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Wednesday, 23 May 2018 09:12 WIB

The AUD/JPY is drifting lower in Wednesday's early session, testing just beneath the 84.00 major level. The Aussie rebounded strongly to start off this week, but that bullish momentum is souring quickly, and the AUD/JPY is stuttering its way back down after making a two-month high at 84.48 yesterday. In the early Tokyo session Japan's Nikkei Manufacturing PMI printed at 52.5, below the expected 53.6 and a steeper contraction of the previous reading of 53.8. After that was Australia's Westpac Leading Index for April which printed at 0.2%, a welcome bump higher after the last period's -0.2%....

RECENT NEWS
Gold Advances on Doubts Over U.S.-North Korea Summit
Wednesday, 23 May 2018 08:51 WIB | GOLD EMAS

Gold climbs as geopolitical tensions resurface after President Donald Trump casts doubt on possible summit with North Korea during Oval Office meeting with South Korea President Moon Jae-in. Bullion for immediate delivery +0.3% to $1,294.73/oz at 9:30am in Singapore. Other precious metals, Silver +0.2% to $16.5766/oz. Platinum +0.1% to $908.25/oz. Palladium +0.2% to $993.85/oz. Source : Bloomberg

Oil Holds Above $72 as Industry Data Shows U.S. Stockpiles Drop
Wednesday, 23 May 2018 07:45 WIB | Minyak WTI Brent

Oil traded above $72 a barrel after an industry report showing U.S. crude stockpiles declined spurred speculation global supplies are tightening. Futures in New York were little changed in early trading on Wednesday. U.S. inventories dropped 1.33 million barrels last week, the American Petroleum Institute was said to report. The Energy Information Administrations on Wednesday is expected to show stockpiles fell for a third straight week, which would be the longest streak of declines since January. Oil has rallied this month to the highest level in more than three years as...

Dollar weakens as focus turns to Fed minutes
Wednesday, 23 May 2018 03:58 WIB | DOLLAR Dolar AS

The dollar slipped on Tuesday after six straight days of gains, as U.S. Treasury yields dipped and investors looked for fresh incentives to buy the currency following a nearly 7 percent rally since mid-February. The dollars recent uptrend has been supported by generally upbeat U.S. economic data that has kept the Federal Reserve on track to raise interest rates at least two more times this year. In contrast, other major central banks such as the Bank of Japan are not in a tightening mode. The divergence referred to the difference in monetary policies between the Fed and other central...

U.S. oil benchmark ends lower ahead of inventory data
Wednesday, 23 May 2018 03:16 WIB | Minyak WTI Minyak jenis Brent

Oil prices took a split path Tuesday, with the global benchmark scoring a fresh 3½-year high while the U.S. benchmark edged lower, with traders weighing the potential influence of developments tied to Iran and Venezuela against the prospects for domestic crude production. Natural-gas futures rallied to their highest finish since January, ahead of the start of the summer cooling season. June West Texas Intermediate crude on the New York Mercantile Exchange fell 11 cents, or nearly 0.2%, to settle at $72.13 a barrel. The contract, which expired at the days settlement, ended at $72.24 a...

Gold ends with a gain, a day after touching its worst level of 2018
Wednesday, 23 May 2018 01:40 WIB | GOLD EMAS Emas berjangka

Gold futures ended with a gain on Tuesday as the dollar pulled back from multimonth highs, but the precious metal still hovered near the lowest levels of the year. June gold climbed $1.10, or about 0.1%, to settle at $1,292 an ounce. Thats more than $10 up from the $1,281.20 it grazed at one point Monday, the lowest intraday level since December. July silver meanwhile, tacked on 5.5 cents, or 0.3% to $16.575 an ounce. Gold continued to slog near chart lows, gathering little momentum from the still-swirling geopolitical factors around Iran oil, China trade and North Korea diplomacy. For...

LATEST NEWS
AUD/JPY Struggling to Maintain 84.00, Slips Ahead of RBA Lowe Speech

The AUD/JPY is drifting lower in Wednesday's early session, testing just beneath the 84.00 major level. The Aussie rebounded strongly to start off this week, but that bullish momentum is souring quickly, and the AUD/JPY is stuttering its way back...

Hong Kong Stocks Retreat in First Few Minutes

Hong Kong stocks eased in the opening exchanges on Wednesday as investors returned from a one-day break to concerns about the historic US-North Korean summit. The Hang Seng Index dipped 0.14 percent, or 42.48 points, to 31,191.87. And the...

Gold Advances on Doubts Over U.S.-North Korea Summit

Gold climbs as geopolitical tensions resurface after President Donald Trump casts doubt on possible summit with North Korea during Oval Office meeting with South Korea President Moon Jae-in. Bullion for immediate delivery +0.3% to...

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PRECIOUS METALS
Gold Advances on Doubts Over U.S.-North Korea Summit
Wednesday, 23 May 2018 08:51 WIB

Gold climbs as geopolitical tensions resurface after President Donald Trump casts doubt on possible summit with North Korea during Oval Office meeting with South Korea President Moon...

ENERGY
U.S. oil benchmark ends lower ahead of inventory data
Wednesday, 23 May 2018 03:16 WIB

Oil prices took a split path Tuesday, with the global benchmark scoring a fresh 3½-year high while the U.S. benchmark edged lower, with traders weighing the potential influence of developments tied...

CURRENCIES
AUD/JPY Struggling to Maintain 84.00, Slips Ahead of RBA Lowe Speech
Wednesday, 23 May 2018 09:12 WIB

The AUD/JPY is drifting lower in Wednesday's early session, testing just beneath the 84.00 major level. The Aussie rebounded strongly to start off this week, but that bullish momentum is souring...