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BoJ says financial system maintains “stability on the whole”

Chris Scicluna
Emily Nicol
  • BoJ credit survey reports a smaller decline in business loan demand than three months ago, with an expectation of a small improvement ahead as credit conditions ease modestly.
  • UK public borrowing continued to trend well below the OBR’s forecast.
  • French business sentiment up on strong services confidence.

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UK CPI inflation edges lower on hospitality base effects

Chris Scicluna
Emily Nicol
  • Japan’s merchandise exports fell in September as virus and supply chain bottlenecks hit production in the auto sector.
  • China’s loan prime rates once again unchanged this month.
  • Germany’s PPI inflation significantly exceeds expectations again on energy pressures.

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Euro area construction set to have fallen

Chris Scicluna
Emily Nicol
  • Asian bourses mostly firmer today, led by gains in the tech-heavy markets.
  • RBA Board minutes reaffirm the Bank’s sanguine inflation outlook and thus dovish policy prescription.
  • Australian consumer confidence improves for a 6th consecutive week.

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China's GDP grows less than expected in Q3

Chris Scicluna
Emily Nicol
  • BoE Governor Bailey states on the weekend that the MPC will “have to act” to keep inflation expectations anchored; later this week inflation and flash PMI readings will take centre stage.
  • NZ’s CPI increases 2.2%Q/Q in Q3, far above the RBNZ’s forecast, lifting annual inflation to 4.9%Y/Y; services PMI rebounds to 46.9 in September as restrictions continue to weigh.

 

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Japan's services sector activity falls more than expected

Chris Scicluna
Emily Nicol
  • Euro area car registrations confirmed to be down in September to the lowest level for the month since at least the 1980s.
  • Final September HICP reports ahead in the France and Italy today, along with August trade data for the euro area.
  • Kiwi manufacturing PMI rebounds 11.7pts to 51.4 in September as restrictions begin to ease.

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