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Semana termina com procura de ativos com menor risco
- Markets continued to reduce their risk appetite after yesterday's release of Chinese indicators (showing that activity and spending slowed down in October) and as investors reassess the prospects of closing a U.S.-China deal soon.
- Stock markets declined in most advanced and emerging economies, the CHF and the JPY strengthened moderately, and U.S. and German sovereign yields dipped. Euro area peripheral spreads widened but the euro was stable at $1.10.
- Yesterday, several Fed officials (Powell, Bullard, Kaplan) suggested that they see a low probability of a U.S. recession in the next year and signaled their intention to keep rates on hold in the coming meetings.
- On the data front, Japan's economy decelerated in Q3 (GDP +0.1% qoq and 1.3% yoy after 0.4% qoq in Q2) while euro area Q3 GDP growth was confirmed at 0.2% qoq (the same figure as in Q2). In Portugal, Q3 GDP growth stood at 0.3%