Wednesday, 22 January 2020
Jakarta
--:--
Tokyo
--:--
Hongkong
--:--
New York
--:--
Wednesday, 22 January 2020 08:32 WIB

The yen was supported while the yuan was on the back foot on Wednesday as investors tried to assess the risk of the outbreak of a new coronavirus in China disrupting the country™s economy and trade partners. The virus, which causes a type of pneumonia, has spread to cities including Beijing and Shanghai as the number of patients in China more than tripled. More cases were also reported outside China, including the United States. Against the yen, the U.S. dollar slipped to 109.86 yen JPY= from Tuesday's high of 110.23. The offshore yuan lost 0.6% on Tuesday, its biggest fall in more than...

RECENT NEWS
Gold futures tally a third weekly rise
Saturday, 11 January 2020 02:37 WIB | EMAS

Gold futures ended higher Friday, finding support from weaker-than-expected monthly U.S. jobs data to score a third weekly climb, even as easing tensions in Middle East worked to dull haven demand for the precious metal. February gold on Comex tacked on $5.80, or 0.4%, to settle at $1,560.10 an ounce. Prices had climbed to as high as $1,613.30 on an intraday basis Wednesday, the highest since 2013. For the week, the most-active gold futures contract gained about 0.5%, which marked their third weekly rise in a row, but perhaps more telling is golds nearly 4.4% peak-to-trough move over...

Gold Extends Fall as Fading Mideast Tensions Boost Risk Appetite
Friday, 10 January 2020 19:17 WIB | EMAS GOLD

Gold dipped on Friday and held on track for its first weekly decline in five as easing tensions in the Middle East rekindled risk appetite. Spot gold was down 0.15% at $1,550.22 per ounce, having fallen as much as 1% on Thursday to its lowest since Jan. 3 at $1,539.78. U.S. gold futures were 0.3% lower at $1,551.20 per ounce. World stocks were on track for new highs, driven by the thaw in U.S.-Iran tensions. Further boosting risk sentiment, the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed a resolution to stop U.S. President Donald Trump from further military action against...

Oil Set for Biggest Weekly Loss Since July as Mideast Risk Eases
Friday, 10 January 2020 18:54 WIB | Minyak WTI Minyak Mentah Minyak Brent

Oil headed for its biggest weekly loss since July as the prospect of an immediate confrontation between the U.S. and Iran abated, allaying fears of disruption to Middle East energy supplies. Futures initially soared to an eight-month high above $65 a barrel in New York on Jan. 8 as Washington and Tehran faced-off after the killing of a top Iranian general, but all of this years gains dissipated as the two adversaries backed away from a full-scale conflict. Crude is now trading back below $60, down 5.9% for the week. The aborted rally is another sign that global oil markets remain...

Aussie, Kiwi Shine as Risk Appetite Returns; Dollar Firm
Friday, 10 January 2020 15:50 WIB | AUD, Dolar Australia, Aussie Dolar AS

The Australian dollar and its New Zealand counterpart led gains among major currencies on Friday as easing geopolitical tensions prompted investors to buy riskier currencies with relatively upbeat U.S. economic data this week also benefiting sentiment. The greenback held firm against a broad basket of its rivals and is on track to post its best week in two months as the prospect of war in the Middle East ebbed as the United States and Iran backed away from further confrontation. The Aussie gained a third of a percent to $0.68755 though strength were curbed on rising bets of an interest...

Gold Set for Weekly Fall as Mideast Tension Fades Away
Friday, 10 January 2020 15:19 WIB | EMAS GOLD

Gold erased all gains made earlier this week after tensions between the U.S. and Iran eased, damping demand for haven assets. The S&P 500 Index hit a record Thursday amid signs America and Iran have stepped back from the brink of war, helping revitalize risk appetite during the second half of the week. The U.S. House of Representatives voted to limit President Donald Trump's authority to strike Tehran, a mostly symbolic move. Investors turn their focus to U.S. jobs data due Friday after filings for unemployment benefits fell to a five-week low, adding to signs...

Oil Prices Continue to Fall as U.S.-Iran Tensions Ease, Set for Weekly Loss
Friday, 10 January 2020 13:54 WIB | Brent WTI Minyak

Oil prices continued to fall on Friday in Asia and were set to record their first weekly loss since November as U.S.-Iran conflict cooled. U.S. Crude Oil WTI Futures dropped 0.2% to $59.48 by 12:50 AM ET (04:50 GMT), while International Brent Oil Futures slipped 0.1% to $65.32. The U.S. House of Representatives voted overnight to curb U.S. President Donald Trumps power to strike Iran. Meanwhile, in comments to Fox News, Vice President Mike Pence said the Islamic Republic has asked militias in the Middle East not to carry out attacks against U.S. interests. The easing of the U.S.-Iran...

Gold Nearly Back Where It Was Before Iran, U.S. Crisis
Friday, 10 January 2020 09:06 WIB | EMAS GOLD

Gold erased all gains made earlier this week after tensions between the U.S. and Iran eased, damping demand for haven assets. The S&P 500 Index climbed to a fresh record Thursday amid signs that America and Iran have stepped back from the brink of war, helping revitalize risk appetite during the second half of the week. The U.S. House of Representatives voted Thursday to limit President Donald Trumps authority to strike Iran, a mostly symbolic move. Investors turn their focus to Americas monthly nonfarm jobs report due Friday. On Thursday, filings for...

AUD/USD Picks Up a Bid on Above-Forecast Aussie Retail Sales
Friday, 10 January 2020 08:20 WIB | AUD/USD, Dollar Australia, Aussie

The bid tone around the Aussie dollar has strengthened following the release of a better-than-expected Australian retail sales data. Consumer spending, as represented by retail sales, grew 0.9% in November, beating the forecast for a 0.4% rise by a big margin and up from October's 0% reading. The AUD/USD pair jumped higher from 0.6855 to 0.6870 in response to the upbeat data released at 00:30 GMT and is currently trading at 0.6868. The data has come a day after NAB's Online Retail Sales Index for November showed 'Black Friday' online retail sales rose 62% over the month, compared to the...

Klaim pengangguran AS INDEKS Paladium SahamEropa PMI Perancis Korea Selatan Testimoni RBA Google Philadelphia ISIS, Israel London, Cadangan Minyak Mentah AS Saham Tokyo Bursa China
PRECIOUS METALS
Gold Settles Lower as Traders Weigh The Impact of China's Coronavirus on Demand for The Metal
Wednesday, 22 January 2020 01:56 WIB

Gold futures settled modestly lower on Tuesday, with some sources attributing the loss to the possibility that a viral outbreak may cut demand for the precious metal as China prepares for its New...

ENERGY
Oil falls slightly amid Libya oil crisis
Wednesday, 22 January 2020 02:50 WIB

Oil prices dipped on Tuesday on expectations that a well-supplied market would be able to absorb disruptions that have cut Libya's crude production to a trickle. Brent crude was down 65 cents at...

CURRENCIES
Yen supported, yuan frail on coronavirus concerns
Wednesday, 22 January 2020 08:32 WIB

The yen was supported while the yuan was on the back foot on Wednesday as investors tried to assess the risk of the outbreak of a new coronavirus in China disrupting the country™s economy and...