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African and International Market Report 14 October 2019
African and International Market Report 14 October 2019
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By - Jamel Lahiani

Posted - 14-10-2019

Last week, The US stocks finish the week by winning more than one per cent higher. The US and China trade war seems to find a partial trade deal that has a positive impact to the stocks markets around the world. The crude oil WTI wins 2.15% at the end of the week.

MARKET IN FOCUS THIS WEEK

GBP:
Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019
The Average Earing Excluding Bonus released by the National Statistics is a key short-term indicator of how levels of pay are changing within the UK economy.

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019
The Consumer Price Index released by the National Statistics is a measure of price movements by the comparison between the retail prices of a representative shopping basket of goods and services.

Friday, Oct 18, 2019
The European Council is set to meet in Brussels to discuss Brexit one day ahead of the deadline, trying to come to an agreement on an extension or the UK withdrawal from the EU.

EUR :
Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019
The Economic Sentiment published by the Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung measures the institutional investor sentiment, reflecting the difference between the share of investors that are optimistic and the share of analysts that are pessimistic.

USD:
Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019
The Retail Sales ex Autos released by the US Census Bureau is a monthly data that shows all goods sold by retailers based on a sampling of retail stores of different types and sizes except the automobile sector.

Thursday, Oct 17, 2019
The Building Permits released by the US Census Bureau, at the Department of Commerce shows the number of permits for new construction projects. It implies the movement of corporate investments (US economic development).

Foreign Equities

The US stocks finish the week by important wins: the Dow Jones (US) records 1.21% and the NASDAQ records 1.34% that have a positive impact to the stocks around the world especially DAX30 that win 2.86%.

Commodities

The petrol WTI price finish the week by increases 2.15% to reaches 54.7$. The Gold increases by 0.32%. In the opposite side, the Aluminum loses -1.72%.

Currencies

Last week, the US dollar price was appreciated face to the South Africa ZAR and the Japanese Yen with a percent variation respectively of -1.76% and 1.44%.the same money has depreciated face to the British Pound and the Euro with a percent variation respectively of -2.54% and 0.55%.

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