Follow the BOE monetary policy and rate statements on August 6 at 14:00 MT time…
China boasts more room to tackle its debt
Ascending corporate revenues are giving Chinese policymakers enough room to do more to tame the country’s surging debt issues without inflicting key damage on the national economy.
Revenues are soaring even though financial conditions are definitely tightening in some crucial areas of the Chinese economy. For instance, lending rates have tacked on, regulators have already clamped down against risky lending. Moreover, they have moved to take the heat out of the country’s property sector.
The Chinese economy is also steadily on course to meet the government's GDP surge objective in 2017 of approximately 6.5%.
Although it’s far from certain the Chinese authorities will keep tightening credit conditions. Some financial experts expect policymakers to move that way as soon as President Xi Jinping manages to consolidate power at a major five-yearly Communist Party Congress later in 2017.
By the way, the Chinese government has made cutting the country’s debt burden a number one priority in 2017 after credit tacked on following the global financial downtime.
The market has started the week with a mixed sentiment…
The US NFP will be published on August 7 at 15:30 MT time.
The market sentiment is indeed risk-on today. Stocks, riskier currencies and gold are rising amid the waning US dollar.