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An August poll of fund managers showed a shift in favor of U.S. assets with a more positive attitude towards the dollar.
The Bank of England signalled today that interest rates in the UK will remain on hold for the coming two years if it is to bring inflation back to target even though the economy will be teetering on the edge of recession.
Chinese shoppers turned in a gold-medal performance in July as annual growth in retail sales accelerated to a record 23.3 percent on the back of rising incomes.
Stocks should continue to take most of their cues from oil and the dollar Wednesday, but July retail sales data could also be key.
Japan's economy contracted 0.6% in the second quarter, reinforcing views that the world's No.2 economy has slipped into recession after its longest postwar expansion.
The U.S. economy may yet slip into recession, but inflation is an even bigger risk given the "exceptionally'' stimulative stance of monetary policy, Richmond Federal Reserve President Jeffrey Lacker said Tuesday.
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Confidence in the UK real-estate sector showed tentative signs of recovery in July, but the lack of mortgage liquidity is likely to cause further price declines as banks continue to protect their balance sheets, the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors said Tuesday.
Inflation in the UK rose 4.4 percent in July according to the latest consumer price index (CPI) data and the Bank of England's own inflation outlook released Wednesday is sure to paint a similar picture.
A key measure of Australian business conditions hit its lowest level in seven years in July as firms reported falling sales and profitability, adding to the case for an urgent cut in official interest rates.
China's consumer price inflation fell to a 10-month low of 6.3 percent in July from 7.1 percent in June as last year's surge in the cost of food continued to unwind, the government said on Tuesday.
Japanese annual wholesale price inflation jumped to 7.1 percent in July, a 27-year high and well above expectations, adding to fears that high energy and commodity costs are squeezing firms and pushing the economy into recession.
Stocks are likely to follow the dollar, commodities trade again Tuesday, with little economic news to drive direction early.
Oil inflicts heavy economic pain on the way up, but a slower and smaller benefit on the way down.