Next Week

January 6, 2017

Japanese Holiday Closure: Coming of Age Day on Monday.

Central Banks: Brazil, Poland, South Korea, Indonesia, and Serbia have scheduled monetary policy meetings. The ECB Account of its last council meeting gets published. Harker, Yellen, Evans, Lockhart, and Rosengren of the Fed speak publicly.

Scheduled U.S. Economic Data Releases: Retail sales, import prices, producer prices, NFIB index of small business sentiment, consumer credit, U. Michigan index of consumer sentiment, Jolts index of job hirings and separations, IBD/TIPP index of investor optimism, monthly federal budget, and weekly jobless insurance claims, energy inventories, consumer comfort, chain store sales, and mortgage applications.

Japanese Statistics: Consumer confidence, current account, economy watchers index, bankruptcies, bank lending, reserves, and index of leading economic indicators.

China: GDP, trade balance, CPI, PPI, reserves, foreign direct investment, and money and bank lending growth.

Selected Other Asian Figures: Indian and Malaysian industrial production. Singapore’s GDP and retail sales. South Korean unemployment and Indian consumer prices.

Euroland: Industrial production, Sentix gauge of investor sentiment, and unemployment.

Members of the Euro Area: German 2016 GDP. German, Italian, French, Spanish, Finnish, and Greek GDP. German trade balance, current account, wholesale prices and index of leading economic indicators. French, Spanish, Cypriot, Greek and Portuguese consumer prices. Finnish, Portuguese, and Greek trade. Italian and Greek unemployment. French business sentiment and Dutch retail sales.

U.K. and Switzerland: British industrial production, trade balance, shop prices, construction output, monthly GDP, shop prices, Halifax house price index, and house balance index compiled by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors. Swiss retail sales, CPI, unemployment and money growth.

Nordic Europe: Danish, Swedish and Norwegian consumer prices. Danish current account. Danish and Swedish industrial production.

Eastern Europe: Polish, Romanian, and Hungarian consumer prices. Romanian and Hungarian industrial production and trade. Romanian GDP.

Australia, South Africa and Turkey: Australian building permits and construction purchasing managers index. Turkish industrial output and current account. South African business sentiment.

Canada: Housing starts, building permits, and home prices.

Brazil and Mexico: Brazilian CPI and retail sales. Mexican industrial output, CPI, PPI, trade balance, and index of leading economic indicators.

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