China builds up gold reserves in shift away from dollar – Nikkei.

Other News: Trump said he wouldn’t deliver his State of the Union address until the government reopened, following days of high-profile squabbling after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi urged the president last week to delay his speech.

CBA / Markit in Australia – preliminary PMI’s showing two drop while one improves.

BNZ nudge their 2018/19 milk price forecast up to NZD 6.25, from $6.00.