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GLOBAL
Hong Kong Residents Protest Peacefully in Latest Push for Reforms
Monday, 19 August 2019 23:29 WIB

Tens of thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators marched peacefully through the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday, the 11th weekend in a row of anti-government protests. The Civil Human Rights Front, the driving force behind the Hong Kong protests throughout the summer, had called for a "rational,...

MARKET UPDATE
Hong Kong stocks end with big gains (Review)
Tuesday, 20 August 2019 03:55 WIB

Hong Kong shares jumped more than two percent Monday following a healthy lead from Wall Street with investors cheered by positive comments on trade talks by Donald Trump's top trade adviser. The Hang Seng Index climbed 2.17 percent or 557.62 points to end at 26,291.84. The benchmark Shanghai...

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
Oil Rises on Improvement Reported in Trade Talks, Drone Attack
Tuesday, 20 August 2019 02:47 WIB

Oil is getting a boost from a positive spin on U.S.-China trade talks and reports of a new drone attack on a Saudi oilfield. But the bigger factor for the week could be what transpires at the Kansas City Fed's annual gathering in Jackson Hole, Wyo. New York-traded West Texas Intermediate crude...

FISCAL & MONETARY
RBA releases quarterly Statement on Monetary Policy: Repeating the same dovishness
Friday, 9 August 2019 08:55 WIB

The Reserve Bank of Australia has released its quarterly Statement on Monetary Policy. This follows a recent hold in interest rates and a brief statement that indicated fairly modest changes compared to May.  "The RBA's œcentral scenario is for the Australian economy to grow by around 2½...

ECONOMIC CALENDAR
Time Country Figures Previous Actual
08.30 AUD Monetary Policy Meeting Minutes (AUD)
13.00 CHF Trade Balance (CHF) 4.10B
17.00 GBP CBI Industrial Order Expectations -34
21.30 AUD CB Leading Index m/m (AUD) -0.1%
MARKET CHART
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