PMI reports from the EU, the UK, and the USA will be released during the day!
Leap in German factory output indicates firm GDP surge in the third quarter
In August, German industrial output reported its biggest monthly ascend for more than six years, as Monday’s data disclosed.
As follows from this, the German economy is currently firing on all cylinders and it’s set for solid ascend in the third quarter. However, a question about the make up of the fresh government could generate uncertainty.
The combined output of construction, manufacturing as well as energy tacked on by 2.6% on the month having slumped by 0.1% in July, as data from the Economy Ministry revealed.
It turned to be the strongest monthly revenue since July 2011.It easily surpassed expectations in a Reuters survey for a 0.7% leap, confounding even the most optimistic forecast.
As for manufacturing output, it rallied by 3.2%, thus showing the greatest soar since March 2010. It’s because in August factories churned out more capital goods, intermediate goods as well as consumer goods.
Today traders await the European Central Bank to make a policy statement at 14:45 MT (GMT+3).
The European Central Bank will make its policy statement on July 22 at 14:45 MT (GMT+3).
This week Apple, Microsoft, Google, Facebook, Pfizer, and other large US companies will deliver earnings reports…
The overall market sentiment is risk-on. The S&P 500 index (US 500) is getting close to the all-time high. Oil is recovering quickly from its recent losses.
What will happen? The FOMC statement will be published at 21:00 MT (GMT+3) on Wednesday, July 28…