#Global #Markets | 14 Mar

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
Twitter: @DrRafiqRaji

(GMT+1)

CALENDAR
12:00 Ireland Inflation Rate YoY 
12:00 Ireland GDP Growth Rate YoY 
12:00 Ireland GDP Growth Rate QoQ 
12:30 Germany Bundesbank Buch Speech 
13:00 Brazil Retail Sales YoY 
13:00 Brazil Retail Sales MoM 
13:30 Canada New Housing Price Index MoM 
13:30 Canada New Housing Price Index YoY 
13:30 US Export Prices YoY 
13:30 US Import Prices YoY 
13:30 US Export Prices MoM 
13:30 US Import Prices MoM
NEWS
China Shares End Lower on Disappointing Industrial Output Data 
UK Stocks Mostly Unchanged After Brexit Vote 
Czech January Retail Sales Beat Forecasts 
Slovakia Annual Inflation Rate at 4-Month High in February 
Hungary Construction Output Expands the Most in 6 Months 
French February Inflation Rate Confirmed at 1.3% 
Turkish Industrial Output Shrinks at Slower Pace 
Palestinian Inflation Rate Edges Down to 0.44% in February 
Switzerland Producer and Import Prices Fall for 2nd Month 
Finland Inflation Rate Rises to 3-Month High 
Germany February Inflation Rate Revised Down to 1.5% 
India Wholesale Inflation Rises More than Expected

Source: Trading Economics, Macroafricaintel Research

#Global #Markets | 13 Mar

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
Twitter: @DrRafiqRaji

(GMT+1)

CALENDAR
09:00 Spain Inflation Rate YoY Final 
09:30 Euro Area ECB Mersch Speech 
09:45 Euro Area ECB Angeloni Speech 
11:00 Euro Area Industrial Production YoY 
11:00 Euro Area Industrial Production MoM 
11:15 Germany Bundesbank Buch Speech 
12:00 Turkey MPC Meeting Summary 
12:10 South Africa Business Confidence 
13:00 Brazil Industrial Production YoY 
13:00 India Current Account 
13:30 US Durable Goods Orders Ex Transp MoM 
13:30 US Durable Goods Orders MoM
NEWS
Sri Lanka Tourist Arrivals Rise 7% YoY in February 
Australia Consumer Sentiment Falls to 1-1/2 Year Low 
Japan Producer Prices Rise 0.8% YoY in February 
South Korea Unemployment Rate Falls to 8-Month Low 
New Zealand Food Inflation Climbs to 10-Month High 
MPs Reject Brexit Deal 
US Stocks Trade Mixed 
UK Stocks Close Slightly Higher Ahead of Brexit Vote 
Coffee Prices at Over 13-Year Low 
Azerbaijan Monthly Inflation Rate Edges Up to 0.6% 
Armenia Leaves Monetary Policy Unchanged 
Serbia Trade Deficit Widens in January

Source: Trading Economics, Macroafricaintel Research

#Global #Markets | 12 Mar

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
Twitter: @DrRafiqRaji

(GMT+1)

CALENDAR
08:00 Australia RBA Debelle Speech 
09:00 China FDI (YTD) YoY 
09:00 Euro Area EcoFin Meeting 
09:30 Sweden CPIF YoY 
09:30 Sweden Inflation Rate MoM 
10:30 UK Construction Output YoY 
10:30 UK Industrial Production MoM 
10:30 UK Industrial Production YoY 
10:30 UK Manufacturing Production MoM 
10:30 UK Manufacturing Production YoY 
10:30 UK Balance of Trade 
10:30 UK GDP 3-Month Avg 
NEWS
Dutch Manufacturing Output Rebounds in January 
Singapore Retail Sales Rise for First Time in 3 Months 
Thailand Consumer Sentiment Rises to 5-Month High 
Philippines Imports Rebound in January 
Philippines Exports Fall 3rd Month 
Philippines Trade Gap Widens in January 
Australia Business Confidence Falls to 37-Month Low 
US Stocks Surge on Monday 
European Shares Finish Higher on Monday 
Sterling Rises Ahead of Brexit Vote 
Jordan Inflation Rate Lowest in Over 2 Years 
Brazil Car Output Rises 29.9% MoM in February

Source: Trading Economics, Macroafricaintel Research

#Global #Markets | 11 Mar

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
Twitter: @DrRafiqRaji

(GMT+1)

