Next Week

July 28, 2017

Central Banks: Monetary policy meetings in Australia, Great Britain, India, Sri Lanka, Romania, the Czech Republic and Ukraine. The Reserve Bank of Australia’s quarterly Monetary Policy Statement and Bank of Japan’s Summary will be published. Mester and Williams of the Federal Reserve speak publicly.

Purchasing Manager Surveys: Many service sector PMIs and even more manufacturing PMI’s get reported. Non-oil Middle Eastern PMIs and several private sector PMIs arrive, too. British and German construction PMIs and retail PMIs for Euroland, Germany, Italy, and France are also due.

Holiday: Swiss National holiday on August 1st.

Scheduled U.S. Data: Monthly Labor Dept’s jobs report, ADP estimate of private jobs, NAPM and Chicago PMI, pending home sales, motor vehicle sales, personal income, personal spending, personal consumption expenditures price deflator, construction spending, trade deficit, factory orders, and weekly jobless insurance claims, consumer comfort, chain store sales, mortgage applications, and energy inventories.

Japanese Statistics: Industrial production, motor vehicle sales and output, housing starts, construction orders, labor cash earnings, monetary base, and consumer confidence.

Other Selected Asian Releases: Thai, South Korean, Indonesian and Filipino consumer  prices. Filipino and Thai producer prices. Malaysian, South Korean and Thai trade balances. Indonesian GDP and Hong Kong retail sales.

Euroland: Unemployment, CPI, PPI, retail sales, and second-quarter GDP.

Members of the Euro Area: German retail sales, orders and unemployment. Italian and Cypriot CPI and PPI. Spanish current account and Finnish trade. Greek retail sales and PPI. Portuguese consumer and business confidence. Italian and Spanish unemployment. Spanish industrial production.

U.K. and Switzerland: British Nationwide house price index, shop prices, and money growth. Swiss retail sales and consumer confidence.

Romania, Hungary and Iceland: Romanian retail sales and Icelandic unemployment. Hungarian and Romanian producer prices. Hungarian industrial production.

Australia and New Zealand: Australian and New Zealand building permits. Australian money and credit growth, new home sales, trade balance and retail sales. New Zealand labor statistics and business sentiment.

South Africa and Turkey: South African trade balance, money growth and credit expansion. Turkey’s CPI, PPI and trade balance.

Canada, Mexico and Brazil: Canadian labor statistics, producer prices, IVEY-PMI, and trade balance. Mexican GDP and consumer sentiment. Brazilian industrial production and trade balance.

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