#Global #Markets | 5 Apr

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
Twitter: @DrRafiqRaji

Time Data/Event Actual Previous Consensus
0130GMT Australia Exports MoM FEB 0.0% 4.8%
0130GMT Australia Imports MoM FEB 0.0% -2.4%
0130GMT Australia Balance of Trade FEB A$0.825B A$0.95B A$0.7B
0500GMT India Nikkei Services PMI MAR 47.8
0600GMT Germany Factory Orders MoM FEB -3.9% 1.5%
0715GMT South Africa Standard Bank PMI MAR 51.4
0755GMT Germany Markit Services PMI Final MAR 55.3 54.2
0755GMT Germany Markit Composite PMI Final MAR 57.6 55.4
0800GMT Euro Area Markit Services PMI Final MAR 56.2 55
0800GMT Euro Area Markit Composite PMI Final MAR 57.1 55.3
0800GMT UK New Car Sales YoY MAR -2.8%
0830GMT UK Markit/CIPS UK Services PMI MAR 54.5 54
0845GMT Nigeria Stanbic IBTC Bank Nigeria PMI MAR 56
0900GMT Euro Area PPI MoM FEB 0.4% 0.1%
0900GMT Euro Area PPI YoY FEB 1.5% 1.5%
0900GMT Euro Area Retail Sales MoM FEB -0.1% 0.6%
0900GMT Euro Area Retail Sales YoY FEB 2.3% 2.1%
0900GMT India RBI Interest Rate Decision 6.0%
0900GMT India Cash Reserve Ratio 4.0%
1130GMT US Challenger Job Cuts MAR 35.4K
1230GMT US Exports FEB $200.91B
1230GMT US Imports FEB $257.51B
1230GMT US Balance of Trade FEB $-56.6B $-56.9B
1230GMT US Continuing Jobless Claims 24/MAR 1871K 1849K
1230GMT US Initial Jobless Claims 31/MAR 215K 225K
1430GMT US EIA Natural Gas Stocks Change 30/MAR -63Bcf -26Bcf
2330GMT Japan Household Spending MoM FEB 2.7% -0.6%
2330GMT Japan Household Spending YoY FEB 1.9% 0.3%
2350GMT Japan Foreign Exchange Reserves MAR $1,261.7B

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