Economic Calendar

May 2019

Date Time Event Previous Forecast Actual
Wed 1 May *** [Holiday]Emperor      
  *** Labour Day      
  1:00 QV House Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.6%   +2.7%
  6:30 AiG Performance of Mfg Index 51.0   54.8
  6:45 Employed labor force[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +0.1% +0.5% -0.2%
  6:45 Employed labor force[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.3% +2.2% +1.5%
  6:45 Unemployment Rate 4.3% 4.3% 4.2%
  6:45 Participation Rate 70.9% 70.9% 70.4%
  6:45 Private Wages Inc Overtime[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +0.5% +0.5% +0.3%
  6:45 Private Wages Exc Overtime[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +0.5% +0.5% +0.3%
  6:45 Average Hourly Earnings[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +1.0% +0.8% +1.1%
  7:01 BRC Shop Price Index[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.9%   +0.4%
  14:00 Nat''wide House prices[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.2% +0.1% +0.4%
  14:00 Nat''wide House prices[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.7% +0.7% +0.9%
  16:30 Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, Speech      
  16:30 Net Consumer Credit £ +1.2B £ +1.0B £ +0.5B
  16:30 Net Lending Sec. on Dwellings £ +3.3B £ +3.6B £ +4.1B
  16:30 Mortgage Approvals 65.3K 64.5K 62.3K
  16:30 M4 Money Supply[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.3%   -0.5%
  16:30 M4 Money Supply[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.3%   +2.2%
  16:30 PMI Manufacturing 55.1 53.1 53.1
  19:00 MBA Mortgage Applications[week-over-week] -7.3%   -4.3%
  20:15 ADP Employment Change +151K +180K +275K
  21:45 PMI Manufacturing 52.4 52.4 52.6
  22:00 ISM Manufacturing 55.3 55.0 52.8
  22:00 ISM Prices Paid 54.3 55.0 50.0
  22:00 Construction Output[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.7% 0.0% -0.9%
  22:30 EIA Weekly Petroleum Status Report[week-over-week] +5479kbbl +1471kbbl +9934kbbl
Thu 2 May *** Holiday      
  2:00 FOMC Rate Decision(Upper Bound) 2.50% 2.50% 2.50%
  2:00 FOMC Rate Decision(Lower Bound) 2.25% 2.25% 2.25%
  2:30 Federal Reserve Bank Chairman Jerome Powell Press Conference      
  6:45 Building Permits[month-on-month(MoM)] +1.7%   -6.9%
  14:30 Retail Sales (Real)[year-on-year(YoY)] 0.0% -0.4% -0.7%
  15:30 PMI Manufacturing 50.3 51.0 48.5
  16:00 PMI Manufacturing 47.8 47.8 47.9
  16:30 PMI Construction 49.7 50.3 50.5
  16:30 Gross Domestic Product[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] -0.5% +0.7% +1.2%
  16:30 Gross Domestic Product[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.2% +1.9% +0.5%
  19:00 BOE Announces Rates 0.75% 0.75% 0.75%
  19:00 BOE Minutes      
  19:00 BOE Quarterly Inflation Report      
  19:30 Challenger Job Cuts[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.4%   +10.9%
  19:30 Bank of England Governor Mark Carney Press Conference      
  20:30 Nonfarm Productivity[quarter on quarter annualized rate] +1.3% +2.2% +3.6%
  20:30 Unit Labor Costs[quarter on quarter annualized rate] +2.5% +1.5% -0.9%
  20:30 Initial Jobless Claims 230K 215K 230K
  20:30 Continuing Jobless Claims 1.654M 1.660M 1.671M
  22:00 Factory Orders[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.3% +1.6% +1.9%
  22:00 Durable Goods Orders[month-on-month(MoM)] +2.7%   +2.6%
  22:00 Durables Goods Orders Ex Transportation[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.4%   +0.3%
  22:30 EIA Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report[week-over-week] +92bcf +113bcf +123bcf
Fri 3 May *** Constitution Memorial Day      
  6:30 AiG Performance of Service Index 44.8   46.5
  9:30 Building Approvals[month-on-month(MoM)] +19.1% -12.0% -15.5%
  9:30 Building Approvals[year-on-year(YoY)] -12.3% -25.1% -27.3%
  13:45 SECO Consumer Confidence -4 -3 -6
  14:30 Consumer Prices[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.5% +0.2% +0.2%
