Welcome to our regular Monday recap and outlook for the current trading week.
Last week kicked off with PMI data from the euro area, which signalled a deeper economic slump.
The UK private sector approached stagnation in August.
August's PMI data signalled further worrying signs for the health of the US private sector.
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And what's in store for the current trading week?
No interest rate changes are expected this week either.
Our attention will be focused mainly on Wednesday's data on euro area inflation and Canadian GDP.