Monday, 16 December 2019
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Friday, 13 December 2019 20:52 WIB

U.S. retail sales missed forecasts calling for an acceleration in November as clothing stores and restaurants posted declines, signaling the economy™s main engine may cool in the fourth quarter by more than previously thought. The value of overall sales climbed 0.2% after an upwardly revised 0.4% increase the prior month, Commerce Department figures showed Friday. The median estimate in a Bloomberg survey called for a 0.5% increase. Sales in the œcontrol group subset increased a below-forecast 0.1% following a 0.3% gain. The measure excludes food services, car dealers,...

US: IMP Manufacturing Recovered 48.3 in October, Missed Market Estimate of 48.9
Friday, 1 November 2019 21:23 WIB | PMI AS Institute for Supply Management Indeks manufaktur AS Manufaktur AS

The Institue for Supply Management (ISM) on Friday reported that the economic activity in the manufacturing sector in the US continued to contract in October with the Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) coming in at 48.3. Although this reading was better than September's 47.8, it was still below the market expectation of 48.9. The US Dollar Index turned south on the disappointing data and was last down 0.1% on the day at 97.25. Assessing the data, "Comments from the panel reflect an improvement from the prior month, but sentiment remains more cautious than optimistic. October was the third...

Non-Farm Payrolls beats 128K, significant upward revision USD surges
Friday, 1 November 2019 20:04 WIB | US Payrolls Non-Farm Employment Ekonomi AS

The US economy has gained 128,000 jobs in October, substantially better than expected. Moreover, it comes on top of an upward revision to September's figures “ 180,000 against 136,000 reported initially. August was also revised, by 51,000. Combined, they total a whopping 95,000 jobs. The jobless rise is up to 3.6% as expected and it is accompanied by a participation rate of 3.3%. Gains in food and services pushed employment higher. A substantial fall in manufacturing jobs is the result of the strike in General Motors “ fully priced in by investors. Wages are up 0.2% monthly and 3%...

Caixin Manufacturing PMI: 51.7 vs Expectations of 51.0
Friday, 1 November 2019 09:04 WIB | ekonomi China

The Oct Caixin-sponsored manufacturing PMI, which was expected around 51 following yesterday's NBS measures that showed declines in both the manufacturing and non-manufacturing measures, has arrived and beaten expectations. Caixin Manufacturing PMI (Oct) Actual: 51.7 Expectations: 51 Prior: 51.4. The Caixin China Manufacturing PMIâ„¢, released by Markit Economics, is based on data compiled from monthly replies to questionnaires sent to purchasing executives in over 400 private manufacturing sector companies. Source : FX Street

Chinese Non-Manufacturing and NBS Manufacturing Miss The Mark
Thursday, 31 October 2019 08:19 WIB | ekonomi China

Chinas official October manufacturing and services PMIs have been released, that was seen at 49.8 and 53.6 respectively. Non-Manufacturing PMI (Oct): 52.8 actual  and below the 53.9 expected  and 53.7 prior NBS Manufacturing PMI (Oct): 49.3 actual below the 49.8  expected and 49.8 prior. AUD/USD has been on the bid following the inline Consumer Price Index from yesterday's trade and has been attacking the 0.69 handle. However, on this data release, AUD is likely to struggle to gain much traction. The implications for the world economy are pinned on what goes down on...

GDP slows slightly to 1.9% in the third quarter
Wednesday, 30 October 2019 19:55 WIB | Ekonomi AS PDB AS GDP AS

Confident consumers kept the U.S. economy humming along in the third quarter, spending more than enough to counter a big drop in business investment tied to falling oil prices and the ongoing trade war with China. Gross domestic product, the official scorecard for the economy, grew at an 1.9% annual pace in the third quarter, the government said Wednesday.Thats down just a tick from 2% growth in the spring. Wall Street had braced for an even steeper decline. Economists polled by MarketWatch had forecast GDP to taper to 1.6%. GDP is the official measuring stick of the U.S. economy ”...

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China's Factory Outlook Improves More than Expected in September
Monday, 30 September 2019 09:02 WIB

A report on the health of China™s manufacturing sector improved in September, although it was still below the line indicating contraction. The manufacturing purchasing...

U.S. Trade Deficit Narrows as Exports, Imports Both Plummet
Thursday, 6 June 2019 19:54 WIB

The U.S. trade deficit narrowed in April as both exports and imports tumbled, highlighting the impact of President Donald Trump™s tariffs even before negotiations with China unraveled and he...

German Services Hold Up Output as Manufacturers Struggle
Friday, 21 June 2019 14:53 WIB

Output from Germany's private sector remained unchanged in June, as a decline in manufacturing was offset by continued growth in services. A flash reading of the country's composite Purchasing...

Trump Mengatakan China Akan `Mengurangi dan Mengeluarkan' Tarif Impor Kendaraan
Monday, 3 December 2018 12:08 WIB

Presiden AS Donald Trump mengatakan China telah setuju untuk "mengurangi dan menghapus" tarif terhadap mobil-mobil Amerika dari 40 persen saat ini. Dia tidak memberikan rincian lain dalam tweet-nya...