#Global #Markets | 12 Feb

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
Twitter: @DrRafiqRaji

(GMT+1)

CALENDAR
07:30 Sweden Unemployment Rate 
09:00 Euro Area EcoFin Meeting 
09:20 Germany Bundesbank Weidmann Speech 
10:30 South Africa Unemployment Rate 
12:00 Saudi Arabia OPEC Monthly Report 
13:00 India Industrial Production YoY 
13:00 India Manufacturing Production YoY 
13:00 India Inflation Rate YoY 
13:00 Brazil BCB Copom Meeting Minutes 
14:00 UK BoE Gov Carney Speech 
16:00 US JOLTs Job Openings 
18:45 US Fed Chair Powell Speech
NEWS
Singapore Retail Sales Fall the Most in 11 Months 
Sri Lanka Tourist Arrivals Rise 2.2% YoY in January 
New Zealand Q1 2-Year Inflation Expectations Little-Changed 
Philippines Imports Drop the Most in Over 6 Years 
Philippines Export Contraction Accelerates Sharply 
Philippines Trade Gap Smallest in 3 Months 
Australia Business Sentiment Improves Slightly in January 
Nicaragua Annual Inflation Rate at 1-1/2-Year Low in January 
Mozambique Keeps Interest Rate Steady at 14.25% 
European Stocks Close Higher on Monday 
Uruguay Manufacturing Output Falls the Most in 14 Months 
Oil Prices Fall on Monday

Source: Trading Economics, Macroafricaintel Research

#Global #Markets | 11 Feb

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
Twitter: @DrRafiqRaji

(GMT+1)

CALENDAR
05:00 Malaysia Unemployment Rate 
08:30 Switzerland Inflation Rate YoY 
09:00 Euro Area Eurogroup Meeting 
10:30 UK GDP Growth Rate QoQ Prel 
10:30 UK GDP Growth Rate YoY Prel 
10:30 UK Industrial Production MoM 
10:30 UK Industrial Production YoY 
10:30 UK Manufacturing Production YoY 
10:30 UK Manufacturing Production MoM 
10:30 UK Construction Output YoY 
10:30 UK Balance of Trade 
10:30 UK Business Investment QoQ Prel
NEWS
Rwanda Inflation Rate Rises to 0.2% in January 
US Stocks Pare Losses to Close Mixed 
European Shares Close Lower on Friday 
Ukraine Inflation Rate Below Forecast at 4-Month Low of 9.2% 
Mexico Car Output Grows 9.9% YoY in January 
Mexico Private Investment Falls Sharply in November 
Canada Adds 66.8K Jobs in January, Beats Forecasts 
Canada Unemployment Rate Above Forecasts 
Canada Housing Starts Fall Slightly Less than Expected 
Indonesia Current Account Deficit Highest in 4-1/2-Years 
Tanzania Inflation Rate Edges Down to 3% in January 
Brazil Inflation Rate Barely Unchanged at 3.78%

Source: Trading Economics, Macroafricaintel Research

#Global #Markets | 8 Feb

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
Twitter: @DrRafiqRaji

(GMT+1)

CALENDAR
06:00 Japan Eco Watchers Survey Outlook 
07:45 Switzerland Unemployment Rate 
08:00 Germany Imports MoM s.a 
08:00 Germany Exports MoM s.a 
08:00 Germany Balance of Trade s.a 
08:00 Germany Balance of Trade 
08:00 Norway GDP Growth Rate YoY 
08:00 Norway GDP Growth Rate QoQ 
08:00 Norway GDP Growth Mainland QoQ 
08:45 France Industrial Production MoM 
10:00 Italy Industrial Production MoM 
11:00 Germany Bundesbank Wuermeling Speech
NEWS
RBA Lowers GDP, Inflation Forecasts 
Hong Kong Private Sector Contracts for 10th Month 
Japan Current Account Surplus Narrows 
Japan Cash Earnings Growth Rate Steady at 1.8% 
Japan Household Spending Growth Below Expectations 
Peru Holds Interest Rate at 2.75% 
Peru Trade Surplus Narrows in December 
US Stocks Close Lower on Thursday 
US Consumer Credit Growth at 3-Month Low 
Mexico Leaves Key Rate Unchanged at 8.25% 
European Shares Plunge on ECB, BoE Downgrade Outlook 
Kuwait Inflation Rate Rises to 0.4% in December

Source: Trading Economics, Macroafricaintel Research

#Global #Markets | 7 Feb

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
Twitter: @DrRafiqRaji

(GMT+1)

