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GLOBAL
Russian Ambassador in Caracas Rejects Monroe Doctrine Revival
Friday, 19 April 2019 19:37 WIB

As Venezuela's reliance on Russia grows amid the country's unfolding crisis, Vladimir Putin's point man in Caracas is pushing back on the U.S. revival of a doctrine used for generations to justify military interventions in the region. In a rare interview, Russian Ambassador Vladimir Zaemskiy...

MARKET UPDATE
China stocks rally to a near 13-month closing high
Friday, 19 April 2019 14:57 WIB

Chinese shares rallied on Friday afternoon in thin volumes from earlier profit-taking to end the day at a near 13-month closing high, with signs of an economic recovery in China contributing to a recent surge. At the close, the Shanghai Composite index was up 0.63 percent at 3,270.80, erasing...

ECONOMY
Housing starts decline 0.3% in March vs +6.5% expected
Friday, 19 April 2019 20:19 WIB

According to the data published by the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, housing starts in March declined by 0.3% and came below the market expectation for a growth of 6.5%. Nevertheless, the US Dollar Index didn't show a reaction with the trading volume...

GOLD CORNER
Wall St., Main St. Look For Gold Prices To Tick Higher
Monday, 8 April 2019 12:06 WIB

The biggest voting blocs on Wall Street and Main Street look for gold prices to rise over the this week, according to the weekly Kitco News gold survey. Thirteen market professionals took part in the Wall Street survey. Seven participants, or 54%, described themselves as bullish for the this...

COMMODITY
Dollar steady near 2-week high in quiet Good Friday trading
Friday, 19 April 2019 20:40 WIB

The U.S. dollar is holding near a two-week high on Friday, on what should be a quiet session for currencies with most other major U.S. and global exchanges closed for the observance of Good Friday. The ICE Dollar Index, a measure of the greenback™s strength against major trading rivals was last...

FISCAL & MONETARY
Fed scaled back interest-rate forecast due to unease about economy, soft inflation, FOMC minutes show
Thursday, 11 April 2019 01:43 WIB

The Federal Reserve™s decision in March to cease raising interest rates this year was driven by unease over the U.S. and global economies and surprisingly subdued inflation, according to minutes of the pivotal central bank meeting. Last month the Fed junked previous plans to raise a key...

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