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Tuesday, 17 October 2017 11:16 WIB

Rising tensions in OPEC second-biggest producer as Iraq's government violently clashes with the semi-autonomous Kurdish region are sustaining oil's gains, for now. Fighting in Kirkuk, home to Iraq's oldest-producing fields, has shut production from two deposits that pump a combined 275,000 barrels a day. Brent for December settlement was at $57.83 a barrel on the London-based ICE Futures Europe exchange, up 1 cent at 11:44 a.m. Singapore time. The contract gained 65 cents, or 1.1 percent, to $57.82 a barrel on Monday. The global benchmark crude traded at a premium of $5.74 to December...

RECENT NEWS
Dollar Touches One-Week High After Taylor Said to Impress Trump
Tuesday, 17 October 2017 10:54 WIB | Indeks Dolar Dolar AS

The dollar climbed to the strongest in a week on speculation President Donald Trump is leaning toward selecting Stanford University economist John Taylor as the next Federal Reserve chairman. The U.S. currency gained versus most major peers as people familiar said Taylor made a favorable impression on Trump at an interview at the White House last week.  Bloomberg Dollar Spot Index gains 0.1% after jumping 0.3% Monday. Gauge reached the highest since Oct. 10. AUD/USD little changed at 0.7848 vs range of 0.7835-0.7859. USD/JPY falls 0.1% to 112.05.   Source: Bloomberg

Gold Holds Drop on 'Risk-On Flavor' as Stocks Advance
Tuesday, 17 October 2017 08:54 WIB | GOLD EMAS

Gold held a decline on diminished haven demand as stocks gain in Asia after fresh Wall Street records, and as odds climb that next head of the Federal Reserve will be more hawkish. Bullion for immediate delivery steady at $1,295.08/oz at 9:10am in Singapore after Monday -0.6%, according to Bloomberg generic pricing. Copper has surged past $7,000/ton on LME to highest since 2014. MSCI AC Asia Pacific Index gains to highest since 2007. In other precious metals: Silver flat at $17.2356/oz after -1.1% day earlier. Platinum +0.3% to $933.69/oz after -1.6% on Mon. Palladium +0.4% to $978.93...

AUD/USD fell to a session low of 0.7838 after the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) minutes showed the policy makers see no reason to follow global rate hikes. The minutes also took note of the disinflationary impact of the strong Aussie dollar, subdued price pressures, low wage growth and spare capacity in the labor market. AUD/USD Technical Levels FXStreet Chief Analyst Valeria Bednarik writes, "The technical picture is bullish as the pair settled above the 38.2% retracement of its latest slump from 0.8098. In the daily chart, indicators maintain sharp bullish slopes, entering bullish territory straight from oversold readings while the price settled above an anyway bearish 20 DMA. In the 4 hours chart, the price accelerated sharply above a now bullish 20 SMA, while technical indicators regain their upward strength within overbought readings. The next Fibonacci resistance comes around 0.7920, with gains above it opening doors for a steeper recovery." Source: FXstreet
Tuesday, 17 October 2017 08:40 WIB | AUD/USD,

AUD/USD fell to a session low of 0.7838 after the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) minutes showed the policy makers see no reason to follow global rate hikes. The minutes also took note of the disinflationary impact of the strong Aussie dollar, subdued price pressures, low wage growth and spare capacity in the labor market. AUD/USD Technical Levels FXStreet Chief Analyst Valeria Bednarik writes, "The technical picture is bullish as the pair settled above the 38.2% retracement of its latest slump from 0.8098. In the daily chart, indicators maintain sharp bullish slopes, entering bullish...

Dollar spikes after manufacturing data; Catalan uncertainty persists in Europe
Tuesday, 17 October 2017 03:23 WIB | Indeks Dolar Dolar AS

The U.S. dollar spiked after the Empire State manufacturing index climbed to a three-year high, but quickly pulled back to hold only a modest gain on Monday. On Sunday, Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen again left open the possibility of another interest-rate increase in 2017, while markets also kept tabs on developments over Catalans independence drive. The ICE U.S. Dollar Index which gauges the dollar against six other currencies, was up 0.1% at 93.177, and the WSJ Dollar Index a broader measure of the greenbacks performance, tacked on 0.1% to 86.34. Last week, both indexes...

Oil prices finish at highest level in nearly 3 weeks
Tuesday, 17 October 2017 02:34 WIB | WTI Minyak WTI Minyak Mentah

Oil prices climbed Monday to settle at their highest level in nearly three weeks as tensions in the Middle East raised concerns about global crude supplies. Iraqi forces reportedly seized the city of Kirkuk and its surrounding oil fields from Kurdish forces Monday. Uncertainty surrounding the survival of the Iran nuclear deal also boosted prices. Meanwhile, a monthly report from the Energy Information Administration, released shortly before Nymex oil prices settled Monday, failed to put pressure on prices. The report said shale crude-oil production from seven major U.S. oil plays is...

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PRECIOUS METALS
Gold Holds Drop on 'Risk-On Flavor' as Stocks Advance
Tuesday, 17 October 2017 08:54 WIB

Gold held a decline on diminished haven demand as stocks gain in Asia after fresh Wall Street records, and as odds climb that next head of the Federal Reserve will be more hawkish. Bullion for...

ENERGY
Oil Buoyed as Clashes Embroiling OPEC's No. 2 Member Curb Output
Tuesday, 17 October 2017 11:16 WIB

Rising tensions in OPEC second-biggest producer as Iraq's government violently clashes with the semi-autonomous Kurdish region are sustaining oil's gains, for now. Fighting in Kirkuk, home to...

CURRENCIES
Dollar Touches One-Week High After Taylor Said to Impress Trump
Tuesday, 17 October 2017 10:54 WIB

The dollar climbed to the strongest in a week on speculation President Donald Trump is leaning toward selecting Stanford University economist John Taylor as the next Federal Reserve chairman. The...