Economic Calendar

May 2018

Date Time Event Previous Forecast Actual
Tue 1 May *** Labour Day      
  6:30 AiG Performance of Mfg Index 63.1   58.3
  6:45 Building Permits[month-on-month(MoM)] +6.4%   +14.7%
  12:30 RBA Interest Rate Decision 1.50% 1.50% 1.50%
  13:00 Vehicle Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] -4.9%   +0.5%
  16:30 Net Consumer Credit £ +1.7B £ +1.4B £ +0.3B
  16:30 Net Lending Sec. on Dwellings £ +3.9B £ +3.6B £ +4.0B
  16:30 Mortgage Approvals 63.8K 63.0K 62.9K
  16:30 M4 Money Supply[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.4%   -1.4%
  16:30 M4 Money Supply[year-on-year(YoY)] +4.2%   +2.2%
  16:30 PMI Manufacturing 54.9 54.8 53.9
  20:30 Gross Domestic Product[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.1% +0.3% +0.4%
  21:45 PMI Manufacturing 56.5 56.5 56.5
  22:00 ISM Manufacturing 59.3 58.5 57.3
  22:00 ISM Prices Paid 78.1 78.5 79.3
  22:00 Construction Output[month-on-month(MoM)] +1.0% +0.5% -1.7%
Wed 2 May 1:00 QV House Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] +7.3%   +7.6%
  2:30 Bank of Canada Governor Stephen S. Poloz Speech      
  6:45 Employed labor force[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +0.4% +0.6% +0.6%
  6:45 Employed labor force[year-on-year(YoY)] +3.7% +3.3% +3.1%
  6:45 Unemployment Rate 4.5% 4.4% 4.4%
  6:45 Participation Rate 70.9% 71.0% 70.8%
  6:45 Private Wages Inc Overtime[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +0.4% +0.5% +0.3%
  6:45 Private Wages Exc Overtime[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +0.4% +0.4% +0.3%
  6:45 Average Hourly Earnings[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +0.8% +0.5% +1.1%
  7:01 BRC Shop Price Index[year-on-year(YoY)] -1.0%   -1.0%
  7:50 Monetary Base[year-on-year(YoY)] +9.1%   +7.8%
  9:45 Caixin Media Manufacturing PMI 51.0 50.9 51.1
  13:00 Consumer Confidence 44.3 44.5 43.6
  13:45 SECO Consumer Confidence +5 +4 +2
  15:15 Retail Sales (Real)[year-on-year(YoY)] -0.2%   -1.8%
  15:30 PMI Manufacturing 60.3 59.8 63.6
  16:00 PMI Manufacturing 56.0 56.0 56.2
  16:30 PMI Construction 47.0 50.5 52.5
  17:00 Gross Domestic Product[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +0.7% +0.4% +0.4%
  17:00 Gross Domestic Product[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.8% +2.5% +2.5%
  17:00 Unemployment Rate 8.5% 8.5% 8.5%
  19:00 MBA Mortgage Applications[week-over-week] -0.2%   -2.5%
  20:15 ADP Employment Change +228K +198K +204K
  22:30 EIA Weekly Petroleum Status Report[week-over-week] +2170kbbl +840kbbl +6218kbbl
Thu 3 May *** Constitution Memorial Day      
  2:00 FOMC Rate Decision(Upper Bound) 1.75% 1.75% 1.75%
  2:00 FOMC Rate Decision(Lower Bound) 1.50% 1.50% 1.50%
  6:30 AiG Performance of Service Index 56.9   55.2
  9:00 ANZ Commodity Price[month-on-month(MoM)] +1.2%   +1.0%
  9:30 Trade Balance A$ +1.349B A$ +0.865B A$ +1.527B
  9:30 Building Approvals[month-on-month(MoM)] -4.2% +1.0% +2.6%
  9:30 Building Approvals[year-on-year(YoY)] -0.5% +10.6% +14.5%
  16:30 PMI Services 51.7 53.5 52.8
  16:30 Retail Sales - Value[year-on-year(YoY)] +29.9% +10.9% +11.4%
  17:00 Consumer Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.3% +1.3% +1.2%
  17:00 CPI Core[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.0% +0.9% +0.7%
  17:00 Producer Price Index[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.1% +0.1% +0.1%
  17:00 Producer Price Index[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.6% +2.1% +2.1%
  19:30 Challenger Job Cuts[year-on-year(YoY)] +39.4%   -1.4%
  20:00 ECB Vice-President Vitor Constancio, Speech      
  20:30 Nonfarm Productivity[quarter on quarter annualized rate] +0.3% +0.9% +0.7%
  20:30 Unit Labor Costs[quarter on quarter annualized rate] +2.1% +3.0% +2.7%
  20:30 Trade Balance -577 -500 -490
  20:30 Initial Jobless Claims 209K 225K 211K
