The Nikkei average declined 63.14 points or 0.31 percent to 20,267.05, the lowest level since September 15, while the broader Topix index closed 0.50 percent lower at 1,664.43.
(Kitco News) - The recent retreat in gold prices probably is not over, with the Federal Reserve sending a message to markets that policymakers are not done hiking interest rates just yet, analysts said. "Chair Yellen tried to strike a balanced tone in her speech overnight, but was tilted towards the hawkish side". As the figure shows, based on that history, there is a 30 percent probability that inflation could be greater than 3 percent or less than 1 percent next year.
The US dollar index posted a rise by 0.40 percent to 93.04 at 18.20 GMT. But South Korea's Kospi added 0.1 percent to 2,375.92.
North Korea appears to have boosted defenses on its east coast, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported, after Pyongyang said President Donald Trump had declared war and that it would shoot down US bombers flying near the peninsula.
Gold is highly sensitive to rising United States interest rates, as these increase the opportunity cost of holding non-yielding bullion, while boosting the greenback.
President Donald Trump warned North Korea on Tuesday that any USA military option would be "devastating" for Pyongyang, but said the use of force was not Washington's first option to deal with the country's ballistic and nuclear weapons program.
NFL Week 3 sees boost in TV ratings
Seven total games on Sunday were decided by one score, one went into overtime and one ended on a game-winning 61-yard field goal. Trump offered $1 billion to buy the Buffalo Bills in 2014, but was ultimately outbid by another ownership group.
Not only is there a "high probability" of a US rate hike in December, but the so-called dot-plot - which charts expectations of individual Fed members - suggests policymakers still envision three rate hikes next year. The large-cap S&P 500 Index closed flat at 2,496.84. But even with uncertainty about the possible reasons for the low rate of inflation - from misjudging the strength of the labor market to the impact of foreign competition on the global supply chain - Yellen said the Fed "should be wary of moving too gradually".
-U.S. data on durable-goods orders, GDP and personal spending later in the week will provide further clues as to the Fed's policy path.
Also scheduled for release at 10:00 a.m. ET is a report on USA consumer confidence, which is expected to show it fell to 120 in September from 122.9 in August. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 11.77 points, nearly 0.1 percent, to 22,284.32. The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite advanced 9.57 points, or 0.1%, to 6,380.16, recouping a fraction of losses from the previous session.
Compared to the Japanese Yen, the dollar climbed 0.4 percent to 112.19 yen. The euro was at $1.1756-1757, down from $1.1812-1813, and at ¥132.48-49, up from ¥132.01-02.
In other commodities, the Brent crude oil spot price gained 0.14% to $58.61 per barrel as of 04:35 BST.
During the beta testing two options: a 10-on-10 team battle with AI allies and enemies together with a Hero vs. many scenario. Those who pre-order Star Wars Battlefront II: Elite Trooper Deluxe Edition will be able to play starting November 14.
We defend a lot of spaces in behind, when they defend small spaces. "They can't make you do anything", the Stoke chairman added. I expect Conte to name the same team except Rudiger will come in for Cahill and Christensen will replace the suspended Luiz.
The estimated numbers for two of the three property crimes show declines when compared with the previous year's estimates. Despite the increase, the national violent crime rate in 2016 was still down significantly from several years ago.
Mapim, Azmi said, will be organising a big-scale rally to demonstrate against the violence in Rakhine state. Access to the area by journalists as well as human rights workers and aid workers is largely restricted.
The crown jewel of the lineup is Intel's Core i7 8700K as well as the non-K Core i7 8700, featuring 6 cores and 12 threads. The new Z370 chipset also enables support for DDR4-2666 memory which was limited to DDR4-2400 in the case of Z270.
A member of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a USA backed Kurdish-Arab alliance, holds a position in Raqa on September 4, 2017. The latest SDF gains in eastern Syria are part of the group's offensive against ISIS on the eastern bank of the Euphrates.
He shares the decisions. "That relationship is important to help him and if he feels well he helps the team". The England worldwide has made a habit down the years of producing his best in meetings with local rivals.
For the first time, Intel has added 6 cores to the Core i5 chips and we can also see Core i3 chips with four cores. The new CPUs, codenamed "Coffee Lake", will allow you to edit 4K videos up to 32 percent faster.
The Pentagon said the mission showed how seriously President Donald Trump took North Korea's "reckless behaviour". USA analysts now say North Korea may have as many as 60 nuclear weapons, according to a Washington Post report.
Kylie shared the below photo of herself after news of her pregnancy broke, purposefully flashing her stomach. "She teared up. Although fans are yet to hear the baby news from the horse's mouth, Kylie continues to tease her followers on social media.
IPhone 8 and Samsung S8 experienced endurance
Because Apple is demanding twice full service charge from replacement of rear window, according to change of e cran glass . The risk of fracture, a disadvantage of this design improvement of lacquer , is no longer confined to device's screen.
WAFU Cup: Niger Edge Benin To Claim 3rd Spot
The tournament's outstanding team corrected the flaws that made them surrender 2-0 to the Super Eagles in the group stage. Ghana celebrate their impressive win. "The WAFU Cup final is a good example of a rivalry match".
Nigeria says its oil output remains below agreed OPEC cap
The higher price of oil is also expected to translate into higher prices at petrol pumps, which could push inflation above 3%. Earlier this year, Brent was in a "contango" situation, where nearby contracts traded at a discount to those farther out.
Turkey's Erdogan threatens Iraqi Kurds with army
Voting closed at 6pm local time (16:00 GMT) on Monday, and the final results are expected to be announced within 72 hours. Turkey later took the Rudaw TV channel off its satellite service TurkSat, a Turkish broadcasting official told Reuters.
World's heaviest woman passes away in Abu Dhabi, aged 37
However, the news of her sudden death has saddened people all over the world who were inspired by Eman's journey and her recovery. She was put on a special liquid diet at the hospital to reduce her weight enough so that doctors could perform bariatric surgery.
Super Mario Run Update to Add New Character, Mode, and World
There's no telling if this update will bring Super Mario Run back to life, as soon enough Switch is getting Super Mario Odyssey . After years of refusing to develop games for mobile phones, Nintendo finally made the plunge last year withSuper Mario Run .
TGS 2017: Fire Emblem Warriors DLC Plans Revealed
The special edition includes the game, premium character card set with slip case, a double-sided poster and a three-CD music set. Fire Emblem Warriors will release on Nintendo Switch and the New Nintendo 3DS/2DS on 20 October.
Bulls, Dwyane Wade Reach Agreement On Buyout
The Cleveland Cavaliers seem to have a knack for attracting aging, valuable players this offseason. Dwyane Wade and the Chicago Bulls have reportedly agreed to a buyout , according to K.C.
New Orleans Saints at Carolina Panthers
Carolina Panthers wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin went out with a left knee injury Sunday against the New Orleans Saints . Last season, even as Newton became a human pinata for head-hunting defenses, the Panthers still averaged 23.1 points.