Next Week

July 6, 2018

Central Banks: Monetary policy meetings in Canada, South Korea, Malaysia, Poland, Serbia, Ukraine, Israel, and Peru. Fed officials speaking publicly include Bostic and Kashkari.

Scheduled U.S. Statistical Releases: Consumer prices, producer prices, import prices, JOLTS index of worker hires and separations, NIFB small business sentiment index, Reuters/U. Michigan consumer sentiment, consumer credit and weekly jobless insurance claims, consumer comfort, chain store sales, energy inventories, and mortgage applications.

Japanese and Chinese Data: Japanese money growth, bank lending, current account, economy watchers index, bankruptcies, machinery orders, machine tool orders, producer prices, tertiary index, revised industrial production, and capacity utilization. Chinese money growth, bank lending, CPI, PPI, foreign direct investment, reserves, and trade balance.

Selected Other Asian Statistics: Malaysian and Indian industrial output. Singapore GDP and retail sales. South Korean unemployment and index of leading economic indicators. India’s trade balance.

Euroland: Industrial production, Sentix measure of investor sentiment, house prices, and ZEW index of investor sentiment.

Members of Euro Area: German CPI, WPI, index of leading economic indicators, ZEW investor sentiment, current account, and trade balance. French, Italian, Finnish, and Greek industrial production. Austrian, Dutch, and Finnish trade balances. Spanish, Greek, French, Irish, and Finnish consumer prices. Dutch retail sales and Irish construction purchasing managers index.

U.K. and Switzerland: British industrial production, trade deficit, construction output, GDP for June, GDP for 2Q, same store sales, and Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors’ house price balance index. Swiss producer prices, import prices, and unemployment.

Nordic Europe: Swedish, Norwegian and Danish consumer prices. Danish current account and Norwegian trade. Norway’s PPI.

Eastern Europe: Czech, Romanian and Hungarian consumer prices. Czech and Romanian industrial production and trade balances.

Australia and New Zealand: Australian home loans, consumer confidence and business confidence and conditions. New Zealand food prices and manufacturing purchasing managers index.

Turkey and South Africa: Turkish current account and South African industrial production.

Canada: Housing starts, building permits, home prices, and existing home sales.

Mexico and Brazil: Mexican CPI, PPI, trade balance and industrial production. Brazilian retail sales.

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