Economic Calendar

February 2017

Date Time Event Previous Forecast Actual
Wed 1 Feb *** Lunar New Year''s Day      
  0:00 QV House Prices +12.5   +13.5
  5:45 Employed labor force[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +1.4% +0.7% +0.8%
  5:45 Employed labor force[year-on-year(YoY)] +6.1% +6.1% +5.8%
  5:45 Unemployment Rate 4.9% 4.8% 5.2%
  5:45 Participation Rate 70.1% 70.2% 70.5%
  5:45 Average Hourly Earnings[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +0.3% +0.6% -0.3%
  5:45 Private Wages Exc Overtime[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +0.4% +0.5% +0.4%
  5:45 Private Wages Inc Overtime[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +0.4% +0.5% +0.4%
  6:20 Bank of Canada Governor Stephen S. Poloz Speech      
  6:30 AiG Performance of Mfg Index 55.4   51.2
  8:01 BRC Shop Price Index[year-on-year(YoY)] -1.4% -1.0% -1.7%
  8:54 PMI Services 54.5   54.6
  9:00 PMI Manufacturing 51.4 51.2 51.3
  13:00 Vehicle Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] +10.8%   +8.6%
  15:00 Nat''wide House prices[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.8% 0.0% +0.2%
  15:00 Nat''wide House prices[year-on-year(YoY)] +4.5% +4.3% +4.3%
  16:30 PMI Manufacturing 56.0 55.9 54.6
  17:00 PMI Manufacturing 55.1 55.1 55.2
  17:30 PMI Manufacturing 56.1 55.9 55.9
  20:00 MBA Mortgage Applications[week-over-week] +4.0%   -3.2%
  21:15 ADP Employment Change +153K +168K +246K
  22:30 Finance Minister of French Pierre Moscovici, Speech      
  22:45 PMI Manufacturing 55.1 55.1 55.0
  23:00 ISM Manufacturing 54.7 55.0 56.0
  23:00 ISM Prices Paid 65.5 65.5 69.0
  23:00 Construction Output[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.9% +0.2% -0.2%
Thu 2 Feb *** Lunar New Year''s Day      
  3:00 FOMC Rate Decision(Upper Bound) 0.75% 0.75% 0.75%
  3:00 FOMC Rate Decision(Lower Bound) 0.50% 0.50% 0.50%
  7:30 New Zealand Prime Minister, Bill English Speech      
  7:50 Monetary Base[year-on-year(YoY)] +23.1%   +22.6%
  8:30 Trade Balance A$ +1.243B A$ +2.000B A$ +3.511B
  8:30 Building Approvals[month-on-month(MoM)] +7.0% -1.5% -1.2%
  8:30 Building Approvals[year-on-year(YoY)] -4.8% -10.8% -11.4%
  13:00 Consumer Confidence 43.1 43.4 43.2
  15:00 Koichi Hamada, Special Adviser to the Cabinet, speech      
  16:15 Retail Sales (Real)[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.9% -0.7% -3.5%
  17:00 ECB Bulletin      
  17:30 PMI Construction 54.2 53.8 52.2
  18:00 Producer Price Index[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.3% +0.5% +0.7%
  18:00 Producer Price Index[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.1% +1.2% +1.6%
  20:00 BOE Announces Rates 0.25% 0.25% 0.25%
  20:00 BOE Minutes      
  20:00 BOE Quarterly Inflation Report      
  20:30 Challenger Job Cuts[year-on-year(YoY)] +42.4%   -38.8%
  20:30 Bank of England Governor Mark Carney Press Conference      
  21:30 Nonfarm Productivity[quarter on quarter annualized rate] +3.1% +1.0% +1.3%
  21:30 Unit Labor Costs[quarter on quarter annualized rate] +0.7% +1.9% +1.7%
  21:30 Initial Jobless Claims 259K 250K 246K
  21:30 Continuing Jobless Claims 2.100M 2.063M 2.064M
Fri 3 Feb 6:30 AiG Performance of Service Index 57.7   54.5
  7:50 Bank of Japan Releases Minutes from 19th-20th Dec Monetary Policy Meeting      
  8:00 ANZ Commodity Price[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.7%   -0.1%
  8:30 Purchasing Managers Index 50.3   49.9
  9:45 Caixin Media Manufacturing PMI 51.9 51.8 51.0
  16:30 Retail Sales - Value[year-on-year(YoY)] -5.5% -4.9% -2.9%
  17:00 PMI Services 53.6 53.6 53.7
  17:00 PMI Composite 54.3 54.3 54.4
  17:30 PMI Services 56.2 55.8 54.5
  18:00 Retail Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.4% +0.3% -0.3%
  18:00 Retail Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.3% +1.8% +1.1%