  14:30 Consumer Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.7% +0.7% +0.7%
  14:30 CPI - EU Harmonised[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.3%   +0.6%
  14:30 CPI - EU Harmonised[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.7%   +1.1%
  16:30 PMI Services 48.9 50.3 50.4
  16:30 Retail Sales - Value[year-on-year(YoY)] -10.2% +3.0% -0.2%
  17:00 Producer Price Index[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.1% +0.1% -0.1%
  17:00 Producer Price Index[year-on-year(YoY)] +3.0% +3.0% +2.9%
  17:00 Consumer Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.4% +1.6% +1.7%
  17:00 CPI Core[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.8% +1.0% +1.2%
  20:30 Wholesale Inventories[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.1% +0.2% 0.0%
  20:30 Nonfarm Payrolls +189K +190K +263K
  20:30 Unemployment Rate 3.8% 3.8% 3.6%
  20:30 Manufacturing Payrolls 0K +10K +4K
  20:30 Average Hourly Earnings[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.2% +0.3% +0.2%
  20:30 Average Hourly Earnings[year-on-year(YoY)] +3.2% +3.3% +3.2%
  21:45 PMI Services 52.9 52.9 53.0
  21:45 PMI Composite 52.8   53.0
  22:00 ISM Non-Manf. Composite 56.1 57.0 55.5
  22:15 Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Evans Speech      
  23:30 Richard Clarida, FRB Vice Chairman, Speech      
Sat 4 May *** Greenery Day      
  1:45 Williams, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Speech      
  3:00 FRB Board Michelle Bowman Speech      
Sun 5 May          
Mon 6 May *** [Holiday]Children's Day[FX holiday]      
  *** Early May Bank Holiday      
  8:30 Purchasing Managers Index 48.0   48.4
  9:00 ANZ Commodity Price[month-on-month(MoM)] +4.1%   +2.5%
  9:30 ANZ Job Advertisements[month-on-month(MoM)] -1.7%   -0.1%
  9:45 Caixin Media non-Manufacturing PMI 54.4 54.2 54.5
  16:00 PMI Services 52.5 52.5 52.8
  16:00 PMI Composite 51.3 51.3 51.5
  16:30 Sentix Investor Confidence -0.3 +1.2 +5.3
  17:00 Retail Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.5% -0.1% 0.0%
  17:00 Retail Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] +3.0% +1.8% +1.9%
Tue 7 May 1:45 Bank of Canada Governor Stephen S. Poloz Speech      
  6:30 AiG Perf of Construction Index 45.6   42.6
  9:30 Trade Balance A$ +5.140B A$ +4.480B A$ +4.949B
  9:30 Retail Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.9% +0.2% +0.3%
  9:30 Retail Sales Ex Inflation[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] 0.0% +0.3% -0.1%
  11:00 RBNZ 2yr Inflation Expectation +2.02%   +2.01%
  12:30 RBA Interest Rate Decision 1.50% 1.25% 1.50%
  13:00 Vehicle Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] -4.7%   +2.5%
  16:00 Cunliffe・The vice president of bank of England(BoE)Speech      
  19:00 Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Robert Steven Kaplan, Speech      
  22:00 IBD/TIPP Economic Optimism 54.2 54.5 58.6
  22:00 JOLTs Job Openings 7142K 7350K 7488K
  22:00 Ivey Purchasing Managers Index 54.3   55.9
  23:35 Speech of FRB Vice Chairman Quarles      
Wed 8 May 0:30 Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee Member Andy Haldane, Speech      
  3:00 Net Consumer Credit $ +15.452B $ +16.000B $ +10.281B
  7:01 BRC Sales Like-For-Like[year-on-year(YoY)] -1.1% +2.5% +3.7%
  7:50 Bank of Japan Releases Minutes from March 14-15 Monetary Policy Meeting      
  7:50 Monetary Base[year-on-year(YoY)] +3.8% +3.2% +3.1%
  10:00 RBNZ Announces Rates 1.75% 1.50% 1.50%
  11:00 Reserve Bank of New Zealand Governor Adrian Orr Regular meeting      
  11:04 Trade Balance +2196.9¥ *B +2167.5¥ *B +935.7¥ *B
  11:04 Trade Balance $ +32.42B $ +34.56B $ +13.84B
  13:45 Unemployment Rate 2.5% 2.4% 2.4%
  13:45 Unemployment Rate s.a. 2.4% 2.4% 2.4%
  15:30 Halifax House Price[month-on-month(MoM)] -1.3% +0.1% +1.1%
  15:30 Halifax House Price[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.6% +4.5% +5.0%
