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GLOBAL
Trump Delays Denmark PM Talks Over Lack of Interest in Greenland Sale
Wednesday, 21 August 2019 23:50 WIB

President Donald Trump announced Tuesday that he is postponing a planned meeting with Denmark's prime minister due to her lack of interest in selling Greenland to the United States. "Based on Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen's comments, that she would have no interest in discussing the purchase...

MARKET UPDATE
Dow Ends With 200-Point Gain After Fed Minutes
Thursday, 22 August 2019 03:16 WIB

U.S. stocks ended higher on Wednesday after the minutes from the Federal Reserve's July meeting showed the U.S. central bank wanted to retain flexibility during future policy decisions. The S&P 500 rose 0.8% to end around 2,924. The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 241 points, or 0.9%, to...

ECONOMY
Empire State, Philly Fed indexes hold steady in August
Thursday, 15 August 2019 20:03 WIB

Two gauges of manufacturing sentiment held their own in August, according to data released Thursday. The Philadelphia Fed manufacturing index fell slightly to a reading of 16.8 in August from 21.8 in July. Economists had expected a much bigger drop to 11.1, according to Econoday. The Empire...

GOLD CORNER
Bearish Cracks Appearing In Bullish Gold Market
Monday, 19 August 2019 15:16 WIB

After three-straight weeks of gains, cracks are starting to appear in gold's bullish veneer, particularly among Wall Street analysts, according to the latest results of the Kitco News Weekly Gold Survey. It has been a volatile week for the precious metal as unprecedented recession fears and new...

COMMODITY
U.S. oil prices settle lower as crude supplies log first weekly slump in 3 weeks
Thursday, 22 August 2019 02:51 WIB

U.S. oil futures settled lower Wednesday after the government reported a weekly decrease in domestic crude supplies, the first in three weeks, but smaller than the market expected. Concerns over energy demand also continued to pressure prices. West Texas Intermediate crude for October delivery...

FISCAL & MONETARY
Fed Saw July Rate Cut as Insurance for Growth and Inflation
Thursday, 22 August 2019 01:24 WIB

Federal Reserve officials viewed their interest-rate cut last month as insurance against too-low inflation and the risk of a deeper slump in business investment stemming from uncertainty over President Donald Trump™s trade war. œMembers who voted for the policy action sought to better...

ECONOMIC CALENDAR
Time Country Figures Previous Actual
01.00 U.S FOMC Meeting Minutes - -
06.00 AUD Flash Manufacturing PMI 51.6
07.30 JPN Flash Manufacturing PMI (JPN) 49.4
11.30 JPN All Industries Activity m/m 0.3%
14.15 EUR French Flash Services PMI 52.6
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