  21:30 Nonfarm Payrolls +156K +180K +227K
  21:30 Unemployment Rate 4.7% 4.7% 4.8%
  21:30 Manufacturing Payrolls +17K +5K +5K
  21:30 Average Hourly Earnings[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.4% +0.3% +0.1%
  21:30 Average Hourly Earnings[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.9% +2.7% +2.5%
  22:15 Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Evans Speech      
  22:45 PMI Services 55.1   55.6
  22:45 PMI Composite 55.4   55.8
  23:00 ISM Non-Manf. Composite 57.2 57.0 56.5
  23:00 Factory Orders[month-on-month(MoM)] -2.4% +0.5% +1.3%
  23:00 Durable Goods Orders[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.4% -0.4% -0.5%
  23:00 Durables Goods Orders Ex Transportation[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.5%   +0.5%
Sat 4 Feb          
Sun 5 Feb          
Mon 6 Feb *** Waitangi Day      
  8:00 Labor Cash Earnings[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.2% +0.4% +0.1%
  8:30 Retail Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.2% +0.3% -0.1%
  8:30 Retail Sales Ex Inflation[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] -0.1% +0.9% +0.9%
  8:30 ANZ Job Advertisements[month-on-month(MoM)] -1.9%   +4.0%
  9:45 Caixin Media non-Manufacturing PMI 53.4   53.1
  16:45 Minister of Economy and Finances of Italy Pier Carlo Padoan, Speech      
  17:30 Sentix Investor Confidence +18.2 +16.8 +17.4
  23:00 Labor Market Conditions Index -0.3   +1.3
Tue 7 Feb 5:30 Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick T. Harker Speech      
  6:30 AiG Perf of Construction Index 47.0   47.7
  8:01 BRC Sales Like-For-Like[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.0% +0.9% -0.6%
  10:00 RBNZ 2yr Inflation Expectation +1.68%   +1.92%
  11:30 RBA Interest Rate Decision 1.50% 1.50% 1.50%
  13:00 Leading Index CI 102.8 105.5 105.2
  13:00 Coincident Index CI 115.0 115.1 115.2
  14:45 SECO Consumer Confidence -13 -11 -3
  16:30 Halifax House Price[month-on-month(MoM)] +1.7% 0.0% -0.9%
  16:30 Halifax House Price[year-on-year(YoY)] +6.5% +6.0% +5.7%
  21:30 Trade Balance $ -45.2B $ -45.0B $ -44.3B
  21:30 International Merchandise Trade C$ +0.53B C$ +0.20B C$ +0.92B
  21:30 Building Permits[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.1% -3.5% -6.6%
  23:00 JOLTs Job Openings 5522K 5580K 5501K
  23:00 IBD/TIPP Economic Optimism 55.6   56.4
  23:00 Ivey Purchasing Managers Index 60.8   57.2
Wed 8 Feb 4:00 Net Consumer Credit $ +24.532B $ +20.000B $ +14.160B
  7:50 Bank of Japan Releases Minutes from 30-31 Jan Monetary Policy Meeting      
  7:50 Balance of Payments - Current A/C ¥ +1415.5B ¥ +1183.3B ¥ +1112.2B
  7:50 Trade Balance - BOP Basis ¥ +313.4B ¥ +738.9B ¥ +806.8B
  12:30 Bankruptcies[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.57%   -10.37%
  13:00 Economy Watchers Survey: Current 51.4 51.8 49.8
  13:00 Economy Watchers Survey: Outlook 50.9 51.5 49.4
  20:00 MBA Mortgage Applications[week-over-week] -3.2%   +2.3%
  21:15 Housing Starts 207K 197K 207K
Thu 9 Feb 4:00 RBNZ Announces Rates 1.75% 1.75% 1.75%
  5:00 Reserve Bank of New Zealand Governor Graeme Wheeler,Speech      
  5:45 Building Permits[month-on-month(MoM)] -9.2%   -7.2%
  7:50 Japan Money Stock M2[year-on-year(YoY)] +4.0% +4.0% +4.1%
  7:50 Japan Money Stock M3[year-on-year(YoY)] +3.4% +3.5% +3.5%
  7:50 Machinery Orders[month-on-month(MoM)] -5.1% +3.0% +6.7%
  7:50 Machinery Orders[year-on-year(YoY)] +10.4% +4.5% +6.7%
  8:00 HIA New Home Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] +6.1%   +0.2%
  8:01 RICS House Prices +24 +22 +25
  8:10 Reserve Bank of New Zealand Governor Graeme Wheeler,Speech      
  8:30 NAB Business Confidence +5   +5
  14:00 Machine Tool Orders[year-on-year(YoY)] +4.4%   +3.5%
  14:45 Unemployment Rate 3.5% 3.6% 3.7%
  14:45 Unemployment Rate s.a. 3.3% 3.3% 3.3%
