American inflation expectation rises for the second straight month in January to its highest level since mid-2015. The data revealed indicates that American interest rates will keep it high. Residential land prices in China rose 7.9% over all of 2016.
Car sales slowed down in January comparing to December, getting hurt by holidays and reduced tax discounts. All of 2016, they reached a record high of 28 mln vehicles, up +13.7% in the year. The data released by Japan reveals that its economy has grown up 1% in the December quarter. In Europe, an official review shared with us shows the real picture of its economy. Uncertainty about American policies, Brexit and elections in Germany and France are all expected to take their toll on the euro zone economy this year and keep growth to modest levels in the region.