Federal Reserve officials were widely divided at their meeting last month when they decided to cut rates for the first time in a decade, with some arguing for a bigger rate cut while others insisted the Fed should not cut rates at all.
Anti-Japan protests are intensifying in Seoul with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's government taking a tough stance toward South Korea, but many businesspeople in the capital are taking a critical look at the move.
The reference gold price produced by PT Aneka Tambang Tbk (ANTM) has increased again this Tuesday (8/13/2019). Even this time it reached its highest record of Rp. 706,000 / gram. Previously, Antam's last gold price record was Rp. 704,000 / gram on Thursday last week (08/08/2019).
The increase occurred at Rp 6,000 (0.86%) from Rp 700,000 / gram. This happened along with the increase in global gold prices amid global uncertainty.
Although Indonesian economy is currently facing many challenges, it turns out that foreign investor confidence is still quite high. This was revealed by European Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Kadin) in Indonesia (EuroCham) based on the results of their business confidence index (BCI) research conducted on 780 investors from 9 to 26 May 2019.
Nearly 70 percent of major Japanese companies view the domestic economy as having levelled off and 10 percent believe it has already started to contract, affected partly by the prolonged U.S.-China trade dispute, a Kyodo News survey showed Monday.