  20:30 Continuing Jobless Claims 1.833M 1.835M 1.756M
  20:30 ECB Executive Board member BenoÎt Cœuré Speech      
  20:30 International Merchandise Trade C$ -2.93B C$ -2.25B C$ -4.14B
  21:45 PMI Services 54.4 54.5 54.6
  21:45 PMI Composite 54.8   54.9
  22:00 ISM Non-Manf. Composite 58.8 58.0 56.8
  22:00 Factory Orders[month-on-month(MoM)] +1.6% +1.4% +1.6%
  22:00 Durable Goods Orders[month-on-month(MoM)] +2.6%   +2.6%
  22:00 Durables Goods Orders Ex Transportation[month-on-month(MoM)] 0.0%   +0.1%
  22:30 EIA Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report[week-over-week] -18bcf +51bcf +62bcf
Fri 4 May *** Greenery Day      
  8:30 Purchasing Managers Index 50.6   49.1
  9:30 RBA Quarterly Statement on Monetary Policy      
  9:45 Caixin Media non-Manufacturing PMI 52.3 52.3 52.9
  16:00 PMI Services 55.0 55.0 54.7
  16:00 PMI Composite 55.2 55.2 55.1
  17:00 Retail Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.3% +0.5% +0.1%
  17:00 Retail Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.8% +1.9% +0.8%
  20:30 Nonfarm Payrolls +135K +192K +164K
  20:30 Unemployment Rate 4.1% 4.0% 3.9%
  20:30 Manufacturing Payrolls +22K +20K +24K
  20:30 Average Hourly Earnings[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.2% +0.2% +0.1%
  20:30 Average Hourly Earnings[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.6% +2.7% +2.6%
  20:30 Swiss National President Thomas Jordan Speech      
  22:00 Ivey Purchasing Managers Index 59.8   71.5
Sat 5 May 0:00 Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley, Speech      
Sun 6 May          
Mon 7 May *** Early May Bank Holiday      
  6:30 AiG Perf of Construction Index 57.2   55.4
  7:50 Bank of Japan Releases Minutes from Mar 8-9 Monetary Policy Meeting      
  9:30 NAB Business Conditions +15   +21
  9:30 NAB Business Confidence +8   +10
  9:30 ANZ Job Advertisements[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.1%   -0.2%
  15:15 Consumer Prices[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.4% +0.3% +0.2%
  15:15 Consumer Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.8% +0.9% +0.8%
  15:15 CPI - EU Harmonised[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.3% +0.3% +0.2%
  15:15 CPI - EU Harmonised[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.7% +0.7% +0.4%
  16:30 Sentix Investor Confidence +19.6 +21.0 +19.2
  20:25 Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank President Raphael Bostic Speech      
Tue 8 May 3:00 Net Consumer Credit $ +13.639B $ +15.200B $ +11.622B
  3:30 Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Evans Speech      
  3:30 Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Robert Steven Kaplan, Speech      
  7:30 Household Spending[year-on-year(YoY)] -0.9% +1.0% -0.7%
  9:30 Retail Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.6% +0.2% 0.0%
  9:30 Retail Sales Ex Inflation[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +0.8% +0.6% +0.2%
  11:00 RBNZ 2yr Inflation Expectation +2.11%   +2.01%
  11:15 Trade Balance -297.8¥ *B +1891.5¥ *B +1828.0¥ *B
  11:18 Trade Balance $ -4.98B $ +27.75B $ +28.78B
  13:45 Unemployment Rate 2.9% 2.9% 2.7%
  13:45 Unemployment Rate s.a. 2.8% 2.9% 2.7%
  15:15 Federal Reserve Bank Board Member Jerome Powell, Speech      
  15:30 Halifax House Price[month-on-month(MoM)] +1.6% -0.2% -3.1%
  15:30 Halifax House Price[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.7% +3.2% +2.2%
  18:00 NFIB Small Business Optimism 104.7 104.5 104.8
  20:15 Housing Starts 225K 220K 214K
  22:00 JOLTs Job Openings 6078K 6100K 6550K
  22:00 IBD/TIPP Economic Optimism 52.6 51.3 53.6
Wed 9 May 7:01 BRC Sales Like-For-Like[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.4% -0.8% -4.2%
  8:00 Labor Cash Earnings[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.0% +1.0% +2.1%
