The British monthly GDP is announced on Friday at 09:00 MT time.
American apartment vacancy rate soars moderately in the third quarter
The US apartment vacancy rate tacked on marginally during the third quarter versus the second. That’s what a report from Reis Inc revealed.
The vacancy rates went up in 50 of 79 metros as many financial experts saw high construction, which surpassed demand, as the real estate research company informed.
Additionally, the national vacancy rate ascended moderately from 4.4% to 4.5% during the third quarter, as Reis unveiled.
As for asking rent, it rallied 1%, while effective rent added 0.9%. Year-over-year they leapt respectively 3.8% and 3.3%, as the report states.
Total inventory is still believed to inch up considerably this year and in 2018.
By the way, in the third quarter, with up to 47,271 units, construction turned to be lower than expected again, as the company disclosed.
New construction demonstrated 47,271 units, sliding from 51,925 units reached in 2016 and also down from 51,804 units demonstrated in the second quarter.
The main market tendency today is that the US dollar is rising against its major peers and riskier assets such as stocks and oil are plummeting.
The US unemployment claims are out on Thursday at 15:30 MT time.
The European Central Bank will publish the monetary policy statement with the interest rate decision on January 21, at 14:45 MT time.
Joe Biden is going to unveil a Covid-19 relief package of about $2 trillion. After this announcement, the 10-year Treasury yield rose, adding support for the USD.
The US dollar’s weakness offered a boost to emerging-market currencies and oil.