Reply To: Traders Market Weekly: Another Year, Another Reset

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Truman
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China will lift all coronavirus-related restrictions on incoming international travelers on January 8. Japan, however, will begin requiring negative coronavirus test for visitors from China before the end of the year.
China revised its 2021 growth to 8.4% from 8.1%.
China’s November Industrial Profit -3.6% YTD (last -3.0%)
Japan’s November Housing Starts -1.4% yr/yr (expected 1.5%; last -1.8%) and Construction Orders -9.7% yr/yr (last 7.9%). November BoJ Core CPI 2.9% yr/yr (expected 2.8%; last 2.7%). November Retail Sales 2.6% yr/yr (expected 3.7%; last 4.4%), November jobs/applications ratio 1.35 (expected 1.36; last 1.35), and November Unemployment Rate 2.5%, as expected (last 2.6%)
South Korea’s December Consumer Confidence 89.9 (last 86.5)