The British monthly GDP is announced on Friday at 09:00 MT time.
In August China factory surge suddenly speeds up in further global boost
In August, surge in China's manufacturing sector suddenly accelerated, hinting that the world's number two economy keeps expanding at a healthy clip notwithstanding ascending financing costs as well as a cooling housing market.
Along with stronger American economic surge posted overnight, the Asian country’s official factory outcomes showed the global economy is still on sturdy footing for now notwithstanding worries that ascend might start fading in the nearer months.
China's resilience has shocked financial experts so far in 2017 and provided an extra boost to a global revival notwithstanding Beijing's crackdown on riskier types of lending as well as ever-tougher curbs to get the overheated housing market under control.
Issued on Tuesday, in August, the official Purchasing Managers' Index inched up to 51.7 from last month's 51.4, thus ruining economists' hopes for a marginal dip.
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.