  16:15 Bank of England Deputy Governor Dave Ramsden, Speech      
  19:00 MBA Mortgage Applications[week-over-week] -4.3%   +2.7%
  20:15 Housing Starts 192K 195K 235K
  20:30 Federal Reserve Bank Board Member Lael Brainard, Speech      
  22:30 EIA Weekly Petroleum Status Report[week-over-week] +9934kbbl +1112kbbl -3963kbbl
Thu 9 May 7:01 RICS House Prices -23% -22% -23%
  9:30 Consumer Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.3% +2.5% +2.5%
  9:30 Producer Price Index[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.4% +0.6% +0.9%
  10:00 Money Supply M2[year-on-year(YoY)] +8.6% +8.5% +8.5%
  10:00 New Bank Lending 16900¥ *B 12000¥ *B 10200¥ *B
  13:00 Consumer Confidence 40.5 40.3 40.4
  20:30 Federal Reserve Bank Chairman Jerome Powell Speech      
  20:30 Trade Balance $ -49.3B $ -50.1B $ -50.0B
  20:30 Producer Price Index[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.6% +0.3% +0.2%
  20:30 Producer Price Index[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.2% +2.3% +2.2%
  20:30 PPI Output Core[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.3% +0.2% +0.1%
  20:30 PPI Output Core[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.4% +2.5% +2.4%
  20:30 Initial Jobless Claims 230K 220K 228K
  20:30 Continuing Jobless Claims 1.671M 1.670M 1.684M
  20:30 International Merchandise Trade C$ -3.42B C$ -2.40B C$ -3.21B
  20:30 New Housing Price Index[month-on-month(MoM)] 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
  20:30 New Housing Price Index[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.1% +0.1% +0.1%
  21:45 Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank President Raphael Bostic Speech      
  22:00 Wholesale Inventories[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.4% 0.0% -0.1%
  22:00 Wholesale Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.3% +0.6% +2.3%
  22:30 EIA Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report[week-over-week] +123bcf +86bcf +85bcf
Fri 10 May 1:15 Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Evans Speech      
  7:30 Household Spending[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.7% +1.6% +2.1%
  7:30 Labor Cash Earnings[year-on-year(YoY)] -0.7% -0.5% -1.9%
  7:50 Bank of Japan Releases Minutes from April 24-25 Monetary Policy Meeting      
  9:30 RBA Quarterly Statement on Monetary Policy      
  15:30 ECB Executive Board Member Lautenschlaeger Speech      
  16:30 Trade Balance £ -14.434B £ -13.700B £ -13.650B
  16:30 Gross Domestic Product[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +0.2% +0.5% +0.5%
  16:30 Gross Domestic Product[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.4% +1.8% +1.8%
  16:30 Industrial Production[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.6% +0.1% +0.7%
  16:30 Industrial Production[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.4% +0.5% +1.3%
  16:30 Manufacturing Production[month-on-month(MoM)] +1.0% 0.0% +0.9%
  16:30 Manufacturing Production[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.2% +1.1% +2.6%
  16:30 Total Business Investment[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] -0.9% -0.7% +0.5%
  16:30 Total Business Investment[year-on-year(YoY)] -2.5% -2.7% -1.4%
  16:30 Index of Services (3mth/3mth) +0.4% +0.4% +0.3%
  17:30 Bank of Italia Governer Ignazio Visco, Speech      
  20:30 Federal Reserve Bank Board Member Lael Brainard, Speech      
  20:30 Consumer Prices[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.4% +0.4% +0.3%
  20:30 Consumer Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.9% +2.1% +2.0%
  20:30 CPI Core[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.1% +0.2% +0.1%
  20:30 CPI Core[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.0% +2.1% +2.1%
  20:30 Building Permits[month-on-month(MoM)] -5.1% +2.4% +2.1%
  20:30 Net Change in Employment -7.2K +11.6K +106.5K
  20:30 Unemployment Rate 5.8% 5.8% 5.7%
