The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics will publish the US Consumer Price Index (CPI) m/m on January 12 at 15:30 GMT+2. The index measures a change in the price of goods and services purchased by consumers.
Housebuilding backs moderate rebound in British construction
The previous month housebuilding caused a recovery in the UK construction industry, thus offsetting weakness in other parts of a mostly dismal sector, as a poll unveiled on Monday.
In November, the IHS Markit/CIPS UK Construction PMI managed to hit a five-month maximum of 53.1 versus October’s outcome of 50.8. It surpassed all estimates in a Reuters survey of market experts. The given upturn was generated solely by the residential sector.
Commercial along with civil engineering activity kept contracting notwithstanding a marked easing in cost pressures. On November 22 UK finance minister Philip Hammond revealed a series of measures to spur house-building that has lagged demand for years and caused a steep ascend in house prices. By the way, as IHS Markit informed, up to 70% of responses to the poll were gathered prior to the budget speech.
Confidence about business prospects over 2018 soared to a three-month maximum, while keeping to nearly three-year minimums.
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The US dollar index keeps rounding above the 103.60 historical support level. The buyers have already defended this level for three weeks, highlighting their interest in the greenback. Thus, buying USD looks less risky right now.
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) will make a statement and release a Cash Rate on February 7, 05:30 GMT+2. It's among the primary tools the RBA uses to communicate with investors about monetary policy.
This week may be the most important since the year started as the Fed assess the economic outlook and the US presents fresh NFP readings.
S&P Global, a private banking company, will release a monthly change in British Flash Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) on January 24, 11:30 GMT+2. The index is a leading indicator of economic health as businesses react quickly to market conditions, and purchasing managers hold the most current and relevant insight into the company's view of the economy.