#Global #Markets | 20 Aug

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
Twitter: @DrRafiqRaji

(GMT+1)

CALENDAR
03:30 Thailand GDP Growth Rate YoY 
03:30 Thailand GDP Growth Rate QoQ 
07:00 Germany PPI MoM 
10:00 Euro Area Construction Output YoY 
11:00 Germany Bundesbank Monthly Report 
15:00 Brazil Business Confidence 
16:00 US Fed Bostic Speech 
17:00 Germany Bundesbank Beermann Speech
19:00 Germany Bundesbank Weidmann Speech 
23:00 Australia RBA Gov Lowe Speech 
01:30 Australia RBA Meeting Minutes 
05:00 Thailand Balance of Trade 
05:30 Netherlands Consumer Confidence 
07:00 Switzerland Balance of Trade
NEWS
Jamaica Inflation Rate Climbs to 3.2% YoY 
Panama Economic Activity Gains Steam in June 
S&P Cuts Turkey’s Credit Rating to ‘B+’ 
US Stocks Edge Higher on Friday 
Russian GDP Grows 1.8% in July 
Morocco Inflation Rate Slows to 2.1% YoY in July 
Mozambique Annual GDP Expands 3.3% in Q2 
US Consumer Sentiment Lowest in Near a Year 
Russia Producer Inflation Rises to 16.6% 
Russian Real Wages Rise 8% in July 
Russian Unemployment Rate Unchanged at Record Low 
Canada Inflation Rate Highest since 2011 
Foreign Investors Buy CAD 11.55B of Canadian Securities 
Coffee Hits Near 12-year Low

Source: Trading Economics, Macroafricaintel Research

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