Keith Underwood No Comments

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


Keith Underwood No Comments

Notable events the week of the 2nd February 2015

Monday the 2nd:

China HSBC/Markit PMI Manufacturing  49.8 versus 49.8 prior

Eurozone Manufacturing PMI 51 versus 51 prior

UK CIPS/Markit Manufacturing PMI 52.8 versus 52.5

US Personal income 0.2 versus 0.4 prior

US Personal spending -0.2 versus 0.6 prior

US ISM Manufacturing 54.8 versus 55.1 prior


Tuesday the 3rd:

New Zealand RBA Overnight Rate 2.5 versus 2.5 prior

US Factory orders -2 versus -0.7 prior

New Zealand RBA interest rate meeting

US Vehicle sales 16.8m versus 16.8 prior


Wednesday the 4th:

Eurozone Services PMI 52.3 versus 52.3 prior

UK CIPS/Markit Services PMI 56.4 versus 55.8 prior

US ADP Employment Survey 220k versus 241k prior

US ISM Non-Manufacturing index 56.5 versus 56.5 prior


Thursday the 5th:

New Zealand Retail trade 0.3 versus 0.1 prior

German Factory Orders m/m 1.3 versus -2.4 prior

UK BoE MPC – Base Rate 0.5 versus 0.5 prior

US Initial Claims 305k versus 265k prior


Friday the 6th:

German Industrial Production m/m 0.3 versus -0.1 prior

Canadian Net Change in Employment 5k versus -11.3k prior

Canadian Unemployment 6.7% versus 6.7% prior

US Non-Farm Payrolls 231k versus 252k prior

US Unemployment 5.6% versus 5.6 prior

US Fed’s Lockhart speaks on the US economy in Florida (5:45PM)