#Global #Markets | 21 Sep

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
Twitter: @DrRafiqRaji

(GMT+1)

CALENDAR
07:45 France GDP Growth Rate QoQ Final 
08:15 France Markit Services PMI Flash 
08:15 France Markit Manufacturing PMI Flash 
08:30 Germany Markit Services PMI Flash 
08:30 Germany Markit Manufacturing PMI Flash 
09:00 Euro Area Markit Services PMI Flash 
09:00 Euro Area Markit Manufacturing PMI Flash 
09:00 Spain Balance of Trade 
12:00 UK BoE Quarterly Bulletin 
13:30 Canada Retail Sales MoM 
13:30 Canada Inflation Rate MoM 
13:30 Canada Core Inflation Rate YoY 
13:30 Canada Inflation Rate YoY 
14:45 US Markit Manufacturing PMI Flash
NEWS
Macau Inflation Rate Slows Slightly to 3.32% in August 
Thailand Import Growth Accelerates Sharply 
Thailand Export Growth Slows 
Thailand Trade Balance Swings to Deficit in August 
Japan Manufacturing PMI Rises to 3-Month High 
New Zealand Tourist Arrivals Climb 5.4% YoY 
Paraguay Holds Interest Rate at 5.25% 
Dow Jones and S&P 500 Surge to New Highs 
Argentina Jobless Rate Highest Since 2007 
European Shares Close Higher on Thursday 
US Existing Home Sales Lower than Expected 
Eurozone Consumer Morale at Near 1-1/2-Year Low 
South Africa Leaves Interest Rate Unchanged at 6.5% 
Brazil Business Confidence Weakens in September

Source: Trading Economics, Macroafricaintel Research

#Global #Markets | 20 Sep

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
Twitter: @DrRafiqRaji

(GMT+1)

CALENDAR
05:30 Netherlands Consumer Confidence 
05:30 Netherlands Unemployment Rate 
07:00 Switzerland Balance of Trade 
08:00 Turkey Consumer Confidence 
08:30 Switzerland SNB Interest Rate Decison 
09:00 Norway Norges Bank Monetary Policy Report 
09:00 Norway Norges Bank Interest Rate Decison 
09:30 UK Retail Sales YoY 
09:30 UK Retail Sales MoM 
09:30 UK Retail Sales ex Fuel MoM 
09:30 UK Retail Sales ex Fuel YoY 
13:30 US Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index 
14:00 South Africa Interest Rate Decision 
15:00 US Existing Home Sales MoM
NEWS
New Zealand Annual GDP Growth Beats Expectations 
New Zealand Quarterly GDP Growth at 2-Year High 
Brazil Holds Interest Rate at 6.50% 
US Stocks Close Mixed on Wednesday 
Argentina GDP Contracts Sharply in Q2 
Belarus Holds Key Policy Rate at 10% 
US Crude Oil Inventories Drop for 5th Week 
Russia Real Wages Growth Eases in August 
Russian Jobless Rate Falls to New Record Low 
US Building Permits Fall to Over 1-Year Low 
US Current Account Deficit Smallest Since 2015 
South African Rand Rises After Inflation Data 
Slovakia Current Account Deficit Widens in July 
US Mortgage Applications Rebound: MBA

Source: Trading Economics, Macroafricaintel Research

#Global #Markets | 19 Sep

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
Twitter: @DrRafiqRaji

(GMT+1)

CALENDAR
06:45 Switzerland SECO Economic Forecasts 
09:00 South Africa Inflation Rate YoY 
09:00 UK BoE Haldane Speech 
09:30 UK Inflation Rate MoM 
09:30 UK Core Inflation Rate YoY 
09:30 UK Inflation Rate YoY 
10:00 Euro Area Construction Output YoY 
13:30 US Current Account 
13:30 US Housing Starts 
13:30 US Building Permits 
13:30 US Housing Starts MoM 
13:30 US Building Permits MoM 
14:00 Russia Unemployment Rate 
15:00 Euro Area ECB Draghi Speech
NEWS
Malaysia Inflation Rate at 3-1/2 Year Low of 0.2% in August 
BoJ Holds Monetary Policy Steady 
Australia Leading Economic Index Rises 0.1% MoM 
Japan Trade Balance Swings to Deficit in August 
Japan Imports Extend Double-Digit Growth 
New Zealand Current Account Deficit Widens Sharply 
Jamaica Inflation Jumps to 5-Month High 
New Zealand Consumer Confidence Falls to 6-Year Low 
US Stocks Close Higher on Tuesday 
US International Treasury Purchases Below Expectations 
Ukraine GDP Growth Revised Up to 1-1/2-Year High 
Colombia Trade Gap Widens 14.8% YoY in July 
Colombia Imports Surge 15.9% YoY in July 
Coffee Hits 13-year Low

Source: Trading Economics, Macroafricaintel Research

#Global #Markets | 18 Sep

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
Twitter: @DrRafiqRaji

(GMT+1)

CALENDAR
09:00 Poland Employment Growth YoY 
09:15 Euro Area ECB President Draghi Speech 
09:30 Euro Area ECB Nouy Speech 
15:00 US NAHB Housing Market Index 
20:00 Argentina GDP Growth Rate YoY 
20:00 Argentina GDP Growth Rate QoQ 
21:00 US Foreign Bond Investment 
21:00 US Overall Net Capital Flows 
21:00 US Net Long-Term Tic Flows 
21:30 US API Crude Oil Stock Change 
00:50 Japan Exports YoY 
00:50 Japan Balance of Trade 
02:30 Australia RBA Kent Speech 
04:00 Japan BoJ Interest Rate Decision
NEWS
US Trade Policy Remains a Source of Uncertainty: RBA 
Australia Property Prices Fall for 2nd Straight Quarter in Q2 
Panama Trade Deficit Widens in July 
Panama Economic Activity at 1.98% YoY in July 
Panama GDP Growth Loses Steam in Q2 
US Stocks Dip ahead of US-China Trade Announcement 
Colombia Consumer Sentiment Weakest in 4 Months 
Indian Rupee Falls on Monday 
Dominican Republic Inflation Rate at 6-Month Low of 3.87% 
Russia Industrial Output Growth Above Forecasts 
Canada Foreign Stock Investment Above Estimates 
Brazil Economy Loses Steam in July 
Israel Current Account Surplus Shrinks in Q2 
Moldova GDP Grows 5.2% YoY in Q2

