Next Week’s Menu: February 19 – 25, 2022

February 18, 2022

Central Banks: Monetary policy reviews in South Korea, China, New Zealand, Hungary, Colombia and Israel.

Holidays and Fiscal Event: U.S. Presidents Day and Canadian Family Day on Monday. Japanese Emperor’s Birthday and South African 2022 budget presentation on Wednesday.

Scheduled U.S. Data Releases: Quarterly GDP. Monthly FHFA and Case-Shiller house price indices, new home sales, pending home sales, consumer confidence, IHS purchasing managers survey, Chicago Fed National Activity Index, durable goods orders, personal income, personal consumption expenditures, PCE price deflator, Conference Board index of consumer confidence, and U. Michigan/Reuters consumer sentiment. Weekly jobless insurance claims, chain store sales, mortgage applications and energy inventories.

Euroland: Preliminary PMI results, consumer prices, money and credit growth, consumer confidence, and economic sentiment.

Members of the Euro Area: French and German PMI surveys. French, German, Irish, Austrian, Portuguese, Greek, Italian and Finnish consumer confidence. German, Belgian, Greek, Dutch, Finnish, French, Italian, and Finnish business confidence. French, Italian, Belgian, Austrian and Cypriot consumer prices. Spanish, German, French and Irish producer prices. German, French, Belgian, and Austrian GDP. German import prices, French household consumption, German import prices and Italian industrial sales.

U.K. and Switzerland: British preliminary PMI survey results, public sector net borrowing, industrial trends survey, distributive trades survey, consumer confidence and Rightmove house price index. swiss ZEW index of investor expectations and KOF leading economic indicator index.

Nordic Europe: Swedish and Icelandic producer prices. Danish and Swedish business confidence. Swedish consumer confidence, Iceland’s PPI, and Danish retail sales.

Eastern Europe: Czech consumer confidence, business sentiment, current account and PPI. Polish retail sales.

Japanese and Chinese Data: Tokyo CPI, index of leading economic indicators, and preliminary purchasing managers survey. China index of leading economic indicators and property prices.

Other Selected Asian Releases: Singapore, Hong Kong, Thai and Taiwanese GDP. South Korean and Taiwanese consumer confidence. Singaporean, Thai, and Taiwanese industrial production. Hong Kong and Taiwanese retail sales. South Korean business confidence and PPI. Hong Kong, Malaysian, and Singaporean consumer prices. Hong Kong unemployment and India’s index of leading economic indicators.

Australia and New Zealand: Australian quarterly wage cost index and business investment and monthly  preliminary PMI survey and construction work completions. New Zealand trade balance.

South Africa and Turkey: South African trade balance, unemployment and PPI. Turkish business sentiment.

Canada, Mexico, and Brazil: Canadian survey of manufacturing sales, orders, and inventories. Mexican GDP, economic activity index, retail sales, and trade balance. Brazilian and Mexican current accounts. Brazilian  unemployment and consumer confidence.

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