CALENDAR
01:00 US Fed Chair Powell Speech 
06:00 Japan Leading Economic Index Prel 
06:00 Japan Coincident Index Prel 
08:00 Germany Industrial Production MoM 
08:45 France Balance of Trade 
09:00 Philippines Interest Rate Decision 
10:00 India RBI Interest Rate Decision 
10:00 Italy Retail Sales MoM 
10:00 Euro Area ECB Economic Bulletin 
11:00 Euro Area European Commission Forecasts 
12:00 Germany Bundesbank Balz Speech 
12:30 Germany Bundesbank Wuermeling Speech
NEWS
Australia Construction Sector Falls Again 
New Zealand Labour Costs Rise Further 
Brazil Holds Interest Rate at 6.5% 
Uruguay Inflation Rate Slows to 8-Month Low of 7.39% 
Albania Holds Interest Rate Steady at 1% 
Tunisia Inflation Rate at Near 1-Year Low of 7.1% 
US Crude Oil Inventories Rise Less than Expected 
Moldova Leaves Monetary Policy Unchanged 
Canada Ivey PMI Index at 4-Month Low in January 
Ecuador Annual Inflation Rate at 20-Month High in January 
Mexico Consumer Confidence Strongest since 2001 
Brazil New Car Registrations Fall 14.8% MoM in January

Source: Trading Economics, Macroafricaintel Research

#Global #Markets | 6 Feb

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
Twitter: @DrRafiqRaji

(GMT+1)

CALENDAR
05:30 Indonesia Business Confidence 
08:00 Germany Factory Orders MoM 
08:05 Thailand Interest Rate Decision 
09:00 Euro Area ECB Non-Monetary Policy Meeting 
09:30 Germany Construction PMI 
12:00 Portugal Unemployment Rate 
14:00 Russia Inflation Rate YoY 
14:00 Poland Interest Rate Decision 
14:15 Canada Housing Starts 
14:30 US Balance of Trade 
14:30 US Unit Labour Costs QoQ Prel 
14:30 US Nonfarm Productivity QoQ Prel
NEWS
Kazakhstan Posts Largest Current Account Surplus Since 2014 
Colombia Inflation Falls to 5-Month Low 
Argentina Industrial Production Plummets in December 
US Stocks Close Higher on Tuesday 
European Stocks Rally on Tuesday 
Colombia Exports Fall 14.6% YoY in December 
US Economic Optimism Index Falls in February 
US January Composite PMI Revised Slightly Lower: Markit 
US Services PMI Confirmed at 4-Month Low: Markit 
Sterling Falls Below $1.3 on Weak Services PMI Data 
Brazil Private Sector Activity Growth Slows Slightly: Markit 
Brazil Services Activity Growth at 11-Month High: Markit

Source: Trading Economics, Macroafricaintel Research

#Global #Markets | 5 Feb

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
Twitter: @DrRafiqRaji

(GMT+1)

CALENDAR
09:15 Spain Markit Services PMI
09:45 Italy Markit/ADACI Services PMI 
09:50 France Markit Services PMI Final 
09:55 Germany Markit Services PMI Final 
10:00 Euro Area Markit Services PMI Final 
10:00 Spain Consumer Confidence 
10:30 UK Markit/CIPS UK Services PMI 
11:00 Euro Area Retail Sales MoM 
11:00 Euro Area Retail Sales YoY 
12:00 Ireland Unemployment Rate 
14:30 Canada Balance of Trade 
15:45 US Markit Services PMI Final
NEWS
Egypt Non-Oil Private Sector PMI Lowest in 13 Months 
Philippines Manufacturing Output Falls for First Time in a Year 
Philippines Inflation Rate Slows to 10-Month Low of 4.4% 
Japan Services Growth Picks Up in January 
Australia Retail Sales Fall More than Expected in December 
Australia Imports Tumble 6% MoM 
Australia Exports Fall 2% MoM in December 
Australia Trade Surplus Largest in 2 Years 
Australia Services Sector Shrinks the Most since 2014: PMI 
US Stocks Rise 
US Factory Orders Shrink for 2nd Month 
US ISM New York Index at 7-Month Low in January

Source: Trading Economics, Macroafricaintel Research

#Global #Markets | 4 Feb

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
Twitter: @DrRafiqRaji

(GMT+1)

CALENDAR
08:00 Turkey Inflation Rate YoY 
09:00 Spain Unemployment Change 
09:30 Euro Area ECB Mersch Speech 
10:30 UK Construction PMI 
14:00 Russia GDP Growth Rate YoY Prel 
16:00 US Factory Orders MoM 
16:00 Brazil Consumer Confidence 
20:00 US Loan Officer Survey 
23:30 Australia AIG Services Index
01:30 Australia Retail Sales MoM 
01:30 US Fed Mester Speech 
02:00 Philippines Inflation Rate YoY
NEWS
Fiji Inflation Rate Rises to 5.1% in January 
Malaysia Manufacturing Sector Shrinks at Slower Pace 
Australia Job Ads Fall 1.7% MoM in January 
Australia Building Permits Fall Unexpectedly in December 
New Zealand Building Permits Rebound in December 
China Composite PMI Lowest in 3 Months 
China Services Sector Growth Remains Solid 
US Stocks Close Mixed on Friday 
Dominican Republic Holds Interest Rate at 5.5% 
Brazil Posts Smallest Trade Surplus in 3 Years 
European Shares End Mixed on Friday 
Mexico Manufacturing Activity Back to Expansion: Markit