  17:00 Reserve Bank of Australia Deputy Governor Philip Lowe Speech      
  21:30 Initial Jobless Claims 246K 249K 234K
  21:30 Continuing Jobless Claims 2.064M 2.058M 2.078M
  21:30 New Housing Price Index[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.2% +0.2% +0.1%
  21:30 New Housing Price Index[year-on-year(YoY)] +3.0% +3.1% +3.0%
  22:10 Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard, Speech      
  23:00 Wholesale Inventories[month-on-month(MoM)] +1.0% +1.0% +1.0%
  23:00 Wholesale Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.4%   +2.6%
Fri 10 Feb 2:10 Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Evans Speech      
  7:50 Domestic CGPI[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.6% +0.2% +0.6%
  7:50 Domestic CGPI[year-on-year(YoY)] -1.2% 0.0% +0.5%
  8:30 Quarterly Statement on Monetary Policy      
  8:30 Home Loans[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.9% +1.0% +0.4%
  8:30 Investment Lending[month-on-month(MoM)] +4.9%   -1.0%
  11:00 Trade Balance +2754.0¥ *B +3072.5¥ *B +3545.0¥ *B
  11:23 Trade Balance $ +40.82B $ +48.50B $ +51.35B
  12:30 Indices of Tertiary Industry Activity[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.2% -0.2% -0.4%
  17:30 Trade Balance £ -12.163B £ -11.450B £ -10.890B
  17:30 Industrial Production[month-on-month(MoM)] +2.1% +0.2% +1.1%
  17:30 Industrial Production[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.0% +3.2% +4.3%
  17:30 Manufacturing Production[month-on-month(MoM)] +1.3% +0.5% +2.1%
  17:30 Manufacturing Production[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.2% +1.7% +4.0%
  21:30 Import price index[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.4% +0.3% +0.4%
  21:30 Import price index[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.8% +3.4% +3.7%
  21:30 Net Change in Employment +53.7K -10.0K +48.3K
  21:30 Unemployment Rate 6.9% 6.9% 6.8%
  21:30 Participation Rate 65.8% 65.8% 65.9%
  23:00 U. of Michigan Confidence 98.5 98.0 95.7
  23:00 NIESR GDP Estimate +0.5%   +0.7%
Sat 11 Feb *** National Foundation Day      
  3:00 Budget Statement $ -27.5B $ +45.0B $ +51.3B
Sun 12 Feb          
Mon 13 Feb 7:50 Real Gross Domestic Product[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +0.3% +0.3% +0.2%
  7:50 Real Gross Domestic Product[quarter on quarter annualized rate] +1.3% +1.1% +1.0%
  7:50 Nominal GDP[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +0.1% +0.5% +0.3%
  7:50 GDP Deflator[year-on-year(YoY)] -0.2% -0.2% -0.1%
Tue 14 Feb 4:30 REINZ House Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] -10.7%   -14.7%
  5:45 Food Prices[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.8%   +2.8%
  8:30 NAB Business Conditions +11   +16
  8:30 NAB Business Confidence +6   +10
  9:30 Consumer Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.1% +2.4% +2.5%
  9:30 Producer Price Index[year-on-year(YoY)] +5.5% +6.5% +6.9%
  12:00 New Condominium Sales in Tokyo Metropolitan Area[year-on-year(YoY)] +13.2%   -7.4%
  12:30 Industrial Production[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.5%   +0.7%
  12:30 Industrial Production[year-on-year(YoY)] +3.0%   +3.2%
  12:30 Capacity Utilization Ratio[month-on-month(MoM)] +3.0%   +0.6%
  16:15 Consumer Prices[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.1% -0.1% 0.0%
  16:15 Consumer Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] 0.0% +0.3% +0.3%
  16:15 CPI - EU Harmonised[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.1%   -0.2%
  16:15 CPI - EU Harmonised[year-on-year(YoY)] -0.2%   +0.3%
  16:15 Producer & Import Prices[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.2% +0.2% +0.4%
  16:15 Producer & Import Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] 0.0% +0.5% +0.8%
  17:01 Money Supply M2[year-on-year(YoY)] +11.3% +11.3% +11.3%
