#Global #Markets | 25 May

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
Twitter: @DrRafiqRaji

Time Data/Event Previous Consensus
0800GMT Germany Ifo Business Climate MAY 102.1 102.7
0830GMT UK GDP Growth Rate QoQ 2nd Est Q1 0.4% 0.1%
0830GMT UK GDP Growth Rate YoY 2nd Est Q1 1.4% 1.2%
1130GMT India Foreign Exchange Reserves 26/MAY $417.7B
1130GMT India Deposit Growth YoY 12/MAY 8.2%
1130GMT india Bank Loan Growth YoY 12/MAY 12.6%
1230GMT US Durable Goods Orders MoM APR 2.6% -1.4%
1400GMT US Michigan Consumer Expectations Final MAY 88.4 86.9
1700GMT US Baker Hughes Oil Rig Count 25/MAY 844

#Global #Markets | 24 May

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
Twitter: @DrRafiqRaji

Time Data/Event Previous Consensus
0500GMT Japan Coincident Index Final MAR 116 116.3
0500GMT Japan Leading Economic Index Final MAR 105.9 105.6
0600GMT Germany GfK Consumer Confidence JUN 10.8 10.8
0600GMT Germany GDP Growth Rate QoQ Final Q1 0.6% 0.3%
0600GMT Germany GDP Growth Rate YoY Final Q1 2.9% 2.3%
0830GMT UK Retail Sales MoM APR -1.2% 0.7%
0830GMT UK Retail Sales YoY APR 1.1% 0.1%
1230GMT US Continuing Jobless Claims 12/MAY 1707K 1754K
1230GMT US Initial Jobless Claims 19/MAY 222K 220K
1300GMT South Africa Interest Rate Decision 6.5% 6.5%
1300GMT US House Price Index MoM MAR 0.6% 0.5%
1400GMT US Existing Home Sales MoM APR 1.1% -0.2%
1400GMT US Existing Home Sales APR 5.6M 5.57M
1430GMT US EIA Natural Gas Stocks Change 18/MAY 106Bcf 92Bcf
1500GMT US Kansas Fed Manufacturing Index MAY 33.0
1700GMT US 7-Year Note Auction 2.95%

#Global #Markets | 23 May

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
Twitter: @DrRafiqRaji

Time Data/Event Previous Consensus
0030GMT Japan Nikkei Manufacturing PMI Flash MAY 53.3 53.6
0130GMT Australia Construction Work Done QoQ Q1 -19.4% 1.1%
0430GMT Japan All Industry Activity Index MoM MAR 0.4% 0.1%
0730GMT Germany Markit Composite PMI Flash MAY 54.6 54.7
0730GMT Germany Markit Manufacturing PMI Flash MAY 58.1 57.8
0730GMT Germany Markit Services PMI Flash MAY 53.0 53.0
0800GMT Euro Area Markit Composite PMI Flash MAY 55.1 55.0
0800GMT Euro Area Markit Manufacturing PMI Flash MAY 56.2 56.0
0800GMT Markit Services PMI Flash MAY 54.7 54.6
0800GMT South Africa Core Inflation Rate YoY APR 4.1% 4.5%
0800GMT South Africa Inflation Rate YoY APR 3.8% 4.7%
0800GMT South Africa Inflation Rate MoM APR 0.4% 0.8%
0830GMT UK Core Inflation Rate YoY APR 2.3% 2.2%
0830GMT UK Retail Price Index YoY APR 3.3% 3.4%
0830GMT UK Retail Price Index MoM APR 0.1% 0.5%
0830GMT UK Inflation Rate YoY APR 2.5% 2.5%
0830GMT UK Inflation Rate MoM APR 0.1% 0.5%
1100GMT US MBA Mortgage Applications 18/MAY -2.7%
1100GMT US MBA 30-Year Mortgage Rate 18/MAY 4.77%
1345GMT US Markit Composite PMI Flash MAY 54.9 55.0
1345GMT US Markit Manufacturing PMI Flash MAY 56.5 56.5
1345GMT US Markit Services PMI Flash MAY 54.6 54.9
1400GMT Euro Area Consumer Confidence Flash MAY 0.4 0.4
1400GMT US New Home Sales MoM APR 4.0% -2.0%
1400GMT US New Home Sales APR 0.694M 0.679M
1430GMT US EIA Crude Oil Stocks Change 18/MAY -1.404M -2.5M
1430GMT US EIA Gasoline Stocks Change 18/MAY -3.79M -1.508M
1700GMT US 5-Year Note Auction 2.84%
1800GMT US FOMC Minutes
2300GMT Japan Reuters Tankan Index MAY 21
2350GMT Japan Foreign Bond Investment 19/MAY ¥827B
2350GMT Stock Investment by Foreigners 19/MAY ¥126.3B

#Global #Markets | 22 May

By Rafiq Raji, PhD

Twitter: @DrRafiqRaji

Time Data/Event Previous Consensus
0830GMT UK Public Sector Net Borrowing APR £0.26B £-7.1B
1000GMT UK CBI Industrial Trends Orders MAY 4 2
1400GMT US Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index MAY -3 9
1530GMT US 4-Week Bill Auction 1.7%
1530GMT US 52-Week Bill Auction 2.2%
1700GMT US 2-Year Note Auction 2.5%
2030GMT US API Crude Oil Stock Change 18/MAY 4.854M

#Global #Markets | 18 May

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
Twitter: @DrRafiqRaji

Time Data/Event Previous Consensus
0600GMT Germany Wholesale Prices YoY APR 1.2%
0600GMT Germany Wholesale Prices MoM APR 0.0% 0.2%
0600GMT Germany PPI MoM APR 0.1% 0.3%
0600GMT Germany PPI YoY APR 1.9% 1.8%
0800GMT Euro Area Current Account MAR €22.7B
0900GMT Euro Area Balance of Trade MAR €18.9B €27.9B
1130GMT India Foreign Exchange Reserves 12/MAY $418.94B
1700GMT US Baker Hughes Oil Rig Count 18/MAY 844

#Global #Markets | 17 May

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
Twitter: @DrRafiqRaji

Time Data/Event Previous Consensus
0100GMT Australia Consumer Inflation Expectations MAY 3.6%
0130GMT Australia Unemployment Rate APR 5.5% 5.5%
0300GMT China FDI (YTD) YoY APR 0.5%
0900GMT Euro Area Construction Output YoY MAR 0.4% 2.2%
1230GMT US Continuing Jobless Claims 05/MAY 1790K 1780K
1230GMT US Initial Jobless Claims 12/MAY 211K 215K
1230GMT US Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index MAY 23.2 21.0
1400GMT US CB Leading Index MoM APR 0.3% 0.4%
1430GMT US EIA Natural Gas Stocks Change 11/MAY 89Bcf 105Bcf
2330GMT Japan Core Inflation Rate YoY APR 0.9% 0.8%
2330GMT Japan Inflation Rate YoY APR 1.1% 0.7%
2330GMT Japan Inflation Rate MoM APR -0.4%