The week begins mild once more, with the Japanese main indicator on Monday, adopted by US housing information on Tuesday. Main indicators dominate the releases, however the occasion of the week is the US GDP launch, which ought to make clear whether or not the slowdown is already seen within the information.
Monday – 25 February 2019
Main Financial Index (JPY, GMT 05:00) – The index is anticipated to indicate no change within the outlook of the Japanese economic system and stand at 97.9.
Mark Carney Press Convention (GBP, GMT 10:00) – The BoE Governor is anticipated to carry a press convention in London.
Tuesday – 26 February 2019
US Housing Knowledge (USD, GMT 13:30) – Constructing Permits and Housing Begins are anticipated to have declined in December, with the previous reaching 1.28M in comparison with 1.32M in November, because the latter is anticipated to say no to 1.245M in comparison with 1.256M. The Case-Shiller Index (GMT 14:00) can also be anticipated to develop by four.5% y/y in comparison with four.7% in November.
Convention Board Shopper Confidence (USD, GMT 15:ZeroZero) – Shopper Confidence is anticipated to have elevated to 124.three, in comparison with 120.2 within the earlier month.
Wednesday – 27 February 2019
CPI Inflation Charge (CAD, GMT 13:30) – The Canadian inflation is anticipated to have grown by 1.9% y/y, on the similar price as in December.
Jerome Powell Testifies (USD, GMT 15:00) – The Fed Chair is because of testify on the Semiannual Financial Coverage Report earlier than the Senate Banking Committee.
Manufacturing unit Orders (USD, GMT 15:00) – December Manufacturing unit Orders are anticipated to have stood at Zero.9% m/m, in contrast -Zero.6% m/m in January.
Retail Commerce (JPY, GMT 23:50) – Japanese Retail Commerce is anticipated to have elevated by Zero.eight% y/y in January, in comparison with a 1.three% improve in December.
Thursday – 28 February 2019
Manufacturing and Service PMIs (CNY, GMT 01:00) – The February Manufacturing PMI is anticipated to stay beneath the 50 threshold, however barely improve to 49.6 from 49.5 in January, whereas the Companies PMI is anticipated to have eased to 54.5 in comparison with 54.7 final month.
KOF Main Indicator (CHF, GMT 08:00) – The KOF Indicator is anticipated to have stood at 96.2 in February, up from 95.Zero in January however nonetheless beneath the 100 mark.
Gross Home Product and PCE (USD, GMT 13:30) – US GDP is anticipated to have grown by 2.four% on an annualized price within the final quarter of the 12 months, in comparison with three.four% development in Q3. The Fed’s favorite inflation measure is anticipated to have grown by 1.6%, the identical because the earlier quarter.
Chicago PMI (USD, GMT 14:45) – The Chicago Manufacturing PMI is anticipated to have elevated to 57.eight, in comparison with 56.7 in January.
Tokyo CPI (JPY, GMT 23:30) – Japan’s main CPI index is anticipated to have grown by Zero.9% in February, in comparison with 1.1% in January.
Friday – 01 March 2019
Nationwide CPI Index and Unemployment Charge (JPY, GMT 01:30) – The Japanese worth index is anticipated to have elevated to Zero.eight% on a y/y foundation, in comparison with Zero.7% in December. The unemployment price is anticipated to have remained at 2.four%.
Unemployment Charge (EUR, GMT 10:00) – EU unemployment price is anticipated to have remained at 7.9% in January, the identical degree as in December.
ISM Manufacturing PMI (USD, GMT 15:00) – The US Manufacturing PMI is anticipated to come back out at 56.2 in February, in comparison with 56.6 in January.
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