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Date Time Currency Event Importance Actual Forecast Previous Notes
Sun
May 17
22:30
NZD Performance Services Index (APR) 56.5 57.6
23:01
GBP Rightmove House Prices (YoY) (MAY) 2.5% 4.7%
23:01
GBP Rightmove House Prices (MoM) (MAY) -0.1% 1.6%
23:30
AUD RBA's Lowe Gives Speech in Sydney
23:50
JPY Machine Orders (YoY) (MAR) 2.6% -6.0% 5.9%
23:50
JPY Machine Orders (MoM) (MAR) 2.9% 1.5% -1.4%
Mon
May 18
01:30
CNY China April Property Prices
01:30
AUD New Motor Vehicle Sales (MoM) (APR) -1.5% 0.7%
01:30
AUD New Motor Vehicle Sales (YoY) (APR) 2.8% 4.6%
04:00
JPY Tokyo Condominium Sales (YoY) (APR) -7.6% -4.0%
04:30
JPY Tertiary Industry Index (MoM) (MAR) -1.0% -0.5% 0.4%
04:30
JPY BOJ Maeda speaks at panel discussion
04:30
JPY Capacity Utilization (MoM) (MAR) -1.2% -3.2%
04:30
JPY Industrial Production (MoM) (MAR F) -0.8% -0.3%
04:30
JPY Industrial Production (YoY) (MAR F) -1.7% -1.2%
06:00
EUR ECB's Mersch Speaks in Stockholm
06:00
USD Fed's Evans Speaks on Economy and Monetary Policy in Stockholm
07:00
CHF SNB Sight Deposits
07:15
CHF Retail Sales (Real) (YoY) (MAR) -2.8% -2.7%
13:45
EUR ECB Publishes Asset-Purchase Data
14:00
USD NAHB Housing Market Index (MAY) 54 57 56
22:45
NZD Producer Prices- Inputs (QoQ) (1Q) -1.1% -0.4%
22:45
NZD Producer Prices- Outputs (QoQ) (1Q) -0.9% -0.1%
23:30
AUD ANZ Roy Morgan Weekly Consumer Confidence Index (MAY 17) 114.6 110.6
Tue
May 19
00:00
AUD Conference Board Leading Index (MAR) -0.1% 0.5%
01:30
AUD RBA May Meeting Minutes
03:00
NZD Reserve Bank of New Zealand 2-Year Inflation Expectation (2Q) 1.85% 1.8%
05:30
JPY Nationwide Department Store Sales (YoY) (APR) 13.7% -19.7%
05:30
JPY Tokyo Department Store Sales (YoY) (APR) 17.8% -16.5%
06:00
EUR EU 27 New Car Registrations (APR) 6.9% 10.6%
07:30
GBP BOE's Bailey Speaks at Event in London
08:30
GBP Consumer Price Index (YoY) (APR) -0.1% 0.0% 0.0%
08:30
GBP Core Consumer Price Index (YoY) (APR) 0.8% 1.0% 1.0%
08:30
GBP Retail Price Index (YoY) (APR) 0.9% 0.9% 0.9%
08:30
GBP Consumer Price Index (MoM) (APR) 0.2% 0.4% 0.2%
08:30
GBP DCLG UK House Prices (YoY) (MAR) 9.6% 7.4%
08:30
GBP Producer Price Index Input n.s.a. (MoM) (APR) 0.4% 0.8% 0.4%
08:30
GBP Producer Price Index Input n.s.a. (YoY) (APR) -11.7% -11.5% -12.8%
08:30
GBP Producer Price Index Output Core n.s.a. (MoM) (APR) 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
08:30
GBP Producer Price Index Output Core n.s.a. (YoY) (APR) 0.1% 0.1% 0.1%
08:30
GBP Producer Price Index Output n.s.a. (MoM) (APR) 0.1% 0.2% 0.1%
08:30
GBP Producer Price Index Output n.s.a. (YoY) (APR) -1.7% -1.6% -1.7%
08:30
GBP Retail Price Index (APR) 258.0 258.2 257.1
08:30
GBP Retail Price Index Ex Mort Int.Payments (YoY) (APR) 0.9% 0.9% 0.9%
08:30
GBP Retail Price Index (MoM) (APR) 0.4% 0.4% 0.2%
09:00
