#Global #Markets | 16 Aug

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
Twitter: @DrRafiqRaji

(GMT+1)

CALENDAR
05:00 Malaysia GDP Growth Rate QoQ 
05:00 Malaysia GDP Growth Rate YoY 
05:30 Netherlands Unemployment Rate 
09:00 China FDI (YTD) YoY 
09:00 Norway Norges Bank Interest Rate Decison 
09:30 UK Retail Sales MoM 
09:30 UK Retail Sales YoY 
09:30 UK Retail Sales ex Fuel MoM 
09:30 UK Retail Sales ex Fuel YoY 
10:00 Euro Area Balance of Trade 
13:30 US Housing Starts MoM 
13:30 US Building Permits MoM 
13:30 US Building Permits 
13:30 US Housing Starts
NEWS
Australia July Jobless Rate Falls to Near 6-Year Low of 5.3% 
Japan Imports Rise Sharply in July 
Japan Trade Balance Swings to Deficit in July 
US Stocks Tumble on Renewed Turkey Concerns 
US International Treasury Purchases Rise Sharply 
Argentina Inflation Slows Down to 3.1% MoM 
Colombia Economic Activity Gains Steam in June 
Colombian Q2 GDP Growth Strongest in 2 Years 
Israel Inflation Rate at Near 1-Year High of 1.4% 
European Shares Close Sharply Lower 
Dominican Republic Inflation Rate Slows to 4.43% in July 
Russia Industrial Output Growth Accelerates in July 
US Crude Oil Inventories Fall Unexpectedly 
Botswana Inflation Rate Unchanged at 3.1% in July

Source: Trading Economics, Macroafricaintel Research

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