On a sequential basis, the Chinese economy expanded by just 1.5%(Q/Q) in Q4,
Employment rose by a solid 37.4k over December following an
UK CPI inflation tumbled to just 0.5% in December, the weakest reading since May 2000.
December outcome came out higher than expected and
November’s small fall of 0.7% in the number of loans to owneroccupiers
Job growth remained brisk in December, reinforcing our view that the economy’s fundamentals are strong enough to
Both retail sales and inflation was somewhat on the downside to consensus.
Wednesday’s move to fresh 2015 and 5+ year lows found support marginally
November’s 0.1% gain was close to market expectations which centred on
S labour market data have been decent, but December job growth will not
Consumer prices fell by 0.2% y/y in December, while the core rate rose a tad to 0.8%.
The November trade deficit came in a lot smaller than the market had been expecting.