Next Week’s Menu (September 21-27, 2019)

September 20, 2019

Central Banks: Monetary policies to be reviewed in New Zealand, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Thailand, Mexico and the Philippines. Minutes from the Bank of Japan’s July Board meeting get published. Williams, Kaplan, Kashkari, and Bullard of the Fed speak publicly, and so do BOJ Governor Kuroda, Bank of England Governor Carney, and Masai of the Bank of Japan and Saunders of the Bank of England.

Holidays: Japan observes the Autumnal Equinox on Monday, and South Africans celebrate Heritage Day on Tuesday.

U.S. Economic Statistical Releases: Revised GDP, personal income and spending, the PCE price deflator, durable goods orders, the Richmond and KC Fed manufacturing indices, consumer confidence, new home sales, the Chicago Fed National Activity index, the Case Shiller and FHFA house price indices, pending home sales and the advance trade balance estimate. Weekly mortgage applications, consumer comfort, chain store sales, jobless insurance claims and energy inventories arrive, too.

Euroland Data: Economic sentiment, preliminary purchasing managers surveys, and money and credit growth.

Members of the Euro Area: German and French purchasing manager surveys. German retail sales, consumer confidence, import prices, and IFO’s business climate index. French and Italian consumer prices. French, Italian, Finnish, and Spanish producer prices. French, Finnish, Italian, and Portuguese consumer confidence. French, Belgian, and Italian business sentiment. Spanish and Irish retail sales. Austrian GDP, industrial production and manufacturing PMI survey. Dutch current account, Finnish unemployment, and French consumer spending.

U.K. and Switzerland: British consumer confidence, public sector borrowing, mortgage approvals, Nationwide house price index, and CBI surveys of industrial trends and distributive trades. Swiss money growth, ZEW expectations index, and KOF index of leading economic indicators.

Eastern Europe: Polish and Hungarian unemployment. Czech business and consumer confidence.

Nordic Europe: Icelandic and Norwegian unemployment. Danish and Swedish retail sales. Icelandic wage costs and consumer prices. Swedish producer prices and trade balance.

Japanese Statistical Releases: Preliminary purchasing managers surveys, corporate service prices, machine tool orders, Tokyo’s CPI, and the index of leading economic indicators.

Selected Other Asian Data: Malaysian and Singaporean producer prices. Chinese and Hong Kong current accounts. Chinese corporate profits and index of leading economic indicators. South Korean producer prices, Singaporean industrial production, and Hong Kong’s trade balance.

Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa: Australia’s purchasing manager surveys. New Zealand consumer sentiment and trade balance. South African PPI and index of leading economic indicators.

Canada, Mexico and Brazil: Canadian wholesale turnover. Mexican retail sales and unemployment. Brazilian producer prices, unemployment and current account.

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