Week from the 16th to the 19th of January

Most Outstanding Points of the Week

  • In the United States, December retail sales rose 0.6% and exceeded expectations of 0.4%. For the full year 2023, sales advanced 5.6%.
  • In the United States, the fourth quarter 2023 reporting season is in a preliminary stage. So far, the sample is 6% ahead, with 66% reporting higher earnings than expected.
  • In China, the economy grew 5.2% during the last three months of last year, below expectations of 5.3%.
  • In Mexico, consumer confidence reached a level even higher than pre-Covid-19 pandemic records.

Important Events in the Coming Weeks

  • In Europe, monetary policy announcement will be made 01/25
  • In the United States, the 4Q23 GDP to be released 01/25 


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