Pretty quiet on local data, Thursday we get building approvals for September, low interest rates should show up turn in building approvals. Private sector credit data for September. Expected to lift by 0.4% for September. Exports look to lift.

Forex FX looking at US Markets and the Fed for tapering of asset purchases, now expected to go until early next year. Aussie dollar getting a bit of support if local data goes well. Reserve Bank of New Zealand not expected to be any changes. Kiwi dollar been pretty weak. RNZ be happy for the dollar to soften. Reserve Bank of Japan expected to keep things the same.
28th Oct 2013, CBA Global Markets Research The Week Ahead: Eyes still on the US