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The review of the policy of the Bank of Japan could to debate its goal of increasing the money supply through massive purchases of assets, but the challenge would be to avoid frightening the bond markets accustomed to years of unprecedented purchase.

In Japan, industrial production rose more than expected last month.

UK employers have become more cautious about hiring and are less inclined to invest in training of their employees as a result of the June decision by voters to leave the European Union.

The British housing prices for sale in England and Wales fell in August, posting the biggest decline since November.

The index of the New York Federal Reserve manufacturing conditions contracted unexpectedly in August, highlighting the underlying concerns about the health of the economy, according to official data.

Futures on crude oil rose to a high of 3 weeks after the Russian energy minister Alexander Novak, suggested that his country might be open to discussions with major producers in the Middle East the next weeks.

Currencies:

The EURUSD moved in the range between 1.1156 and 1.1202.
EURGBP has moved into the area between 0.8623 and 0.8701.
GBPUSD has evolved in the area between 1.2868 and 1.2944.
USDJPY has evolved in the zone between 100.89 and 101.44.
Crude oil: It has traded in the range between $ 44.41 and $ 45.89.
Gold: It has traded in the range between $ 1,336.15 and $ 1,343.64.

Indices:

Asian Indices

Moved %

Euro Indices

 Moved %

U.S Indices

Moved %

Nikkei

-0,21%

Euro stoxx50

-0,07%

DJIA

+0,38%

Hang Seng

+1,15%

DAX

+0,17%

S&P 500

+0,32%

S&P/ASX 200

+0,52%

CAC 40

-0,13%

NASDAQ

   +0,43%




Economic Calendar Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Time

Currency

Event

Forecast

Previous

9:30

GBP

CPI (annual)

0,50%

0,50%

9:30

GBP

Price index production (monthly)

0,60%

1,80%

9:30

GBP

Retail Price Index (annual)

1,70%

1,60%

10:00

EUR

German ZEW index of economic sentiment

2,1

-6,8

10:00

EUR

ZEW Economic Sentiment Index

-6,3

-14,7

10:00

EUR

Trade Balance

23,2 billion

24,5 billion

13:30

CAD

Sales of manufactured products (monthly)

0,80%

-1,00%

13:30

USD

Building Permits

1,16 million

1,15 million

13:30

USD

CPI (monthly)

0,00%

0,20%

13:30

USD

Base index of consumer prices (monthly)

0,20%

0,20%

13:30

USD

Housing Starts

1,18 million

1,19 million

14:15

USD

Capacity utilization rate

75,70%

75,40%

14:15

USD

Industrial Production (monthly)

0,20%

0,60%

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