Source: Trading Economics, Macroafricaintel Research

#Global #Markets | 1 Feb

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
Twitter: @DrRafiqRaji

(GMT+1)

CALENDAR
06:00 India Nikkei Manufacturing PMI 
07:00 Russia Markit Manufacturing PMI 
07:45 Switzerland Consumer Confidence 
08:30 Switzerland Retail Sales YoY 
09:00 Austria Unemployment Rate 
09:15 Spain Markit Manufacturing PMI 
09:30 Switzerland SVME Manufacturing PMI 
09:45 Italy Markit/ADACI Manufacturing PMI 
09:50 France Markit Manufacturing PMI Final 
09:55 Germany Markit Manufacturing PMI Final 
10:00 South Africa ABSA Manufacturing PMI 
10:00 Euro Area Markit Manufacturing PMI Final
NEWS
Indonesia Inflation Rate at 29-Month Low of 2.82% 
Philippines Retail Price Rises the Least in a Year 
Taiwan Manufacturing PMI Falls to 40-Month Low 
South Korea Manufacturing Sector Contracts for 3rd Month 
Indonesia Factory Activity Shrinks for First Time in a Year 
Thailand Manufacturing PMI Practically Unchanged 
Vietnam Manufacturing PMI Falls to 51.9 
Australia Q4 Producer Prices Rise Slightly Less than Expected 
Philippines Manufacturing PMI Grows at 4-Month Low 
Myanmar Manufacturing PMI Dips in January 
Japan Manufacturing PMI at 29-Month Low 
South Korea Imports Decline Less than Expected

Source: Trading Economics, Macroafricaintel Research

#Global #Markets | 31 Jan

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
Twitter: @DrRafiqRaji

(GMT+1)

CALENDAR
06:00 Japan Housing Starts YoY 
08:00 Turkey Balance of Trade 
08:00 Denmark Unemployment Rate 
08:00 Germany Retail Sales MoM 
08:00 Germany Retail Sales YoY 
08:00 Germany Unemployment Rate Harmonised 
08:00 UK Nationwide Housing Prices YoY 
08:00 UK Nationwide Housing Prices MoM 
09:00 Spain GDP Growth Rate QoQ Flash 
09:00 Spain GDP Growth Rate YoY Flash 
09:00 Taiwan GDP Growth Rate YoY Adv 
09:00 Spain Inflation Rate YoY Prel
NEWS
Malaysia Producer Prices Fall the Most Since 2016 
Singapore Q4 Jobless Rate Highest in 1-1/2 Years 
BoJ Sees Growing Downside Risks to Japanese Economy 
Singapore Bank Lending Edges Down in December 
China Services Growth Accelerates to 4-Month High: NBS 
Australia Private Sector Credit Rises the Least in 7 Months 
Australia Q4 Import Prices Rise the Least in 5 Quarters 
Australia Q4 Export Prices Rise the Most in 3 Quarters 
UK Consumer Confidence Unchanged in January 
Japan Industrial Production Edges Down 
South Korea Industrial Output Climbs 1.6% YoY 
South Korea Construction Output Falls for 11th Month

Source: Trading Economics, Macroafricaintel Research

#Global #Markets | 30 Jan

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
Twitter: @DrRafiqRaji

(GMT+1)

CALENDAR
06:00 Japan Consumer Confidence 
06:30 Netherlands Business Confidence 
07:30 France GDP Growth Rate QoQ 1st Est 
08:00 Germany GfK Consumer Confidence 
09:00 Switzerland KOF Leading Indicators 
09:00 Austria GDP Growth Rate QoQ Flash 
09:00 Austria GDP Growth Rate YoY Flash 
10:00 Italy Consumer Confidence 
10:00 Italy Business Confidence 
10:30 UK Net Lending to Individuals MoM 
10:30 UK BoE Consumer Credit
10:30 UK Mortgage Approvals
NEWS
East Timor Inflation Rate Slows to 9-Month Low in December 
Philippines Producer Inflation Stays at 7-Month Low 
Australia Q4 Inflation Rate Lowest in 5 Quarters 
Japan Retail Sales Growth at 7-Month Low 
US Stocks End Mixed on Tuesday 
UK Stocks Finish Higher Ahead of Brexit Vote 
Cape Verde Inflation Rate at Near 1-Year Low of 0.9% 
US House Prices Rise the Least in Near 4 Years: Case-Shiller 
Hungary Leaves Monetary Policy Unchanged 
Armenia Cuts Interest Rate to 5.75% in January 
Brazil Bank Lending Rises 1.8% MoM in December 
Oil Prices Rise as US Sanctions Venezuela’s PDVSA

Source: Trading Economics, Macroafricaintel Research