  17:02 New Bank Lending 10400¥ *B 24400¥ *B 20300¥ *B
  17:30 Consumer Prices[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.5% -0.5% -0.5%
  17:30 Consumer Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.6% +1.9% +1.8%
  17:30 CPI Core[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.6% +1.7% +1.6%
  17:30 Retail Price Index[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.6% -0.4% -0.6%
  17:30 Retail Price Index[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.5% +2.8% +2.6%
  17:30 RPI (MoM)[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.7% +3.1% +2.9%
  17:30 PPI Input[month-on-month(MoM)] +1.8% +1.0% +1.7%
  17:30 PPI Input[year-on-year(YoY)] +15.8% +18.5% +20.5%
  17:30 PPI Output[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.1% +0.3% +0.6%
  17:30 PPI Output[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.7% +3.2% +3.5%
  17:30 PPI Output Core[month-on-month(MoM)] 0.0% +0.3% +0.5%
  17:30 PPI Output Core[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.1% +2.2% +2.4%
  17:30 ONS House Price[year-on-year(YoY)] +6.7% +6.5% +7.2%
  18:00 Industrial Production[month-on-month(MoM)] +1.5% -1.5% -1.6%
  18:00 Industrial Production[year-on-year(YoY)] +3.2% +1.7% +2.0%
  18:00 Gross Domestic Product[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +0.5% +0.5% +0.4%
  18:00 Gross Domestic Product[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.8% +1.8% +1.7%
  18:00 ZEW Survey (Econ. Sentiment) 23.2   17.1
  19:00 NFIB Small Business Optimism 105.8 105.0 105.9
  21:30 Producer Price Index[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.3% +0.3% +0.6%
  21:30 Producer Price Index[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.6% +1.5% +1.6%
  21:30 PPI Output Core[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.2% +0.2% +0.4%
  21:30 PPI Output Core[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.6% +1.1% +1.2%
  21:30 House Price Index[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.3%   +0.5%
  21:30 House Price Index[year-on-year(YoY)] +12.3%   +13.0%
  21:50 Richmond Federal Reserve Bank President Jeffrey Lacker Speech      
  23:00 Federal Reserve Bank Chairman Janet Yellen Speech      
Wed 15 Feb 2:00 Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Robert Steven Kaplan, Speech      
  2:15 Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank President Dennis P. Lockhart Speech      
  7:30 Westpac Consumer Confidence Index 97.4   99.6
  8:30 New Motor Vehicle Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.3%   +0.6%
  8:30 New Motor Vehicle Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.2%   -0.9%
  17:30 Jobless Claims Change -10.1K +0.5K -42.4K
  17:30 Unemployment Rate 2.3% 2.3% 2.1%
  17:30 ILO Unemployment Rate (3mths) 4.8% 4.8% 4.8%
  18:00 Trade Balance € +25.9B € +26.0B € +28.1B
  18:00 Trade Balance sa € +22.7B € +22.0B € +24.5B
  20:00 MBA Mortgage Applications[week-over-week] +2.3%   -3.7%
  21:30 Empire Manufacturing +6.5 +7.0 +18.7
  21:30 Retail Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.6% +0.1% +0.4%
  21:30 Retail Sales Ex-Auto[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.2% +0.4% +0.8%
  21:30 Consumer Prices[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.3% +0.3% +0.6%
  21:30 Consumer Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.1% +2.4% +2.5%
  21:30 CPI Core[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.2% +0.2% +0.3%
  21:30 CPI Core[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.2% +2.1% +2.3%
  21:30 Manufacturing Shipments[month-on-month(MoM)] +1.5% +0.3% +2.3%
  22:00 Existing Home Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] +2.2%   -1.3%
  22:15 Industrial Production[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.8% 0.0% -0.3%
  22:15 Capacity Utilization Ratio 75.5% 75.4% 75.3%
