Next Week

July 30, 2016

Central Banks: Monetary policy meetings in Australia, the U.K., Thailand, Romania and the Czech Republic. BOJ minutes will be published, and so will a new quarterly Reserve Bank of Australia Monetary Statement.

Holidays: Markets are closed Monday in Canada for a Civic Holiday and Switzerland for the National Day.

Purchasing Manager Surveys:

  • Manufacturing: Australia, China, Japan, Italy, Spain, France, Germany, Euroland, Britain, the United States, the Czech Republic, South Korea, Taiwan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, Greece, India, Russia, The Netherlands, Poland, Turkey, Brazil, Mexico, Sweden, Switzerland, Hungary, Norway Ireland, South Africa, and Canada.
  • Private or Non-Oil: Hong Kong, Singapore, Egypt, the U.A.E., Saudi Arabia and Lebanon.
  • Services and Non-manufacturing: China, Japan, India, Russia, Australia, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Euroland, the U.K., the U.S., Brazil and Ireland.
  • Construction: U.K., Australia, Germany and Ireland.
  • Retail: Euroland, Germany, France and Italy.

Scheduled U.S. Data: Motor vehicle sales, construction spending, the trade deficit, personal income and spending, the NAPM New York regional PMI, ADP estimate of private employment, the Labor Department monthly jobs report and weekly jobless insurance claims, chain store sales,  mortgage applications, energy inventories and consumer comfort.

Japan: Motor vehicle sales, the monetary base, international reserves, consumer confidence, labor cash earnings, and the index of leading economic indicators.

Selected Other Asian Statistics: Indonesian, Thai, South Korean and Filipino consumer prices.  Thai and Filipino producer prices. South Korea’s current account.

Euroland: Producer prices and retail sales.

Members of the Eurozone: German orders, French current account, and Greek trade.  Italian and Spanish industrial output. Dutch and Cypriot consumer prices.

Britain and Switzerland: U.K. shop prices, car sales and Halifax house price index. Swiss consumer sentiment.

Eastern Europe: Czech, Hungarian and Romanian retail sales. Hungarian trade and industrial production. Romanian producer prices.

Nordic: Norwegian industrial production.

Australia and New Zealand: Australian building permits, retail sales and trade balance. New Zealand home prices, expected inflation, labor statistics and current account.

Turkey and Brazil: Turkish CPI and PPI.  Brazilian industrial production.

Canada: Unemployment and jobs growth, the trade balance and the IVEY-PMI index.

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