Next Week’s Menu: August 21 – 27, 2021

August 19, 2021

Central Banks: Monetary policies will be reviewed in Iceland, Poland, Hungary, South Korea, and Israel.

Special Event: The Kansas City Fed’s annual central banking symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming runs from August 26th through 28th.

Scheduled U.S. Data Releases: Quarterly GDP. Monthly personal income, spending and PCE price deflator, Kansas City Fed and Richmond Fed manufacturing surveys, existing home sales, new home sales, Chicago Fed National Activity Index, durable goods orders, advanced trade balance, IHS-compiled preliminary purchasing managers surveys, and U. Michigan/Reuters consumer sentiment index. Weekly jobless insurance claims, mortgage applications, consumer comfort, chain store sales and energy inventories.

Euroland Releases: Preliminary PMI  survey findings, consumer confidence, and money and credit growth.

 Members of the Euro Area: German and French preliminary PMIs. German, Finnish, and Austrian GDP. German, French, Italian, Dutch, Finnish, Portuguese, and Irish consumer sentiment. French, Belgian, Portuguese, and Italian business confidence. German import prices and IFO business climate index. Greek, Spanish, and Finnish producer prices. Italian industrial sales, Austrian manufacturing PMI, and Irish retail sales.

U.K. and Switzerland: British preliminary purchasing managers survey results, and the CBI monthly surveys of industrial trends and distributive trades. Swiss ZEW economic sentiment index.

Nordic European Data: Danish and Swedish consumer confidence. Norwegian and Danish retail sales. Swedish business confidence, trade balance, PPI,  and GDP. Icelandic and Swedish unemployment.

Eastern Europe: Czech and Russian business sentiment. Polish and Hungarian unemployment. Russian industrial production and corporate profits. Czech consumer confidence.

Japanese and Chinese Releases: Japanese preliminary PMI surveys, corporate service prices, index of leading economic indicators, and Tokyo’s CPI. Chinese corporate profits and index of leading economic indicators.

Other Selected Asian Data Reports: Malaysian and Singaporean consumer prices. Hong Kong and Thailand trade balances. South Korean business confidence and consumer sentiment. Thai and Singaporean industrial production. Taiwanese retail sales and unemployment. Singapore’s PPI and India’s index of leading economic indicators.

Australia and New Zealand: Australian quarterly private investment and monthly retail sales, purchasing managers survey, index of leading economic indicators, retail sales, and construction work completions. New Zealand retail sales and trade balance.

South Africa and Turkey: South African consumer prices, leading economic index, and unemployment. Turkish consumer confidence.

Canada, Mexico, and Brazil: Canadian PPI and average weekly earnings. Mexican and Brazilian current accounts. Mexican GDP, economic activity index, unemployment, trade balance, and retail sales. Brazilian consumer confidence.

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