Week Ahead

Next week the US will be publishing existing home sales, building permits and housing starts, and flash Markit PMIs. Elsewhere, the Bank of England will be deciding on monetary policy, with markets anticipating no changes. Other important releases include: UK CBI factory orders; Eurozone flash Markit PMIs and consumer confidence; Japan inflation, trade balance and Nikkei Manufacturing PMI; Canada retail sales and inflation; and interest rate decisions from Switzerland, Norway, Mexico, Brazil and the Philippines.

In the US the most important releases are existing home sales; building permits and housing starts; flash Markit PMIs; current account; NAHB Housing Market Index; Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index; and FHFA house prices.

In the UK investors will turn their attention to Bank of England's policy meeting, at which the central bank is expected to keep rates on hold on the back of poor economic data and Brexit worries. The country's CBI factory orders and public finances will also be watched. 

Elsewhere in Europe, flash Markit PMIs for the Eurozone, Germany and France will be in the spotlight, alongside Eurozone consumer confidence and construction output; Norway and Switzerland interest rate decisions; Germany producer prices; France final Q1 GDP growth and business morale; Italy trade balance; and Turkey unemployment and consumer sentiment.

In Japan, analysts are eyeing the publication of inflation rate, trade balance and flash Nikkei Manufacturing PMI; while in Australia markets will focus on house price index for the first quarter.

Other important figures include: Canada retail trade and inflation; Mexico, Brazil and the Philippines interest rate decisions; Argentina Q1 GDP growth; and Malaysia and South Africa inflation rates.



Joana Ferreira | joana.ferreira@tradingeconomics.com
6/15/2018 2:37:52 PM



 


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01:30 AM
CN
House Price Index YoY MAY 4.7% 4.7%
03:00 AM
JP
BoJ Interest Rate Decision -0.1% -0.1%
03:30 AM
AU
RBA Ellis Speech
06:30 AM
DE
Bundesbank Semi-Annual Forecasts
07:40 AM
IN
Balance of Trade MAY $-14.62B $-13.72B
09:00 AM
EA
Balance of Trade APR €16.7B €26.9B
09:00 AM
EA
Core Inflation Rate YoY Final MAY 1.1% 0.8% ®
09:00 AM
EA
Inflation Rate YoY Final MAY 1.9% 1.3% ®
09:00 AM
EA
Inflation Rate MoM MAY 0.5% 0.3%
09:45 AM
EA
ECB Cœuré Speech
10:30 AM
RU
Interest Rate Decision 7.25% 7.25%
11:00 AM
IL
Inflation Rate MoM MAY 0.5% 0.4%
12:00 PM
RU
Monetary Policy Report
12:30 PM
US
NY Empire State Manufacturing Index JUN 25.00 20.10
01:15 PM
US
Industrial Production YoY MAY 3.5% 3.6% ®
01:15 PM
US
Industrial Production MoM MAY -0.1% 0.9% ®
02:00 PM
US
Michigan Consumer Expectations Prel JUN 87.4 89.1
02:00 PM
US
Michigan 5 Year Inflation Expectations Prel JUN 2.6% 2.5%
02:00 PM
US
Michigan Inflation Expectations Prel JUN 2.9% 2.8%
02:00 PM
US
Michigan Current Conditions Prel JUN 117.9 111.8
02:00 PM
US
Michigan Consumer Sentiment Prel JUN 99.3 98
08:00 PM
US
Foreign Bond Investment APR $-4.8B $-4.9B ®
08:00 PM
US
Net Long-Term Tic Flows APR $93.9B $61.8B
08:00 PM
US
Overall Net Capital Flows APR $138.7B $-43.6B ®
Sunday June 17 2018 Actual Previous
10:00 AM
IL
GDP Growth Rate QoQ 2nd Est Q1 1.1% 1.1% ®
11:50 PM
JP
Balance of Trade MAY ¥-578B ¥625B ®
11:50 PM
JP
Exports YoY MAY 8.1% 7.8%
Monday June 18 2018 Actual Previous
07:00 AM
TR
Unemployment Rate MAR 10.1% 10.6%
08:00 AM
IT
Balance of Trade APR €2.938B €4.525B ®
08:00 AM
PL
Employment Growth YoY MAY 3.7% 3.7%
10:00 AM
DE
Bundesbank Monthly Report
12:45 PM
US
Fed Dudley Speech
01:00 PM
RU
GDP Growth Rate YoY Final Q1 1.3% 0.9%