Next Week

November 10, 2017

Central Banks: Just a couple of monetary policy meetings, notably in Chile, Iceland, and Indonesia. However, there are many central bankers who’ll be speaking publicly such as Yellen, Evans, Harker, Williams, Bostic and Mester from the Fed. Also Bank of Japan Governor Kuroda, ECB President Draghi and Vice-President Constancio, and Bank of England Governor Carney.

Holiday: Rembrance Day in Canada on Monday.

Scheduled U.S. Statistical Releases: Consumer prices, producer prices, real wage earnings, retail sales, import prices, industrial production, capacity usage, the Philly Fed and Empire State manufacturing surveys, NFIB’s small business sentiment index, Treasury-compiled capital flows (TIC data), the National Association of Home Builders housing index, housing starts, building permits, and weekly jobless insurance claims, consumer comfort, chain store sales, mortgage applications and energy inventories.

Euroland: Real GDP, industrial production, consumer prices, construction output, investor sentiment compiled by the ZEW Institute, car sales, the trade balance, and the current account.

Members of the Euro Area: German GDP, PPI, wholesale prices and the ZEW index. French quarterly unemployment and monthly CPI and index of leading economic indicators. Italian GDP, CPI, retail sales and current account. Spanish, Portuguese, Finnish and Austrian consumer prices. Dutch retail sales, GDP, and unemployment. Belgian and Dutch trade balances. Greek, Portuguese and Cypriot GDP. Finnish current account, Portuguese PPI, Greek import prices, and Irish construction purchasing managers index.

U.K. and Switzerland: British retail sales, CPI, PPI, retail prices, ONS house price index, labor statistics and index of leading economic indicators. Swiss producer prices and import prices.

Nordic Europe: Swedish and Icelandic consumer prices. Danish unemployment and PPI. Norwegian GDP, consumer sentiment and trade balance.

Eastern Europe: Romanian, Hungarian, Polish and Czech GDP. Romanian and Hungarian industrial production. Romanian and Polish current accounts. Polish CPI and wage costs.

Japan and China: Japanese GDP, industrial production, capacity usage, corporate goods prices, and machine tool orders. Chinese retail sales, fixed asset investment, industrial production, money growth and bank lending, and foreign direct investment.

Other Selected Asian Data: Indian consumer prices, wholesale prices, and industrial production. Indian, South Korean, Indonesian, and Singaporean trade balances. Hong Kong and Singapore unemployment. Filipino and Malaysian GDP. Malaysian current account.

Australia and New Zealand: Australian labor statistics, consumer confidence, new motor vehicle sales, business confidence and conditions, quarterly labor costs and index of leading economic indicators. New Zealand producer prices, retail sales, home prices, consumer confidence and manufacturing purchasing managers index.

South Africa and Turkey: South African retail sales and wholesale turnover. Turkey’s current account and jobless rate.

Canada, Mexico and Brazil: Canadian consumer prices, existing home sales, and manufacturing orders and sales. Mexico’s index of leading economic indicators and Brazilian retail sales.

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