  13:00 Leading Index CI 105.9 105.1 105.0
  13:00 Coincident Index CI 116.0 116.4 116.4
  19:00 MBA Mortgage Applications[week-over-week] -2.5%   -0.4%
  20:30 Producer Price Index[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.3% +0.2% +0.1%
  20:30 Producer Price Index[year-on-year(YoY)] +3.0% +2.8% +2.6%
  20:30 PPI Output Core[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.3% +0.2% +0.2%
  20:30 PPI Output Core[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.7% +2.4% +2.3%
  20:30 Building Permits[month-on-month(MoM)] -2.8% +2.0% +3.1%
  22:00 Wholesale Inventories[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.5% +0.5% +0.3%
  22:00 Wholesale Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] +1.1%   +0.3%
  22:30 EIA Weekly Petroleum Status Report[week-over-week] +6218kbbl +393kbbl -2197kbbl
Thu 10 May *** Ascension Day      
  5:00 RBNZ Announces Rates 1.75% 1.75% 1.75%
  7:01 RICS House Prices 0% -1% -8%
  7:50 Balance of Payments - Current A/C ¥ +2076.0B ¥ +2899.0B ¥ +3122.3B
  7:50 Trade Balance - BOP Basis ¥ +188.7B ¥ +1023.1B ¥ +1190.7B
  7:50 Bank of Japan Releases Minutes from April26-27 Monetary Policy Meeting      
  9:10 Reserve Bank of New Zealand Governor Adrian Orr, Speech      
  9:30 Consumer Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.1% +1.9% +1.8%
  9:30 Producer Price Index[year-on-year(YoY)] +3.1% +3.4% +3.4%
  12:30 Bankruptcies[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.38%   -4.41%
  13:00 Economy Watchers Survey: Current 48.9 49.0 49.0
  13:00 Economy Watchers Survey: Outlook 49.6 49.9 50.1
  16:00 ECB Bulletin      
  16:30 Trade Balance £ -10.414B £ -11.300B £ -12.287B
  16:30 Industrial Production[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.1% +0.2% +0.1%
  16:30 Industrial Production[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.1% +3.1% +2.9%
  16:30 Manufacturing Production[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.2% -0.2% -0.1%
  16:30 Manufacturing Production[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.5% +2.9% +2.9%
  19:00 BOE Announces Rates 0.50% 0.50% 0.50%
  19:00 BOE Minutes      
  19:00 BOE Quarterly Inflation Report      
  19:00 NIESR GDP Estimate +0.1%   +0.1%
  19:30 Bank of England Governor Mark Carney Press Conference      
  20:30 Consumer Prices[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.1% +0.3% +0.2%
  20:30 Consumer Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.4% +2.5% +2.5%
  20:30 CPI Core[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.2% +0.2% +0.1%
  20:30 CPI Core[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.1% +2.2% +2.1%
  20:30 Initial Jobless Claims 211K 219K 211K
  20:30 Continuing Jobless Claims 1.760M 1.800M 1.790M
  20:30 New Housing Price Index[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.2% 0.0% 0.0%
  20:30 New Housing Price Index[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.6% +2.4% +2.4%
  22:30 EIA Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report[week-over-week] +62bcf +89bcf +89bcf
Fri 11 May 2:00 Budget Statement $ -208.7B $ +212.0B $ +214.3B
  5:00 REINZ House Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] -9.9%   +6.6%
  6:30 Business NZ PMI 53.1   58.9
  6:45 Food Prices[month-on-month(MoM)] +1.0%   +0.1%
  7:50 Japan Money Stock M2[year-on-year(YoY)] +3.1% +3.2% +3.3%
  7:50 Japan Money Stock M3[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.6% +2.8% +2.8%
  9:30 Home Loans[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.2% -1.8% -2.2%
  9:30 Investment Lending[month-on-month(MoM)] +1.2%   -9.0%
  16:30 Gross Domestic Product[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +0.8% +0.8% +2.2%
  16:30 Gross Domestic Product[year-on-year(YoY)] +3.4% +3.4% +4.7%
  17:00 Money Supply M2[year-on-year(YoY)] +8.2% +8.5% +8.3%
  17:00 New Bank Lending 11200¥ *B 11000¥ *B 11800¥ *B
