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Notable events the week of the 2nd March 2015

Monday the 2nd March:

US Personal Income %m/m 0.4 expected versus 0.3 prior

US Personal Spending %m/m -0.1 expected versus -0.3 prior

US ISM Manufacturing index 53 expected versus 53.5 prior

 

Tuesday the 3rd March:

RBA – Overnight Rate 2% expected versus 2.25% prior

German Retail Sales %m/m 0.4 expected versus 0.6 prior

Eurozone PPI %m/m -0.7 expected versus -1 prior

Canadian GDP %q/q 2 expected versus 2.8 prior

Senate Banking Committee Hearing on Federal Reserve Reform

US Vehicle Sales 16.7 mm expected versus 16.56 mm prior

 

Wednesday the 4th March:

New Zealand GDP %q/q 0.7 expected versus 0.3 prior

US Feds Yellen Speaks on Bank Regulation in New York

French Services PMI index 53.4 expected versus 53.4 prior

German Services PMI index 55.5 expected versus 55.5 prior

ADP Employment Survey 218k expected versus 213k prior

Fed’s Evens Speaks on Economy and Monetary Policy in Illinois

BoC Overnight Rate 0.75% expected versus 0.75% prior

US ISM Non-Manufacturing index 56.5 expected versus 56.7 prior

Fed’s George Speaks on Economy in Kansas City

 

Thursday the 5th March:

German Factory Orders %m/m -1 expected versus 4.2 prior

BoE Monetary Policy Committee meeting and rate decision – no change expected from 0.5%

US Initial Claims 295k expected versus 313k prior

Canadian Ivey PMI index 49 expected versus 45.4 prior

Fed’s Williams Speaks on Economic Outlook in Honolulu

 

Friday the 6th March:

US Nonfarm Payrolls m/m change 230k expected versus 257k prior

US Unemployment Rate 5.6% expected versus 5.7% prior

US Average Hourly Earnings m/m change 0.2% expected versus 0.5% prior

 

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Notable events the week of the 9th February 2015

Monday the 9th:

Japanese consumer confidence 39.3 expected versus 38.8 prior

France Business sentiment 97 expected versus 96 prior

Canadian housing starts 184k expected versus 180.3k prior

 

Tuesday the 10th:

UK BRC Retail sales monitor (%y/y)  0.7 expected versus -0.4 prior

France Industrial production (%m/m) 0.3 expected versus -0.3 prior

UK Industrial Production (%m/m) 0.1 expected versus -0.1 prior

UK Manufacturing Production (%m/m) 0.1 expected versus 0.7 prior

US Fed’s Lacker (voting hawk) to speak on the economy in North Carolina

 

Wednesday the 11th:

US Fed’s Fisher (non-voting hawk) speaks at The Economic Club of NY

Japan Key Machinery Orders (%m/m) 2.3 expected versus 1.3 prior

 

Thursday the 12th:

Eurozone Industrial Production (%m/m) 0.2 expected versus 0.2 prior

German HICP (%m/m) -1.3 expected versus -1.3 prior

US Initial claims 287k expected versus 278k prior

US Retail Sales (%m/m) -0.4 expected versus -0.9 prior

 

Friday the 13th:

French GDP (Preliminary) %q/q 0.1 expected versus 0.3 prior

German GDP (Preliminary) %q/q 0.3 expected versus 0.1 prior

US University of Michigan Sentiment index 98.1 expected versus 98.1 prior

Fed’s Fisher (non-voting hawk) speaks in San Antonio