Next Week’s Menu: December 28, 2019 – January 3, 2020

December 28, 2019

Central Banks: South Korea has a monetary policy review, and FOMC minutes will be published. Kaplan, Barkin, Evans, Daly, and Brainard are some of the Fed officials with scheduled public remarks.

New Year Holiday: This is the most widely observed holiday of the year. Just about every country observes a holiday on January 1, and Many will be closed all or part of December 31. A few including Switzerland, New Zealand and Japan are shut on Thursday.

Purchasing managers surveys: Manufacturing sector surveys will be reported for a slew of economies. Non-manufacturing PMIs for China and Russia also get released, and so will Britain’s construction PMI.

Scheduled U.S. Economic Data Releases: FHFA and Case Shiller house price indices, pending home sales, the Chicago and NY (NAPM) regional PMIs, the Dallas Fed manufacturing survey, construction spending, motor vehicle sales, consumer confidence, and the advanced trade deficit estimate. Also weekly, jobless insurance claims, mortgage applications, energy inventories, and chain store sales.

Euroland Releases: money and credit growth.

Members of the Euro Area: German retail sales, consumer prices and unemployment. French, Italian, Spanish, and Cypriot consumer prices. Spanish GDP and current account. Austrian and Spanish unemployment. Greek, Cypriot, and Austrian producer prices. Portuguese and Cypriot industrial production. Finnish trade.

U.K. and Switzerland: British shop prices, M4 money growth, mortgage approvals, and Nationwide house price index. Swiss CPI and index of leading economic indicators.

Nordic Europe: Norwegian retail sales, home prices, and unemployment. Sweden’s trade balance.

Japan: Motor vehicle production and sales.

Selected Other Asian Releases: South Korean and Indonesian consumer p rices. Thai and Malaysian producer prices. Hong Kong and Thai trade balances. South Korean business sentiment, retail sales, and industrial production. Indian current account, Singaporean GDP, and Hong Kong retail sales.

South Africa, Turkey, and Brazil: South African M3 and  private credit growth. Turkey’s CPI and PPI. Turkish and Brazilian trade balances.

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