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Friday, 3 July 2020 22:04 WIB

The dollar edged up on Friday but was set for its biggest weekly fall since the start of June, as a sentiment boost from better-than-expected jobs data in the United States was tempered by surging coronavirus cases. The U.S. Labor Department said on Thursday that payrolls surged in June but the reaction in currencies was limited. Even after two months of job recovery from May, the U.S. economy has regained just over a third of an historic plunge of 20.787 million jobs lost in April. Against a basket of currencies, the dollar rose less than 0.1%, to 97.249 at 13:53 GMT. Friday saw its...

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Dollar Held Back by Lower U.S. Yields, Rebound in Pound
Thursday, 18 July 2019 08:02 WIB | DOLLAR

The dollar nursed light losses on Thursday, weighed down by lower U.S. yields and a rebound in the pound from 27-month lows. The dollar index versus a basket of six major currencies was flat at 97.200 after shedding 0.2% the previous day. The index had climbed to a one-week peak of 97.444 the previous day on stronger-than-expected U.S. retail sales and a slump in sterling. But it nudged lower as Treasury yields fell in the wake of weak U.S. housing market data and concerns about the unresolved U.S.-China trade conflict. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Wednesday said the greenback...

Oil Prices End Lower as U.S. Crude Supplies Fall Less Than Expected And Product Stocks Climb
Thursday, 18 July 2019 02:21 WIB | Minyak WTI Oil, Crude Oil

Oil futures ended with a loss on Wednesday, with U.S. prices at their lowest in about two weeks, as U.S. crude supplies posted a smaller-than-expected weekly decline and stockpiles of gasoline and distillates saw sizable gains. August West Texas Intermediate oil lost 84 cents, or 1.5%, to settle at $56.78 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. That was the lowest front-month contract finish since July 2, according to FactSet data. Source : Marketwatch

Gold Prices Settle at a More Than 6-Year High
Thursday, 18 July 2019 01:05 WIB | GOLD EMAS

Gold futures climbed Wednesday to settle at their highest since May 2013, finding support from weakness in the dollar and expectations that the Federal Reserve will cut key interest rates later this month. "The dollar has eased back a little...allowing buck-denominated gold and silver to break further higher," said Fawad Razaqzada, technical analyst at Forex.com. "As well as a weaker dollar, these precious metals have found support from safe haven flows amid weakness on Wall Street, where positive bank earnings have failed to keep the indices at record levels." Traders await the Fed's Beige...

Oil pops higher ahead of EIA inventory report
Wednesday, 17 July 2019 20:21 WIB | Minyak Minyak WTI Cadangan Minyak Mentah AS Minyak Brent

Oil futures were on track to snap a two-slide and recover a fraction of Tuesday's losses ahead of a weekly report on U.S. inventories. The Energy Information Administration is scheduled to release U.S. crude stockpiles at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time, which could show a fifth consecutive weekly fall. Analysts expect the government report to reveal a fall of 4.2 million barrels in crude supplies, on average, for the week ended July 12, according to a survey conducted by S&P Global Platts. August West Texas Intermediate crude gained 70 cents, or 1.2%, to $58.32 a barrel on the New York...

Gold eases as dollar holds firm after robust U.S. data
Wednesday, 17 July 2019 19:16 WIB | GOLD EMAS Spot Emas

Gold slipped on Wednesday as the dollar held near a one-week high on the back of better-than-expected retail sales data from the United States, while investors waited for direction on interest rates from the U.S. Federal Reserve. Spot gold fell 0.3% to $1,402.42 per ounce as of 11:31 GMT. Prices were on track for a third straight session of losses as robust U.S. data trimmed expectations of an aggressive interest rate cut by the Fed. U.S. gold futures for August delivery shed 0.5% to $1,403.80. Source : Reuters

Gold Holds Drop as U.S. Data Counter Powell's Speech
Wednesday, 17 July 2019 16:30 WIB | GOLD EMAS Spot Emas

Gold held a decline as better-than-projected U.S. data raised doubts over the Federal Reserve's monetary policy path after an expected interest rate cut at the end of this month. U.S. retail sales and factory output in June exceeded expectations and underscored steady economic growth. Fed Chairman Jerome Powell saidTuesday the central bank is "carefully monitoring downside risks to U.S. growth and œwill act as appropriate to sustain the expansion, echoing his Congressional testimony last week. Spot gold -0.3% at $1,402.58/oz, after -0.6% on...

Sterling Falls to 2-Year Low as Political Risk Mounts
Wednesday, 17 July 2019 15:15 WIB | Currency pound Sterling, Poundsterling

The British pound fell to its lowest in more than two years in early trading in Europe Wednesday as fears over a "Hard Brexit" and a possible general election exacted a higher risk premium for all sterling assets. The Times of London reported that Boris Johnson, the favorite to win the current Conservative Party leadership contest and take over as Prime Minister, is looking to call a general election as early as next year. Opinion polls suggest an election would not give any party a clear majority. Johnson has already pledged to take Britain out of the EU in October even if that means...

Gold Prices Turn Lower on U.S.-Iran Talks, Strong Retail Sales Data
Wednesday, 17 July 2019 13:16 WIB | GOLD EMAS

Gold prices fell on Wednesday in Asia on reports that the U.S. is set to begin talks with Iran. Retail sales gained 0.4% in June, outpacing consensus forecasts for a 0.1% advance. The data sparked buying interest in the U.S. dollar and pushed Treasury yields higher, which in turn put pressure on the yellow metal. Gold futures for August delivery on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange, fell 0.3% to $1,406.75 a troy ounce by 12:36 AM ET (04:36 GMT). The precious metal had been trading higher ahead of the retail sales data but fell following the retail sales...

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PRECIOUS METALS
Gold flat as virus fears offset gains in equities
Friday, 3 July 2020 17:11 WIB

Gold prices were little changed on Friday as worries over an accelerating number of coronavirus cases countered a fillip to risk sentiment from positive U.S. and Chinese economic...

ENERGY
Crude Oil Lower; OPEC Disputes and Virus Cases Weigh
Friday, 3 July 2020 18:59 WIB

Oil markets slipped Friday as the resurgence of Covid-19 cases, particularly in the U.S., the largest consumer in the world, threatened the recovery of crude demand. At 7:30 AM ET (11:30 GMT), U.S....

CURRENCIES
Dollar Rises as Risk Appetite Tempered by Rising COVID-19 Cases in U.S.
Friday, 3 July 2020 22:04 WIB

The dollar edged up on Friday but was set for its biggest weekly fall since the start of June, as a sentiment boost from better-than-expected jobs data in the United States was tempered by surging...