Reply To: Traders Market Weekly: US Elections, Rates and Inflation


The Bank of Japan announced that bond purchases in November will include a higher frequency of purchases of longer-term JGBs.
South Korea will reportedly encourage Korea Electric Power and other companies to sell offshore debt.
China’s Manufacturing PMI for October fell to its lowest level since July.
China is reportedly maintaining its plan to loosen coronavirus restrictions to enter Macau despite the recent increase in coronavirus cases.
China’s October Manufacturing PMI 49.2 (expected 50.0; last 50.1) and Non-Manufacturing PMI 48.7 (expected 50.2; last 50.6)
Japan’s September Industrial Production -1.6% m/m (expected -1.0%; last 3.4%) and September Retail Sales 4.5% yr/yr (expected 4.1%; last 4.1%). September Housing Starts 1.0% yr/yr (expected 2.3%; last 4.6%) and September Construction Order 36.6% yr/yr (last 17.9%). October Household Confidence 29.9 (expected 31.0; last 30.8)
South Korea’s September Industrial Production -1.8% m/m (expected -0.3%; last -1.4%); 0.8% yr/yr (expected 0.9%; last 1.5%). September Retail Sales -1.8% m/m (last 4.4%)
Australia’s September Retail Sales 0.6% m/m, as expected (last 0.6%). September Private Sector Credit 0.7% m/m, as expected (last 0.8%). October MI Inflation Gauge 0.4% m/m (last 0.5%)
Hong Kong’s Q3 GDP -2.6% qtr/qtr (last 1.0%); -4.5% yr/yr (last -1.3%)
Singapore’s Q3 Business Expectations -20.0 (last -8.0)