The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics will publish the US Consumer Price Index (CPI) m/m on January 12 at 15:30 GMT+2. The index measures a change in the price of goods and services purchased by consumers.
British industry ascends, although Brexit still affects the economy
In September, the UK industry reported its strongest month so far in 2017, and the trade deficit happened to narrow, providing some upbeat signs for the British economy, facing a potentially tough 2018 as Brexit is getting closer.
The figures issued on Friday hinted that manufacturing might get down to counteracting a consumer-led slowdown, providing some vindication to the Bank of England that increased interest rates for the first time in more than 10 years the previous week.
The British pound rallied to a day's maximum versus the greenback after the data.
Stronger global surge along with the effect of the weaker UK currency seems to be visible in the British manufacturing numbers.
However, the Office for National Statistics also posted a 1.6% monthly dive in construction, while separate figures issued on Friday disclosed that UK shops had their worst October for sales in a decade.
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The US dollar index keeps rounding above the 103.60 historical support level. The buyers have already defended this level for three weeks, highlighting their interest in the greenback. Thus, buying USD looks less risky right now.
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) will make a statement and release a Cash Rate on February 7, 05:30 GMT+2. It's among the primary tools the RBA uses to communicate with investors about monetary policy.
This week may be the most important since the year started as the Fed assess the economic outlook and the US presents fresh NFP readings.
S&P Global, a private banking company, will release a monthly change in British Flash Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) on January 24, 11:30 GMT+2. The index is a leading indicator of economic health as businesses react quickly to market conditions, and purchasing managers hold the most current and relevant insight into the company's view of the economy.