Probably some of my friends might find this calling the chickens before they hatch but more would understand why we are calling the upcoming Parliamentary challenge just another cog in the (w)heels (sic!) of India Inc.
China’s Flash data in the meantime shows HSBC’s Private survey catching up with recovery as expected after a few scares in the last year when itdipped and clipped any recovering trends and underscored the state PMI by a higher and higher margin. The Flash Manufacturing PMI is above 50 and that means the composite too will scratch above 50 and Services in China can also conme on up and announce a full recovery. Though MOM retail sales data remains a challenge, the annual rate of growth with weak Japanese exports also getting a bit of hope from a climbback in almost minimised Toyoda sales in the kingdom and Nissan and Volkswagen were also hopeful
The last 50+ HSBC Flash as 13 months ago. Back in India, nothing’s moving the markets ahead of the anticipation of a big blockade by Mamata Di and NDA independently already shoing that the fracture in the opposition is likely to eliminate any serious threat to governance but underwrites another loss of 20 orking days to the nation’s Parliament, hoping to clear as many as 17 bills in this session hich the ruling party will unlikely table so precipitately.
Asian markets rebounded led by good growth frm the new ASEAN low fare carrier Air Asia and a big jump in Korea and the new weakness in the Dollar has indeed multiplied nefariously on early Thursday trading resulting in a nice rupee open too. The Aussie in the meantime cratered as expected after the Yen offered a nice segueway, Reuters commentary (Neil Kimberley) even betting this rise goees beyond 85 to the Yen giving precious ammunition to Japan to recover the Domestic GDP growth thats been flagging under pressure from the neighbour while the USD gets a leg from Treasuries that Japan has been exchanging for its JGB holdings
- China manufacturing expands in November: HSBC (marketwatch.com)
- GLOBAL MARKETS-Falling yen lifts Japan stocks; eyes on China data (uk.reuters.com)
- Sex Sells JGBs (ritholtz.com)
- All Eyes Will Be On China Tonight (businessinsider.com)
- Malaysia urges airlines to grab stake in India carriers (bikyamasr.com)
- Falling yen lifts Japan stocks; eyes on China data (firstpost.com)