  23:00 Federal Reserve Bank Chairman Janet Yellen Speech      
  23:00 Mortgage Delinquencies 4.52%   4.80%
  23:00 Business Inventories[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.7% +0.4% +0.4%
  23:00 NAHB Housing Market Index 67 67 65
Thu 16 Feb 1:00 Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President, Eric Rosengren Speech      
  1:45 Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick T. Harker Speech      
  5:00 Net Long-term TIC Flows $ +30.8B   $ -12.9B
  5:00 Net TIC Flows $ +23.7B   $ -42.8B
  8:00 Consumer Inflation Expectation +4.3%   +4.1%
  8:00 ANZ Consumer Confidence Index 128.7   127.4
  8:30 Employed labor force +13.5K +10.0K +13.5K
  8:30 Unemployment Rate 5.8% 5.8% 5.7%
  8:30 Participation Rate 64.7% 64.7% 64.6%
  10:00 Non Resident Bond Holdings 63.2%   62.5%
  14:00 Machine Tool Orders[year-on-year(YoY)] +3.5%   +3.5%
  15:00 EU 27 New Car Registrations[year-on-year(YoY)] +3.0%   +10.2%
  20:30 ECB Releases Minutes from 19th Jan Meeting      
  21:00 Finance Minister of French Pierre Moscovici, panel discussion      
  21:00 Austria National Bank Governor Ewald Nowotny, panel discussion      
  21:30 Housing Starts 1.226M 1.226M 1.246M
  21:30 Housing Starts[month-on-month(MoM)] +11.3% 0.0% -2.6%
  21:30 Building Permits 1.210M 1.230M 1.285M
  21:30 Building Permits[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.2% +0.2% +4.6%
  21:30 Philadelphia Fed. +23.6 +18.0 +43.3
  21:30 Initial Jobless Claims 234K 245K 239K
  21:30 Continuing Jobless Claims 2.078M 2.050M 2.076M
  22:45 ECB Executive Board member BenoÎt Cœuré Speech      
Fri 17 Feb 5:30 Business NZ PMI 54.5   51.6
  5:45 Retail Sales Ex Inflation[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +0.9% +1.0% +0.8%
  17:00 Euro-Zone Current Account nsa € +40.5B   € +47.0B
  17:00 Euro-Zone Trade Balance sa € +36.1B   € +31.0B
  17:30 Retail Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] -1.9% +1.0% -0.3%
  17:30 Retail Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] +4.3% +3.4% +1.5%
  17:30 Retail Sales Ex Auto Fuel[month-on-month(MoM)] -2.0% +0.7% -0.2%
  17:30 Retail Sales Ex Auto Fuel[year-on-year(YoY)] +4.9% +3.9% +2.6%
  18:00 Construction Output[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.4%   -0.2%
  18:00 Construction Output[year-on-year(YoY)] 0.0%   +3.2%
  21:30 International Securities Transactions C$ +7.24B   C$ +10.23B
  23:00 Leading Indicators[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.5% +0.5% +0.6%
Sat 18 Feb          
Sun 19 Feb          
Mon 20 Feb *** President''s Day      
  *** Family Day      
  5:45 Producer Prices- Inputs[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +1.5%   +1.0%
  7:45 Producer Prices- Outputs[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +1.0%   +1.5%
  7:50 Merchnds Trade Balance Total ¥ +641.4B ¥ -625.9B ¥ -1086.9B
  8:01 Rightmove House Prices[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.4%   +2.0%
  8:01 Rightmove House Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] +3.2% +2.8% +2.3%
  9:15 Cleveland Federal Reserve Bank President Loretta J. Mester Speech      
  15:00 Convenience Store Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.5%   +0.1%
  16:30 Unemployment Rate 3.3% 3.3% 3.3%
  18:00 US Vice president Mike Pence, Press Conference      
  18:00 Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, Press Conference      
  19:00 CBI Trends Total Orders +5 +4 +8
  21:30 Wholesale Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.2% +0.4% +0.7%
  23:00 Consumer Confidence -4.9 -4.9 -6.2
Tue 21 Feb 8:30 RBA Minutes      
  12:30 All Industry Activity Index[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.3% -0.2% -0.3%
  13:00 Supermarket Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] -2.0%   -1.6%
