The Rest of this Week

October 24, 2016

Central Banks: Monetary policy meetings in Russia, Israel, Norway, Sweden, Ukraine and Hungary. Bank of Canada Governor Poloz, ECB President Draghi, and Bank of England Governor Carney speak publicly as does Atlanta Fed President Lockhart.

U.S. Data Releases: The monthly FHFA and Case Shiller house price indices, new home sales, pending home sales, durable goods orders, the K.C. and Richmond Fed manufacturing indices, and U. Michigan consumer sentiment index. Quarterly GDP and employment cost index. Weekly jobless insurance claims, chain store sales, mortgage applications, consumer comfort and energy inventories.

Euroland: Money and credit growth and economic sentiment.

Members of the Eurozone: German CPI, PPI, import prices, retail sales, consumer sentiment, and IFO business climate index. French GDP, consumer sentiment, and consumer spending. Italian retail sales, consumer prices, wage inflation and industrial orders. Spanish CPI, PPI, unemployment, and GDP. Finnish consumer confidence and Belgian GDP. Portuguese industrial output and retail sales.

U.K. and Switzerland: British GDP, distributive trades index, Nationwide house price index, and BBA estimate of mortgage approvals. Swiss index of leading economic indicators and UBS consumption indicator.

Nordic Europe: Swedish trade balance, consumer confidence and PPI. Norwegian jobless rate and retail sales. Icelandic consumer prices.

Japanese Statistics: CPI, unemployment, household spending, corporate service prices and small business sentiment.

Selected Other Asian Releases: Chinese corporate earnings and South Korean consumer sentiment. Singapore industrial output and PPI.

Australia, New Zealand and South Africa: Australian CPI, PPI, new home sales and export/import prices. New Zealand trade and business sentiment. South African producer prices.

Brazil and Mexico: Brazilian PPI and current account. Mexican retail sales.

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