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GLOBAL
Confiscated Iranian Tanker, Leave Gibraltar
Monday, 19 August 2019 11:24 WIB

An Iranian tanker left Gibraltar on Sunday (8/18), after agreeing there refused to attempt to detain him, but it was not clear where the ship was headed. Data on surveillance of tanker sea traffic moved from Gibraltar. Both Iran and Gibraltar confirmed the movement. Tehran says it is ready to...

MARKET UPDATE
China Stocks Rise Most Since Early July On Rate Reform
Monday, 19 August 2019 14:57 WIB

China stocks jumped over 2% on Monday, their best since early July, as investors cheered Beijing™s latest stimulus to prop up an economy hit hard by a never-ending trade war with the United States. The CSI300 index rose 2.2%, to 3,791.09 points, while the Shanghai Composite Index gained 2.1%,...

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
Wall Street, Main Street Sill Bullish On Gold, But Caution Creeping Higher
Monday, 12 August 2019 12:41 WIB

The market remains emphatically bullish on gold. But, looking past the headlines, the yellow metal is beginning to look overbought, according to some analysts. The gold market is on track to see its biggest weekly gain in more than three years as prices trade near a fresh six-year high. Although...

COMMODITY
Oil Rises After Drone Attack on Saudi Arabia Disrupts Gulf Calm
Monday, 19 August 2019 13:48 WIB

Oil rose for a second day after a drone attack on a Saudi Arabian oil field brought geopolitical risks back into focus, and as the prospect of more U.S.-China trade meetings spurred some investor optimism. Futures in New York advanced 1.2% after climbing 0.7% on Friday to cap the first...

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
06.01 GBP Rightmove HPI m/m -0.2% -1.0%
06.50 JPN Trade Balance (JPN) -0.03T -0.13T
15.00 EUR Current Account 30.3B 18.4B
16.00 EUR Final CPI y/y 1.1%
16.00 EUR Final Core CPI y/y 0.9%
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