Next Week

October 9, 2015

Central Banks:  Policy meetings are scheduled next week in Mexico, South Korea, Indonesia and Peru.  The Fed Beige Book of regional conditions will be published.  BOJ minutes arrive.  Lockhart, Dudley, Evans, Mester, Brainard and Bullard of the Federal Reserve speak publicly as do Deputy Governors Lowe of the Reserve Bank of Australia and Nakaso of the Bank of Japan.  Bank of Canada Governor Poloz also speaks publicly.

Holidays:  U.S. Columbus Day, Japanese Health Sports Day and Canada Thanksgiving — all on Monday.

Scheduled U.S. Data:  Consumer prices, producer prices, retail sales, industrial production, small business sentiment, the Empire State and Philly Fed manufacturing indices, the Reuters/U. Michigan consumer sentiment index, the JOLTS index of job separations and hires, Treasury-compiled TIC capital flows, the September and fiscal 2015 federal budgets, and weekly chain store sales, jobless insurance claims, mortgage applications, consumer comfort and energy inventories.

Japanese Statistics:  Consumer confidence, corporate goods prices, revised industrial production, capacity usage, machine tool orders, the tertiary index, money growth, bank lending, and the index of leading economic indicators.

Chinese Data:  Money growth and bank lending, foreign direct investment, consumer prices, producer prices and the trade balance.

Selected Other Asia Releases:  South Korean trade and unemployment.  Indian WPI, trade balance and industrial output.  Malaysian CPI and industrial production.  Singapore’s trade balance, retail sales and GDP growth.

Eurozone:  Industrial production, trade, car sales, consumer prices and ZEW index of investor sentiment.

Members of Euroland:  German, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Finnish and Austrian CPI.  German WPI and ZEW investor sentiment.  French and Finnish current accounts.  Italian trade, Greek import prices and Ireland’s construction purchasing managers index.

British and Swiss Data:  U.K. CPI, RPI, PPI, DCLG home prices, same store sales, labor statistics and index of leading economic indicators.  Swiss producer prices, import prices and ZEW index of investor sentiment.

Nordic Europe:  Danish and Swedish consumer prices.  Norwegian trade, Icelandic unemployment, and Danish producer prices.

Eastern Europe:  Romanian and Polish consumer prices.  Romanian and Hungarian industrial production.  Czech and Polish current accounts.  Romanian trade.

Australia, New Zealand and Turkey:  Australian and New Zealand business confidence.  Aussie unemployment and jobs, plus business conditions and business confidence.  New Zealand third-quarter consumer prices and latest monthly business purchasing managers index.  Turkish unemployment and current account.

Canada and Latin America:  Canadian house prices, existing home sales and monthly survey of manufacturing shipments, orders and inventories.  Mexican and Brazilian indices of leading economic indicators.  Mexican industrial production and Brazilian retail sales.

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