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Investors in China's infrastructure has experienced two difficult weeks, potential contracts of at least $ 15 billion US in nuclear energy and electricity have been undermined.

The stress tests of the European Banking Authority published July 29 were used as key element in the initiative in the region to publicly demonstrate to markets and regulators around the world that its banking system is the road to recovery.

The economy of the European Union has already started to tip into a mild recession, according to economists polled by Reuters, most argued that the Bank of England could still cut interest rates in November.

US futures contracts were moving toward an opening upward, as investors were keeping an eye on profits and oil while waiting for the publication of data on the US labor market.

The gold prices have changed little during the North American session as the weekly data on applications for unemployment benefits in the United States have given few clues as to whether the Federal Reserve raise interest rates in coming months.

Crude oil jumped to 5%, posting one of its strongest growth in three months, in a context of anticipation of a further tightening of supply and global demand following optimistic comments by a leading industry watchdog.

Currencies:

The EURUSD moved in the range between 1.1139 and 1.1189.
EURGBP has moved into the area between 0.8579 and 0.8622.
GBPUSD has evolved in the area between 1.2938 and 1.3027.
USDJPY has evolved in the zone between 101.04 and 102.04.
Crude oil: It has traded in the range between $ 41.13 and $ 43.82.
Gold: It has traded in the range between $ 1,336.17 and $ 1,353.10.

Indices:

Asian Indices

Moved %

Euro Indices

 Moved %

U.S Indices

 Moved %

Nikkei

+1,38%

Euro stoxx50

+0,93%

DJIA

+0,61%

Hang Seng

+1,39%

DAX

+0,65%

S&P 500

+0,43%

S&P/ASX 200

+0,23%

CAC 40

+1,11%

NASDAQ

   +0,41%




Economic Calendar Tuesday, 08/12/2016

Time

Currency

Event

Forecast

Previous

7:00

EUR

German Prelim data on GDP

0,30%

0,70%

6:45

EUR

Nonfarm jobs prelim. in France (quarterly)

0,20%

0,30%

09:00

EUR

Prelim data on Italian GDP

0,20%

0,30%

9:30

GBP

Production in the construction sector (monthly)

0,90%

-2,10%

10:00

EUR

Flash GDP (quarterly)

0,30%

0,30%

10:00

EUR

Industrial Production (monthly)

0,60%

-1,20%

13:30

USD

Sales in core retail (monthly)

0,20%

0,70%

13:30

USD

Price index production (monthly)

0,10%

0,50%

13:30

USD

Retail sales (monthly)

0,40%

0,60%

13:30

USD

Based index of producer prices (monthly)

0,20%

0,40%

14:30

GBP

CB Leading Indicator (monthly)

 

-0,20%

15:00

USD

Provisional data for consumer confidence to UoM

91,5

90

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