Asia-Pacific Calendar: The Week Ahead (December 3-9)

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by: Interactive Brokers
Summary

Activity in the Asia-Pacific region will be highlighted by updates on Chinese trade data and inflation, as well as interest rate decisions from the Reserve Banks of Australia and India.

RBA governor Philip Lowe has touted improvements in Australia’s economy, saying that over the past year, GDP has risen 3.4%, with unemployment at its lowest level in six years.

Meanwhile, the RBI said inflation in India should be closely watched, especially as the output gap has virtually closed, and several upside risks remain.

Interactive Brokers senior market analyst Steven Levine provides some highlights for what to look for in the Asia-Pacific region in the week beginning December 3.

Note: This material was originally published on IBKR Traders' Insight on November 29, 2018.

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