  20:30 Import price index[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.2% +0.5% +0.3%
  20:30 Import price index[year-on-year(YoY)] +3.3% +3.9% +3.3%
  20:30 Net Change in Employment +32.3K +20.0K -1.1K
  20:30 Unemployment Rate 5.8% 5.8% 5.8%
  20:30 Participation Rate 65.5% 65.5% 65.4%
  21:00 Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins,Speech      
  22:00 U. of Michigan Confidence 98.8 98.3 98.8
Sat 12 May          
Sun 13 May          
Mon 14 May 7:50 Domestic CGPI[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.1% +0.1% +0.1%
  7:50 Domestic CGPI[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.1% +2.0% +2.0%
  14:00 Machine Tool Orders[year-on-year(YoY)] +28.1%   +22.0%
  14:45 Cleveland Federal Reserve Bank President Loretta J. Mester Speech      
  20:30 House Price Index[month-on-month(MoM)] 0.0%   +0.2%
  20:30 House Price Index[year-on-year(YoY)] +6.6%   +5.6%
  21:40 Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard, Speech      
Tue 15 May 7:10 Reserve Bank of Australia Deputy Governor Guy Debelle Speech      
  9:30 RBA Minutes      
  9:40 Reserve Bank of Australia Deputy Governor Guy Debelle Speech      
  10:00 Retail Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] +10.1% +10.0% +9.4%
  10:00 Retail Sales (YTD)[year-on-year(YoY)] +9.8% +9.9% +9.7%
  10:00 Industrial Production[year-on-year(YoY)] +6.0% +6.4% +7.0%
  10:00 Industrial Production (YTD)[year-on-year(YoY)] +6.8% +6.7% +6.9%
  10:00 Investment in Fixed Assets (Excluding Rural Households) (YTD)[year-on-year(YoY)] +7.5% +7.4% +7.0%
  12:30 Indices of Tertiary Industry Activity[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.1% -0.2% -0.3%
  15:15 Producer & Import Prices[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.2%   +0.4%
  15:15 Producer & Import Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.0%   +2.7%
  16:30 Jobless Claims Change +15.7K   +31.2K
  16:30 Unemployment Rate 2.4%   2.5%
  16:30 ILO Unemployment Rate (3mths) 4.2% 4.2% 4.2%
  17:00 Industrial Production[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.9% +0.7% +0.5%
  17:00 Industrial Production[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.6% +3.6% +3.0%
  17:00 Gross Domestic Product[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +0.4% +0.4% +0.4%
  17:00 Gross Domestic Product[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.5% +2.5% +2.5%
  17:00 ZEW Survey (Econ. Sentiment) 1.9   2.4
  20:00 Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Robert Steven Kaplan, Speech      
  20:30 Empire Manufacturing +15.8 +15.0 +20.1
  20:30 Retail Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.8% +0.3% +0.3%
  20:30 Retail Sales Ex-Auto[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.4% +0.5% +0.3%
  21:00 Existing Home Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] +1.3% +0.4% -2.9%
  22:00 Business Inventories[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.6% +0.1% 0.0%
  22:00 NAHB Housing Market Index 68 69 70
Wed 16 May 1:00 San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank President John Williams Speech      
  4:00 Net TIC Flows $ +47.5B   $ -38.5B
  4:00 Net Long-term TIC Flows $ +49.0B   $ +61.8B
  7:50 Real Gross Domestic Product[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +0.1% 0.0% -0.2%
  7:50 Real Gross Domestic Product[quarter on quarter annualized rate] +0.6% -0.1% -0.6%
  7:50 Nominal GDP[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +0.1% +0.1% -0.4%
  7:50 GDP Deflator[year-on-year(YoY)] 0.0% +0.3% -0.2%
  8:30 Westpac Consumer Confidence Index 102.4   101.8
  9:30 Wage Cost Index[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +0.5% +0.6% +0.5%
  9:30 Wage Cost Index[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.1% +2.1% +2.1%
  11:00 Non Resident Bond Holdings 59.0%   59.8%
