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Friday, 17 August 2018 21:26 WIB

The U.S. dollar looked listless on Friday, sliding against a handful of its major rivals but rallying against some emerging markets amid worries over further sanctions on Turkey. The ICE U.S. Dollar Index which measures the greenback against six developed market rivals, slipped 0.4% to 96.303. The gauge is on track for a 0.1% loss this week”its worst performance in four weeks, according to FactSet. The buck weakened most notably against the Canadian dollar which rallied on the back of an inflation report. The data showed that Canada™s consumer prices rose 3% in the year leading up to...

RECENT NEWS
Gold closes slightly lower as dollar's jump outweighs Turkey contagion fear
Saturday, 11 August 2018 00:53 WIB | GOLD EMAS

Gold futures settled slightly lower Friday as a brewing crisis in Turkey jolted global stocks lower, but delivered a firm boost to the U.S. dollar, weighing on bullion. Gold futures for December delivery on Comex finished down 90 cents, or less than 0.1%, at $1,219 an ounce. The dollar, meanwhile, as measured by the ICE U.S. Dollar Index was up 0.9% at 96.408, marking the highest level in about a year for the dollar gauge. Source: Marketwatch

Euro Extends Decline as Turkey Concerns Spread
Friday, 10 August 2018 23:38 WIB | Euro

The euro extended its decline, falling to the weakest level in more than a year after U.S. President Donald Trump said he planned to double tariffs on Turkey's steel and aluminum imports amid escalating tension between the two nations. EUR/USD dropped as much as 1.2% to 1.1395, the lowest level since July 2017, as pressure on Turkish lira spread to other EM currencies including the South African rand. EUR/CHF fell as much as 1% to 1.1343, the lowest level in almost a year. Bloomberg Dollar Spot Index gained as much as 0.7%, but remained shy of its year-to-date...

Gold heads for daily, weekly loss as haven dollar lifted by Turkey's unease
Friday, 10 August 2018 19:59 WIB | GOLD DOLLAR EMAS Emas berjangka

Gold futures fell modestly Friday, hurt by a firmer dollar as the greenback drew global buying interest as a shelter from a currency crisis in Turkey and market volatility kicking up in Russia. Gold, too, has historically had a role as a haven asset in times of global market turbulence. Instead, the precious metals inverse relationship to a firmer dollar, boosted in large part by rising U.S. interest rates relative to other major economies, has held the upper hand recently, as it did again on Friday. December gold fell $1.90, or 0.2%, at $1,218.00 an ounce. The contract is headed for a...

Oil Prices Step Higher After IEA Report Reveals Boost to Global Demand Projection
Friday, 10 August 2018 19:58 WIB | Minyak WTI Brent

Oil prices tipped higher Friday as a forecast for rising global crude demand, and supply boosts from Russia, offset lingering concerns about trade tensions cutting global consumption of energy products. The International Energy Agency raised its forecast for global oil demand growth by 110,000 barrels a day to 1.5 million barrels for 2019. Its monthly report also said global supply had risen by 300,000 barrels a day last month, mainly because of higher output from Russia and higher output from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries. Global markets were also watching...

GBP/JPY Finds Some Support Near 141.00 Handle, Still Deep In The Red Post-UK Data
Friday, 10 August 2018 16:19 WIB | Poundsterling

The GBP/JPY cross continued with its bearish slide for the eight consecutive sessions on Friday but has managed to recover a part of its early decline to the lowest level since late-August 2017. The cross managed to find decent support near the 141.00 handle and was further supported by better-than-expected UK manufacturing/industrial production data. Adding to this, the UK goods trade balance data also bettered market expectations, which coupled with in-line prelim Q2 GDP growth figures, provided a minor lift in the last hour. However, the prevalent risk-off mood, as depicted by a sea of...

LATEST NEWS
Dollar Slides, Headed For First Weekly Loss in a Month

The U.S. dollar looked listless on Friday, sliding against a handful of its major rivals but rallying against some emerging markets amid worries over further sanctions on Turkey. The ICE U.S. Dollar Index which measures the greenback against six...

Consumer Sentiment in U.S. Declines to Lowest in Almost a Year

U.S. consumer sentiment unexpectedly fell to the lowest level in almost a year amid less favorable views on purchasing big-ticket items and persistent concerns about trade tensions, a University of Michigan report showed Friday.  Sentiment...

U.S. Stocks Flat to Slightly Lower After Weak Earnings, Turkey Turmoil

U.S. stocks opened flat to slightly lower Friday, dinged after a round of disappointing corporate earnings and renewed pressure on Turkey's lira. The S&P 500 fell 0.1% to 2,837.54, while the Dow industrials were up 9 points, or less than 0.1%,...

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PRECIOUS METALS
Gold Trims Weekly Drop as Markets Steady After Storm
Friday, 17 August 2018 16:51 WIB

Gold rises with other precious metals as easing global trade tensions hurt dollar and support minor revival in risk appetite. Silver™s still heading for a 10th weekly loss, the longest...

ENERGY
Oil's on Its Longest Losing Run Since 2015 on Turmoil and Supply
Friday, 17 August 2018 14:07 WIB

Oil headed for the longest run of weekly declines in three years, dragged down by everything from an emerging-market rout to rising global supplies and lingering concerns over a spat between...

CURRENCIES
Dollar Slides, Headed For First Weekly Loss in a Month
Friday, 17 August 2018 21:26 WIB

The U.S. dollar looked listless on Friday, sliding against a handful of its major rivals but rallying against some emerging markets amid worries over further sanctions on Turkey. The ICE U.S....