China prints weak data while housing data remains unchanged in Australia - TDS

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    Oct 7, 2015
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    FXStreet (Delhi) – Research Team at TDS, notes that the Australia’s core Logic House price data showed median house prices were unchanged in December.

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    “While Sydney, Canberra and Adelaide prices fell, prices rose in the remaining capital cities. For 2015, median prices across all major cities rose nearly 8%, while Sydney rose 11.5%. With the moderation in house prices in the final months of 2015, the consensus call is for prices to ease further over the first few months of 2016.

    China: The Caixin Manufacturing PMI for Dec came in below expectations at 48.2 vs 48.9 consensus, thanks largely to a drop in the output component and weak external demand (sharp drop in the new exports subcomponent). In contrast, the official non-manufacturing PMI released on Jan 1st jumped to a 16m high. The upshot for us is that weak external demand is weighing on manufacturing, but the desired expansion in services, as sought by officials is gathering pace.”
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