Next Week’s Menu: October 2 – 8, 2021

October 1, 2021

Central Banks: Monetary policies will be reviewed next week in New Zealand, Australia, Iceland, Israel, India, Poland, Serbia, and Romania.

Event and Holidays: The Eurogroup monthly meeting is on Monday. Labor Day in Australia is on Monday. Continuing observance of the anniversary of the Chinese Communist Revolution in 1949 runs through Thursday in China and through Tuesday in Hong Kong.

Purchasing Managers Surveys: will be published for the service sectors in Australia, Ireland, Japan, India, Spain, Italy, France, Germany, Euroland, Great Britain, the United States, Russia, Sweden and Brazil; for the construction sectors of the U.K., Euroland, Germany, France, Italy, China and Australia; for non-oil activities in Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates; and for manufacturing in Denmark, Singapore, Lebanon, and South Africa.

Scheduled U.S. Economic Data Releases: Motor vehicle sales, the trade deficit, the IBD/TIPP optimism index, consumer credit, ADP’s estimate of private jobs growth, and the the Labor Department monthly employment situation including non-farm payroll employment, the jobless rate and average hourly earnings, Also weekly jobless insurance claims, chain store sales, consumer comfort, energy inventories, and mortgage applications.

Japanese and Chinese Releases: Household spending, Economy Watchers index, monetary base, bank lending, Tokyo consumer prices, international reserves, average cash earnings, index of leading economic indicators and the current account. Chinese unemployment and international reserves.

Selected Other Asian Data: Filipino, Taiwanese, and Thai consumer prices. South Korean current account and index of leading economic indicators. Taiwanese wholesale prices and trade balance. Singapore retail sales and Thai consumer sentiment.

Euroland: Retail sales, PPI, home prices and Sentix measure of sentiment.

Members of the Euro Area: French, Italian, Belgian, and Austrian retail sales. German, Greek, Finnish, French, Portuguese and Austrian trade balances. Irish, Greek, and Dutch consumer prices. German and French current accounts. German, Greek, Finnish, Spanish and Dutch industrial production. Austrian wholesale prices, German industrial orders, and Austrian producer prices.

U.K. and Switzerland: British Halifax house price index, Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors’ housing market index, and labor productivity. Swiss consumer prices and retail sales.

Eastern Europe: Russian and Hungarian consumer prices. Czech and Hungarian industrial production. Czech retail sales and trade balance.

Nordic Europe: Danish, Norwegian and Swedish industrial production. Swedish factory orders and household consumption.

Australia and New Zealand: Australian and New Zealand business confidence. Australian trade balance and business conditions index.

South Africa and Turkey:  South African Sacci business confidence index. Turkish consumer and producer prices.

Canadian Releases: Monthly labor statistics, housing permits, trade balance and Ivey-PMI index.

Mexico and Brazil: Mexican and Brazilian consumer prices. Mexican consumer confidence. Brazilian industrial production and retail sales.

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