ECB's Mario Draghi says global recovery is firming up, euro climbs
ECB's Mario Draghi says global recovery is firming up, euro climbs
Jackson Hole Meeting Sets Wall Street on Edge
28 Agosto, 2017, 12:46
Gold prices have edged higher up $4 or 0.3% trading at $1,289 an ounce.
United States stocks have been choppy this week amid caution ahead of Jackson Hole and uncertainty over the direction of Washington policy under President Donald Trump.
US stocks closed mixed on Friday after President Donald Trump's chief economic adviser Gary Cohn said the Trump administration's agenda and calendar will revolve around tax reform starting next week.
Mark Hamrick, a senior economic analyst for Bankrate.com, said the remarks are likely to have little impact on the debate in Washington, where the banking rules known as Dodd-Frank are viewed as anathema by many Republicans.
A government shutdown would occur when the debt ceiling, a self-imposed legislative limit on how much debt the USA can have, gets hit and lawmakers have not agreed to extend the limit. The single currency climbed as high as US$1.1941 (RM5.09), the strongest since January 2015, and was up 1.1 per cent at US$1.1924 at the close of trading. Hong Kong's Hang Seng gained nearly 1 percent.
Japan's Nikkei was little changed, but Japanese property and casualty insurers' shares skidded as investors fretted about the broader impact of US storm.
"Mario Draghi is also set to speak, with markets hoping he will reveal details of the ECB's tapering plans".
The dollar meanwhile added to its best week against the Japanese yen in seven as it hovered at 109.64 yen.
While ECB stimulus has pushed euro zone growth to over 2 percent, the fastest since 2011, inflation is expected to undershoot the bank's target at least through 2019, a dilemma for its policymakers who, unlike those at the Fed, only have an inflation mandate.
In a talk aimed broadly at defending the merits of globalisation, Mr Draghi said it's crucial to make sure open policies on trade and global finance should be safeguarded with regulations created to make globalisation fair, safe and equitable. It is poised to end the week 0.15 percent lower. Some have speculated that he might attempt to jawbone the euro back from recent peaks, given that a strong currency can counter inflation, which would offset much of the work done by the European Central Bank.
Oil prices continued rising during the day on the news that the heart of the U.S. oil industry is going to get hit by Hurricane Harvey that threatens to become the worst storm to hit the USA in 12 years.
Energy stocks will be in focus as the industry braces for Hurricane Harvey which may become the biggest storm to hit the US mainland in more than a decade. They're on track for a weekly fall of 1.55 percent.
At 6.00 a.m. ET, U.S. crude hovered around $47.74 per barrel, while Brent stood at $52.36. Copper remained near a three-year high hit on Thursday on signs of stronger demand in top consumer China while inventories in London warehouses fell. The Nasdaq Composite Index reversed gains to finish down 0.1% at 6,265.65.
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As Uber stumbles, its rivals overseas are raising billions in funding and working together to dominate their respective markets. In addition, the report said that diversity and inclusiveness had to be a key value for Uber included in management training.
Mr Khosrowshahi led an acquisition binge in online travel, expanding IAC's Expedia with takeovers of Orbitz and HomeAway . Khosrowshahi was one of three candidates the company was considering, the newspaper reported , citing anonymous sources.
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Additional volunteers are on standby, if needed, along with three vehicles stocked with disaster relief supplies, he said. The Type 3 task force is half the size of a Type 1 force of 80 personnel that could be requested by FEMA, Webber said.
When Littlefinger appeared peering out from behind a corner at her with a smirk on his face it all seemed too convenient. Ah, but shouldn't Game of Thrones be allowed to develop its characters without having to respond to audience criticism?
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Tensions escalated in August between Washington and Pyongyang over North Korea's rapidly advancing nuclear and missiles programs. North Korea launched three short range missiles Saturday from a multiple-tube rocket launcher, according to the New York Times .
They were very quiet today. "We played very well", Mourinho , whose side are yet to concede a league goal, said to BT Sport . The breakthrough came when Mkhitaryan's corner found Rashford with pin-point accuracy and he volleyed home from 10 yards.
Game of Thrones star foresees 'bloodbath' next year
It's telling that since Jaime acquired his gold hand, he's shown honour and fairness, if we ignore a bit of casual incest. While we don't know for certain, it's safe to assume filming will once again be timed with the winter months.
European Markets Higher Ahead Of Key Jackson Hole Speeches
The announcement weighed on grocery store stocks such as Kroger Co, off 8.10 percent, and Wal-Mart Stores Inc, down 2.03 percent. Traders read this to mean Yellen is still concerned about weak inflation and that a rate hike later this year is not likely.
Famed horror director Tobe Hooper dead at 74
Poltergeist became the other defining film of Hooper's career, mostly because of the eternal debate about its authorship. Hooper passed away on Saturday in Sherman Oaks, Calif., though the cause of his death is now unknown.
PGA Northern Trust: Jordan Spieth holds three-shot lead
Spieth's tee shot on the next hole banged off the rock wall and into the water on the par-3 sixth, and he made double bogey. I had one bad putting day and one very average day. "Pretty much just continuing the momentum from the last couple days".
PCI Condemns Violence Against Media In Panchkula
Haryana Deputy Attorney General has been sacked following videos emerged showing him carrying the luggage of Gurmeet Ram Rahim . The court said the Khattar government had "surrendered" before the followers of the dera head for "political considerations".
Why Trump's Wall Is Not Going to Happen
Democrats are uniformly opposed to Trump's wall and say any blame for a shutdown would rest exclusively with Republicans . President Trump has redirected his "fire and fury" at North Korea towards Congress , and in particular Mitch McConnell .
Trump Bashes GOP Sen. For Questioning His Competence
The warning about a possible USA downgrade seemed less dire and narrower in scope than one issued on Wednesday by Fitch Ratings. Trump characterizes his Twitter behavior as a way to "get the honest and unfiltered message out".
Phillies rookie Rhys Hoskins continues historic home run pace
His two-run homer in the first last night accounted for the Phils' only runs of the evening as they were demolished by the Cubs . Leiter is the son of former Phillies pitcher Mark Leiter and the nephew of two-time All-Star left-hander Al Leiter.
Liverpool ready to add to Arsenal woes
Sadio Mane has had a hand in five goals in his five previous Premier League starts against Arsenal (three goals and two assists). It means he averages a goal every 109 minutes, with Mane's goals coming every 199 minutes over the same period.
And Katy Perry Is Hosting
Over the past year, the network has replaced gender-specific categories with gender-neutral names in awards. Cardi B is also appearing during the pre-show broadcast to perform her hit track, "Bodak Yellow".