#Global #Markets | 21 Feb

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
Twitter: @DrRafiqRaji

Time Data/Event Actual Previous Consensus
0030GMT Australia Westpac Leading Index MoM JAN -0.2% 0.2% -0.2%
0030GMT Australia Wage Price Index YoY Q4 2.1% 2.0% 2.0%
0030GMT Australia Wage Price Index QoQ Q4 0.6% 0.5% 0.5%
0030GMT Australia Construction Work Done QoQ Q4 -19.4% 15.7% -10.1%
0030GMT Japan Nikkei Manufacturing PMI Flash FEB 54.0 54.8 55.2
0430GMT Japan All Industry Activity Index MoM DEC 1.0% 0.5%
0800GMT South Africa Core Inflation Rate YoY JAN 4.2% 4.2%
0800GMT South Africa Inflation Rate MoM JAN 0.5% 0.3%
0800GMT South Africa Inflation Rate YoY JAN 4.7% 4.5%
0830GMT Germany Markit Composite PMI Flash FEB 59.0 58.5
0830GMT Germany Markit Services PMI Flash FEB 57.3 57
0830GMT Germany Markit Manufacturing PMI Flash FEB 61.1 60.6
0900GMT Euro Area Markit Composite PMI Flash FEB 58.8 58.5
0900GMT Euro Area Markit Manufacturing PMI Flash FEB 59.6 59.6
0900GMT Euro Area Markit Services PMI Flash FEB 58 57.7
0930GMT UK Average Earnings excl. Bonus DEC 2.4% 2.4%
0930GMT UK Average Earnings incl. Bonus DEC 2.5% 2.5%
0930GMT UK Claimant Count Change JAN 8.6K 4.1K
0930GMT UK Unemployment Rate DEC 4.3% 4.3%
0930GMT UK Public Sector Net Borrowing JAN £-0.98B
0930GMT UK Employment Change NOV 102K 173K
0930GMT UK Labour Productivity QoQ Prel Q4 0.9%
1200GMT US MBA 30-Year Mortgage Rate 16/FEB 4.6%
1200GMT US MBA Mortgage Applications 16/FEB -4.1%
1445GMT US Markit Manufacturing PMI Flash FEB 55.5 55.4
1445GMT US Markit Composite PMI Flash FEB 53.8 54.4
1445GMT US Markit Services PMI Flash FEB 53.3 54
1500GMT US Existing Home Sales MoM JAN -3.6% 0.9%
1500GMT US Existing Home Sales JAN 5.57M 5.6M
1800GMT US 5-Year Note Auction 2.43%
1900GMT US FOMC Minutes
2130GMT US API Crude Oil Stock Change 16/FEB 3.947M
2350GMT Japan Foreign Bond Investment 17/FEB ¥-973.2B
2350GMT Japan Stock Investment by Foreigners 17/FEB ¥-429.5B

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