Next Week’s Menu: September 24 -30, 2022

September 23, 2022

Central Banks: Monetary policies will be reviewed in India, Mexico, the Czech Republic, Thailand and Hungary. The Bank of Japan publishes minutes of its Board meeting and also its quarterly Tankan survey of corporate conditions and expectations. Many Fed officials have public speaking engagements including Chairman Powell. ECB President Lagarde and Bank of Japan Governor Kuroda also will be making public comments.

Special Events and Holidays: Georgia Meloni is expected to emerge as Italy’s prime minister from Sunday’s parliamentary election. There is an EU emergency meeting at the end of the week to discuss the energy crisis. Monday is the first full day of Rosh Hashanah.

U.S. Scheduled Data Releases: Quarterly GDP. Monthly personal income, personal spending, PCE price deflator, Chicago Fed National Activity index, Richmond and Dallas Fed manufacturing surveys, Chicago regional purchasing managers index, FAFA and Case-Shiller house price indices, pending home sales, new home sales, durable goods orders, consumer confidence (both the Conference Board and U. Michigan measures), and the advanced estimate of the trade deficit. Weekly jobless insurance claims, chain store sales, mortgage applications, and energy inventories.

Euroland Releases: Economic sentiment, consumer confidence, consumer prices, unemployment, and money and credit gowth.

Members of the Euro Area: German, French, Italian, Spanish, Austrian, and Belgian consumer prices. Italian, Spanish, Finnish, Belgian, Austrian, French and Greek producer prices. German, Italian, Spanish, Finnish, Austrian, French, and Portuguese consumer confidence. German IFO business climate index and business sentiment in Italy, Spain, Finland, Belgium, Austria, Portugal and Greece. Spanish, German, Portuguese, and Irish retail sales. German unemployment and import prices. Italian unemployment and industrial sales. French household consumption, Austria’s manufacturing purchasing managers survey and Belgium’s current account.

U.K. and Switzerland: British quarterly GDP and current account, plus monthly money growth, Rightmove house price index, and Nationwide house price index. Swiss ZEW investor expectations index, KOF leading economic index, GDP and retail sales.

Nordic Europe: Swedish, Norwegian and Danish retail sales. Swedish trade balance, consumer confidence and business sentiment. Icelandic consumer prices. Danish business confidence, GDP and unemployment.

Eastern Europe: Czech and Romanian business sentiment. Russian retail sales, industrial production and unemployment. Czech consumer sentiment.

Japanese and Chinese Data: Japanese preliminary purchasing managers surveys, corporate service prices, retail sales, industrial production, unemployment, consumer confidence, housing starts and construction orders. Chinese index of leading economic indicators, corporate profits, NBS-compiled manufacturing and non-manufacturing PMIs, current account, and Caixin-compiled manufacturing PMI.

Other Selected Asian Releases: Vietnamese GDP, industrial production, retail sales, CPI and trade balance. South Korean industrial production, retail sales, and consumer confidence. Thai current account, trade balance, industrial production and business sentiment. Singaporean, Malaysian, and Filipino producer prices. Malaysian and Singaporean industrial production. Hong Kong retail sales and trade balance. Taiwanese consumer confidence and Indian current account.

Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and Turkey: Australian and South African money and private credit growth. New Zealand building permits. South African and Turkish trade balances. Turkish business sentiment and ABSA-compiled South African manufacturing PMI.

Canadian, Brazilian, and Mexican Data: Canadian monthly GDP and industrial production. Brazilian current account, PPI and consumer confidence. Mexican trade balance and unemployment.

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