  20:30 Participation Rate 65.7% 65.7% 65.9%
  21:10 Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank President Raphael Bostic Speech      
  22:00 Williams, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Speech      
  22:30 ECB Executive Board Member Benoit Coeure Speech      
Sat 11 May 2:00 Budget Statement $ -146.9B $ +160.5B $ +160.3B
Sun 12 May          
Mon 13 May *** Buddha's Birthday      
  6:45 Food Prices[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.5%   -0.1%
  9:30 Home Loans[month-on-month(MoM)] +2.0% +0.4% -2.5%
  13:00 Leading Index CI 97.1 96.3 96.3
  13:00 Coincident Index CI 100.4 99.6 99.6
  15:00 Reserve Bank of Australia Assistant Governor Guy Debelle Speech      
  21:05 Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President, Eric Rosengren Speech      
Tue 14 May 5:00 REINZ House Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] -12.9%   -11.5%
  7:50 Balance of Payments - Current A/C ¥ +2676.8B ¥ +3020.0B ¥ +2847.9B
  7:50 Trade Balance - BOP Basis ¥ +489.2B ¥ +839.5B ¥ +700.1B
  9:30 NAB Business Conditions +7   +3
  9:30 NAB Business Confidence -1    
  12:30 Bankruptcies[year-on-year(YoY)] -16.09%   -0.76%
  13:00 Economy Watchers Survey: Current 44.8 45.5 45.3
  13:00 Economy Watchers Survey: Outlook 48.6 48.0 48.4
  14:30 Producer & Import Prices[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.3% +0.2% 0.0%
  14:30 Producer & Import Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] -0.2% -0.4% -0.6%
  15:15 Williams, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Speech      
  16:30 Jobless Claims Change +22.6K   +24.7K
  16:30 Unemployment Rate 3.0%   3.0%
  16:30 ILO Unemployment Rate (3mths) 3.9% 3.9% 3.8%
  17:00 Industrial Production[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.1% -0.3% -0.3%
  17:00 Industrial Production[year-on-year(YoY)] 0.0% -0.8% -0.6%
  17:00 ZEW Survey (Econ. Sentiment) 4.5   -1.6
  17:03 NFIB Small Business Optimism 101.8 102.0 103.5
  20:30 Import price index[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.6% +0.7% +0.2%
  20:30 Import price index[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.1% +0.3% -0.2%
  20:30 House Price Index[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.3%   0.0%
  20:30 House Price Index[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.5%   +1.2%
  22:00 Mortgage Delinquencies 4.06%   4.42%
Wed 15 May 0:45 Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank President Esther George, Speech      
  7:50 Japan Money Stock M2[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.4% +2.3% +2.6%
  7:50 Japan Money Stock M3[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.1% +2.1% +2.2%
  8:30 Westpac Consumer Confidence Index 100.7   101.3
  9:30 Wage Cost Index[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +0.5% +0.6% +0.5%
  9:30 Wage Cost Index[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.3% +2.3% +2.3%
  10:00 Retail Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] +8.7% +8.6% +7.2%
  10:00 Retail Sales (YTD)[year-on-year(YoY)] +8.3% +8.4% +8.0%
  10:00 Industrial Production[year-on-year(YoY)] +8.5% +6.5% +5.4%
  10:00 Industrial Production (YTD)[year-on-year(YoY)] +6.5% +6.5% +6.2%
  10:00 Investment in Fixed Assets (Excluding Rural Households) (YTD)[year-on-year(YoY)] +6.3% +6.4% +6.1%
  13:00 Construction Orders[year-on-year(YoY)] -3.4%   +66.1%
  14:00 Machine Tool Orders[year-on-year(YoY)] -28.5%   -33.4%
  17:00 Employed labor force[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +0.3%   +0.3%
  17:00 Employed labor force[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.3%   +1.3%
  17:00 Gross Domestic Product[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +0.4% +0.4% +0.4%
  17:00 Gross Domestic Product[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.2% +1.2% +1.2%
  19:00 MBA Mortgage Applications[week-over-week] +2.7%   -0.6%
