Next Week’s Menu: August 28 – September 3, 2001

August 27, 2021

Central Banks: The annual Jackson Hole central bank symposium ends on August 28. Chilean monetary policy will be reviewed at the Central Bank of Chile. Atlanta Fed President Bostic speaks publicly.

Holiday: U.K. late summer bank holiday on Monday.

Purchasing Manager Surveys: Results of over 40 August surveys covering manufacturing and services to be reported. The heaviest flow of manufacturing results will be on Wednesday, and most of the service sector findings will follow on Friday.

Scheduled U.S. Statistical Releases: Quarterly productivity and unit labor costs. Monthly non-farm payroll employment, unemployment, average hourly earnings, ADP’s estimate of private sector jobs, FHFA and Case Shiller house price indices, pending home sales, motor vehicle sales, consumer confidence, Dallas Fed manufacturing index, Chicago regional PMI survey, trade deficit, and factory orders. Weekly jobless insurance claims, consumer comfort, chain store sales, mortgage applications and energy inventories.

Japanese Releases: Industrial production, unemployment, retail sales, housing starts, construction  orders, monetary base and quarterly business investment.

Other Selected Asian Releases: Thai, Indian and South Korean trade balances. South Korean and Indian GDP. Hong Kong, Singaporean, and Thai retail sales. Thai industrial production and current account. Filipino PPI and Indonesian consumer confidence.

Euroland Data: Economic sentiment, consumer confidence, consumer prices, retail sales, unemployment and PPI.

Members of the Euro Area: Belgian, Austrian, French, Italian, and Cypriot producer prices. Portuguese, Spanish, Italian, French and Belgian consumer prices. Dutch and Austrian business sentiment. Greek, Portuguese, Spanish, German, and Dutch retail sales. German, French and Italian unemployment. Italian, Austrian, Belgian, and Portuguese GDP. French household spending, Austrian business sentiment, and Finland’s trade balance.

U.K. and Switzerland: British money growth, mortgage approvals, consumer credit, and Nationwide house  price index. Swiss retail sales, consumer prices, KOF index of leading economic indicators, and GDP.

Nordic Europe: Norwegian and Swedish current accounts. Icelandic GDP, CPI and PPI. Norwegian unemployment and Danish business sentiment.

Eastern European Releases: Polish and Czech GDP. Romanian and Hungarian producer prices and retail sales. Polish consumer prices.

Australia and New Zealand: Australian and New Zealand building permits, money growth and private credit expansion. Australian GDP and current account. New Zealand business confidence, import prices and export prices.

South Africa and Turkey: South African and Turkish trade balances. South African money growth and domestic credit expansion. Turkish CPI and PPI.

Canada, Brazil and Mexico: Canadian 2Q and June GDP, current account, trade balance and building permits. Brazilian unemployment and industrial production. Mexican consumer sentiment.

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