Next Week

August 11, 2017

Central Banks: Monetary policy meetings in Chile and Thailand. Released minutes from the FOMC, European Central Bank and Reserve Bank of Australia.

Holidays: The religious Assumption Day and Independence Day in both India and Indonesia.

Scheduled U.S. Data Releases: Retail sales, industrial production, import prices, the Empire State and Philly Fed manufacturing surveys, housing starts, building permits, the National Association of Home Builders housing market index, the index of leading economic indicators, Treasury-compiled capital flows, Fed-compiled labor market conditions index, the Conference Board’s index of leading economic indicators and weekly jobless insurance claims, consumer comfort, chain store sales, energy inventories and mortgage applications.

Euroland: Industrial production, consumer prices, trade, construction output, current account, and ZEW index of investor sentiment.

Members of the Euro Area: German GDP, producer prices and ZEW index. Italian, Greek, Cypriot, Portuguese, Dutch and Austrian GDP. Italian and Finnish current accounts. Dutch and Belgian trade. French index of leading economic indicats, Dutch retail sales and Ireland’s construction purchasing managers index. Finnish and Austrian consumer prices.

U.K. and Switzerland: British consumer prices, retail prices, producer prices, DCLG house price index, retail sales and labor statistics. Swiss producer prices and import prices.

Nordic Europe: Norwegian trade balance, Danish PPI and Swedish consumer prices.

Eastern Europe: Polish, Hungarian, Czech and Romanian GDP. Polish CPI, wage costs, retail sales and industrial output. Czech producer prices.

Japan and China: Japanese GDP, revised industrial production, capacity utilization, customs trade, department store sales and supermarket sales. Chinese retail sales, industrial production, fixed asset investment, money growth, bank lending, and property prices.

Selected Other Asian Statistics: Indian consumer prices and wholesale prices. Indonesian, Indian and Singaporean trade. Malaysian and Filipino GDP. Hong Kong unemployment and Malaysian current account.

Australia and New Zealand: Australian labor statistics, auto sales, Westpac’s index of leading economic indicators, and second-quarter labor costs. New Zealand producer prices, consumer sentiment, and service-sector purchasing managers index.

Turkey and South Africa: Turkish unemployment and South African retail sales.

Canada, Mexico and Brazil: Canadian consumer prices, manufacturing sales, orders and inventories, and existing home sales. Mexican and Brazilian indices of leading economic indicators.

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