- South Korean exports rose 27.6% in the first 20 days of the month, this is looked at as an early indicator of global trade.
- New homes in England will be required to have electric vehicle charging points from next year, the PM is set to announce this today at a CBI conference.
- Telecom Italia announced on Sunday that its board had examined a non-binding proposal by KKR (who already hold 37.5% of TI) aimed at taking the Italian phone group private, their equity is valued at €10.7bn and they have €22.5bn of debt.
- Austria is aiming at making Covid vaccinations mandatory and protests over Covid restrictions spread to Brussels.
- China’s central bank kept its Loan Prime Rates unchanged; they had indicated in their latest quarterly monetary policy report on Friday that possible easing measures were to come.
- Japan is reportedly looking at releasing oil reserves after US request.
The Week That Will Be
The Fed; Clarida his term expires in just two more meetings, he’s yesterday’s man. Tomorrow’s man/woman as Fed chair should be known by Thanksgiving: ECB; minutes on Thursday, the hawks have been subordinated anyway: BOE; Huw Pill speaks on Friday about the economic outlook, but Haskel is on Tuesday to the Adam Smith Business School on inflation.
On this day in 1963 John F. Kennedy was assassinated.