  12:30 Industrial Production[month-on-month(MoM)] +1.2%   +1.4%
  12:30 Industrial Production[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.2%   +2.4%
  12:30 Capacity Utilization Ratio[month-on-month(MoM)] +3.3%   +0.5%
  17:00 Consumer Prices[month-on-month(MoM)] +1.0% +0.3% +0.3%
  17:00 Consumer Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.2% +1.2% +1.2%
  17:00 CPI Core[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.7% +0.7% +0.7%
  19:00 MBA Mortgage Applications[week-over-week] -0.4%   -2.7%
  20:30 Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank President Raphael Bostic Speech      
  20:30 Housing Starts 1.336M 1.310M 1.287M
  20:30 Housing Starts[month-on-month(MoM)] +3.6% -0.7% -3.7%
  20:30 Building Permits 1.377M 1.350M 1.352M
  20:30 Building Permits[month-on-month(MoM)] +4.1% -2.1% -1.8%
  20:30 Manufacturing Shipments[month-on-month(MoM)] +2.7% +0.9% +1.4%
  21:15 Industrial Production[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.7% +0.6% +0.7%
  21:15 Capacity Utilization Ratio 77.6% 78.4% 78.0%
  22:00 Mortgage Delinquencies 5.17%   4.63%
  22:30 EIA Weekly Petroleum Status Report[week-over-week] -2197kbbl -1348kbbl -1404kbbl
Thu 17 May 0:00 Swiss National President Thomas Jordan Speech      
  0:15 Bank of Canada Deputy Governor Lawrence Schembri Speech      
  5:30 Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard, Speech      
  6:45 Producer Prices- Outputs[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +1.0%   +0.2%
  6:45 Producer Prices- Inputs[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +0.9%   +0.6%
  7:50 Machinery Orders[month-on-month(MoM)] +2.1% -3.0% -3.9%
  7:50 Machinery Orders[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.4% +0.3% -2.4%
  9:00 Consumer Inflation Expectation +3.6%   +3.7%
  9:30 Employed labor force -0.7K +20.0K +22.6K
  9:30 Unemployment Rate 5.5% 5.5% 5.6%
  9:30 Participation Rate 65.5% 65.5% 65.6%
  14:00 EU 27 New Car Registrations[year-on-year(YoY)] -5.3%   +9.6%
  16:30 Unemployment Rate 2.9% 2.9% 2.8%
  17:00 Construction Output[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.7%   -0.3%
  17:00 Construction Output[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.2%   +0.8%
  20:30 Philadelphia Fed. +23.2 +21.0 +34.4
  20:30 Initial Jobless Claims 211K 215K 222K
  20:30 Continuing Jobless Claims 1.794M 1.780M 1.707M
  20:30 International Securities Transactions C$ +4.32B   C$ +6.15B
  22:00 Leading Indicators[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.4% +0.4% +0.4%
  22:30 EIA Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report[week-over-week] +89bcf +104bcf +106bcf
  22:45 Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank President Neel Kashkari, Speech      
Fri 18 May 1:30 Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Robert Steven Kaplan, Speech      
  7:30 National Consumer Price Index[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.1% +0.7% +0.6%
  7:30 Natl CPI Ex-Fresh Food[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.9% +0.8% +0.7%
  7:30 Natl CPI Ex Food, Energy[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.5% +0.4% +0.4%
  15:00 Cleveland Federal Reserve Bank President Loretta J. Mester Speech      
  16:00 Euro-Zone Current Account nsa € +24.2B   € +40.6B
  16:00 Euro-Zone Trade Balance sa € +36.8B   € +32.0B
  17:00 Trade Balance € +18.9B   € +26.9B
  17:00 Trade Balance sa € +20.9B € +21.0B € +21.2B
  20:30 Retail Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.5% +0.3% +0.6%
  20:30 Retail Sales Ex-Auto[month-on-month(MoM)] 0.0% +0.5% -0.2%
  20:30 Consumer Prices[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.3% +0.3% +0.3%
  20:30 Consumer Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.3% +2.3% +2.2%
  21:15 Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Robert Steven Kaplan, Speech      
