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GLOBAL
Hong Kong Elders March in Support of Young Demonstrators
Wednesday, 17 July 2019 23:35 WIB

Thousands of Hong Kong senior citizens, including a popular actress, marched Wednesday in a show of support for youths at the forefront of monthlong protests against a contentious extradition bill in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. The seniors also slammed the police for their handling of...

MARKET UPDATE
Tokyo Stocks Open Lower as Yen Edges Higher
Thursday, 18 July 2019 07:43 WIB

Tokyo stocks opened lower on Thursday, extending falls in New York as the yen edged higher against the dollar, weighing on exporters. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index was down 0.62 percent or 132.64 points at 21,336.54 in early trade, while the broader Topix index was down 0.59 percent or 9.31...

ECONOMY
UK CPI steadies at 2.0% y/y in June, meets estimates (GBP unmoved)
Wednesday, 17 July 2019 15:46 WIB

The UK Consumer Prices Index (CPI) 12-month rate came in at 2.0% in June, when compared to 2.0% booked in May while coming in line with expectations of a 2.0% print, the UK Office for National Statistics (ONS) reported on Wednesday. Meanwhile, the core inflation gauge (excluding volatile food and...

GOLD CORNER
Wall St. Leans Neutral/Sideways On Gold Prices, Main St. Bullish
Monday, 15 July 2019 13:42 WIB

Wall Street traders and analysts are undecided or else look for gold prices to be sideways this week, while Main Street remained bullish, according to the weekly Kitco News gold survey. The largest block of Wall Street voters were in the neutral/sideways camp, while the rest were nearly evenly...

COMMODITY
Dollar Held Back by Lower U.S. Yields, Rebound in Pound
Thursday, 18 July 2019 08:02 WIB

The dollar nursed light losses on Thursday, weighed down by lower U.S. yields and a rebound in the pound from 27-month lows. The dollar index versus a basket of six major currencies was flat at 97.200 after shedding 0.2% the previous day. The index had climbed to a one-week peak of 97.444 the...

FISCAL & MONETARY
Fed Chief Powell Says He Thinks Core Inflation Picked Up a Bit in June
Wednesday, 17 July 2019 00:16 WIB

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Tuesday that the central bank now estimates that a key measure of core inflation increased in June to its highest level in four months but added that, despite the acceleration, inflation pressures œremain muted. In a speech to the Bank of France in...

ECONOMIC CALENDAR
Time Country Figures Previous Actual
01.00 U.S Beige Book - -
06.50 JPN Trade Balance (JPN) -0.62T -0.01T
08.30 AUD Employment Change 42.3K
08.30 AUD Unemployment Rate 5.2%
08.30 AUD NAB Quarterly Business Confidence -1
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