The Results Of Japanese GDP Is Negative | US PPI Ahead

Bank of Japan to welcome Kazuo Ueda as its new governor

It is busy day. Reports will be from many economies CPI from European countries and PPI from America. And also Asian countries shared their GDP and Industrial Production reports.

Japan GDP

Events on the global market started with the publication of GDP in Japan. The results turned out to be negative. GDP fell from 1.1% to -0.3% quarter on quarter, while GDP y/y fell even more sharply, from 4.6% to -1.2%. Both results were below zero, which proves that the recession is starting in this country.

RBA Meeting Minutes

From Australia came a summary of the economic situation, i.e. Minutes of the Monetary Policy Meeting of the Reserve Bank Board. Members commenced their discussion of international economic developments by observing that inflation abroad. Members also noted that Australian financial markets had followed global trends.

Such a summary can help to assess the condition of the country and its sub-sectors and determine next steps.

Industrial Production in China and Japan

China and Japan have published reports on their Industrial Production.

Comparing October this year to October last year, a decrease was recorded in China. The current Industrial Production level was 5.0%, down 1.3% from the previous reading.

In Japan there was also a decline, but in Industrial Production M/M. The indicator fell from 3.4% to -1.7%.

Which means that the change in the total inflation-adjusted value of output produced by manufacturers, mines, and utilities has dropped drastically. This is a consequence of high inflation and, as far as China is concerned, the fight against the Covid pandemic.

UK data

The UK released the reports at 9am CET. Two of them were positive. Only the unemployment rate turned out to be negative as it increased slightly from 3.5% to 3.6%.

The change in the number of unemployed people in the U.K. during the reported month fell. U.K. Claimant Count Change dropped from 3.9K to 3.3K. This may turn out to be a slight decrease, but in the face of the forecasts of 17.3K, it turns out to be very optimistic.

Average Earnings Index +Bonus, although it fell from 6.1% to 6.0%, is a positive reading as it was expected to fall to 5.9%. Which may mean that despite the forecasts, the decline is milder and personal income growth during the given month was only slightly lower, which is good news for households.


Two Western European countries, France and Spain, published data on CPI.

In France, CPI y/y increased from 5.0% to 6.2%.

The opposite was the case in Spain where consumer inflation fell from 8.9% to 7.3%, moreover meeting expectations.

Despite high inflation, which is still higher than the expected level of 2%, these European countries, can be said, are doing well and their economies are not facing recession.


Today's attention-grabbing speeches will be from the German Bundesbank. The first one took place at 10:00 CET, and the speaker was Dr. Sabine Mauderer.

The next speeches will take place in the second half of the day at 16:00 CET. The speakers will be: German Bundesbank Vice President Buch and Burkhard Balz

ZEW Economic Sentiment

Economic sentiment in Germany rose once again. Currently, they have risen to the level of -36.7. Previously, they rose from -61.0 to 59.2. Although ZEW have increased but are still below zero, which means that the general mood is pessimistic


The most important event of the day is the result of inflation from the producer side in the US, i.e. U.S. Producer Price Index (PPI). The previous level of 0.4% is expected to hold. This may mean that from the producers' point of view, the situation in price changes tends to stabilise, which may have a positive impact on the dollar as well as on the US economy in general.

Canadian data

Canada will release its Manufacturing Sales and Wholesale Sales reports at 15:30 CET. Both are expected to be below zero. Manufacturing Sales is projected to increase from -2.0% to -0.5%. This means that progress in this sector is expected.

The wholesale sales level is forecasted at -0.2% vs. the previous 1.4%.


  • 1:50 CET Japan GDP (Q3)
  • 2:30 CET RBA Meeting Minutes
  • 4:00 CET China Industrial Production (YoY)
  • 6:30 CET Japan Industrial Production (MoM) (Sep)
  • 9:00 CET UK Average Earnings Index +Bonus (Sep)
  • 9:00 CET UK Claimant Count Change (Oct)
  • 9:00 CET UK Unemployment Rate (Sep)
  • 9:45 CET French CPI
  • 10:00 CET German Buba Mauderer Speaks
  • 10:00 CET Spanish CPI
  • 12:00 CET German ZEW Economic Sentiment (Nov)
  • 12:00 CET EU ZEW Economic Sentiment (Nov)
  • 15:30 CET US PPI (MoM) (Oct)
  • 15:30 CET Canada Manufacturing Sales (MoM) (Sep)
  • 16:00 CET German Buba Balz Speaks
  • 16:00 CET German Buba Vice President Buch Speaks


Bank of Japan to welcome Kazuo Ueda as its new governor

Kamila Szypuła


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