Next Week’s Menu: January 9-15, 2021

January 8, 2021

Central Banks: Monetary policies will be reviewed in South Korea, Poland, Peru, and Serbia. Tenreyro, Bailey, and Broadbent of the Bank of England will be speaking publicly. The Fed Beige Book of regional economic conditions will be published.

Holiday: Japanese Coming of Age holiday on Monday.

Scheduled U.S. Economic Data Releases: Consumer prices, producer prices, import prices, December federal budget deficit, retail sales, industrial production, capacity utilization, Philly Fed and Empire State manufacturing surveys, NIFB small business sentiment index, IBD/TIPP optimism index, JOLTS index and U. Michigan/Reuters consumer sentiment index. Weekly jobless insurance claims, consumer comfort, chain store sales, energy inventories, and mortgage applications.

Japanese and Chinese Releases: Japanese machinery orders, machine tool orders, current account, money growth, bank lending, economy watchers index, tertiary index, and PPI. Chinese GDP, CPI, PPI, trade balance, money growth and bank lending, fixed asset investment, home prices, motor vehicle sales, retail sales, and industrial production.

Other Selected Asian Releases: Malaysian and Indian industrial production. Indonesian, South Korean, and Filipino trade balances. Singaporean GDP, Malaysian unemployment, South Korean import prices, and Indian wholesale prices. Indonesian consumer confidence and retail sales.

Euroland Data: Industrial production, trade balance, labor costs, Sentix investor sentiment index, and index of leading economic indicators.

Members of the Euro Area: German GDP, WPI, and index of leading economic indicators. French, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Finnish, Portuguese, Irish, and Greek consumer prices. Irish, Dutch, Italian, Cypriot, and Belgian trade balances. Irish, Spanish, Italian industrial production. Italian and Irish retail sales. Greek import prices and unemployment. Finnish current account and Ireland’s construction purchasing managers survey.

U.K. and Switzerland: British monthly GDP, same store sales, industrial production, trade balance, and Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors house price balance index. Swiss producer prices and import prices.

Eastern Europe: Czech, Romanian, Hungarian and Polish consumer prices. Polish, Hungarian and Romanian trade balances. Czech industrial production, unemployment and retail sales. Romanian GDP and Polish current account.

Nordic Europe: Swedish, Norwegian and Danish consumer prices. Norwegian and Danish PPI and trade balances. Danish current account and Norwegian GDP.

Australia and New Zealand: Australian retail sales, home loans, and Westpac consumer confidence index. New Zealand food prices and building permits.

South Africa and Turkey: South African factory output, retail sales and wholesale turnover. Turkish unemployment.

Canada, Mexico and Brazil: Canadian housing starts and new home prices. Mexican industrial production. Brazilian CPI, retail sales, business confidence and index of leading economic indicators.

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