The British monthly GDP is announced on Friday at 09:00 MT time.
China September factory activity is seen tumbling at a slightly slower pace
In September, China's factories managed to spur activity for the 14th straight month because the country's year-long building boom as well as higher prices earned hearty revenues, although the tempo of surge might have slumped moderately from August.
On Sunday, the official manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index is believed to show 51.5 for September, decreasing marginally from August's outcome of 51.7. It follows from a median prediction of 24 financial experts surveyed by Reuters.
China's manufacturers reported sturdy earnings, powered by a government-led infrastructure spending spree, firmer factory-gate prices as well as recovering exports.
In August, revenue ascend at Chinese industrial companies at the fastest monthly tempo in four years because of higher commodity prices, as data disclosed on Wednesday.
Concerns as for a steep sag in demand in the nearer months have caught China iron ore futures tumble more than 20% since August, although steel prices have kept going up.
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.