  14:00 Nationwide Department Store Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] -1.7%   -1.2%
  14:00 Tokyo Dept. Store Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] -1.0%   -1.5%
  15:00 Trade Balance +27.2*B francs   +47.3*B francs
  16:00 M3 Money Supply[year-on-year(YoY)] +3.0%   +2.9%
  16:30 Consumer Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.2% +1.6% +1.3%
  17:00 PMI Manufacturing 55.2 55.0 55.5
  17:00 PMI Services 53.7 53.7 55.6
  17:00 PMI Composite 54.4 54.3 56.0
  17:30 Public Finances (PSNCR) £ +36.3B   £ -26.5B
  17:30 PSNB ex Interventions £ +6.9B £ -14.0B £ -9.4B
  21:50 Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank President Neel Kashkari, Speech      
  22:45 PMI Manufacturing 55.0 55.4 54.3
  22:45 PMI Services 55.6 55.8 53.9
  22:45 PMI Composite 55.8   54.3
Wed 22 Feb 1:00 Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick T. Harker Speech      
  4:30 San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank President John Williams Speech      
  5:30 Reserve Bank of Australia Deputy Governor Philip Lowe Speech      
  7:30 Westpac Leading Index[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.44%   +0.03%
  8:00 DEWR Internet Skilled Vacancies[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.2%   +1.0%
  8:30 Wage Cost Index[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +0.4% +0.5% +0.5%
  8:30 Wage Cost Index[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.9% +1.9% +1.9%
  10:00 Credit Card Spending[year-on-year(YoY)] +8.5%   +7.1%
  11:06 Gross Domestic Product[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.9% +2.0% +3.1%
  11:41 Gross Domestic Product[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +0.6% +0.7% +1.2%
  17:00 ZEW - Credit Suisse Switzerland Expectation of Economic Growth +18.5   +19.4
  17:30 Gross Domestic Product[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +0.6% +0.6% +0.7%
  17:30 Gross Domestic Product[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.2% +2.2% +2.0%
  17:30 Index of Services (3mth/3mth) +1.0% +0.8% +0.8%
  17:30 Total Business Investment[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +0.4% +0.1% -1.0%
  17:30 Total Business Investment[year-on-year(YoY)] -2.2% +0.3% -0.9%
  18:00 Consumer Prices[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.5% -0.8% -0.8%
  18:00 Consumer Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.8% +1.8% +1.8%
  18:00 CPI Core[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.9% +0.9% +0.9%
  20:00 MBA Mortgage Applications[week-over-week] -3.7%   -2.0%
  20:00 UK Prime Minister Theresa May, Confirmation Hearing      
  21:30 Retail Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.2% 0.0% -0.5%
  21:30 Retail Sales Ex-Auto[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.1% +0.5% -0.3%
  23:00 Existing Home Sales 5.49M 5.55M 5.69M
  23:00 Existing Home Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] -2.8% +1.1% +3.3%
Thu 23 Feb 2:00 Federal Reserve Bank Board Member Jerome Powell, Speech      
  3:00 FOMC Released Meeting Minutes of Jan 31-Feb 1      
  7:50 Corp Service Price Index[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.4% +0.5% +0.5%
  8:30 Private Capital Expenditure[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] -4.0% -0.5% -2.1%
  9:00 Bank of Japan Board Member, Takahide Kiuchi Speech      
  13:00 Leading Index CI 105.2   104.8
  13:00 Coincident Index CI 115.2   114.8
  16:15 Industrial Production[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.4%   -1.2%
  19:00 CBI Reported Sales -8 +4 +9
  21:30 Chicago Fed Nat Activity Index +0.14 0.00 -0.05
  21:30 Initial Jobless Claims 239K 240K 244K
  21:30 Continuing Jobless Claims 2.076M 2.068M 2.060M
  21:35 Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank President Dennis P. Lockhart Speech      
