The Reserve Bank Board’s November monetary policy meeting minutes and a speech by Governor Philip Lowe at the CEDA annual dinner are the highlights in the coming week. Data releases are mostly second tier. Tourism, skilled internet job vacancies and the CBA’s ‘flash’ manufacturing and services’ gauges feature.
In a holiday-shortened week in the US, a raft of housing-related data are issued. Durable goods orders feature with the ‘flash’ purchasing managers’ manufacturing indexes from developed economies, such as the US, Japan, UK and Eurozone.

Published by Ryan Felsman, Senior Economist, CommSec