EUR German ZEW Survey (Economic Sentiment) (MAY) 41.9 49.0 53.3
09:00
EUR Euro-Zone Consumer Price Index - Core (YoY) (APR F) 0.6% 0.6% 0.6%
09:00
EUR Euro-Zone Consumer Price Index (MoM) (APR) 0.2% 0.2% 1.1%
09:00
EUR Euro-Zone Consumer Price Index (YoY) (APR F) 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
09:00
EUR Euro-Zone ZEW Survey (Economic Sentiment) (MAY) 61.2 64.8
09:00
EUR German ZEW Survey (Current Situation) (MAY) 65.7 68.0 70.2
09:00
EUR Euro-Zone Trade Balance (euros) (MAR) 23.4B 22.0B 20.3B
09:00
EUR Euro-Zone Trade Balance s.a. (euros) (MAR) 19.7B 21.9B 22.6B
12:30
USD Building Permits (MoM) (APR) 10.1% 2.1% -5.5%
12:30
USD Housing Starts (MoM) (APR) 20.2% 9.6% 4.9%
12:30
USD Building Permits (APR) 1143K 1064K 1038K
12:30
USD Housing Starts (APR) 1135K 1015K 944K
12:30
USD Revisions: U.S. Housing Starts
15:30
CAD BOC's Poloz Speaks in Charlottetown
16:00
CHF SNB Vice President Jean-Pierre Danthine Speaks in Geneva
23:15
AUD RBA's Lowe Moderates Panel at Sydney Conference
23:50
JPY Gross Domestic Product Annualized (1Q P) 2.4% 1.6% 1.1%
23:50
JPY Gross Domestic Product (QoQ) (1Q P) 0.6% 0.4% 0.3%
23:50
JPY Housing Loans (YoY) (1Q) 2.5% 2.5%
23:50
JPY Nominal Gross Domestic Product (QoQ) (1Q P) 1.9% 1.5% 0.7%
23:50
JPY GDP Business Spending (QoQ) (1Q P) 0.4% 0.6% 0.0%
23:50
JPY GDP Private Consumption (QoQ) (1Q P) 0.4% 0.2% 0.4%
23:50
JPY Gross Domestic Product Deflator (YoY) (1Q P) 3.4% 3.6% 2.4%
Wed
May 20
00:30
AUD Westpac Consumer Confidence (MAY) 6.4% -3.2%
00:30
AUD Westpac Consumer Conf Index (MAY) 102.4 96.2
01:00
AUD Skilled Vacancies (MoM) (APR) 0% 0.4%
05:00
JPY Coincident Index (MAR F) 109.2 109.5
05:00
JPY Leading Index (MAR F) 106.0 105.5
05:00
JPY Supermarket Sales (YoY) (APR) 6.4% -8.6%
06:00
EUR German Producer Prices (MoM) (APR) 0.1% 0.2% 0.1%
06:00
EUR German Producer Prices (YoY) (APR) -1.5% -1.4% -1.7%
06:00
JPY Machine Tool Orders (YoY) (APR F) 10.5% 10.4%
07:00
JPY Convenience Store Sales (YoY) (APR) 4.0% -2.8%
07:00
USD Fed's Evans Speaks on Economy and Monetary Policy in Munich
08:30
GBP Bank of England Minutes
09:00
CHF ZEW Survey (Expectations) (MAY) -0.1 -23.2
09:00
EUR Euro-Zone Construction Output s.a. (MoM) (MAR) 0.8% -1.6%
09:00
EUR Euro-Zone Construction Output w.d.a. (YoY) (MAR) -2.7% -3.5%
11:00
USD MBA Mortgage Applications (MAY 15) -1.5% -3.5%
12:30
CAD Wholesale Sales (MoM) (MAR) 0.8% 0.9% -0.4%
14:30
USD DOE Cushing OK Crude Inventory (MAY 15) -241K -475K -990K
14:30
USD DOE U.S. Crude Oil Inventories (MAY 15) -2674K -1750K -2191K
14:30
USD DOE U.S. Distillate Inventory (MAY 15) -546K 400K -2503K
14:30
USD DOE U.S. Gasoline Inventories (MAY 15) -2774K 650K -1142K
18:00
USD U.S. Fed Releases Minutes from April 28-29 FOMC Meeting
22:45
NZD Net Migration s.a. (APR) 4740 5000
23:00
AUD RBA's Edey Speech at Payments Conference
23:50
JPY Japan Buying Foreign Bonds (Yen) (MAY 15) ¥1099.2B ¥394.7B