  20:30 Retail Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] +1.7% +0.2% -0.2%
  20:30 Retail Sales Ex-Auto[month-on-month(MoM)] +1.3% +0.7% +0.1%
  20:30 Empire Manufacturing +10.1 +8.0 +17.8
  20:30 Consumer Prices[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.7% +0.4% +0.4%
  20:30 Consumer Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.9% +2.0% +2.0%
  21:00 Existing Home Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.9% +1.8% +3.6%
  21:15 Industrial Production[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.2% 0.0% -0.5%
  21:15 Capacity Utilization Ratio 78.5% 78.7% 77.9%
  21:30 Speech of FRB Vice Chairman Quarles      
  22:00 NAHB Housing Market Index 63 64 66
  22:00 Business Inventories[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.3% 0.0% 0.0%
  22:30 EIA Weekly Petroleum Status Report[week-over-week] -3963kbbl +29kbbl +5431kbbl
Thu 16 May 0:00 Tom Barkin, Richmond Federal Reserve Bank President Speech      
  4:00 Net Long-term TIC Flows $ +51.9B   $ -28.4B
  4:00 Net TIC Flows $ -21.5B   $ -8.1B
  7:50 Domestic CGPI[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.3% +0.2% +0.3%
  7:50 Domestic CGPI[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.3% +1.1% +1.2%
  9:00 Consumer Inflation Expectation +3.9%   +3.3%
  9:30 Employed labor force +27.7K +15.0K +28.4K
  9:30 Unemployment Rate 5.1% 5.0% 5.2%
  9:30 Participation Rate 65.7% 65.7% 65.8%
  10:45 Reserve Bank of Australia Head of Financial Stability Department Michele Bullock,Speech      
  11:00 Non Resident Bond Holdings 55.6%   53.9%
  17:00 Trade Balance € +17.9B   € +22.5B
  17:00 Trade Balance sa € +20.6B € +19.4B € +17.9B
  20:30 Housing Starts 1.168M 1.209M 1.235M
  20:30 Housing Starts[month-on-month(MoM)] +1.7% +6.2% +5.7%
  20:30 Building Permits 1.288M 1.289M 1.296M
  20:30 Building Permits[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.2% +0.1% +0.6%
  20:30 Philadelphia Fed. +8.5 +9.0 +16.6
  20:30 Initial Jobless Claims 228K 220K 212K
  20:30 Continuing Jobless Claims 1.688M 1.673M 1.660M
  20:30 International Securities Transactions C$ +12.39B   C$ -1.49B
  20:30 Manufacturing Shipments[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.2% +1.5% +2.1%
  22:30 EIA Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report[week-over-week] +85bcf +104bcf +106bcf
Fri 17 May 0:05 Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank President Neel Kashkari, Speech      
  1:30 Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee Member Haskell, Speech      
  6:30 Business NZ PMI 52.0   53.0
  6:45 Producer Prices- Outputs[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +0.7%   -0.5%
  6:45 Producer Prices- Inputs[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +1.6%   -0.9%
  12:30 Indices of Tertiary Industry Activity[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.6% +0.1% -0.4%
  14:00 EU 27 New Car Registrations[year-on-year(YoY)] -3.9%   -0.4%
  17:00 Construction Output[month-on-month(MoM)] +3.0%   -0.3%
  17:00 Construction Output[year-on-year(YoY)] +7.6%   +6.3%
  17:00 Consumer Prices[month-on-month(MoM)] +1.0% +0.7% +0.7%
  17:00 Consumer Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.7% +1.7% +1.7%
  17:00 CPI Core[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.2% +1.2% +1.3%
  22:00 Leading Indicators[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.3% +0.2% +0.2%
  22:00 U. of Michigan Confidence 97.2 97.2 102.4
  23:15 Williams, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Speech      
Sat 18 May 1:40 Richard Clarida, FRB Vice Chairman, Speech      
  2:00 Williams, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Speech      
Sun 19 May          
Mon 20 May *** Victoria Day      
  7:01 Rightmove House Prices[month-on-month(MoM)] +1.1%   +0.9%
  7:01 Rightmove House Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] -0.1%   +0.1%
