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Tokyo's Nikkei index edges up at open

Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei index edged up at the open on Monday as investors awaited US-Japan summit talks later on the day. The key Nikkei 225 index was up 0.03 percent, or 5.97 points, at 21,123.19 in early trade, while the broader Topix index was down 0.04 percent, or 0.66 points, at 1,540.55. Sumber : AFP

Euro holds steady after EU vote shows pro-Europe parties cling to majority

The euro barely budged in early Monday trade after pro-European Union parties held on to two-thirds of seats in the EU parliament elections, limiting gains in nationalist opponents. The common currency was little changed at $1.1210 in Asian trade and off a two-year low of $1.11055 touched on Thursday, as the markets studied the outcome of the vote. The dollar was little changed against other currencies. The U.S. currency traded at 109.35 yen, not far from a three-month low of 109.02 touched...

Asia stocks steady, euro little moved as EU vote shows limited gains by nationalists

Asia stocks edged up early on Monday, and the euro was confined to a narrow range after the weekend's European Parliament elections highlighted the deepening political fragmentation of the 28-country bloc. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan added 0.1%. South Korea's Kospi index was little changed. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 Index was flat. The euro was a shade higher at $1.1211, holding within a tight $1.2272-$1.2754 range in what was a limited reaction to so far the...

Gold Prices Rise; Brexit, Sino-U.S. Trade War in Focus

Gold prices rose on Monday in Asia. News on Brexit develop and the Sino-U.S trade war remained in focus. Gold futures for June delivery, traded on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange, were up 0.2% at $1,286.55 per ounce by 1:20 AM ET (05:20 GMT). Traders await more trade-related news as U.S. President Donald Trump prepares to meet with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping next month at the G-20 meeting in Japan. The precious metal entered a new phase of uncertainty on its...

Gold Gains as Growth Concerns Curb Equity Demand

Gold rose for a third day as concerns that the U.S.-China trade war is hurting global growth damps risk appetite. With world stocks heading toward their first monthly decline of 2019, traders will be closely watching economic data for further clues on the impact of the trade tensions. China™s official manufacturing PMI for May is due Friday, with economists anticipating a tick down to 49.9, which signals a contraction. Spot gold +0.2% to $1,287.15/oz at 9:53am...

Fed Holds Interest Rates Steady as Economy Grows at 'Solid Rate' and Inflation Stays Low
Thursday, 2 May 2019 06:44 WIB | FISCAL & MONETARY |Federal ReserveFOMCThe Fed

The Federal Reserve on Wednesday left unchanged a key U.S. interest rate that influences the cost of borrowing for mortgages and all sorts of consumer and business loans, noting a recent decline in inflation even as the economy continues to grow "at a solid rate."

In a unanimous vote, the Fed kept its benchmark interest rate in a range of 2.25% to 2.5%. Senior officials sounded more upbeat about the economy after a slow start in early 2019 and pointed to a recent decline in inflation as reasons to stand pat.

The government said last week GDP rose a surprisingly robust 3.2% in the first quarter. And on Monday, fresh data showed that core inflation as measured by the personal consumption expenditure price index fell to 1.6% in March ” a 19-month low.

œI see us on a good path, Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said in a press conference after the latest two-day meeting, at which senior central-bank officials evaluated the health of the economy.

The Fed acknowledged both overall and core inflation œhave declined and are running below the central bank™s 2% target, but Powell said there™s reason to believe the slackening in prices pressures is œtransient.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 ended the trading session lower, having turned down during Powell™s press conference. Investors viewed Powell™s comments on the temporary nature of the weakness of core inflation as hawkish.

In other words, the Fed took away hopes of an early rate cut as the central bank expects core inflation to creep up again soon, and sees no reason to alter its self-described œpatient approach to interest rates. The Fed signaled in March that it™s done raising interest rates this year ” so long as inflation remains low.

œStronger growth but weaker inflation equaled a still-patient Fed, said economist Andrew Grantham of CIBC World Markets.

Powell also downplayed the weak ISM manufacturing index, which in April fell to its slowest pace since October 2016.

œWe see that reading as, it™s still a positive reading and consistent with what we expect from the manufacturing sector, which is moderate or perhaps modest growth, Powell said.

In a move important to Wall Street but of little consequence to Main Street, the Fed trimmed the interest rate it pays to banks that keep excess reserves at the central bank to 2.35% to 2.4%.

œThis is a technical adjustment, meant to push the effective federal funds rate back toward the middle of the target range ” not a change in the monetary policy stance, said chief economist Scott Brown of Raymond James.

Investors aren™t fully convinced, though. Wall Street expects the Fed to cut rates by the end of the year, according to the CME Group™s FedWatch tool.

The reduction in the rate on so-called excess reserves known as the IOER, meanwhile, is intended to foster trading in the fed funds market at rates well within the committee™s target range, the Fed said. Recently the effective federal funds rate has drifted again above the IOER rate.

Source : Marketwatch

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Tokyo's Nikkei index edges up at open

Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei index edged up at the open on Monday as investors awaited US-Japan summit talks later on the day. The key Nikkei 225 index was up 0.03 percent, or 5.97 points, at 21,123.19 in early trade, while the broader Topix index was down 0.04 percent, or 0.66 points, at 1,540.55. Sumber : AFP

Euro holds steady after EU vote shows pro-Europe parties cling to majority

The euro barely budged in early Monday trade after pro-European Union parties held on to two-thirds of seats in the EU parliament elections, limiting gains in nationalist opponents. The common currency was little changed at $1.1210 in Asian trade and off a two-year low of $1.11055 touched on Thursday, as the markets studied the outcome of the vote. The dollar was little changed against other currencies. The U.S. currency traded at 109.35 yen, not far from a three-month low of 109.02 touched...

Asia stocks steady, euro little moved as EU vote shows limited gains by nationalists

Asia stocks edged up early on Monday, and the euro was confined to a narrow range after the weekend's European Parliament elections highlighted the deepening political fragmentation of the 28-country bloc. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan added 0.1%. South Korea's Kospi index was little changed. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 Index was flat. The euro was a shade higher at $1.1211, holding within a tight $1.2272-$1.2754 range in what was a limited reaction to so far the...

Gold Prices Rise; Brexit, Sino-U.S. Trade War in Focus

Gold prices rose on Monday in Asia. News on Brexit develop and the Sino-U.S trade war remained in focus. Gold futures for June delivery, traded on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange, were up 0.2% at $1,286.55 per ounce by 1:20 AM ET (05:20 GMT). Traders await more trade-related news as U.S. President Donald Trump prepares to meet with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping next month at the G-20 meeting in Japan. The precious metal entered a new phase of uncertainty on its...

Gold Gains as Growth Concerns Curb Equity Demand

Gold rose for a third day as concerns that the U.S.-China trade war is hurting global growth damps risk appetite. With world stocks heading toward their first monthly decline of 2019, traders will be closely watching economic data for further clues on the impact of the trade tensions. China™s official manufacturing PMI for May is due Friday, with economists anticipating a tick down to 49.9, which signals a contraction. Spot gold +0.2% to $1,287.15/oz at 9:53am...

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