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November 2017 | Base Metals


Chinese data in focus on this weeks' economic agenda amid rising geopolitical tensions


Markets this week will be sensitive to the latest round of economic data from China while looking to gauge the impact of forthcoming heavy industry capacity closures - authorities are seeking to improve air quality during the winter heating season between mid-November and mid-March.

Jobs growth in the US continues to reinforce market expectations for another interest-rate rise from the Federal Reserve next month even as consumer sentiment dipped unexpectedly last month. Europe's economic activity continues to rebound and the UK’s economy remains resilient, but political turbulence is growing. The EU have given the UK a two-week deadline to agree its Brexit bill to progress talks by Christmas.At the same time geopolitical uncertainties are mounting. In the Middle East tensions between Saudi Arabia and Lebanon escalate; North Korea remain a key...

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