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|Currencies||Greenback trades weaker against majors as risk appetite boosted.|
|Commodities||Oil extended gains from the highest settlement in almost 10 months after American crude stockpiles declined more than expected.|
|Equities||Local markets have a little catch-up to play, with global markets rallying on Wednesday.|
Spending eases during second wave of pandemic.
|16/12||US||FOMC rate decision||0.25%/0.25%/0.25%||Fed keeps bond purchases at $120bn a month and promises to keep rates low for longer until pandemic has passed.|
|17/12||UK||BOE rate decision||–/0.10%/0.10%||BOE expected to leave rates unchanged.|
|18/12||JN||BOJ Policy rate||–/-0.10%/-0.10%||Market awaits a new bond issuance plan.|
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