Economic Data Calendar

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December 30, 2016

Holiday Closures: No holiday is more widely shared than New Years Day. Since such fall on a Sunday in 2017, most markets will be shut on Monday. New Zealand and Japan well remain closed Tuesday, and Japan’s markets will observe only a half day on Wednesday. Some markets like Spain and Italy will be observing […] More

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December 23, 2016

Many Holiday Closures Including: United States, U.K., Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Hong Kong and South Africa on Monday and Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Britain, Greece and Canada on Tuesday for a combination of Christmas, Boxing Day or St. Stephen’s Day. Also, Russia and early closes in Germany and Britain […] More

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December 16, 2016

Central Banks: In the week before Christmas, monetary policy meetings are scheduled in Japan, Hungary, Sweden, the Czech Republic, Thailand and The Philippines. Central Banks in Australia, India and Japan will publish minutes of their last meetings. Friday Holidays: Emperors Birthday. A number of markets will shut early Friday for Christmas. Scheduled U.S. Economic Statistical […] More

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December 9, 2016

Central Banks: Wednesday’sĀ Federal Open Market Committee meeting heads a list of no fewer than a dozen central bank interest rate policy meetings next week that also includes the U.K., Switzerland, Norway, Iceland, Russia, Indonesia, South Korea, Mexico, Colombia, Chile and Peru. The Fed’s meeting, which is universally expected to raise the federal funds target, will […] More

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December 2, 2016

Special Events and Holidays: Italian voter referendum on constitution reform (December 4) and Britain’s high court to hear an appeal on Brexit. Spain’s Constitution Day (December 6). Purchasing Manager Surveys: Private or non-oil PMIs for Lebanon, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the U.A.E., Singapore and South Africa. Retail PMIs for Euroland, Germany, France and Italy. Construction PMIs […] More

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November 26, 2016

Special Events: OPEC oil ministers meeting on November 30th in Vienna. OECD publishes its Outlook on November 28th. Central Banks: Monetary Policy meetings in Brazil and Sri Lanka. New York Federal Reserve District President Dudley speaks, and the Beige Book of U.S. regional economic conditions will be published. Reserve Bank of New Zealand Governor Wheeler […] More

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November 18, 2016

Holidays: Labor Thanksgiving in Japan on Wednesday followed by U.S. Thanksgiving on Thursday and Black Friday, which is the year’s biggest retail shopping day, the day after. Central Bank Activity: Monetary policy meetings in Turkey, South Africa, Malaysia, Hungary and Colombia. Release of FOMC minutes. Powell of the Fed, Kent of the Reserve Bank of […] More

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November 11, 2016

Central Banks: Mexico, Indonesia and Iceland have interest rate policy meetings. Bullard, Harker, Fishr, Williams, Rosengren and Lacker of the Fed speak publicly. So do Draghi, Weidmann, Constancio, Dombret, Lautenschlager, Praet, Mersch and Thiele of the ECB, Kuroda of the BOJ, and Lowe of the Reserve Bank of Australia. RBA minutes and the ECB Account […] More

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November 4, 2016

Central Banks: Monetary policy meetings scheduled in New Zealand, Poland, South Korea, The Philippines, Thailand, Serbia and Peru. Minutes from the Bank of Japan’s last Board meeting get published. Constancio of the ECB, DeBelle of the Reserve Bank of Australia, and Poloz of the Bank of Canada speak publicly. So do Kashkari and Evans of […] More

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October 29, 2016

Despite holiday interruptions, the week ahead is full of significant central bank meetings and plenty of economic data releases. Time Change in Europe: Clocks in the region revert tonight to standard time from daylight savings time. The interval between time in Europe and the United States will accordingly shrink by an hour. London-New York, for […] More