Next Week

November 17, 2017

Central Banks: There are monetary policy meetings in South Africa, Hungary and Colombia. Meetings of recent meetings will be released at the Fed, ECB and Reserve Bank of Australia. Fed Chair Yellen delivers a speech as do ECB President Draghi, Swiss National Bank Jordan and RBA Governor Lowe.

Holidays: Revolution Day in Mexico and Black Awareness Day in Brazil on Monday. Thanksgiving in the U.S. and Labor Thanksgiving in Japan on Tuesday. U.S. bond market will work a shortened day on Friday.

Scheduled U.S. Statistical Releases: Existing home sales, U. Michigan consumer sentiment, Chicago Fed National Activity Index, durable goods orders, index of leading economic indicators and weekly chain store sales, unemployment insurance claims, energy inventories, mortgage applications, and consumer comfort.

Japanese Economic Data: Customs trade, all-industry index, department store and supermarket sales, index of leading economic indicators, and preliminary manufacturing purchasing managers survey.

Selected Other Asian Data: Singaporean, Malaysian and Hong Kong consumer prices. Indian and Chinese indices of leading economic indicators. Thai and Singaporean GDP. South Korean PPI, Indian M3 money, and Singaporean industrial production.

Euroland: Preliminary manufacturing and service-sector purchasing manager survey results and index of leading economic indicators.

Members of Euroland: German and French preliminary PMIs. German GDP, IFO business climate index, and import prices. German, Spanish, Irish, and Finnish producer prices. Dutch and Belgian consumer confidence. Greek and Portuguese current accounts. Spanish trade balance.

U.K. and Switzerland: British public sector borrowing requirement and surveys of both industrial trends and distributive trades. Swiss industrial output, M3 money growth, and trade surplus.

Eastern Europe: Polish retail sales, industrial production, producer prices and unemployment. Czech consumer confidence and business sentiment.

Nordic Europe: Icelandic and Norwegian unemployment. Icelandic CPI and wages. Danish consumer confidence and retail sales. Swedish producer prices.

Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and Turkey: Australia’s index of leading economic indicators and construction work done. New Zealand retail sales, food prices, trade balance, and services PMI survey results. South African consumer prices and index of leading economic indicators. Turkish consumer confidence.

Canada, Mexico and Brazil: Canadian and Mexican retail sales and wholesale turnover. Mexican GDP and current account. Brazil’s current account.

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