Week Ahead


In the US, the release of FOMC minutes will be the most important event, followed by inflation and retail sales data, the preliminary reading of Michigan Consumer Sentiment, and JOLTs job openings. Elsewhere, key data include UK industrial production, construction and trade data; Germany foreign trade; Australia business and consumer confidence; and China Caixin services PMI, trade and foreign investment.

In the US, the Fed will publish its September meeting minutes, which are expected to provide further details of the central bank's plan to unwind its asset purchases. Investors will also be closely watching inflation rate, retail trade, the preliminary reading of Michigan Consumer Sentiment, JOLTs job openings, producer prices, the government's budget statement, business inventories, NFIB Business Optimism Index and IBD/TIPP Economic Optimism.

In the UK, markets will focus on industrial production, construction and trade data. Elsewhere in Europe, important releases include Germany trade balance; industrial output for the Eurozone, Germany, France and Italy; and final inflation data for Germany, France, Italy and Spain.

In China, analysts will be eyeing Caixin services PMI, trade and foreign investment. Meanwhile in Japan, machinery orders, tertiary industry index, current account and producer prices will be in the spotlight. 

In Australia, the RBA will publish its Financial Stability Review. Also, key data to watch for will be NAB business confidence, Westpac consumer confidence, investment lending for homes and home loans.

Other important releases include: Singapore GDP growth; India trade balance, industrial production and inflation; Canada housing starts, building permits and house prices; Mexico inflation rate; Brazil retail trade; and Russia trade balance.



Joana Ferreira | joana.ferreira@tradingeconomics.com
10/6/2017 4:23:15 PM



 


