The following are important data releases in the week beginning May 9.
Monday 9 May
The Japanese Cabinet Office releases consumer confidence numbers.
The latest Eurozone Sentix Index is published.
In Germany, industrial orders figures for March are out.
UK regional PMI results are published.
Canada sees the release of housing starts numbers.
Tuesday 10 May
Global sector PMI results are released
Consumer price data are published in China.
Industrial production data are updated in France, Greece and Germany, with the latter also seeing the release of trade figures.
The British Retail Consortium releases retail sales numbers in the UK, while The Office for National Statistics updates trade data. Moreover, the latest UK & English Regions and Scotland Reports on Jobs are published.
NFIB business optimism data are released alongside wholesale inventories numbers.
Wednesday 11 May
Mortgage lending data are released in Australia.
In Japan, the Cabinet Office issues its Leading Indicator.
UK industrial output numbers are released by the Office for National Statistics.
Mortgage application data are published in the US.
Thursday 12 May
Current account numbers are published in Japan.
Eurostat issues industrial output figures for the Eurozone.
The Bank of England announces its latest monetary policy decision.
House price data are updated in Canada.
Initial jobless claim and import price figures are issued in the US.
Friday 13 May
First quarter GDP numbers will be updated in the Eurozone.
Germany and Spain see the release of final consumer price data for April, while non-farm payroll figures are issued in France.
In the UK, construction output numbers are updated by the Office for National Statistics.
Retail sales and producer price figures are released in the US alongside the latest Reuters/Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index.
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