is challenging the 1.1035 support; if the sellers break below this level, EUR/USD could continue to drift down towards the 1.1000 and 1.0971 levels, according to the Technical...

Oil Prices Pare Losses as EIA Reports a Modest, Unexpected Weekly Fall in U.S. Crude-Oil Supplies
Thursday, 23 January 2020 23:16 WIB | Crude Oil Oil, Minyak Mentah WTI

Oil prices pared some of their earlier losses on Thursday after weekly data from the Energy Information Administration revealed that U.S. crude supplies fell by 400,000 barrels for the week ended Jan. 17. Analysts polled by S&P Global Platts forecast a rise of 500,000 barrels, while the American Petroleum Institute on Wednesday reported an increase of 1.6 million barrels, according to sources. EIA and API data were each released a day later than usual because of Monday's Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. The EIA data also showed a supply climb of 1.7 million barrels for gasoline, but...

Gold Dips on Profit-Taking, Rate Expectations Cap Losses
Thursday, 23 January 2020 19:30 WIB | EMAS GOLD

Gold eased on Thursday as investors booked profits from recent rallies but held above the $1,550 technical support level on continuing low interest rates and a drop in risk appetite. Spot gold was down 0.3% at $1,554.24 an ounce. U.S. gold futures fell 0.2% to $1,553.80. Gold broke above the psychological barrier of $1,500 an ounce in late December on uncertainty surrounding the U.S.-China trade deal and the global economy. Bullion climbed further to a near-seven-year peak of $1,610.90 on Jan. 8 after an escalation in U.S.-Iran tensions and has held above $1,550 for the most part ever...

Oil Falls to Seven-Week Low as Asia Virus Eclipses Supply Loss
Thursday, 23 January 2020 18:28 WIB | Crude Oil Oil, Minyak WTI

Oil fell further after hitting a seven-week low on speculation that Chinas coronavirus outbreak may dent demand, just as the market already contends with plentiful supplies. Futures lost 1.6% in New York to trade below $56 a barrel as the worlds biggest oil importer effectively quarantined a major city to contain the SARS-like virus, which Goldman Sachs Group Inc. has warned could trim global demand. The alert has overshadowed any concern over the suspension of exports from Libya, where a militia leader has ordered ports to close. West Texas...

Yen Pushes Higher; Euro in Focus as ECB Meets
Thursday, 23 January 2020 16:08 WIB | Yuan Dolar AS Euro

The safe haven Japanese yen gained against the U.S. dollar Thursday on a sharp bout of risk aversion, as battles to contain the new pneumonia-like virus in China intensified, although volatility remained limited. By 03:30 ET (0830 GMT), the yen had climbed 0.2% against the dollar, with USD/JPY trading at 109.56. The Chinese yuan dropped 0.4% against the greenback, with USD/CNY trading at 6.9313. The US Dollar Index Futures, which tracks the greenback against a basket of other currencies, was essentially flat at 97.30. Earlier Thursday, China issued a travel suspension in Wuhan, a city of...

Oil falls for third day amid growing concern over China virus
Thursday, 23 January 2020 10:56 WIB | Minyak WTI

Oil prices fell to their lowest in seven weeks on Thursday on concerns that the spread of a newly identified respiratory virus from China may lower fuel demand at the same time a report showed oil inventories in the United States rose last week. Brent crude futures (LCOc1) were down $1.05, or 1.7%, to $62.16 a barrel by 0125 GMT, and earlier dropped to the lowest since Dec. 4, after falling 2.1% the previous session. U.S. West Texas Intermediate futures (CLc1) fell 95 cents, or 1.7%, to $55.78 a barrel after earlier falling to the lowest since Dec. 3. The contract declined 2.7% on...

Gold Gains as Virus Concerns Weigh on Risk Appetite
Thursday, 23 January 2020 10:08 WIB | GOLD

Gold advanced as risk aversion returned to markets amid ongoing efforts to control the widening coronavirus outbreak. Chinese officials halted travel from a city of 11 million as they try to stop the spread of the new SARS-like virus, while the World Health Organization delayed a decision on whether to declare the outbreak an international emergency. The coronavirus, which first appeared last month in Wuhan in central China, has killed at least 17 people and infected hundreds. Spot gold +0.2% to $1,562.41/oz at 9:05am in Singapore. Bloomberg Dollar...

Yen firm over China virus concern; Aussie jumps on jobs data
Thursday, 23 January 2020 08:24 WIB | mata uang yen

The safe-haven Japanese yen was firm and the Chinese yuan fragile on Thursday as traders kept a wary eye on the spread of a virus in China, while the ailing Australian dollar jumped after a surprise drop in unemployment. Deaths from the flu-like coronavirus, rose to 17 on Wednesday. A total of 571 cases have now been confirmed and Chinese state media reported overnight that transport to and from the city of Wuhan in central China, where the outbreak originated, is to be shut from 0200 GMT. The Japanese yen, seen as a haven by virtue of Japans position as the worlds largest creditor,...

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Gold Climbs to 2-Week High as Virus Fears Spark Safety Buying
Monday, 27 January 2020 18:31 WIB

Gold prices rose to their highest in more than two weeks on Monday as equities slipped on growing concerns that a China virus outbreak could impact that nation™s economy, prompting investors to...

Oil drops below $60 as China virus drives demand concern
Monday, 27 January 2020 18:07 WIB

Crude prices extended declines on Monday, dropping below $60 for the first time in nearly three months as the death toll from China's coronavirus rose and more businesses were forced to shut down,...

Safe Haven Yen Rallies on Virus Fears
Monday, 27 January 2020 16:48 WIB

The Japanese yen is in demand Monday as traders flock to the safe haven currency amid concerns over the spread of the pneumonia-like virus in China. At 03:20 ET (0820 GMT), the USD/JPY dropped 0.2%...