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.
Macau casinos report the first annual profit gain for 3 years
In 2017, gaming profits in the Chinese territory of Macau edged up for the first time for three years because high-end punters' appetite for gambling revives after a protracted government campaign against demonstration of wealth among public officials as well as slowing economic surge.
According to figures from Macau's Gaming Inspection and Coordination bureau released on Monday, profits tacked on 19% for 2017 hitting 265.7 billion patacas.
Market experts had expected 2017 full-year surge of 18%-20% to about $33-$34 billion.
The ex-Portuguese colony and currently special administrative region is clambering back after profits dived to five-year minimums in 2014.
However, profits are still far off the maximums reached ahead of 2014, sticking to monthly tolls observed in 2011, according to data from Thomson Reuters Datastream.
In December, monthly gambling profit surged 15% hitting 22.7 billion patacas, which is a bit lower than experts’ hopes for surge f 17%-20%.
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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.