CALENDAR
05:00 Malaysia Unemployment Rate 
08:00 Germany Industrial Production MoM 
08:00 Germany Balance of Trade 
08:00 Germany Balance of Trade s.a 
08:00 Germany Exports MoM s.a 
08:00 Germany Imports MoM s.a 
08:00 Turkey GDP Growth Rate YoY 
08:00 Turkey GDP Growth Rate QoQ 
09:00 Euro Area Eurogroup Meeting 
10:30 UK Consumer Inflation Expectations 
13:30 US Retail Sales Ex Autos MoM 
13:30 US Retail Sales MoM
NEWS
China New Yuan Loans Lower than Expected 
Israel Current Account Surplus Widens in Q4 
Israel GDP Growth Revised Down to 3% in Q4 
Rwanda Consumer Prices Drop 0.4% YoY in February 
Egypt Inflation Rate at 3-Month High of 14.4% 
China Producer Prices Stay at 28-Month Low 
China Inflation Rate Slows to 13-Month Low of 1.5% 
Moody’s Upgrades Panama’s Credit Rating to ‘Baa1’ 
Fitch Assigns Benin ‘B’ Rating, Positive Outlook 
S&P Changes Bosnia & Herzegovina’s Outlook to Positive 
US Stocks Edge Down on Friday 
El Salvador Annual Inflation Rate Rises to 0.35% in February

Source: Trading Economics, Macroafricaintel Research

#Global #Markets | 8 Mar

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
Twitter: @DrRafiqRaji

(GMT+1)

CALENDAR
08:00 Germany Factory Orders MoM 
08:45 France Balance of Trade 
08:45 France Industrial Production MoM 
10:00 Italy Industrial Production MoM 
10:30 UK Consumer Inflation Expectations 
14:15 Canada Housing Starts 
14:30 US Housing Starts MoM 
14:30 US Building Permits MoM 
14:30 US Building Permits 
14:30 US Housing Starts 
14:30 Canada Full Time Employment Chg 
14:30 Canada Part Time Employment Chg
NEWS
China Trade Surplus Smallest in 11 Months 
China Imports Fall More than Expected in February 
Japan Q4 GDP Growth Revised Higher to 0.5% 
Japan Current Account Surplus Widens 
Japan Total Cash Earnings Grow 1.2% YoY 
Peru Holds Interest Rate at 2.75% 
Japan Household Spending Beats Expectations 
South Korea Current Account Surplus Widens 
Peru Trade Surplus Narrows in January 
New Zealand Manufacturing Sales Rebound in Q4 
US Stocks Extend Losses on Thursday 
US Consumer Credit Growth Beats Expectations

Source: Trading Economics, Macroafricaintel Research

#Global #Markets | 7 Mar

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
Twitter: @DrRafiqRaji

(GMT+1)

CALENDAR
07:45 Switzerland Unemployment Rate 
10:00 Italy Retail Sales MoM 
10:00 UK BoE Tenreyro Speech 
11:00 Euro Area GDP Growth Rate QoQ 3rd Est 
11:00 Euro Area GDP Growth Rate YoY 3rd Est 
11:00 Euro Area Employment Change QoQ Final 
11:00 Euro Area Employment Change YoY Final 
13:45 Euro Area Deposit Facility Rate 
13:45 Euro Area ECB Interest Rate Decision 
13:45 Euro Area Marginal Lending Rate 
14:00 Russia Foreign Exchange Reserves 
14:30 US Unit Labour Costs QoQ
NEWS
Estonian February Inflation Rate Slows to 27-Month Low of 2% 
South Africa Forex Reserves Little-Changed in February 
Dutch Inflation Rate at 5-1/2-Year High of 2.6% in February 
Brunei Consumer Prices Fall for First Time in 3 Months 
Philippines Q1 Jobless Rate Edges Down to 5.1% 
Australia Retail Sales Rebound Less than Estimated 
Australia Imports Rise 3% MoM 
Australia Exports Reach Fresh Record High 
Australia Construction PMI Remains in Contraction 
US Stocks Extend Losses on Wednesday 
Argentina Industrial Production Plummets 10.8% YoY 
US Gasoline Stocks Post Biggest Fall in Over 4 Months

Source: Trading Economics, Macroafricaintel Research

#Global #Markets | 6 Mar

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
Twitter: @DrRafiqRaji

(GMT+1)

CALENDAR
09:30 Germany Construction PMI 
12:00 Turkey TCMB Interest Rate Decision 
13:15 UK BoE Cunliffe Speech 
14:00 Russia Inflation Rate YoY 
14:00 Poland Interest Rate Decision 
14:15 US ADP Employment Change 
14:30 Canada Balance of Trade 
14:30 US Balance of Trade 
16:00 Canada Ivey PMI s.a 
16:00 Canada BoC Interest Rate Decision 
16:30 US EIA Gasoline Stocks Change 
16:30 US EIA Crude Oil Stocks Change
NEWS
More Stimulus Needed If Economy Sinks: BoJ’s Harada 
Colombia Inflation Rate Falls to 53-Month Low 
US Government Budget Surplus Smaller than Expected 
UK Stocks Finish Higher on Vodafone News 
Bosnia Producer Inflation Lowest in Over a Year 
US IBD/TIPP Economic Optimism at 4-Month High in March 
US Services Growth Beat Forecasts: ISM 
US New Home Sales Rise to 7-Month High 
US Output Growth Accelerates to 7-Month High: Markit 
US Services Activity Growth Remains Solid: Markit 
Mexico Consumer Sentiment Hits Record High in February 
Spain Consumer Confidence at 6-Month High

