00:00Australia HIA New Home Sales, m/mNovember +3.4%+4.7%
00:30Australia Retail sales (MoM)November 0.0%+0.3%-0.1%
09:30United Kingdom Trade in goodsNovember -9.5-9.0-9.2
10:00Eurozone GDP (QoQ)(finally)Quarter III -0.1%-0.1%-0.1%
10:00Eurozone GDP (YoY)(finally)Quarter III -0.6%-0.6%
11:00Germany Industrial Production s.a. (MoM)November -2.0% +1.1%+0.2%
The yen fell against the dollar, stopping with his two-day consolidation, which was caused by the meeting of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the central bank governor Masaaki Shirakawa, in which hodey Abe said he wants to double the inflation target to 2 percent.
Japan's currency weakened by at least 0.2% against all 16 major currencies after Shirakawa said that the Bank of Japan is in close contact with the government. Against it far more likely that the policy will increase the incentive, which is directed to the depreciation of the currency.
Euro against the dollar, as many market participants are waiting for tomorrow's meeting of the European Central Bank, which will be announced rate decision.
According to the poll, 55 economists suggest that the ECB President Mario Draghi will hold the key refinancing rate at a record low of 0.75%, while the five experts expect it to fall 0.5%.
Meanwhile, the corporation Citigroup Inc expects the ECB to cut rates at its meeting next month.
Also today published the final Eurozone GDP, which are fully consistent with the projections. Later also presented a report on industrial production in Germany, which showed an increase of 0.2%, while analysts had expected an increase of 1.1%.
Pound decreased, which was due to the publication of data showing that the trade deficit fell less than expected. Office for National Statistics said that the trade deficit narrowed to 9.164 billion pounds from 9.487 billion pounds in October, while economists forecast a reduction in the deficit to 9.05 billion pounds.
EUR / USD: during the European session the pair fell to $ 1.3043
GBP / USD: during the European session the pair fell to $ 1.6008
USD / JPY: during the European session, the pair rose to Y87.74
At 13:15 GMT in Canada, there are data on the number of new foundations of bookmarks for December. At 15:30 GMT the United States to report on crude oil inventories from the Department of Energy in January. At 18:00 GMT the U.S. puts 10-year bonds. Finish the day at 21:45 GMT New Zealand report on the trade balance (for 12 months, from the beginning of the year) and the trade balance for November.
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