After strong NZ manufacturing data, focus on UK construction and US import data - TDS

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  1. FXStreet_Team

    FXStreet_Team Well-Known Member Trader

    Oct 7, 2015
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    Research Team at TDS, notes that the NZ Manufacturing remains in the expansion zone at 56 in Feb, dropping from the 15 month high in Jan.

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    “New orders are the highest in a year, but the employment gauge dropped to the lowest in two and half years.

    UK: Construction activity likely remained flat in Jan (mkt +0.2%). While data quality remains questionable, construction should be supported by continued strength in mortgage approvals, but a sharp decline in January’s construction PMI won’t have helped much, eliminating any gains from the housing sector.

    US: The Import Price Index is expected to slip 0.7% m/m by the market or 6.5% on a year-ago basis. TD sees the index falling 0.5% m/m and a much more substantial 11.9% y/y.”
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