Source: Trading Economics, Macroafricaintel Research

#Global #Markets | 5 Mar

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
Twitter: @DrRafiqRaji

(GMT+1)

CALENDAR
08:00 Malaysia Interest Rate Decision 
08:30 Switzerland Inflation Rate YoY 
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 Italy GDP Growth Rate QoQ Final 
10:00 Italy GDP Growth Rate YoY Final 
10:00 Euro Area Markit Services PMI Final 
10:00 Spain Consumer Confidence 
10:00 Switzerland SNB Zurbruegg Speech 
10:30 UK Markit/CIPS UK Services PMI
NEWS
Russian Services PMI Rises to 3-Month High 
Estonian Industrial Output Expands the Least in 3 Months 
China Lowers 2019 GDP Growth Target to 6-6.5% 
India Services Growth Accelerates in February 
UAE Non-Oil Private Sector PMI Lowest in 28 Months 
Saudi Arabia Non-Oil Private Sector Growth at 14-Month High 
Egypt Non-Oil Private Sector PMI Falls to 17-Month Low 
Australia Holds Cash Rate at 1.5% for 31st Month 
Philippines Manufacturing Output Contraction Slows Sharply 
Fiji Inflation Rate Steady at 5.1% in February 
China Composite PMI Lowest in 4 Months 
Philippines February Inflation Rate Slows to A Year-Low

Source: Trading Economics, Macroafricaintel Research

#Global #Markets | 4 Mar

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
Twitter: @DrRafiqRaji

(GMT+1)

CALENDAR
08:00 Turkey Inflation Rate YoY 
09:00 Spain Unemployment Change 
10:30 UK Construction PMI 
13:30 US Fed Rosengren Speech 
16:00 US Construction Spending MoM 
22:30 Australia AIG Services Index 
00:00 South Korea Inflation Rate YoY 
00:00 South Korea GDP Growth Rate YoY Final 
00:00 South Korea GDP Growth Rate QoQ Final 
01:00 China National People’s Congress 
02:00 Australia HIA New Home Sales MoM 
02:00 Philippines Inflation Rate YoY
NEWS
Malaysia Imports Rise Less than Expected 
Malaysia Posts Largest Trade Surplus in 3 Months 
Fiji Holds Interest Rate Steady at 0.5% 
Taiwan Manufacturing PMI Slips to Lowest in 3-1/2 Years 
Pakistan Producer Inflation Rises to 11.03% in February 
South Korea Manufacturing PMI Falls to 44-Month Low 
Australia Q4 Corporate Profits Rise the Least in 5 Quarters 
Australia Q4 Business Inventories Fall Unexpectedly 
Australia Building Permits Rebound Unexpectedly in January 
Irish Consumer Morale Plummets to Over 4-Year Low 
Australia Job Ads Fall for 4th Month in February 
Moody’s Upgrades Greece’s Credit Rating to ‘B1’

Source: Trading Economics, Macroafricaintel Research

#Global #Markets | 27 Feb

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
Twitter: @DrRafiqRaji

(GMT+1)

CALENDAR
06:30 Netherlands Business confidence 
08:00 Norway Unemployment Rate 
09:30 Euro Area ECB Cœuré Speech 
10:00 Italy Consumer Confidence 
10:00 Italy Business Confidence 
11:00 Euro Area Services Sentiment 
11:00 Euro Area Industrial Sentiment 
11:00 Euro Area Economic Sentiment 
11:00 Euro Area Business Confidence 
11:00 Germany Bundesbank Weidmann Speech 
12:00 France Unemployment Benefit Claims 
12:15 Spain Business Confidence
NEWS
Hong Kong Q4 GDP Annual Growth Weakest in Near 3 Years 
Macau Jobless Steady at 1.7% in November-January 
BoJ’s Kataoka Calls for More Monetary Stimulus 
Taiwan Consumer Sentiment Rises to 9-Month High 
Australia Construction Output Falls for 2nd Quarter 
New Zealand Imports Nudged by Oil 
New Zealand Exports Rise 3% YoY 
New Zealand Trade Deficit Widens 
Sterling Jumps to 5-Month High 
US Fifth District Manufacturing Activity Grows in February 
Fed Shows Concerns over China, Brexit 
US Home Price Growth Eases to 4-Year Low: Case-Shiller

Source: Trading Economics, Macroafricaintel Research