  21:15 Federal Reserve Bank Board Member Lael Brainard, Speech      
Sat 19 May          
Sun 20 May          
Mon 21 May *** Victoria Day      
  *** Monday holiday after Ching Ming Festival      
  6:45 Retail Sales Ex Inflation[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +1.4% +1.0% +0.1%
  7:01 Rightmove House Prices[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.4%   +0.8%
  7:01 Rightmove House Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.6%   +1.1%
  7:50 Merchnds Trade Balance Total ¥ +797.0B ¥ +440.0B ¥ +626.0B
  10:23 Tokyo Condominium Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] +6.1%   -14.6%
  11:00 Credit Card Spending[year-on-year(YoY)] +7.4%   +7.0%
  15:00 Convenience Store Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.3%    
  15:00 Austria National Bank Governor Ewald Nowotny Speech      
  16:30 Consumer Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.6% +2.2%  
  20:30 Chicago Fed Nat Activity Index +0.10 +0.48  
Tue 22 May *** Buddha's Birthday      
  0:15 Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank President Raphael Bostic Speech      
  2:05 Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick T. Harker Speech      
  5:30 Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank President Neel Kashkari, Speech      
  13:00 Supermarket Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] -0.1%    
  15:00 M3 Money Supply[year-on-year(YoY)] +3.3%    
  16:30 Public Finances (PSNCR) £ +0.5B    
  16:30 PSNB ex Interventions £ +1.3B £ +8.5B  
  18:00 CBI Trends Total Orders +4 +2  
  20:30 Wholesale Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.8%    
  22:00 Richmond Fed Manufact. Index -3 +8  
Wed 23 May 8:30 Westpac-MI Leading Index[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.22%    
  9:00 DEWR Internet Skilled Vacancies[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.9%    
  12:30 All Industry Activity Index[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.4% +0.1%  
  13:30 Nationwide Department Store Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.1%    
  13:30 Tokyo Dept. Store Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.1%    
  14:00 Machine Tool Orders[year-on-year(YoY)] +22.0%    
  16:00 PMI Manufacturing 56.2 56.0  
  16:00 PMI Services 54.7 54.7  
  16:00 PMI Composite 55.1 55.1  
  16:30 Consumer Prices[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.1% +0.5%  
  16:30 Consumer Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.5% +2.5%  
  16:30 CPI Core[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.3% +2.2%  
  16:30 Retail Price Index[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.1% +0.5%  
  16:30 Retail Price Index[year-on-year(YoY)] +3.3% +3.4%  
  16:30 RPI (MoM)[year-on-year(YoY)] +3.4% +3.3%  
  16:30 PPI Input[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.1% +1.0%  
  16:30 PPI Input[year-on-year(YoY)] +4.2% +5.8%  
  16:30 PPI Output[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.2% +0.3%  
  16:30 PPI Output[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.4% +2.3%  
  16:30 PPI Output Core[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.1% +0.3%  
  16:30 PPI Output Core[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.2% +2.1%  
  16:30 ONS House Price[year-on-year(YoY)] +4.4% +4.4%  
  18:00 CBI Reported Sales -2    
  19:00 MBA Mortgage Applications[week-over-week] -2.7%    
  21:45 PMI Manufacturing 56.5 56.5  
  21:45 PMI Services 54.6 54.8  
  21:45 PMI Composite 54.9    
  22:00 New Home Sales 694K 679K  
  22:00 New Home Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] +4.0% -2.2%  
  22:00 Consumer Confidence +0.4 +0.5  
  22:30 EIA Weekly Petroleum Status Report[week-over-week] -1404kbbl    
