Next Week

August 4, 2017

Central Banks: Monetary policy meetings are scheduled in New Zealand, The Philippines, Mexico, Peru and Serbia. Kashkari, Dudley and Kaplan are some of the Fed officials speaking publicly. So will Reserve Bank of Australia GovernorLowe and Reserve Bank of New Zealand Governor Wheeler.

Holidays: A Civic Holiday Monday in Canada. Women’s Day in South Africa and a Singaporean Holiday on Tuesday. Japan’s Mountain Day on Friday.

Tenth Anniversary of the Onset of the Global Financial Crisis: Falls on Tuesday.

Scheduled U.S. Economic Statistical Releases: Consumer prices, producer prices, labor market conditions index, JOLTS index, IBD/TIPP Optimism index, NIFB index of small business sentiment, the federal July budget, productivity, unit labor costs, and weekly jobless insurance claims, consumer comfort, chain store sales, energy inventories and mortgage applications.

Japanese Data: Current account, money and bank lending growth, corporate goods prices, bankruptcies, economy watchers index, reserves, index of leading economic indicators, machinery orders, machine tool orders, the tertiary index, and small business sentiment.

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

Selected Other Asia Releases: Malaysian and Indian industrial production. Singaporean and Indonesian retail sales. Indonesian, Singaporean and Hong Kong GDP. Indonesian consumer confidence and current account. South Korean unemployment and Filipino trade balance.

Euroland: Sentix gauge of investor sentiment.

Members of the Euro Area: German, French, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Greek, Cypriot, and Portuguese consumer prices. German, French, Italian, Finnish, and Greek industrial production. German and French current account and trade. Italian, Greek Austrian and Portuguese trade. Austrian wholesale prices and Ireland’s construction PMI.

U.K. and Switzerland: British industrial output, trade balance, Halifax house price index, same-store sales, RICs house price balance indicator, construction output, and monthly GDP. Swiss consumer prices.

Nordic Europe: Swedish and Norwegian industrial output. Norwegian CPI and PPI. Danish current account and CPI. Icelandic and Danish unemployment.

Eastern Europe: Czech, Hungarian, Romanian, and Polish consumer prices. Czech and Romanian trade. Hungarian and Romanian industrial production. Poland’s current account.

Australia and New Zealand: Australian business confidence and conditions, consumer sentiment, home loans, and construction PMI. New Zealand manufacturing PMI, food prices and quarterly labor costs.

South Africa and Turkey: South African factory output and unemployment. Turkish retail sales, current account and industrial production.

Canada, Mexico and Brazil: Canadian housing starts, building permits and home prices. Mexican trade and industrial production. Brazilian and Mexican consumer prices.

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