The British monthly GDP is announced on Friday at 09:00 MT time.
China September producer prices show the greatest leap in six months
In September, China's producer price inflation suddenly accelerated to a six-month maximum because a construction boom offers no signs of abating as well as a government crackdown on air pollution spurs worries of winter shortages and also wild leaps in commodity prices.
China's firm demand for building materials has provoked a year-long commodities surge which is helping to underpin manufacturing activity as well as inflation around the globe.
The Chinese economy is believed to ascend 7% during the second half of 2017, as the country's major bank governor told, thus defying financial experts’ expectations for a slowdown.
In September, the producer price index rallied 6.9% from 2016, and from August’s outcome of 6.3%, as the National Bureau of Statistics told on Monday.
The revenue - the most impressive since March – actually indicates ongoing resilience in China's economy as well as industrial sector profits. That’s undoubtedly welcome news for Communist Party leaders just two days ahead of a party congress.
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.