US Core monthly retails sales will be announced on Friday at 15:30 MT time.
Chinese banks will demonstrate slowing loan surge
Chinese banks are braced for seeing a slowdown in lending surge during the second half of 2017, having used most of their annual credit quota, thus increasing the specter of corporate defaults because financing costs keep rising in the world's number two economy.
Beijing's crackdown on risky lending has already increased financing costs and affected profit margins. Experts estimate that banks have already utilized 80% of their yearly credit quota over January-June, against the regular 60%, amid a regulatory attempt to bring shadow financing activities to the key loan book.
China’s key lenders, including China Construction Bank, Agricultural Bank of China and Industrial and Commercial Bank of China are going to report their first-half outcomes over the next two weeks.
China's policymakers have told that the government will keep lowering overall leverage and that slower surge in broad M2 money supply, includes demand deposits as well as monies in easily accessible accounts, could be a normal thing.
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.