Next Week

September 2, 2016

G-20 Leaders Summit: A whale of a busy week kicks off with the G-20 annual summit hosted by China in Hangzhou on Sunday and Monday.  A Eurogroup meeting is scheduled for September 9th.

Holidays: Labor Day observances in the U.S. and Canada on Monday. Also on Monday is Ganesh Chaturthi in India. Brazil’s Independence Day falls on Wednesday.

Central Banks: Interest rate meetings in Australia, Euroland, Canada, Peru, Malaysia, South Korea, Poland, Serbia and Sweden. The Fed publishes the Beige Book on Wednesday. Various central bank officials speak publicly, including Williams of the Fed, Kuroda and Nakaso of the Bank of Japan, Lowe of the Reserve Bank of Australai, Carney and Cunliffe of the Bank of England, Draghi of the ECB, Lane of the Bank of Canada, and Jordan of the Swiss National Bank.

Purchasing Managers Surveys: Regarding services for Japan, Australia, China, Euroland, Italy, France, Germany, Spain, Ireland, Britain, Russia, Brazil, the U.S. and India. Private for Hong Kong, Singapore, Lebanon, Egypt, Saudi Arabia U.A.E. and South Africa. Construction for Australia and Germany. Retail for Euroland, Germany, Italy and France.

Japanese Data: money and bank lending, revised GDP, the tertiary index, labor cash earnings, international reserves, economy watchers index, bankruptcies, current account and index of leading economic indicators.

Selected Other Asian Statistics: Chinese CPI, PPI, foreign direct investment, and trade balance. Filipino consumer and producer prices. Malaysian industrial production and South Korean index of leading economic indicators.

Euroland: Revised GDP, retail sales, Sentix barometer of investor sentiment, and quarterly labor costs.

Members of the Euro Area: German industrial orders, industrial production, current account and trade balance. French, Spanish, Irish, and Greek industrial output. French, Greek, Portuguese, and Finnish trade balances. Finnish and Cypriot GDP. Irish, Cypriot, Greek and Dutch consumer prices. French business sentiment and Greek unemployment.

Britain and Switzerland: U.K. industrial production, trade balance, construction output, monthly GDP, RICs house price index, car sales, same-store sales, shop prices, and Halifax house price index.  Swiss unemployment, GDP and consumer prices.

Nordic Europe: Norwegian, Danish and Swedish industrial production. Norway’s current account and CPI. Danish trade.

Eastern Europe: Hungarian, Czech and Romanian retail sales. Hungarian and Czech CPI and industrial output. Czech and Romanian trade. Romanian GDP.

United States Data: Consumer credit, the JOLTS index, the IBD/TIPP optimisim index and weekly jobless insurance claims, consumer comfort, mortgage applications, Redbook chain store sales, and energy inventories.

Canada and Mexico: Canadian labor statistics, housing starts, building permits, house prices and IVEY PMI. Mexican producer prices and industrial production.

Australia and New Zealand: Quarterly Aussie GDP, corporate earnings and current account. Monthly Australian home loans and trade balance. New Zealand house prices, factory activity, and home sales.

Turkey and South Africa: Turkish CPI, PPI, GDP current account and industrial production. South African GDP.

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