Week from the 2nd to the 5th of January

Most Outstanding Points of the Week

  • In the United States, non-farm payrolls revealed the creation of 216,000 jobs in December, exceeding expectations of 168,000. Meanwhile, the unemployment rate remained at 3.7%.
  • In the United States, the FED minutes showed that there is still a possibility of a reference rate cutback this year, although a message of caution prevailed.
  • In China, manufacturing activity contracted for the third consecutive month in December and came in weaker than consensus expectations.
  • In Mexico, the government carried out a global issuance that reached US$7.5bn (the largest so far in this administration) through the placement of three bonds at different maturities. 

Important Events in the Coming Weeks

  • In the U.S., several members of the FED will hold speeches 01/08 – 12
  • In the US, December inflation to be released 01/11


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