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GLOBAL
Paris Police Bracing for More Violent Protests
Friday, 14 December 2018 23:14 WIB

Anticipating a fifth straight weekend of violent protests, Paris™ police chief said Friday that armored vehicles and thousands of officers will be deployed again in the French capital. Michel Delpuech told RTL radio that security services intend to deploy the same numbers and strength as last...

MARKET UPDATE
Hong Kong stocks close week with sharp losses
Saturday, 15 December 2018 04:16 WIB

Hong Kong shares tumbled Friday as fresh data pointed to further weakness in China's economy while investors also cashed in profits following a broadly positive week. The Hang Seng Index dropped 1.62 percent, or 429.56 points, to 26,094.79. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index sank 1.53...

ECONOMY
US: Retail sales increased 0.2% in November vs 0.2% expected
Friday, 14 December 2018 20:45 WIB

The U.S. Census Bureau announced advance estimates of U.S. retail and food services sales for November 2018 and below are some of the key takeaways from the report released this Friday. Advance estimates of U.S. retail and food services sales for November 2018 were $513.5 billion, an increase of...

GOLD CORNER
Wall St., Main St. Expect Gold To Keep Shining
Monday, 10 December 2018 13:04 WIB

Wall Street and Main Street both look for gold to build on last week's move higher during the this week, based on the Kitco News gold survey. Observers suggested Friday's softer-than-forecast report on U.S. nonfarm payrolls will continue to offer support to the precious metal. The Labor...

COMMODITY
Oil Ends Lower For The Week; Natural Gas Sees Biggest Weekly Plunge Since 2016
Saturday, 15 December 2018 04:02 WIB

Oil prices fell on Friday, settling lower for the week, as a stronger dollar cut global demand for U.S.-priced commodities and a slide for the stock market sullied the risk-taking mood. Meanwhile, natural-gas futures took a plunge that left them down nearly 15% for the week ” the largest such...

FISCAL & MONETARY
ECB: Key rates to remain at present levels at least through the summer of 2019
Thursday, 13 December 2018 21:05 WIB

Reuters reports main headlines from the ECB monetary policy statement: Intends to reinvest, in full, for an extended period of time past the date when it starts raising key rates. Key rates to remain at present levels at least through the summer of 2019. In any case, for as long as necessary to...

ECONOMIC CALENDAR
Time Country Figures Previous Actual
07.01 GBP Rightmove HPI m/m -1.7%
08.30 U.S Empire State Manufacturing Index 23.3
17.00 EUR Final CPI y/y 2.0%
17.00 EUR Final Core CPI y/y 1.0%
17.00 EUR Trade Balance (EUR) 13.4B
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