Thu 24 May 2:00 FOMC Released Meeting Minutes of 1st-2nd May      
  6:45 Trade Balance NZ$ -0.086B NZ$ +0.198B  
  13:00 Leading Index CI 105.0    
  13:00 Coincident Index CI 116.4    
  16:15 Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley, Speech      
  16:30 Retail Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] -1.2% +0.8%  
  16:30 Retail Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.1% +0.2%  
  16:30 Retail Sales Ex Auto Fuel[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.5% +0.4%  
  16:30 Retail Sales Ex Auto Fuel[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.1% +0.4%  
  20:30 Initial Jobless Claims 222K 220K  
  20:30 Continuing Jobless Claims 1.707M 1.750M  
  21:00 House Price Index[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.6%    
  21:00 House Price Index[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +1.6% +0.7%  
  22:00 Existing Home Sales 5.60M 5.55M  
  22:00 Existing Home Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] +1.1% -0.9%  
  22:30 EIA Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report[week-over-week] +106bcf    
  23:00 Kansas City Fed Manf. Activity +26 +20  
Fri 25 May 2:00 Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick T. Harker Speech      
  7:30 Tokyo CPI[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.5% +0.5%  
  7:30 Tokyo CPI Ex-Fresh Food[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.6% +0.6%  
  7:30 Tokyo CPI Ex Food, Energy[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.3% +0.3%  
  15:15 Industrial Production[year-on-year(YoY)] +8.7%    
  16:30 Gross Domestic Product[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +0.1% +0.1%  
  16:30 Gross Domestic Product[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.2% +1.2%  
  16:30 Index of Services (3mth/3mth) +0.4% +0.3%  
  16:30 Total Business Investment[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +0.3%    
  16:30 Total Business Investment[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.6%    
  16:30 BBA Loans for House Purchase 37567    
  20:30 Durable Goods Orders[month-on-month(MoM)] +2.6% -1.4%  
  20:30 Durables Goods Orders Ex Transportation[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.1% +0.5%  
  21:20 Federal Reserve Bank Chairman Jerome Powell Speech      
  22:00 U. of Michigan Confidence 98.8 98.8  
  23:45 Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Evans Speech      
  23:45 Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank President Raphael Bostic Speech      
  23:45 Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Robert Steven Kaplan, Speech      
Sat 26 May          
Sun 27 May 9:30 Industry profits[year-on-year(YoY)] +3.1%    
Mon 28 May *** Memorial Day      
  *** Spring Bank Holiday      
  7:50 Corp Service Price Index[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.5%    
  16:30 Trade Balance HK$ -55.5B    
Tue 29 May 7:30 Unemployment Rate 2.5%    
  7:30 Job-To-Applicant Ratio 1.59    
  14:00 Trade Balance +17.7*B francs    
  16:00 M3 Money Supply[year-on-year(YoY)] +3.7%    
  21:00 S&P/CaseShiller Home Price Ind 206.67    
  21:00 S&P/CaseShiller Home Price Ind[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.83%    
  21:00 S&P/CaseShiller Home Price Ind[year-on-year(YoY)] +6.80%    
  22:00 Consumer Confidence 128.7    
  22:30 Dallas Fed Manf. Activity +21.8%    
Wed 30 May 6:45 Building Permits[month-on-month(MoM)] +14.7%    
  7:01 BRC Shop Price Index[year-on-year(YoY)] -1.0%    
  7:50 Retail Sales Value[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.0%    
  7:50 Department Store and Supermarket Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.1%    
  9:30 Building Approvals[month-on-month(MoM)] +2.6%    
  9:30 Building Approvals[year-on-year(YoY)] +14.5%    
  13:00 Consumer Confidence 43.6    
