Tuesday, 21 May 2019
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Wednesday, 15 May 2019 19:53 WIB

U.S. retail sales unexpectedly declined in April for the second time in three months, weighed down by soft sales of autos and building materials and suggesting consumer spending will remain subdued this quarter. The value of overall sales declined 0.2% after a 1.7% increase the prior month that was the strongest gain since 2017, according to Commerce Department figures released Wednesday. That compared with the median forecast in Bloomberg™s survey calling for a 0.2% rise. Sales in the ``control group'' subset, which some analysts view as a cleaner gauge of underlying...

ISM Manufacturing Index Falls in February
Friday, 1 March 2019 22:16 WIB | ISM AS

The rate of growth in the economy's manufacturing sector slowed in February, according to a report released on Friday. The Institute of Supply Management said its manufacturing purchasing managers' index fell to 54.2 in February from 56.6 the previous month. Economists had forecast a reading of 55.5. A reading above 50 for the index indicates expansion in the sector and a reading below 50 signals contraction. The more forward-looking new orders index declined to 55.5 in February from 58.2 a month earlier. The employment index decreased to 52.3 from 55.5, while the prices paid index fell...

U.S. Economic Growth Slows Less Than Expected in Fourth Quarter
Thursday, 28 February 2019 20:59 WIB | PDB AS GDP AS

The U.S. economy slowed less than expected in the fourth quarter amid solid consumer and business spending, leaving 2018 growth just shy of the Trump administration's 3 percent annual target. The Commerce Department's gross domestic product (GDP) report on Thursday offered the latest assessment of the impact of President Donald Trump's economic policies, including deregulation, tax cuts, increased government spending and tariffs aimed at securing more favorable trade deals. Trump has touted the economy as one of the biggest achievements of his presidency and declared last July that his...

Consumer Confidence Rebounds in Wake of Wall Street Rally, End of Federal Shutdown
Tuesday, 26 February 2019 22:29 WIB | Cosumer Confidence Kepercayaan Konsumen

Consumer confidence surged in February and rose for the first time in four months, a sign that Americans have regained optimism after the recovery in the U.S. stock market, the end of the government shutdown and diminished worries about recession. The consumer confidence index climbed to 131.4 this month from a revised 121.7 in January, the Conference Board said Tuesday. Economists polled by MarketWatch had forecast a 124.7 reading. Americans were a touch more positive about the economy right now, but they expect even better conditions in the months ahead. An index that tracks expectations...

Autos, planes boost durable-goods orders in December, but everything else is weak
Thursday, 21 February 2019 21:00 WIB | Ekonomi AS U.S. Durable Goods

Autos and airplanes boosted orders for U.S. durable goods in December, but demand was weak in other key manufacturing segments and business investment tailed off at the end of the year. Orders for long-lasting goods rose 1.2% in December, according to a government report delayed for more than a month because of the recently ended partial shutdown Economists surveyed by MarketWatch had forecast a 1.4% increase in orders for durable goods, or products made to last at least three years. If cars and planes are stripped out of the equation, orders rose a scant 0.1%. Transportation often...

German flash manufacturing PMI hits 74-month lows of 47.6 in Feb, a big miss
Thursday, 21 February 2019 16:07 WIB | Eropa Ekonomi Jerman PMI

German manufacturing activity grew at the weakest pace in 74-months in February, the latest manufacturing activity report from IHS/Markit research showed this Thursday. The German manufacturing purchasing managers index (PMI) slipped further into contraction territory and arrived at 47.6 versus 49.7 expected and 49.7 previous. Meanwhile, while services PMI climbed to a five-month high level of 55.1 as against previous months reading of 53.0 and 52.9 anticipated. The IHS Markit Flash Germany Composite Output Index also climbed to 4-month tops of 52.7 in February, up from 52.1 in...

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Kenaikan Upah Jepang Berakselerasi pada November Meski Prospek yang Suram
Wednesday, 9 January 2019 07:18 WIB

Upah Jepang naik lebih dari yang diperkirakan pada bulan November, menawarkan harapan pengeluaran konsumen yang lebih kuat dapat memicu inflasi jika kenaikan berkelanjutan. Secara keseluruhan,...

Pasar Saham Asia ditutup untuk liburan
Monday, 31 December 2018 09:15 WIB

Pasar finansial di Indonesia, Jepang, Filipina dan Korea Selatan ditutup pada Senin ini dikarenakan untuk hari libur Nasional. AFP

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Tuesday, 22 January 2019 17:09 WIB

Warga Inggris menikmati pertumbuhan upah terkuat sejak krisis keuangan satu dekade lalu seiring pasar tenaga kerja semakin ketat. Pendapatan rata-rata tidak termasuk bonus terus meningkat 3,3...

Trump Mengatakan China Akan `Mengurangi dan Mengeluarkan' Tarif Impor Kendaraan
Monday, 3 December 2018 12:08 WIB

Presiden AS Donald Trump mengatakan China telah setuju untuk "mengurangi dan menghapus" tarif terhadap mobil-mobil Amerika dari 40 persen saat ini. Dia tidak memberikan rincian lain dalam tweet-nya...