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Daily Report 22.01.2020

Ativos de refúgio captam a atenção dos investidores

Ativos de refúgio captam a atenção dos investidores - Daily Report 22.01.2020

Ativos de refúgio captam a atenção dos investidores - Daily Report 22.01.2020

Ativos de refúgio captam a atenção dos investidores

  • Despite the release of better-than-expected economic data in Germany and in the UK, investors traded with a risk-off mood after Monday’s IMF downward growth revision and amid concerns that the virus outbreak in China could disrupt consumer spending.
  • In this context, the price of safe haven assets (such as the German Bund, the Japanese Yen or the Swiss Franc) rose while stock indices across the globe declined.
  • In Germany, January’s ZEW survey of economic sentiment rose to 26.7 points (10.7 in the previous month).
  • In the UK, employment rose by 208k in the 3 months ending in November and the unemployment rate remained at 3.8%. These figures have been released the week before the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee meeting and weaken the case for a rate cut that has been brought to the table the previous days.