Next Week’s Menu of Data Releases and Other Things to Note

August 2, 2019

Central Banks: Monetary policy reviews in Australia, New Zealand, Thailand, India, Serbia, Romania, Peru and the Philippines. A summary of last week’s BOJ meeting and the Reserve Bank of Australia’s quarterly Monetary Policy Statement will be published. Bullard and Evans of the Fed, Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Lowe, and ECB Governing Council member Coeure will be speaking publicly.

Holidays: Canada’s Civic Day on Monday. On Friday, Singapore observes a National holiday, and South Africans celebrate Women’s Day.

Purchasing Manager Indices: Private or manufacturing surveys for Singapore, South Africa and Lebanon. Non-oil PMIs for Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. Service sector PMIs for Japan, China, India, Russia, Britain, Euroland, Germany, France, Italy, Ireland, Australia, and Brazil. Non-manufacturing U.S. PMI. Construction PMIs for Australia, Italy, France, Germany, and the euro area.

Scheduled U.S. Economic Data Releases: Producer prices, auto sales, the IBD/TIPP optimism index, the JOLTS index, and the employment trends index.

Japanese Data: Quarterly GDP. Monthly household spending, labor cash earnings, reserves, current account, index of leading economic indicators, money growth, bank lending, economy watchers index, and bankruptcies.

Chinese Releases: CPI, PPI, money growth, bank lending, current account, and forex reserves.

Selected Other Asian Releases: Indonesian current account and GDP. Indian and Malaysian industrial production. Filipino consumer prices and trade balance. South Korea’s current account and Singaporean retail sales.

Euroland Data: Sentix measure of investor sentiment.

Members of the Euro Area: German industrial production, industrial orders, current account and trade balance. French current account, trade balance, and industrial production. Italian, Irish, Austrian, Greek, and Portuguese trade balances. Cypriot, Italian, and Dutch consumer prices. Greek and Portuguese unemployment. Austrian wholesale prices and Greek import prices.

U.K. and Switzerland: British quarterly and monthly GDP. British industrial production, construction output, trade balance, Halifax house price index, car sales, and RICs house price balance. Swiss retail sales, unemployment, and consumer sentiment.

Nordic Europe: Danish and Norwegian industrial production. Norwegian CPI and PPI. Icelandic unemployment and Denmark’s current account.

Eastern Europe: Czech and Hungarian industrial production. Romanian and Czech trade balances. Czech retail sales.

Australia and New Zealand: Australian trade balance and new home sales. Quarterly New Zealand labor market data.

Turkey and South Africa: Turkish current account, CPI and PPI. South African business confidence.

Canadian Statistics: Canadian unemployment, jobs growth, hourly earnings, housing starts, new house prices and IVEY-PMI.

Brazil and Mexico: Mexican consumer confidence, CPI, PPI, industrial output, and trade balance. Brazilian retail sales and CPI.

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