Next Week

April 3, 2015

Easter Monday Closures on April 6:  U.K., The Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark, Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, France, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Thailand, Portugal, South Africa, Canada, and Poland.

Central Banks:  Reserve Bank of India, Reserve Bank of Australia, Central Reserve Bank of Peru, Bank of England, and Bank of Japan (with Governor Kuroda press conference afterward).  Release of FOMC Minutes.  Kocherlakota, Lacker, and Dudley of the Federal Reserve speak publicly.  Fed releases monthly labor market conditions index.

PMI services:  India, U.S., Brazil, Australia, Sweden, Italy, Spain, France, Germany, Euroland, Britain, Ireland and South Africa.

Non-oil PMIs: Egypt, UAE, and Saudi Arabia.  Manufacturing PMI: New Zealand.

U.S. Data:  Import prices, IBD/TIPP Optimism index, JOLTS index, monthly budget, consumer credit, plus weekly jobless insurance claims, energy inventories, chain store sales, mortgage applications and consumer comfort.

Eurozone:  Producer prices, retail sales, retail PMI, and Sentix index.

Members of Euroland:  German orders, industrial production, current account, trade, and both retail and construction PMI surveys.  French trade, retail PMI, trade balance, and Bank of France index of business confidence.  Italian retail PMI.  Spanish industrial production.  Greek trade, CPI, import price index, industrial production, CPI and unemployment.  Dutch and Irish CPI and industrial production.  Finnish trade and industrial output.  Austrian trade and WPI.  Portuguese trade and Cypriot trade.

Great Britain:  Industrial production, trade, shop prices, Halifax house price index, new car sales, RICs house price balance index, construction output, and monthly GDP. 

Nordic Europe:  Danish current account, industrial production and CPI.  Norwegian CPI, PPI and industrial output.  Swedish industrial production.

Switzerland:  Consumer prices and unemployment.

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

Japan:  index of leading economic indicators, bankruptcies, current account, economy watchers index, bank lending, and machine tool orders.

China:  Consumer prices, producer prices, money growth, and bank lending.

Selected Other Asian Data Releases:  Taiwanese CPI, WPI and unemployment.  Filipino consumer prices and Indonesian retail sales.  Malaysian and Indian industrial production.

Latin America:  Mexican CPI, PPI, trade, and industrial production.  Brazilian consumer prices.

Canada:  Monthly labor market survey, new home prices, IVEY-PMI survey, housing starts and building permits.

Australia and New Zealand:  Australain retail sales, job ads and home loans.  New Zealand home prices and business PMI.

Turkey and South Africa:  Turkish industrial production and current account.  South African factory output.

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