In the coming week in Australia, there is a paucity of economic indicators. The highlight is the business investment data on Thursday. The construction work data on Wednesday and Reserve Bank’s private sector credit figures on Friday will also be closely observed.

There is a broad array of new economic data released in the US, including home prices, economic (GDP) growth and durable goods orders (a measure of business investment). And the impact of the novel coronavirus outbreak on economic activity is expected show up in China’s factory and services activity gauges for February.

Published by Ryan Felsman, Senior Economist, CommSec