The European Central Bank will publish the monetary policy statement with the interest rate decision on January 21, at 14:45 MT time.
Firm China economic surge demonstrates signs of fading in July
In July, China's firm economic surge demonstrated clear signs of fading because lending costs grew and the gravity-defying property market descended, although activity levels mostly remained sturdy, propped up by a year-long construction boom.
The previous month retail sales, industrial output, investment and trade all inched up less than expected after the world's second-largest economy demonstrated a shockingly sturdy surge in the first half, thus contributing to a global revival.
However, economists don’t actually expect any hard landing, with the authorities keen to ensure stability ahead of an upcoming Communist Party leadership reshuffle in the autumn.
In July, factory output leapt 6.4% from 2016, which is the slowest tempo since January.
Financial experts surveyed by Reuters had forecast output would ascend 7.2%, sliding from a better-than-expected 7.6% in June.
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The Canadian central bank will make a monetary policy report and announce interest rates on Wednesday, January 20, at 17:00 MT time. Also, the BOC press conference will be held later.
The market optimism waned amid stricter restrictions to control rising coronavirus infections. S&P 500 and Nasdaq dropped from the all-time highs, while the USD jumped higher.
S&P 500 skyrocketed to the all-time high on optimism that Biden’s fiscal stimulus will support economic growth and boost corporate earnings.
PMI reports from the EU, the UK, and the USA will be released during the day!