The second week of January sees the resumption of the release of several ‘top shelf’ indicators in Australia. Retail trade, building approvals, job advertisements and quarterly job vacancies headline this week’s data docket.
There are several data standouts in the US and Chinese economic calendar over the coming week. US inflation and retail sales data are released. Chinese trade and inflation figures are also of major interest.

Originally published by Ryan Felsman, Senior Economist, CommSec