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Gold prices settle higher to cut their loss for the week

Gold prices settled higher Friday, cutting their loss for the week down to roughly 0.1%, with the market wary of a potential U.S. government shutdown this weekend. The weekly decline for the yellow metal, however, followed five weeks of gains in a row. February gold rose $5.90, or 0.4%, to settle at $1,333.10 an ounce. U.S. economic data released Friday was downbeat, with consumer sentiment for January falling to a six-month low. Gold saw a temporary boost in the data™s wake, briefly...

Dollar marks fifth weekly loss in a row

The U.S. dollar pared earlier losses on Friday, but notched a fifth weekly loss, as investor concerns over a potential government shutdown. The ICE U.S. Dollar Index which measures the buck against a basket of six rivals, was last at 90.593, up 0.1%, having erased its losses after trading around the lowest level in three years earlier in the session. On the week, the ICE index slipped 0.4%, making it its fifth week of losses in a row. The broader WSJ Dollar Index was little changed at 84.42,...

Dollar Slides Back to 3-Year Low on Fears of Government Shutdown

The dollar fell anew on Friday, as concerns over a potential government shutdown outweighed a rally in U.S. Treasury yields, which usually is supportive for the greenback. The ICE U.S. Dollar Index, which measures the buck against a basket of six rivals, fell 0.3% to 90.243, trading around the lowest level in three years. The broader WSJ Dollar Index fell 0.3% to 84.18. The euro rose to $1.2271 from $1.2239 late Thursday in New York. The shared currency is on track for a 0.6% weekly jump...

Asian Stocks Set for Sixth Weekly Gain as Japanese Stocks Climb

Asian stocks rebounded, led by industrial and technology stocks, setting the stage for the benchmark index™s sixth week of gains amid global growth optimism. The MSCI Asia Pacific Index advanced 0.8 percent to 183.71 as of 4:50 p.m. in Hong Kong. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co.™s shares closed 2.8 percent higher to another record after reporting better-than-expected quarterly results. Japan™s Topix index rose 0.7 percent with electronics and machinery makers...

Apple to Build 2nd Campus, Hire 20,000 in $350B Pledge

Apple is planning to build another corporate campus and hire 20,000 workers during the next five years as part of a $350 billion commitment to the U.S. economy. The pledge announced Wednesday is an offshoot from the sweeping overhaul of the U.S. tax code championed by President Donald Trump and approved by Congress last month. Besides dramatically lowering the standard corporate tax rate, the reforms offer a one-time break on cash being held overseas. Apple plans to take advantage of that...

Draghi Says ECB Will Still Be Short of Inflation Goal by 2020
Thursday, 14 December 2017 21:34 WIB | FISCAL & MONETARY | ECBMario Draghi

Mario Draghi stopped short of declaring that the European Central Bank will meet its inflation goal in 2020, signaling that the euro-area economy isn't yet strong enough to warrant weaning off monetary stimulus.

The ECB president unveiled updated economic projections that showed stronger growth over the next three years but only slowly improving consumer-price gains. Inflation will average 1.7 percent in 2020, below the goal of just under 2 percent. Policy makers earlier kept interest rates and their quantitative-easing settings unchanged.

The Governing Council™s discussion œreflected the increasing confidence that we have in the convergence of inflation towards a self-sustained path in the medium term, Draghi said in a press conference on Thursday, adding that an œample degree of stimulus is still needed. œDomestic price pressures remain muted overall and have yet to show convincing signs of a sustained upward trend.

The ECB chief™s caution comes amid a spate of central-bank decisions in the past 24 hours that signaled tighter global monetary policies ahead. The U.S. Federal Reserve announced its third interest-rate increase of the year, China unexpectedly edged borrowing costs higher, and Norway™s central bank signaled that it may start raising interest rates earlier than previously.

The Swiss National Bank predicted inflation will exceed its mandate in late 2020, though said it won™t rush to raise rates. The Bank of England, which increased rates last month for the first time in a decade, kept policy on hold in London.

Draghi said the strong cyclical momentum could lead to further positive growth surprises in near term. Downside risks were mostly related global factors, he said.

The Governing Council will halve asset purchases to 30 billion euros ($35 billion) a month starting in January and continue for at least nine months until the end of September. It promised to increase or extend buying if the outlook for inflation worsens, and expects to keep interest rates unchanged until well past the end of net asset purchases. It will also reinvest the proceeds from maturing debt holdings for as long as necessary.

Source: Bloomberg

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Gold prices settle higher to cut their loss for the week

Gold prices settled higher Friday, cutting their loss for the week down to roughly 0.1%, with the market wary of a potential U.S. government shutdown this weekend. The weekly decline for the yellow metal, however, followed five weeks of gains in a row. February gold rose $5.90, or 0.4%, to settle at $1,333.10 an ounce. U.S. economic data released Friday was downbeat, with consumer sentiment for January falling to a six-month low. Gold saw a temporary boost in the data™s wake, briefly...

Dollar marks fifth weekly loss in a row

The U.S. dollar pared earlier losses on Friday, but notched a fifth weekly loss, as investor concerns over a potential government shutdown. The ICE U.S. Dollar Index which measures the buck against a basket of six rivals, was last at 90.593, up 0.1%, having erased its losses after trading around the lowest level in three years earlier in the session. On the week, the ICE index slipped 0.4%, making it its fifth week of losses in a row. The broader WSJ Dollar Index was little changed at 84.42,...

Dollar Slides Back to 3-Year Low on Fears of Government Shutdown

The dollar fell anew on Friday, as concerns over a potential government shutdown outweighed a rally in U.S. Treasury yields, which usually is supportive for the greenback. The ICE U.S. Dollar Index, which measures the buck against a basket of six rivals, fell 0.3% to 90.243, trading around the lowest level in three years. The broader WSJ Dollar Index fell 0.3% to 84.18. The euro rose to $1.2271 from $1.2239 late Thursday in New York. The shared currency is on track for a 0.6% weekly jump...

Asian Stocks Set for Sixth Weekly Gain as Japanese Stocks Climb

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Apple to Build 2nd Campus, Hire 20,000 in $350B Pledge

Apple is planning to build another corporate campus and hire 20,000 workers during the next five years as part of a $350 billion commitment to the U.S. economy. The pledge announced Wednesday is an offshoot from the sweeping overhaul of the U.S. tax code championed by President Donald Trump and approved by Congress last month. Besides dramatically lowering the standard corporate tax rate, the reforms offer a one-time break on cash being held overseas. Apple plans to take advantage of that...

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