SMM, Sept. 18 / PRNewswire-FirstCall-Asianet /-- this week, the market focused on the Federal Open Market Committee's two-day policy meeting on September 21 and 22, at which the central bank will assess the latest tensions in the economy. August's strong inflation data will be the focus of debate among policy makers when August's job growth is much lower than expected. In addition, a number of Fed officials will speak next Friday, when the market will get more information about changes in monetary policy. Therefore, this week will usher in a number of important economic data, investors need to focus on.
In the United States, we need to pay attention to the target ceiling of the federal funds rate in September, the number of jobless claims in the week ended September 18, the initial PMI value of Markit manufacturing in September, the monthly rate of construction permits in August, the total annualized number of new housing starts in August, changes in API crude oil inventories in the week up to September 17, and the total annualized total of new home sales after quarterly adjustment in August, and other important data.
In Europe, Germany will release data such as the preliminary data of German Markit manufacturing PMI in September, German September IFO business climate index, etc., while the euro zone will release September consumer confidence index, euro zone Markit manufacturing PMI initial data in September, and so on.