The Federal Reserve Board on Tuesday released the minutes of its interest rate meetings on December 10 and December 19, 2018.
The minutes are attached.
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With recent signs of growth slowing in China, another batch ofeconomic statistics, including lending and foreign investment datawill be scrutinised by market participants. Japan's inflation andindustrial production numbers will also come into focus ahead ofthe Bank of Japan's monetary policy meeting later this month.Indonesia is meanwhile set to decide on interest rates.
Other data highlights for Asia include trade data for Indonesiaand Singapore, plus Australia's investment lending and home loansdata.
Elsewhere, the UK Parliament votes on the proposed EU WithdrawalAgreement deal after the initial vote in December was postponed. UKinflation and retail sales will also be keenly watched alongside USretail sales, industrial production and housing data, as well asfresh Eurozone industrial production numbers.
Our special focus looks at the recent slowdown in the globalelectronics sector and the impact on many Asian economies, forwhich the sector has become an important source of economic growthand exports.
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