Next Week

July 31, 2015

Central Banking Beat:  Interest rate policy meetings at the Bank of England, Bank of Japan, Czech National Bank, Reserve Bank of Australia, Reserve Bank of India, Bank of Thailand, and Romanian National Bank.  The Bank of England’s quarterly Inflation Report arrives, and Bank of Japan Governor Kuroda holds a press conference. 

Holiday Closure:  Canadian August Civic Holiday on Monday.

July Purchasing Manager Surveys

  • Manufacturing: U.S., Japan, South Korea, China, Euroland, Germany, Spain, France, Italy, Greece, The Netherlands, Ireland, Russia, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Turkey, Poland, Great Britain, Australia, Brazil, Mexico, Sweden, Norway, Hungary, Switzerland, Canada, Hong Kong, and South Africa.
  • Non-Oil Private:  Lebanon, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and United Arab Emirates.
  • Services: U.S., Japan, Russia, India, China, Brazil, Sweden, Australia, U.K., Euroland, France, Germany, Italy, Ireland, and Spain.
  • Retail:  Euroland, France, Germany and Italy.
  • Construction:  Germany, Britain, Ireland and Australia.

U.S. Data Releases:  Nonfarm payroll employment, unemployment, average hourly earnings, personal income and spending, construction spending, motor vehicle sales, NAPM index, factory orders, IBD/TIPP Optimism index, ADP-compiled private jobs growth, trade deficit, and weekly observations of jobless insurance claims, consumer comfort, chain store sales, mortgage applications, and energy inventories.

Japanese Releases:  Bank lending, international reserves, the monetary base, the index of leading economic indicators and labor cash earnings. 

Selected Other Asian Data:  Thai and Indonesian consumer sentiment and consumer prices.  South Korean, Taiwanese and Filipino consumer prices.  Indonesian GDP, Malaysian trade, Filipino PPI, and South Korea current account.

Eurozone:  Producer prices and retail sales.

Members of Euroland:  German industrial production and orders, trade, and current account.  French, Spanish, Dutch, and Irish industrial output.  Greek unemployment, CPI, trade balance, and import prices.  Finnish and Austrian trade balances.  Dutch consumer prices.

Great Britain, Switzerland and Norway:  The British Halifax, RICs and Nationwide house price indices.  U.K. Industrial production, shop price inflation, car sales, trade balance, and monthly GDP.  Swiss CPI, unemployment and consumer sentiment.  Norwegian industrial output.

Eastern Europe:  Czech retail sales, trade, and industrial output.  Romanian retail sales and PPI.  Hungarian industrial production.

Canada:  Monthly labor statistics, building permits, IVEY-PMI index, and trade balance.

Latin America:  Brazilian CPI and industrial output.  Colombian CPI and Mexican consumer sentiment.

Australia, New Zealand and Turkey:  Australian job ads, retail sales, trade balance, labor statistics and home loans.  New Zealand labor market trends.  Turkish CPI, PPI and industrial output.

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