Week Ahead


In the US, important releases include the preliminary reading of the Michigan consumer sentiment and consumer credit. It will be a busy week in Asia with the releases for China trade; consumer and producer prices; Japan machinery orders and GDP growth for Indonesia and Hong Kong. Investors will also be looking for UK industrial output, Euro Area retail sales and the RBA interest rate decision.

In the US, important releases include the preliminary reading of the Michigan consumer sentiment; JOLTs job openings; consumer credit and wholesale inventories.

Elsewhere in America: Canada Ivey PMI, housing starts and building permits; Brazil services and composite PMI and inflation rate; Mexico interest rate decision, inflation and industrial production.

It will be a busy week for China, with the releases for exports and imports; consumer and producer prices. In Japan, services PMI; average cash earnings; current account and machinery orders will also be in the spotlight. Elsewhere in Asia, important data include third quarter GDP growth for Indonesia and Hong Kong and interest rate decisions for Thailand, Malaysia and Philippines.

The UK will publish industrial production and the Halifax house price index. Elsewhere in Europe, investors will be waiting for final services PMI for the Eurozone, Germany and France and the first release for Spain and Italy. The Eurostat will also publish PPI and retail sales for the Eurozone and Germany will release industrial production, factory orders and trade.

In Australia, both the Reserve Bank of Australia and the Reserve Bank of New Zealand will provide an update on the course of monetary policy. 

In Africa, South Africa will release mining and manufacturing data.




Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com
11/4/2017 11:27:06 AM