The new week begins with a series of Japanese data. The country’s current account numbers and the Tankan Index are out alongside a second estimate of third quarter GDP. Trade data are meanwhile issued in China.
From Europe, industrial production numbers are out in Germany, while Sentix investor confidence data are issued for the whole Eurozone. The Bank of England publishes its final Quarterly Bulletin for 2014.
From North America, Canadian building permit figures are issued. And the US Labor Market Conditions Index is out too.
On Tuesday, the National Australia Bank releases data on business confidence. Following this, in the European session, trade balance data are meanwhile out in Germany and France. Focus will then be in UK data which include – the British Retail Consortium retail sales numbers and industrial production data published by the ONS.
In the US, wholesale sales numbers, the NFIB Business Optimism Index and the IBD/TIPP Economic Optimism Index are issued.
On Wednesday, consumer sentiment data are issued in Australia, while Japan sees the release of business confidence numbers. China releases inflation numbers. The UK will release trade data. The rest of the data will be quiet.
On Thursday, the Reserve Bank of New Zealand announces its latest interest rate decision. From the same region, Australia sees an update on employment numbers. Machinery order figures are meanwhile out in Japan.
Inflation numbers are published in Germany and France, while the European Central Bank publishes its Monthly Bulletin. The Swiss National Bank releases its latest monetary policy assessment.
Import and export price numbers, retail sales figures and initial jobless claims are all out in the US.
On the final day of the trading week, industrial output figures are out in Japan and China, with the latter also seeing the release of retail sales numbers.
Inflation numbers are meanwhile issued in Italy and Spain, while wholesale price data are published in Germany. In the Eurozone, industrial output numbers and employment data are released. Construction output figures are issued in the UK. Producer price data are out in the US as well as the University of Michigan consumer sentiment report.
Source:: Japanese GDP data kicks off new week