US Core monthly retails sales will be announced on Friday at 15:30 MT time.
China's August industrial revenue surge accelerates as commodity prices leap
In August, annual revenues at China's industrial companies inched up 24%, speeding up from last previous month, thus proving that economic surge remains in good heart notwithstanding signs of receding momentum following a firm first half.
The positive earnings happens to be another sweetener for Chinese government because it actually focuses on stripping out financial risks from the period of debt-fueled surge and keeping the national economy on a firm footing ahead of an important party meeting next month.
August’s revenues soared 24% hitting 672 billion Yuan, the greatest percentage leap since the January-Feb period, as the National Bureau of Statistics reported on Wednesday. Apparently, annual revenues surge turned to be 16.5% in July.
For the first eight months of 2017, the companies reported revenues of up to 4.92 trillion Yuan, which is a leapt of 21.6% from the same period of 2016, picking up moderately from the 21.2% annual surge in the January-July period.
Stock significantly surged: S&P 500 and Nasdaq reached 6-week highs. The market sentiment may deteriorate today as Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine trails have been stopped because of the unexplained illness.
The Australian jobs data is announced on Thursday at 03:30 MT time.
The market is resilient ahead of the speeches of Fed’s Powell and ECB President Lagarde, but there are still interesting movements.
The uncertainty over US fiscal stimulus and Brexit, and also rising new virus cases deteriorated the market mood. That’s why we can expect the further rally of the US dollar and the fall of riskier assets today.
The market sentiment is mixed, but there are still interesting movements on the market.