Week Ahead

Next week, important releases for the US include final GDP growth; personal income, spending and PCE prices; new and pending home sales; durable goods orders; and the CB consumer confidence. Elsewhere: UK final GDP growth estimates; Euro Area flash inflation; Germany Ifo business climate; China official PMIs; and Japan industrial production, unemployment and retail sales.

In the US, important releases include the final GDP growth figure; final estimates for corporate profits; personal income, spending and PCE prices; new and pending home sales; durable goods orders; the final reading for the Michigan consumer sentiment; S&P/Case-Schiller housing prices; the Conference Board consumer confidence; Chicago PMI; Dallas Fed Manufacturing PMI; Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index; Kansas Fed Manufacturing Index; and the first estimate for wholesale inventories and goods trade balance. Elsewhere in America: Canada monthly GDP growth and producer prices; Brazil unemployment rate; and Colombia monetary policy decision. Investors will also follow the general elections in Mexico to be held on July 1st when voters will elect a new President. Current President Enrique Peña Nieto is not eligible for another term. 

The UK will publish the final figures for GDP growth and business investment, mortgage data and credit indicators, and current account. Other important data for Europe include: Euro Area flash inflation, business and consumer confidence; Germany Ifo business climate; GfK consumer confidence; preliminary inflation; unemployment and retail sales; France preliminary inflation and consumer confidence; Italy flash inflation, business and consumer confidence; Spain flash inflation and retail sales; and Ireland GDP growth.

In the Asia-Pacific region, investors will also be looking for China official PMIs; Japan industrial production, unemployment, retail sales, consumer confidence, housing starts and construction orders; Australia private sector credit; and Indonesia interest rate decision.

Week Ahead

Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com
6/22/2018 3:49:00 PM