Menu of Economic Data and Central Bank Events this Week

July 28, 2019

Central Banks: Monetary policy reviews at the Federal Reserve, Bank of England, Bank of Japan, Bank of Brazil, South African Reserve Bank, and Czech National Bank. Bank of Japan publishes quarterly Outlook and minutes of June monetary policy review. Fed Chairman Powell, Bank of England Carney, and Bank of Japan Governor Kuroda speak publicly. So does Amanmiya of the BOJ.

Purchasing Manager Surveys: Manufacturing surveys for Austria, Switzerland, China, Norway, Mexico, the United States, South Africa, Canada, Brazil, Britain, Greece, Euroland, Germany, Ireland, France, Italy, the Czech Republic, Spain, Turkey, India, Russia, the Netherlands, Poland, Sweden, South Korea, Vietnam, Thailand, Taiwan, the Philippines, Indonesia, Japan, and Malaysia. Non-manufacturing PMI for China. Construction PMIs for Australia and the U.K..

Scheduled U.S. Economic Statistical Releases: Quarterly employment cost index. Monthly Dallas Fed manufacturing index, personal income and spending, PCE price deflator, Core Shiller house price index, pending home sales, Conference Board-compiled consumer confidence, U. Michigan/Reuters consumer sentiment, ADP estimate of private employment, Chicago PMI, NY manufacturing PMI (NAPM), construction spending, trade balance, factory orders, non-farm payroll employment, unemployment, and hourly wage earnings. Weekly consumer comfort, chain store sales, jobless insurance claims, mortgage applications, and energy inventories.

Japanese Data: Retail sales, industrial production, unemployment, consumer confidence, housing starts, construction orders, motor vehicle output and sales, and  monetary base.

Selected Other Asian Indicators: Singaporean, Filipino, Malaysian, and Thai producer prices. South Korean industrial production, retail sales and trade balance. Hong Kong GDP and retail sales. Thai and Indonesian CPI. Thai trade balance.

Euroland: Economic sentiment, consumer confidence, GDP, CPI, unemployment, PPI, and retail sales.

Members of the Euro Area: German CPI, consumer confidence, retail sales and unemployment. French GDP, CPI, and personal consumption. Italian CPI, PPI, GDP, unemployment, industrial production and retail sales. Spanish CPI, retail sales, business confidence, GDP and unemployment. Austrian GDP and PPI. Belgian GDP and Irish unemployment. Greek retail sales and PPI. Cypriot PPI and industrial production. Portugal consumer confidence and industrial output.

U.K. and Switzerland: British M4 money, consumer credit, shop prices, and Nationwide house price index. Swiss index of leading economic indicators and ZEW expectations index.

Nordic Europe: Icelandic CPI, Swedish GDP and Danish unemployment. Norwegian retail sales and unemployment.

Eastern Europe: Hungarian and Romanian PPI and retail sales. Hungary’s trade balance.

Australia and New Zealand: Australian and New Zealand building permits. Australian CPI, PPI, money and credit growth, and import prices. New Zealand activity index and unemployment.

South Africa and Turkey: South African and Turkish trade balances. South African money and credit growth, and jobless rate.

Canadian Data: Monthly GDP and PPI.

Mexico and Brazil: Mexican and Brazilian unemployment. Mexican GDP and current account. Brazil’s PPI.

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