Next Week

December 1, 2017

Central Bank Policy Reviews: Australia, Brazil, Canada, India, Poland, and Serbia.

Purchasing Managers Surveys: Private domestic, non-oil, or manufacturing PMIs for November to be released for South Africa, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Lebanon, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. Retail PMIs for Euroland, Germany, France and Italy. Construction PMIs due for Australia and Great Britain. Service sector and/or non-manufacturing PMIs will be reported for Australia, Japan, China, Italy, Ireland, France, Germany, Euroland, the U.K., India, the United States, Russia, Spain, and Brazil.

Scheduled U.S. Data Releases: Monthly jobs and unemployment report, the trade balance, U. Michigan/Reuters consumer sentiment index, the IBD/TIPP Optimism index, ADP’s estimate of private jobs growth, consumer credit, factory orders, quarterly productivity and unit labor costs, and weekly jobless insurance claims, consumer comfort, energy inventories, mortgage applications, and chain store sales.

Japanese Statistics: Real GDP, the current account, bank lending, international reserves, economy watchers index, labor cash earnings, bankruptcies, consumer confidence, index of leading economic indicators and the monetary base.

Selected Other Asian Data: Chinese reserves, foreign direct investment and trade balance. Indonesian, Filipino, and Thai consumer prices. Thai and Filipino producer prices. Malaysian trade, South Korean current account and Indonesian consumer confidence.

Euroland: Real GDP, retail sales, producer prices and the Sentix gauge of financial market sentiment.

Members of the Euro Area: German industrial production and orders, current account and trade balance. French industrial output, trade balance and current account. Spanish, Finnish and Irish industrial production. Spanish and Greek unemployment. Greek, Cypriot, and Dutch CPI. Greek and Cypriot GDP. Spain’s index of leading economic indicators. Greek trade and Austrian WPI.

U.K. and Switzerland: British industrial production, trade balance, construction output, Halifax house price index, same-store sales, Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors’ house index, and monthly GDP. Swiss consumer prices and unemployment.

Eastern Europe: Romanian and Hungarian GDP. Czech and Hungarian industrial output. Hungarian retail sales and CPI. Czech trade.

Nordic Europe: Norwegian, Swedish and Danish industrial production. Norwegian current account and Icelandic GDP.

Australia and New Zealand: Australian retail sales, current account, GDP, corporate earnings, and new home sales. Quarterly New Zealand manufacturing activity.

Turkey and South Africa: Turkish CPI, PPI, retail sales and industrial output. South African GDP.

Canada, Brazil and Mexico: Canadian trade balance, building permits, housing starts, IVEY-PMI index, and quarterly productivity, unit labor costs and capacity usage. Brazilian industrial output, consumer prices and trade balance. Mexican CPI, PPI, and consumer confidence.

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