Economic calendar (GMT0):
(Time/ Region/ Event/ Period/ Previous/ Forecast/ Actual)
00:30 Australia New Motor Vehicle Sales (MoM) December 1.3% Revised From 1.0% -0.5%
00:30 Australia New Motor Vehicle Sales (YoY) December 6.0% 2.2%
04:30 Japan Tertiary Industry Index November 0.9% -0.8%
04:30 Japan Industrial Production (MoM) (Finally) November 1.4% -1.0% -0.9%
04:30 Japan Industrial Production (YoY) (Finally) -1.4% 1.6% 1.7%
The U.S. dollar traded mixed against the most major currencies in the absence of any major economic reports from the U.S. U.S. are closed for a public holiday today.
The euro traded mixed against the U.S. dollar in the absence of any major economic reports from the Eurozone.
The Italian statistical office Istat released its trade data for Italy on Monday. Italy' trade surplus narrowed to €4.41 billion in November from €4.82 billion in October. October's figure was revised up €4.81 billion.
Exports climbed 6.4% year-on-year in November, while imports increased 3.8%.
The British pound traded higher against the U.S. dollar in the absence of any major economic reports from the U.K.
According to property tracking website Rightmove, U.K. house prices rose 0.5% in January, after a 1.1% drop in December.
"Encouragingly for first-time buyers there's more fresh choice with more property coming to market in their target sector. With their asking prices pretty much the same as a month ago, perhaps the knock-on effects of the more punitive landlord tax regime have arrived early and they now face a dilemma over whether to buy now or wait to see if prices drop in this sector over the next few months," Rightmove director and housing market analyst, Miles Shipside, said.
EUR/USD: the currency pair mixed
GBP/USD: the currency pair rose to $1.4322
USD/JPY: the currency pair increased to Y117.43
The most important news that are expected (GMT0):
21:00 New Zealand NZIER Business Confidence Quarter IV -14%