  15:00 KOF Leading Indicator 105.3    
  16:00 ZEW - Credit Suisse Switzerland Expectation of Economic Growth +7.2    
  17:00 Economic Confidence 112.7    
  17:00 Business Climate Indicator +1.35    
  17:00 Industrial Confidence +7.1    
  17:00 Services Confidence +14.9    
  17:00 Consumer Confidence      
  19:00 MBA Mortgage Applications[week-over-week]      
  20:15 ADP Employment Change +204K    
  20:30 Wholesale Inventories[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.3%    
  20:30 Gross Domestic Product[quarter on quarter annualized rate] +2.3%    
  20:30 Personal Consumption[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +1.1%    
  20:30 GDP Price Index[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +2.0%    
  20:30 PCE Core[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +2.5%    
  20:30 Current Account Balance C$ -16.35B    
  20:30 Industrial Product Price[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.8%    
  20:30 Raw Materials Price Index[month-on-month(MoM)] +2.1%    
  22:00 Bank of Canada Rate Decision 1.25%    
Thu 31 May 2:00 Fed''s Beige Book      
  7:01 GfK Consumer Confidence Survey -9    
  7:50 Industrial Production[month-on-month(MoM)] +1.4%    
  7:50 Industrial Production[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.4%    
  9:00 ANZ Business Conditions -23.4    
  9:00 PMI Manufacturing 51.4    
  9:00 PMI Services 54.8    
  9:30 Private Capital Expenditure[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] -0.2%    
  9:30 Private Sector Credit[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.5%    
  9:30 Private Sector Credit[year-on-year(YoY)] +5.1%    
  12:00 Vehicle Production[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.2%    
  13:00 Annualized Housing Starts 895K    
  13:00 Housing Starts[year-on-year(YoY)] -8.3%    
  13:00 Construction Orders[year-on-year(YoY)] -4.0%    
  13:45 Gross Domestic Product[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +0.6%    
  13:45 Gross Domestic Product[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.9%    
  15:15 Retail Sales (Real)[year-on-year(YoY)] -1.8%    
  16:30 Net Consumer Credit £ +0.3B    
  16:30 Net Lending Sec. on Dwellings £ +4.0B    
  16:30 Mortgage Approvals 62.9K    
  16:30 M4 Money Supply[month-on-month(MoM)] -1.4%    
  16:30 M4 Money Supply[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.2%    
  16:30 Retail Sales - Value[year-on-year(YoY)] +11.4%    
  17:00 Unemployment Rate 8.5%    
  17:00 Consumer Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.2%    
  17:00 CPI Core[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.7%    
  19:30 Challenger Job Cuts[year-on-year(YoY)] -1.4%    
  20:30 Personal Income[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.3%    
  20:30 Personal Spending[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.4%    
  20:30 PCE Deflator[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.0%    
  20:30 PCE Core Deflator[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.2%    
  20:30 PCE Core Deflator[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.9%    
  20:30 Initial Jobless Claims      
  20:30 Continuing Jobless Claims      
  20:30 Gross Domestic Product[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.4%    
  20:30 Gross Domestic Product[quarter on quarter annualized rate] +1.7%    
  21:45 Chicago Purchasing Manager 57.6    
  22:00 Pending Home Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.4%    
  22:00 Pending Home Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] -4.4%    
  22:30 EIA Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report[week-over-week]      
  *** M3 Money Supply[year-on-year(YoY)] +9.6%    
  23:00 EIA Weekly Petroleum Status Report[week-over-week]      
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