  7:50 Real Gross Domestic Product[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +0.4% -0.1% +0.5%
  7:50 Real Gross Domestic Product[quarter on quarter annualized rate] +1.6% -0.2% +2.1%
  7:50 Nominal GDP[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +0.5% +0.1% +0.8%
  7:50 GDP Deflator[year-on-year(YoY)] -0.3% +0.2% +0.2%
  12:30 Industrial Production[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.9%   -0.6%
  12:30 Industrial Production[year-on-year(YoY)] -4.6%   -4.3%
  12:30 Capacity Utilization Ratio[month-on-month(MoM)] +1.0%   -0.4%
  15:00 Convenience Store Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] 0.0%   +1.3%
  16:00 Euro-Zone Trade Balance sa € +27.9B   € +24.7B
  16:30 Unemployment Rate 2.8% 2.8% 2.8%
  20:30 Chicago Fed Nat Activity Index +0.05 -0.20 -0.45
  21:30 Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick T. Harker Speech      
Tue 21 May 0:30 Ben Broadbent, Deputy Governor of BOE, Speech      
  7:00 Federal Reserve Bank Chairman Jerome Powell Speech      
  9:30 RBA Minutes      
  10:15 Reserve Bank of Australia Deputy Governor Philip Lowe Speech      
  11:00 Credit Card Spending[year-on-year(YoY)] +4.5%   +4.5%
  12:00 Tokyo Condominium Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] -7.7%   -39.3%
  13:30 Nationwide Department Store Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.1%   -1.1%
  13:30 Tokyo Dept. Store Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.6%   -0.8%
  15:00 M3 Money Supply[year-on-year(YoY)] +3.6% +3.8% +3.5%
  16:30 Bank of England Governor Mark Carney Speech      
  18:00 CBI Trends Total Orders -5 -5  
  22:00 Existing Home Sales 5.21M 5.35M  
  22:00 Existing Home Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] -4.9% +2.7%  
  22:00 Consumer Confidence -7.9 -7.7  
  22:45 Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Evans Speech      
Wed 22 May 0:00 Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President, Eric Rosengren Speech      
  6:45 Retail Sales Ex Inflation[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +1.7% +0.6%  
  7:50 Machinery Orders[month-on-month(MoM)] +1.8% 0.0%  
  7:50 Machinery Orders[year-on-year(YoY)] -5.5% -3.5%  
  7:50 Merchnds Trade Balance Total ¥ +527.8B ¥ +229.5B  
  8:30 Westpac-MI Leading Index[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.19%    
  9:00 DEWR Internet Skilled Vacancies[month-on-month(MoM)] -1.5%    
  13:00 Supermarket Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.5%    
  13:00 Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard, Speech      
  15:00 ECB President Mario Draght, Speech      
  16:30 Consumer Prices[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.2% +0.7%  
  16:30 Consumer Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.9% +2.2%  
  16:30 CPI Core[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.8% +1.9%  
  16:30 Retail Price Index[month-on-month(MoM)] 0.0% +0.9%  
  16:30 Retail Price Index[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.4% +2.8%  
  16:30 RPI (MoM)[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.4% +2.8%  
  16:30 PPI Input[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.2% +1.3%  
  16:30 PPI Input[year-on-year(YoY)] +3.7% +4.5%  
  16:30 PPI Output[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.3% +0.3%  
  16:30 PPI Output[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.4% +2.3%  
  16:30 PPI Output Core[month-on-month(MoM)] 0.0% +0.2%  
  16:30 PPI Output Core[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.2% +2.2%  
  16:30 ONS House Price[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.6% +1.0%  
  16:30 Public Finances (PSNCR) £ +8.9B    
  16:30 PSNB ex Interventions £ +1.7B £ +5.9B  
  17:30 ECB Executive Board Member Peter Praet, Speech      
  19:00 MBA Mortgage Applications[week-over-week] -0.6%    
  20:30 Retail Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.8% +1.0%  