Friday October 06 2017 Actual Previous Consensus
04:00 AM
MY
Balance of Trade AUG MYR9.90B MYR8.0B
05:00 AM
JP
Leading Economic Index Prel AUG 106.8 105.2 ®
05:00 AM
JP
Coincident Index Prel AUG 117.6 115.7
06:00 AM
DE
Factory Orders MoM AUG 3.6% -0.4% ®
06:45 AM
FR
Balance of Trade AUG €-4.5B €-5.9B ®
08:00 AM
IT
Retail Sales MoM AUG -0.3% -0.4% ®
12:00 PM
BR
Inflation Rate YoY SEP 2.54% 2.46%
12:30 PM
CA
Participation Rate SEP 65.6% 65.7%
12:30 PM
CA
Employment Change SEP 10.0K 22.2K
12:30 PM
CA
Unemployment Rate SEP 6.2% 6.2%
12:30 PM
US
Average Hourly Earnings MoM SEP 0.5% 0.2% ®
12:30 PM
US
Participation Rate SEP 63.1% 62.9%
12:30 PM
US
Non Farm Payrolls SEP -33K 169K ®
12:30 PM
US
Unemployment Rate SEP 4.2% 4.4%
01:15 PM
US
Fed Bostic Speech
02:00 PM
CA
Ivey PMI s.a SEP 59.6 56.3
02:00 PM
US
Wholesale Inventories MoM AUG 0.9% 0.6%
04:15 PM
US
Fed Dudley Speech
04:45 PM
US
Fed Kaplan Speech
05:50 PM
US
Fed Bullard Speech
IN
EU-India Summit
Saturday October 07 2017 Actual Previous Consensus
03:45 PM
US
Fed Rosengren Speech
Monday October 09 2017 Actual Previous Consensus
01:45 AM
CN
Caixin Services PMI SEP 50.6 52.7
06:00 AM
DE
Industrial Production MoM AUG 2.6% -0.1% ®
01:00 PM
MX
Inflation Rate YoY SEP 6.35% 6.66%
11:50 PM
JP
Current Account AUG ¥2380T ¥2320T ®
EA
Eurogroup Meeting
US
IMF/World Bank Annual Meetings
Tuesday October 10 2017 Actual Previous Consensus
12:30 AM
AU
NAB Business Confidence SEP 7 5
01:00 AM
PH
Balance of Trade AUG $-2411M $-1617M ®
03:20 AM
AU
RBA Debelle Speech
05:45 AM
CH
Unemployment Rate SEP 3.0% 3%
06:00 AM
DE
Balance of Trade AUG €20.0B €19.6B ®
06:45 AM
FR
Industrial Production MoM AUG -0.3% 0.5% ®
08:00 AM
IT
Industrial Production MoM AUG 1.2% 0.1%
08:30 AM
GB
Balance of Trade AUG £-5.63B £-4.24B ®
08:30 AM
GB
Manufacturing Production MoM AUG 0.4% 0.4% ®
08:30 AM
GB
Construction Output YoY AUG 3.5% 2.7% ®
08:30 AM
GB
Industrial Production YoY AUG 1.6% 1.1% ®
08:30 AM
GB
Industrial Production MoM AUG 0.2% 0.3% ®
08:30 AM
GB
Manufacturing Production YoY AUG 2.8% 2.7% ®
12:15 PM
CA
Housing Starts SEP 217.1K 225.9K ®
12:30 PM
CA
Building Permits MoM AUG -5.5% -2.8% ®
02:00 PM
US
IBD/TIPP Economic Optimism OCT 50.3 53.4
02:00 PM
US
Fed Kashkari Speech
06:00 PM
CA
BoC Wilkins Speech
11:50 PM
JP
Machinery Orders MoM AUG 3.4% 8.0%
US
IMF/World Bank Annual Meetings
Wednesday October 11 2017 Actual Previous Consensus
12:00 AM
US
Fed Kaplan Speech
12:30 AM
AU
Westpac Consumer Confidence Index OCT 101.35 97.9
12:30 AM
AU
Westpac Consumer Confidence Change OCT 3.6% 2.5%
11:15 AM
US
Fed Evans Speech
12:00 PM
BR
Retail Sales MoM AUG -0.5% 0.0%
12:00 PM
BR
Retail Sales YoY AUG 3.6% 3.1%
02:00 PM
US
JOLTs Job Openings AUG 6.082M 6.140M ®
06:00 PM
US
FOMC Minutes
06:50 PM
EA
ECB Praet Speech
08:30 PM
US
API Weekly Crude Oil Stock OCT 3.097M -4.079M
SA
OPEC Monthly Report
US
IMF/World Bank Annual Meetings
Thursday October 12 2017 Actual Previous Consensus
12:30 AM
AU
Investment Lending for Homes AUG 4.3% -3.9%
12:30 AM
AU
Home Loans MoM AUG 1.0% 2.8% ®
04:30 AM
JP
Tertiary Industry Index MoM AUG -0.2% 0.1%
04:30 AM
NL
Balance of Trade AUG €4.07B €4.697B ®
07:30 AM
SE
Inflation Rate MoM SEP 0.1% -0.2%
09:00 AM
EA
Industrial Production YoY AUG 3.8% 3.6% ®
09:00 AM
EA
Industrial Production MoM AUG 1.4% 0.3% ®
09:00 AM
US
IEA Oil Market Report
10:00 AM
IE
Inflation Rate YoY SEP 0.2% 0.4%
12:00 PM
IN
Industrial Production YoY AUG 4.3% 0.9% ®
12:00 PM
IN
Inflation Rate YoY SEP 3.28% 3.28% ®
12:00 PM
IN
Manufacturing Production YoY AUG 3.1% -0.3% ®
12:00 PM
PL
Inflation Rate YoY Final SEP 2.2% 1.8%
12:30 PM
CA
New Housing Price Index YoY AUG 3.8% 3.8%
12:30 PM
CA
New Housing Price Index MoM AUG 0.1% 0.4%
12:30 PM
US
Initial Jobless Claims OCT/07 243K 258K ®
12:30 PM
US
PPI MoM SEP 0.4% 0.2%
12:30 PM
US
Core PPI MoM SEP 0.4% 0.1%
01:00 PM
RU
Balance of Trade AUG $6.612B $3.972B
01:00 PM
RU
Foreign Exchange Reserves SEP $424.8B $424.0B
01:00 PM
GB
BoE Haldane Speech
02:00 PM
MX
Monetary Policy Meeting Minutes
02:30 PM
EA
ECB Draghi Speech
02:30 PM
EA
ECB Praet Speech
02:30 PM
US
Fed Powell Speech
02:30 PM
US
Fed Brainard Speech
02:30 PM
US
EIA Natural Gas Stocks Change OCT/06 87Bcf 42Bcf
03:00 PM
US
EIA Crude Oil Stocks Change 6/OCT -2.747M -6.023M
03:00 PM
US
EIA Gasoline Stocks Change 6/OCT 2.49M 1.644M
05:00 PM
US
30-Year Bond Auction 2.870% 2.790%
07:15 PM
CA
BoC Wilkins Speech
07:45 PM
EA
ECB Cœuré Speech
US
G20 Finance Ministers and CB Governors Meeting
US
IMF/World Bank Annual Meetings
Friday October 13 2017 Actual Previous Consensus
12:00 AM
SG
GDP Growth Rate YoY Adv Q3 4.6% 2.9%
12:00 AM
SG
GDP Growth Rate QoQ Adv Q3 6.3% 2.4% ®
12:30 AM
AU
RBA Financial Stability Review
01:15 AM
US
Fed Bostic Speech
02:30 AM
CN
Balance of Trade SEP $28.47B $41.99B
02:30 AM
CN
Exports YoY SEP 8.1% 5.5%
02:30 AM
CN
Imports YoY SEP 18.7% 13.3%
06:00 AM
DE