Next Week

August 12, 2016

Monday Holidays: Assumption Day observed in several European markets. South Korean National Liberation Day commemorating freedom from Japanese colonialism.

Central Banks: Bank Indonesia has an interest rate policy. The Fed, ECB and Reserve Bank of Australia publish policy meeting minutes. Fed district bank presidents Williams, Bullard and Lockhart speak publicly.

U.S. Economic Statistical Releases: Consumer prices, industrial production, Treasury-compiled capital flows, the Empire State and Philly Fed manufacturing surveys, housing starts, building permits, the National Home Builders Association housing market index, index of leading economic indicators and weekly jobless insurance claims, chain store sales, consumer comfort, energy inventories, and mortgage applications.

Japanese Data: GDP, revised industrial production, capacity usage, customs trade, and the all industry index.

Selected Other Asian data: Thai and Filipino GDP. India’s index of leading economic indicators and WPI index. Indonesian trade, South Korean PPI, and Singaporean retail sales.

Euroland: Current account, trade balance, consumer prices, construction output, and ZEW index of investor sentiment.

Members of the Euro Zone: German ZEW index, PPI, and index of leading economic indicators. Italian and Greek current accounts. French index of leading economic indicators and second quarter unemployment. Portuguese PPI and Spanish trade balance. Finnish and Austrian consumer prices.

U.K. and Switzerland: British Rightmove house price index, CPI, RPI, PPI DCLG index of home prices, and public finances. ZEW index of investor confidence toward Switzerland.

Eastern Europe: Czech GDP and Polish wages.

Nordic Europe: Iceland’s CPI, Norwegian trade, and Denmark’s PPI.

Canada and Brazil: Canadian manufacturing shipments and orders. Canadian retail sales, consumer prices, and existing home sales. Brazil’s index of leading economic indicators.

Australia, New Zealand and South Africa: Australian and New Zealand labor statistics. Aussie motor vehicle sales and index of leading economic indicators. New Zealand producer prices, wage costs, and services purchasing managers index. South African retail sales.

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