Source: Trading Economics, Macroafricaintel Research

#Global #Markets | 17 Sep

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
Twitter: @DrRafiqRaji

(GMT+1)

CALENDAR
05:00 Indonesia Balance of Trade 
08:00 Turkey Unemployment Rate 
08:30 Sweden Monetary Policy Meeting Minutes 
09:00 Italy Balance of Trade 
10:00 Euro Area Inflation Rate MoM 
10:00 Euro Area Core Inflation Rate YoY Final 
10:00 Euro Area Inflation Rate YoY Final 
11:00 Germany Bundesbank Monthly Report 
12:15 Euro Area ECB Praet Speech 
13:30 US NY Empire State Manufacturing Index 
14:00 Euro Area ECB Mersch Speech 
02:30 Australia House Price Index QoQ 
09:00 Poland Employment Growth YoY 
09:15 Euro Area ECB President Draghi Speech
NEWS
Singapore NODX Rises Less than Expected in August 
New Zealand Services Sector Growth Slows in August 
Israel GDP Growth Revised Down to 1.8% in Q2 
China August New Home Prices Rise the Most in A Year 
S&P Upgrades Cyprus’s Credit Rating to ‘BBB-’ 
S&P Raises Ghana’s Credit Rating to ‘B’ 
S&P Revises Portugal’s Outlook to Positive 
Peru Economic Activity Gains Modest Steam in July 
US Stocks Pare Gains to Close Mixed on China Tariffs News 
Uruguay GDP Growth Strongest in a Year at 2.5% 
European Shares Close Higher on Friday 
Colombia Retail Sales Rise 3.2% YoY in July 
Colombia Factory Output Growth at 3-Month High of 3.5% 
Sri Lanka Services Sector Growth Slows in August

Source: Trading Economics, Macroafricaintel Research

#Global #Markets | 14 Sep

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
Twitter: @DrRafiqRaji

(GMT+1)

CALENDAR
07:30 India WPI Inflation YoY 
08:30 Sweden Inflation Rate MoM 
08:30 Sweden CPIF YoY 
09:35 Nigeria Inflation Rate YoY 
10:00 Euro Area Balance of Trade 
11:00 UK BoE Gov Carney Speech 
11:30 Russia Interest Rate Decision 
13:00 India Balance of Trade 
13:00 Russia Monetary Policy Report 
13:30 US Retail Sales Ex Autos MoM 
13:30 US Retail Sales MoM 
13:30 US Import Prices MoM 
13:30 US Export Prices MoM 
14:00 US Fed Evans Speech
NEWS
China Retail Sales Rise More than Estimated in August 
China Fixed Asset Rises Less than Expected in Jan-August 
Peru Holds Interest Rate at 2.75% 
New Zealand Manufacturing PMI Climbs to 52.0 
US Stocks Extend Gains on Thursday 
Argentina Inflation Rate Jumps to 27-Month High 
US August Budget Deficit Larger than Expected 
Rwanda Producer Prices Post First Fall Since 2016 
Canada New Home Prices Rise 0.1% MoM in July 
US Jobless Claims Remain Near 49-Year Low 
US Inflation Rate Slows to 2.7% 
Polish Current Account Gap Widens Sharply in July 
Brazil Retail Sales Unexpectedly Fall for 3rd Month 
ECB Confirms Halting QE Programme

Source: Trading Economics, Macroafricaintel Research

#Global #Markets | 13 Sep

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
Twitter: @DrRafiqRaji

(GMT+1)

CALENDAR
03:00 China FDI (YTD) YoY 
07:00 Germany Inflation Rate YoY Final 
08:30 Sweden GDP Growth Rate YoY Final 
08:30 Sweden GDP Growth Rate QoQ Final 
09:00 France IEA Oil Market Report 
11:00 Ireland Inflation Rate YoY 
11:00 Ireland GDP Growth Rate YoY 
11:00 Ireland GDP Growth Rate QoQ 
12:00 UK BoE Quantitative Easing 
12:00 UK BoE Interest Rate Decision 
12:00 UK BoE MPC Vote Hike 
12:00 UK BoE MPC Vote Unchanged 
12:00 UK BoE MPC Vote Cut 
12:00 Turkey TCMB Interest Rate Decision
NEWS
Japan Producer Prices Rise Less than Expected 
New Zealand Food Prices Fall in August 
Paraguay Trade Deficit Widens Moderately 
European Stocks Close Higher 
Ghana Annual Inflation Rate Rises to 9.9% in August 
US Crude Oil Inventories Drop for 4th Week 
US Producer Prices Post 1st Drop in 1-1/2 Years 
Canada Capacity Utilization Highest Since 2007 
India Industrial Output Growth Remains Solid in July 
India Inflation Rate Down to 10-Month Low of 3.69% 
Kyrgyzstan Inflation Rate Falls to 0.9% in August 
South Africa Retail Sales Rise the Least in 3 Months 
US Mortgage Applications Fall Further: MBA 
Serbia Inflation Rate at 8-Month High of 2.6%

Source: Trading Economics, Macroafricaintel Research