23:50
JPY Japan Buying Foreign Stocks (Yen) (MAY 15) ¥39.4B ¥96.3B
23:50
JPY Foreign Buying Japan Bonds (Yen) (MAY 15) -¥672.8B ¥133.8B
23:50
JPY Foreign Buying Japan Stocks (Yen) (MAY 15) ¥187.3B ¥71.4B
Thu
May 21
01:00
AUD Consumer Inflation Expectation (MAY) 3.6% 3.4%
01:30
AUD RBA FX Transactions Government (APR) -419M -1299M
01:30
AUD RBA FX Transactions Other (APR) 72M 55M
01:30
AUD RBA Foreign Exchange Transaction (Australian dollar) (APR) 274M 1355M
01:35
JPY Markit/JMMA Japan Manufacturing PMI (MAY P) 50.9 50.3 49.9
01:45
CNY HSBC China Manufacturing PMI (MAY P) 49.1 49.3 48.9
01:45
AUD MNI May Business Indicator
03:00
NZD Credit Card Spending (YoY) (APR) 7.1% 5.2%
03:00
NZD Credit Card Spending (MoM) (APR) -0.6% 0.5%
04:30
JPY All Industry Activity Index (MoM) (MAR) -1.3% -0.4% 0.2%
07:00
CHF Money Supply M3 (YoY) (APR) 1.4% 2.3%
07:00
EUR Markit France Composite PMI (MAY P) 51.0 51.0 50.6
07:00
EUR Markit France Manufacturing PMI (MAY P) 49.3 48.5 48.0
07:00
EUR Markit France Services PMI (MAY P) 51.6 51.9 51.4
07:30
EUR Markit/BME Germany Composite PMI (MAY P) 52.8 53.8 54.1
07:30
EUR Markit/BME Germany Manufacturing PMI (MAY P) 51.4 52.0 52.1
07:30
EUR Markit Germany Services PMI (MAY P) 52.9 53.9 54.0
08:00
EUR Markit Eurozone Composite PMI (MAY P) 53.4 53.9 53.9
08:00
EUR Markit Eurozone Manufacturing PMI (MAY P) 52.3 51.8 52
08:00
EUR Markit Eurozone Services PMI (MAY P) 53.3 53.9 54.1
08:00
EUR Euro-Zone Current Account n.s.a. (euros) (MAR) 24.9B 14.7B
08:00
EUR Euro-Zone Current Account s.a. (euros) (MAR) 18.6B 26.0B 27.3B
08:30
GBP Retail Sales Inc Auto Fuel (MoM) (APR) 1.2% 0.4% -0.7%
08:30
GBP Retail Sales (MoM) (APR) 1.2% 0.2% 0.0%
08:30
GBP BOE's Bailey Speak in London
08:30
GBP Retail Sales Inc Auto Fuel (YoY) (APR) 4.7% 3.7% 4.0%
08:30
GBP Retail Sales (YoY) (APR) 4.7% 3.7% 4.8%
10:00
GBP CBI Trends Selling Prices (MAY) -3
10:00
GBP CBI Trends Total Orders (MAY) -5 3 1
11:30
EUR ECB account of the monetary policy meeting
12:30
USD Chicago Fed Nat Activity Index (APR) -0.15 0.00 -0.36
12:30
USD Continuing Claims (MAY 9) 2211K 2231K 2223K
12:30
USD Initial Jobless Claims (MAY 16) 274K 270K 264K
13:15
GBP BOE's Weale Speaks in London
13:45
USD Markit US Manufacturing PMI (MAY P) 53.8 54.5 54.1
14:00
EUR Euro-Zone Consumer Confidence (MAY A) -5.5 -4.8 -4.6
14:00
USD Existing Home Sales (MoM) (APR) -3.3% 0.8% 6.5%
14:00
USD Leading Indicators (APR) 0.7% 0.3% 0.4%
14:00
USD Philadelphia Fed. (MAY) 6.7 8 7.5
14:00
USD Existing Home Sales (APR) 5.04M 5.23M 5.21M
14:30
USD EIA Natural Gas Storage Change (MAY 15) 92 96 111
14:30
USD EIA Natural Working Gas Implied (MAY 15) 92 111
15:00
USD Kansas City Fed Manf. Activity (MAY) -13 -4 -7
18:00
USD Fed Vice Chair Fischer Speaks at ECB Conference in Portugal
23:00
USD Fed's Williams Speaks on Central Bank Governance at Stanford