  20:30 Retail Sales Ex-Auto[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.6% +0.8%  
  22:00 Williams, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Speech      
  22:10 Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank President Raphael Bostic Speech      
  22:30 EIA Weekly Petroleum Status Report[week-over-week] +5431kbbl    
Thu 23 May 2:00 FOMC Released Meeting Minutes of 1st-2nd May      
  14:00 Machine Tool Orders[year-on-year(YoY)] -33.4%    
  14:30 Industrial Production[year-on-year(YoY)] +5.1% -0.3%  
  16:00 PMI Manufacturing 47.9 48.1  
  16:00 PMI Services 52.8 53.0  
  16:00 PMI Composite 51.5 51.7  
  16:30 Consumer Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.1% +2.3%  
  19:30 ECB exposed summary of meeting on Apr 9-10      
  20:30 Initial Jobless Claims 212K 215K  
  20:30 Continuing Jobless Claims 1.660M 1.669M  
  20:30 Wholesale Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.3% +0.8%  
  21:45 PMI Manufacturing 52.6 52.7  
  21:45 PMI Services 53.0 53.5  
  21:45 PMI Composite 53.0    
  22:00 New Home Sales 692K 670K  
  22:00 New Home Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] +4.5% -3.2%  
  22:30 EIA Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report[week-over-week] +106bcf    
  23:00 Kansas City Fed Manf. Activity +5 +7  
Fri 24 May 0:00 Austria National Bank Governor Ewald Nowotny Speech      
  1:00 Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Robert Steven Kaplan, Speech      
  6:45 Trade Balance NZ$ +0.922B NZ$ +0.400B  
  7:30 National Consumer Price Index[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.5% +0.9%  
  7:30 Natl CPI Ex-Fresh Food[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.8% +0.9%  
  7:30 Natl CPI Ex Food, Energy[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.4% +0.6%  
  12:30 All Industry Activity Index[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.2% -0.2%  
  16:30 Austria National Bank Governor Ewald Nowotny Speech      
  16:30 Retail Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] +1.1% -0.3%  
  16:30 Retail Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] +6.7% +4.5%  
  16:30 Retail Sales Ex Auto Fuel[month-on-month(MoM)] +1.2% -0.5%  
  16:30 Retail Sales Ex Auto Fuel[year-on-year(YoY)] +6.2% +4.2%  
  18:00 CBI Reported Sales +13 +6  
  20:30 Durable Goods Orders[month-on-month(MoM)] +2.6% -2.0%  
  20:30 Durables Goods Orders Ex Transportation[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.3% +0.1%  
Sat 25 May          
Sun 26 May          
Mon 27 May *** Memorial Day      
  *** Spring Bank Holiday      
  9:30 Industry profits[year-on-year(YoY)] +13.9%    
  13:00 Leading Index CI 96.3    
  13:00 Coincident Index CI 99.6    
  16:30 Trade Balance HK$ -59.2B    
Tue 28 May 7:50 Corp Service Price Index[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.1%    
  13:45 Gross Domestic Product[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +0.2%    
  13:45 Gross Domestic Product[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.4%    
  14:00 Trade Balance +31.8*B francs    
  16:00 M3 Money Supply[year-on-year(YoY)] +4.5%    
  16:30 BBA Loans for House Purchase 39980    
  17:00 Economic Confidence 104.0    
  17:00 Business Climate Indicator +0.42    
  17:00 Industrial Confidence -4.1    
  17:00 Services Confidence +11.5    
  17:00 Consumer Confidence      
  21:00 House Price Index[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.3%    
  21:00 House Price Index[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +1.1%    
  21:00 S&P/CaseShiller Home Price Ind 212.70    
  21:00 S&P/CaseShiller Home Price Ind[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.20%    
  21:00 S&P/CaseShiller Home Price Ind[year-on-year(YoY)] +3.00%    
  22:00 Consumer Confidence 129.2    
  22:30 Dallas Fed Manf. Activity +2.0    
Wed 29 May 7:01 BRC Shop Price Index[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.4%    
