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Gold Prices Fall to Lowest Settlement in Over a Week

Gold prices fell on Thursday to mark their lowest settlement in just over a week. "Gold's sensitivity to trade-deal headlines seems to be easing off," said Adrian Ash, director of research at BullionVault. "Traders are tiring of this flood of rumor and counter-rumor as progress stalls." December gold lost $10.60, or 0.7%, to settle at $1,463.60 an ounce, with prices for the most-active contract at the lowest finish since Nov. 13, according to FactSet data. Source : Marketwatch

Dollar keeps safe-haven bid amid trade 'headline fatigue'

The dollar held overnight gains on Friday, as investors clung to the safe-haven pending developments in Sino-U.S. trade negotiations and amid a growing scepticism about reports of progress in the talks. Movements were slight as investors also looked to a slew of global manufacturing surveys published later in the day for clues on how deeply the U.S.-China trade dispute is hurting the world™s economy. The greenback crept higher against the Japanese yen to 108.58 yen and was steady against...

Gold Declines as China Invites US Officials For Talks, Lifts Market Sentiment

Gold prices on Thursday eased from the last session™s two-week high after a report that China has invited top U.S. negotiators for a new round of face-to-face talks, and is seeking to reach an initial trade agreement with the United States. Spot gold declined by 0.2% to $1,468.09 per ounce. Prices had notched a two-week high of $1,478.80 in the previous session, before turning negative, after the U.S. passed a bill supporting Hong Kong anti-government protesters. U.S. gold futures were flat...

Oil Settles at 2-Month High, Buoyed by Talk of Potential Extension of OPEC Output Cuts

Oil prices registered their highest settlement in about two months on Thursday, finding support from a report that the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies are likely to extend production cuts as well as renewed optimism around U.S.-China trade talks. OPEC and its allies, including Russia, are likely to agree to extend crude production cuts until mid-2020 when they meet next month, Reuters reported Thursday, citing OPEC sources. An existing agreement on output...

Oil Prices Settle About 3% Higher as U.S. Crude Supplies Rise Less Than Expected

Oil futures finished higher on Wednesday, following a U.S. government report that showed domestic crude supplies up a fourth straight week, but by less than the six million-barrel jump reported by a trade group the day before. The Energy Information Administration on Wednesday reported that U.S. crude supplies rose by 1.4 million barrels for the week ended Nov. 15. That followed increases in each of the past three weeks. The latest climb, however, was a bit smaller than the 1.6...

Powell: U.S. in 'favorable' place, Fed will 'act as appropriate'
Friday, 23 August 2019 21:23 WIB | FISCAL & MONETARY |Federal ReserveThe Fed

The U.S. economy is in a "favorable place" and the Federal Reserve will "act as appropriate" to keep the current economic expansion on track, Fed chair Jerome Powell said on Friday in remarks that gave few clues about whether the central bank will cut interest rates at its next meeting or not.

The chair, under pressure from President Donald Trump to cut rates soon and deeply, listed a series of economic and geopolitical risks that the Fed is monitoring ” many of them, Powell noted, linked to the administration's trade war with China and other countries.

But "the U.S. economy has continued to perform well overall," Powell said in keynote remarks at an annual Fed economic symposium at this mountain retreat. "Business investment and manufacturing have weakened, but solid job growth and rising wages have been driving robust consumption and supporting moderate overall growth."

If the trade wars have disrupted business investment and confidence and contributed to œdeteriorating global growth, Powell said the Fed could not set all that right through monetary policy.

There are "no recent precedents to guide any policy response to the current situation," Powell said, adding that monetary policy "cannot provide a settled rulebook for international trade."

Between that, the possibility of a hard "Brexit," tension in Hong Kong, an economic slowdown in places like Germany and other overseas troubles, Powell said the Fed needed to "look through" short-term turbulence and focus on how the U.S. is performing.

Powell did note that rate cuts in the 1990s helped keep an expansion intact.

But the overall tone of his statement may disappoint investors expecting the Fed the cut rates at its September meeting and possibly several more times this year. The central bank reduced rates in July in what Powell referred to as a mid-cycle adjustment.

It is also likely to disappoint Trump, both in focusing on the impact that trade uncertainty is having on the global economy, and in not giving a clear signal that more cuts are coming.

The Fed must "look through what may be passing events, focus on how trade developments are affecting the outlook, and adjust policy to promote our objectives" of 2 percent inflation and strong employment.

Source : Reuters

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Gold Prices Fall to Lowest Settlement in Over a Week

Gold prices fell on Thursday to mark their lowest settlement in just over a week. "Gold's sensitivity to trade-deal headlines seems to be easing off," said Adrian Ash, director of research at BullionVault. "Traders are tiring of this flood of rumor and counter-rumor as progress stalls." December gold lost $10.60, or 0.7%, to settle at $1,463.60 an ounce, with prices for the most-active contract at the lowest finish since Nov. 13, according to FactSet data. Source : Marketwatch

Dollar keeps safe-haven bid amid trade 'headline fatigue'

The dollar held overnight gains on Friday, as investors clung to the safe-haven pending developments in Sino-U.S. trade negotiations and amid a growing scepticism about reports of progress in the talks. Movements were slight as investors also looked to a slew of global manufacturing surveys published later in the day for clues on how deeply the U.S.-China trade dispute is hurting the world™s economy. The greenback crept higher against the Japanese yen to 108.58 yen and was steady against...

Gold Declines as China Invites US Officials For Talks, Lifts Market Sentiment

Gold prices on Thursday eased from the last session™s two-week high after a report that China has invited top U.S. negotiators for a new round of face-to-face talks, and is seeking to reach an initial trade agreement with the United States. Spot gold declined by 0.2% to $1,468.09 per ounce. Prices had notched a two-week high of $1,478.80 in the previous session, before turning negative, after the U.S. passed a bill supporting Hong Kong anti-government protesters. U.S. gold futures were flat...

Oil Settles at 2-Month High, Buoyed by Talk of Potential Extension of OPEC Output Cuts

Oil prices registered their highest settlement in about two months on Thursday, finding support from a report that the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies are likely to extend production cuts as well as renewed optimism around U.S.-China trade talks. OPEC and its allies, including Russia, are likely to agree to extend crude production cuts until mid-2020 when they meet next month, Reuters reported Thursday, citing OPEC sources. An existing agreement on output...

Oil Prices Settle About 3% Higher as U.S. Crude Supplies Rise Less Than Expected

Oil futures finished higher on Wednesday, following a U.S. government report that showed domestic crude supplies up a fourth straight week, but by less than the six million-barrel jump reported by a trade group the day before. The Energy Information Administration on Wednesday reported that U.S. crude supplies rose by 1.4 million barrels for the week ended Nov. 15. That followed increases in each of the past three weeks. The latest climb, however, was a bit smaller than the 1.6...

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