Fri
May 22
JPY Bank of Japan Monetary Policy Statement
01:00
NZD ANZ Consumer Confidence Index (MAY) 123.9 128.8
01:00
NZD ANZ Consumer Confidence (MoM) (MAY) -3.8% 3.4%
02:00
CNY Conference Board China April Leading Economic Index 322.2 318.6
02:49
JPY BOJ Annual Rise in Monetary Base (MAY 22) ¥80T ¥80T ¥80T
03:00
JPY Bank of Japan Policy Statement/Kuroda Press Conference
06:00
EUR German Gross Domestic Product n.s.a. (YoY) (1Q F) 1.1% 1.1% 1.1%
06:00
EUR German Gross Domestic Product w.d.a. (YoY) (1Q F) 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%
06:00
EUR German Capital Investment (1Q) 1.5% 0.8% 0.8%
06:00
EUR German Construction Investment (1Q) 1.7% 1.8% 1.3%
06:00
EUR German Domestic Demand (1Q) 0.5% 0.7% 1.1%
06:00
EUR German Exports (1Q) 0.8% 0.5% 1.0%
06:00
EUR German Government Spending (1Q) 0.7% 0.2% 0.3%
06:00
EUR German Gross Domestic Product s.a. (QoQ) (1Q F) 0.3% 0.3% 0.3%
06:00
EUR German Imports (1Q) 1.5% 1.6% 1.9%
06:00
EUR German Private Consumption (1Q) 0.6% 0.6% 0.7%
08:00
EUR ECB President Draghi Speaks in Sintra, Portugal
08:00
EUR German IFO - Business Climate (MAY) 108.5 108.3 108.6
08:00
EUR German IFO - Current Assessment (MAY) 114.3 113.5 114.0
08:00
EUR German IFO - Expectations (MAY) 103 103.0 103.4
08:30
GBP Central Government NCR (APR) -1.2B 22.2B
08:30
GBP PSNB ex Banking Groups (APR) 6.8B 8.3B 6.8B
08:30
GBP Public Finances (PSNCR) (Pounds) (APR) -4.0B 21.6B
08:30
GBP Public Sector Net Borrowing (Pounds) (APR) 6.0B 7.9B 6.1B
09:45
GBP BOE's Shafik Speaks in London
11:00
GBP BOE Governor Mark Carney on Panel in Sintra, Portugal
12:30
CAD Bank Canada Consumer Price Index Core (YoY) (APR) 2.3% 2.4% 2.4%
12:30
CAD Consumer Price Index (YoY) (APR) 0.8% 1.0% 1.2%
12:30
USD Consumer Price Index Ex Food & Energy (YoY) (APR) 1.8% 1.7% 1.8%
12:30
USD Consumer Price Index (YoY) (APR) -0.2% -0.2% -0.1%
12:30
CAD Bank Canada Consumer Price Index Core (MoM) (APR) 0.1% 0.2% 0.6%
12:30
CAD Consumer Price Index (MoM) (APR) -0.1% 0.1% 0.7%
12:30
CAD Retail Sales (MoM) (MAR) 0.7% 0.3% 1.5%
12:30
USD Consumer Price Index Ex Food & Energy (MoM) (APR) 0.3% 0.2% 0.2%
12:30
USD Consumer Price Index (MoM) (APR) 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
12:30
USD Real Avg Weekly Earnings (YoY) (APR) 2.3% 2.1%
12:30
CAD CPI Core s.a. (MoM) (APR) 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
12:30
CAD CPI s.a. (MoM) (APR) -0.1% 0.0% 0.3%
12:30
CAD Consumer Price Index (APR) 126.2 126.5 126.3
12:30
CAD Retail Sales Less Autos (MoM) (MAR) 0.5% 0.4% 1.8%
12:30
USD Consumer Price Index Core Index s.a. (APR) 241.409 241.130 240.793
12:30
USD Consumer Price Index n.s.a. (APR) 236.599 236.580 236.119
17:00
USD Baker Hughes U.S. Rig Count (MAY 22) 888
17:00
USD Fed Chair Janet Yellen Speaks in Providence, R.I.

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