CurrenciesSARB and ECB the focus for today.
Commodities Oil fell below $53; Gold held gains after surging on Wednesday.
EquitiesJoe Biden’s inauguration went smoothly, without any violent riots, helping the S&P post its best first-day reaction to a president since 1937.
21/01SARetail sales–/1.0%/-0.2%Consumer spending still limited due to the pandemic, limiting retail spend.
21/01SASARB Interest Rate–/3.5%/3.5%Expected to remain unchanged.
22/01UKRetail Sales–/4.0%/2.4%Rebound expected in December as non-essential sales reopened.
22/01UK/EZPMIDrop expected due to stricter containment measures.

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