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GLOBAL
British Citizen From Sudan Held in London Car Attack
Thursday, 16 August 2018 21:15 WIB

British counterterrorism police searched several properties Wednesday as they tried to determine what made a 29-year-old Sudan-born man crash a car outside Britain's Parliament in what police were treating as an act of terrorism. Salih Khater, a British citizen of Sudanese origin, was arrested at...

MARKET UPDATE
U.S. Stocks Flat to Slightly Lower After Weak Earnings, Turkey Turmoil
Friday, 17 August 2018 20:55 WIB

U.S. stocks opened flat to slightly lower Friday, dinged after a round of disappointing corporate earnings and renewed pressure on Turkey's lira. The S&P 500 fell 0.1% to 2,837.54, while the Dow industrials were up 9 points, or less than 0.1%, at 25,567. The Nasdaq Composite lost 0.1% to...

ECONOMY
Consumer Sentiment in U.S. Declines to Lowest in Almost a Year
Friday, 17 August 2018 21:14 WIB

U.S. consumer sentiment unexpectedly fell to the lowest level in almost a year amid less favorable views on purchasing big-ticket items and persistent concerns about trade tensions, a University of Michigan report showed Friday.  Sentiment index decreased to 95.3 (est. 98) from prior...

GOLD CORNER
Gold's Beating May Be Nearing an End - Bloomberg Intelligence
Tuesday, 14 August 2018 04:44 WIB

It has been an awful summer for gold. And just when things could not get any worse for the yellow metal, prices dipped below $1,200 an ounce in early trading Monday morning -- a nearly 1.5-year low. So does this mark the final leg down and the end of the pain for many gold...

COMMODITY
Dollar Slides, Headed For First Weekly Loss in a Month
Friday, 17 August 2018 21:26 WIB

The U.S. dollar looked listless on Friday, sliding against a handful of its major rivals but rallying against some emerging markets amid worries over further sanctions on Turkey. The ICE U.S. Dollar Index which measures the greenback against six developed market rivals, slipped 0.4% to 96.303....

FISCAL & MONETARY
Carney Says Chance of a No-Deal Brexit Is `Uncomfortably High'
Friday, 3 August 2018 14:48 WIB

Mark Carney threw himself back into the thick of the Brexit debate, saying the chance of the U.K. dropping out of the European Union without a deal is œuncomfortably high. The intervention suggests the Bank of England governor is growing increasingly worried that Prime...

ECONOMIC CALENDAR
Time Country Figures Previous Actual
06.01 GBP Rightmove HPI m/m -0.1%
21.30 AUD CB Leading Index m/m (AUD) 0.1%
Tentative EUR German Buba Monthly Report
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