  9:00 ANZ Business Conditions -37.5    
  15:00 KOF Leading Indicator 62.2    
  16:00 ZEW - Credit Suisse Switzerland Expectation of Economic Growth -7.7    
  19:00 MBA Mortgage Applications[week-over-week]      
  22:00 Richmond Fed Manufact. Index +3    
  22:00 Bank of Canada Rate Decision 1.75%    
Thu 30 May *** Ascension Day      
  6:45 Building Permits[month-on-month(MoM)] -6.9%    
  9:30 Private Capital Expenditure[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +2.0%    
  20:30 Wholesale Inventories[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.1%    
  20:30 Gross Domestic Product[quarter on quarter annualized rate] +3.2%    
  20:30 Personal Consumption[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +1.2%    
  20:30 GDP Price Index[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +0.9%    
  20:30 PCE Core[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +1.3%    
  20:30 Initial Jobless Claims      
  20:30 Continuing Jobless Claims      
  20:30 Current Account Balance C$ -15.48B    
  22:00 Pending Home Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] +3.8%    
  22:00 Pending Home Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] -3.2%    
  22:30 EIA Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report[week-over-week]      
  23:00 EIA Weekly Petroleum Status Report[week-over-week]      
Fri 31 May 6:00 ANZ Consumer Confidence Index 123.2    
  7:01 GfK Consumer Confidence Survey -13    
  7:30 Unemployment Rate 2.5%    
  7:30 Job-To-Applicant Ratio 1.63    
  7:30 Tokyo CPI[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.4%    
  7:30 Tokyo CPI Ex-Fresh Food[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.3%    
  7:30 Tokyo CPI Ex Food, Energy[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.9%    
  7:50 Industrial Production[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.6%    
  7:50 Industrial Production[year-on-year(YoY)] -4.3%    
  7:50 Retail Sales Value[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.0%    
  7:50 Department Store and Supermarket Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.6%    
  9:00 PMI Manufacturing 50.1    
  9:00 PMI Services 54.3    
  9:30 Private Sector Credit[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.3%    
  9:30 Private Sector Credit[year-on-year(YoY)] +3.9%    
  12:00 Vehicle Production[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.9%    
  13:00 Annualized Housing Starts 989K    
  13:00 Housing Starts[year-on-year(YoY)] +10.0%    
  13:00 Construction Orders[year-on-year(YoY)] +66.1%    
  13:00 Consumer Confidence 40.4    
  14:30 Retail Sales (Real)[year-on-year(YoY)] -0.7%    
  16:30 Net Consumer Credit £ +0.5B    
  16:30 Net Lending Sec. on Dwellings £ +4.1B    
  16:30 Mortgage Approvals 62.3K    
  16:30 M4 Money Supply[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.5%    
  16:30 M4 Money Supply[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.2%    
  16:30 Retail Sales - Value[year-on-year(YoY)] -0.2%    
  20:30 Personal Income[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.1%    
  20:30 Personal Spending[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.9%    
  20:30 PCE Deflator[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.5%    
  20:30 PCE Core Deflator[month-on-month(MoM)] 0.0%    
  20:30 PCE Core Deflator[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.6%    
  20:30 Gross Domestic Product[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.1%    
  20:30 Gross Domestic Product[quarter on quarter annualized rate] +0.4%    
  20:30 Industrial Product Price[month-on-month(MoM)] +1.3%    
  20:30 Raw Materials Price Index[month-on-month(MoM)] +2.8%    
  21:45 Chicago Purchasing Manager 52.6    
  22:00 U. of Michigan Confidence 102.4    
  *** M3 Money Supply[year-on-year(YoY)] +3.0%    
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