  22:00 House Price Index[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.5% +0.5% +0.4%
  22:00 House Price Index[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +1.5%   +1.5%
Fri 24 Feb 0:00 Kansas City Fed Manf. Activity +9 +9  
  6:30 Reserve Bank of Australia Deputy Governor Philip Lowe Speech      
  17:30 BBA Loans for House Purchase 43228 42600  
  21:30 Consumer Prices[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.2% +0.4%  
  21:30 Consumer Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.5% +1.6%  
  23:00 New Home Sales 536K 570K  
  23:00 New Home Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] -10.4% +6.3%  
  23:00 U. of Michigan Confidence 95.7 96.0  
Sat 25 Feb          
Sun 26 Feb          
Mon 27 Feb 8:30 Company Operating Profit[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +1.0%    
  16:30 Trade Balance HK$ -45.5B    
  17:00 M3 Money Supply[year-on-year(YoY)] +5.0%    
  18:00 Consumer Confidence      
  18:00 Economic Confidence 108.2    
  18:00 Business Climate Indicator +0.77    
  18:00 Industrial Confidence +0.8    
  18:00 Services Confidence +13.5    
  21:30 Durable Goods Orders[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.5%    
  21:30 Durables Goods Orders Ex Transportation[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.5%    
  22:30 Dallas Fed Manf. Activity +22.1    
  23:00 Pending Home Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] +1.6%    
  23:00 Pending Home Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] -2.0%    
Tue 28 Feb 5:45 Building Permits[month-on-month(MoM)] -6.6%    
  5:45 Trade Balance NZ$ -0.041B    
  7:50 Industrial Production[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.7%    
  7:50 Industrial Production[year-on-year(YoY)] +3.2%    
  7:50 Retail Sales Value[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.6%    
  7:50 Department Store and Supermarket Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] -1.3%    
  8:00 HIA New Home Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.2%    
  8:00 ANZ Business Conditions +21.7    
  8:01 GfK Consumer Confidence Survey -5    
  8:30 Current Account Balance A$ -11.4B    
  8:30 Private Sector Credit[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.7%    
  8:30 Private Sector Credit[year-on-year(YoY)] +5.6%    
  10:00 M3 Money Supply[year-on-year(YoY)] +6.4%    
  12:00 Vehicle Production[year-on-year(YoY)] +4.2%    
  13:00 SME Business Sentiment Index 48.3    
  13:00 Annualized Housing Starts 923K    
  13:00 Housing Starts[year-on-year(YoY)] +3.9%    
  13:00 Construction Orders[year-on-year(YoY)] +7.1%    
  16:00 KOF Leading Indicator 101.7    
  18:00 Consumer Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.8%    
  18:00 CPI Core[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.9%    
  21:30 Wholesale Inventories[month-on-month(MoM)] +1.0%    
  21:30 Gross Domestic Product[quarter on quarter annualized rate] +1.9%    
  21:30 Personal Consumption[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +2.5%    
  21:30 GDP Price Index[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +2.1%    
  21:30 PCE Core[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +1.3%    
  21:30 Industrial Product Price[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.4%    
  21:30 Raw Materials Price Index[month-on-month(MoM)] +6.5%    
  22:00 S&P/CaseShiller Home Price Ind 192.14    
  22:00 S&P/CaseShiller Home Price Ind[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.88%    
  22:00 S&P/CaseShiller Home Price Ind[year-on-year(YoY)] +5.27%    
  22:45 Chicago Purchasing Manager 50.3    
  *** M3 Money Supply[year-on-year(YoY)] +8.9%    
  23:00 Consumer Confidence 111.8    
  23:00 Richmond Fed Manufact. Index +12    
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