Economic Calendar

March 2017

Date Time Event Previous Forecast Actual
Wed 1 Mar 0:00 QV House Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] +13.5%   +13.5%
  1:00 Minister of Economy and Finances of Italy Pier Carlo Padoan, Speech      
  4:30 San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank President John Williams Speech      
  6:30 AiG Performance of Mfg Index 51.2   59.3
  7:50 Capital Spending[year-on-year(YoY)] -1.3% +0.8% +3.8%
  7:50 Capital Spending excl Sftwre[year-on-year(YoY)] -1.4% +1.1% +3.3%
  7:50 Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard, Speech      
  8:01 BRC Shop Price Index[year-on-year(YoY)] -1.7% -1.4% -1.0%
  8:30 Gross Domestic Product[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] -0.5% +0.8% +1.1%
  8:30 Gross Domestic Product[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.8% +2.0% +2.4%
  8:48 PMI Services 54.6   54.2
  8:54 PMI Manufacturing 51.3 51.2 51.6
  9:30 Bank of Japan Board Member, Takehiro Sato Speech      
  9:45 Caixin Media Manufacturing PMI 51.0 50.8 51.7
  10:00 US President, Donald Trump, Speech      
  13:00 Vehicle Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] +8.6%   +13.4%
  15:00 Nat''wide House prices[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.2% +0.2% +0.6%
  15:00 Nat''wide House prices[year-on-year(YoY)] +4.3% +4.1% +4.5%
  15:00 UBS Consumption Indicator 1.50 1.50 1.43
  16:30 PMI Manufacturing 54.6 55.5 57.8
  17:00 PMI Manufacturing 55.5 55.5 55.4
  17:30 PMI Manufacturing 55.9 55.8 54.6
  17:30 Net Consumer Credit £ +1.0B £ +1.4B £ +1.4B
  17:30 Net Lending Sec. on Dwellings £ +3.8B £ +3.7B £ +3.4B
  17:30 Mortgage Approvals 67.9K 68.7K 69.9K
  17:30 M4 Money Supply[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.5%   +0.9%
  17:30 M4 Money Supply[year-on-year(YoY)] +6.2%   +7.0%
  20:00 MBA Mortgage Applications[week-over-week] -2.0%   +5.8%
  20:00 UK Prime Minister Theresa May, Confirmation Hearing      
  21:30 Personal Income[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.3% +0.3% +0.4%
  21:30 Personal Spending[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.5% +0.3% +0.2%
  21:30 PCE Deflator[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.6% +2.0% +1.9%
  21:30 PCE Core Deflator[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.1% +0.3% +0.3%
  21:30 PCE Core Deflator[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.7% +1.7% +1.7%
  21:30 Current Account Balance C$ -18.30B C$ -9.75B C$ -10.73B
  22:45 PMI Manufacturing 54.3 54.5 54.2
  23:00 ISM Manufacturing 56.0 56.2 57.7
  23:00 ISM Prices Paid 69.0 68.0 68.0
  23:00 Construction Output[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.2% +0.6% -1.0%
  23:00 Bank of Canada Rate Decision 0.50% 0.50% 0.50%
Thu 2 Mar 2:00 Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Robert Steven Kaplan, Speech      
  3:00 Fed''s Beige Book      
  7:00 Federal Reserve Bank Board Member Lael Brainard, Speech      
  7:50 Monetary Base[year-on-year(YoY)] +22.6%   +21.4%
  8:30 Trade Balance A$ +3.511B A$ +3.800B A$ +1.302B
  8:30 Building Approvals[month-on-month(MoM)] -1.2% -0.5% +1.8%
  8:30 Building Approvals[year-on-year(YoY)] -11.4% -11.6% +12.0%
  14:45 Gross Domestic Product[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] 0.0% +0.4% +0.1%
  14:45 Gross Domestic Product[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.3% +1.3% +0.6%
  16:15 Retail Sales (Real)[year-on-year(YoY)] -3.5%   -1.4%
  16:30 Retail Sales - Value[year-on-year(YoY)] -2.9% -1.0% -0.9%
  17:30 PMI Construction 52.2 52.0 52.5
  18:00 Consumer Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.8% +2.0% +2.0%
  18:00 CPI Core[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.9% +0.9% +0.9%
  18:00 Producer Price Index[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.7% +0.7% +0.7%
  18:00 Producer Price Index[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.6% +3.2% +3.5%
  18:00 Unemployment Rate 9.6% 9.6% 9.6%
  21:30 Initial Jobless Claims 244K 245K 223K
  21:30 Continuing Jobless Claims 2.060M 2.060M 2.066M
  21:30 Gross Domestic Product[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.4% +0.3% +0.3%
  21:30 Gross Domestic Product[quarter on quarter annualized rate] +3.5% +2.0% +2.6%
Fri 3 Mar 6:30 AiG Performance of Service Index 54.5   49.0
  7:30 Unemployment Rate 3.1% 3.0% 3.0%
  7:30 Job-To-Applicant Ratio 1.43 1.44 1.43
  7:30 Household Spending[year-on-year(YoY)] -0.3% -0.4% -1.2%
  7:30 National Consumer Price Index[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.3% +0.4% +0.4%
  7:30 Natl CPI Ex-Fresh Food[year-on-year(YoY)] -0.2% 0.0% +0.1%
  7:30 Natl CPI Ex Food, Energy[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.1% +0.2% +0.2%
  7:30 Tokyo CPI[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.1% -0.1% -0.3%
  7:30 Tokyo CPI Ex-Fresh Food[year-on-year(YoY)] -0.3% -0.2% -0.3%
  7:30 Tokyo CPI Ex Food, Energy[year-on-year(YoY)] 0.0%   0.0%
  8:00 Cleveland Federal Reserve Bank President Loretta J. Mester Speech      
  8:00 ANZ Commodity Price[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.1%   +2.0%
  8:30 Reserve Bank of New Zealand Assistant Governor John McDermott, Speech      
  8:30 Purchasing Managers Index 49.9   49.6
  9:45 Caixin Media non-Manufacturing PMI 53.1   52.6
  13:00 Consumer Confidence 43.2 43.5 43.1
  17:00 PMI Services 55.6 55.6 55.5
  17:00 PMI Composite 56.0 56.0 56.0
  17:30 PMI Services 54.5 54.1 53.3
  18:00 Retail Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.3% +0.3% -0.1%
  18:00 Retail Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.1% +1.5% +1.2%
  22:45 PMI Services 53.9 54.0 53.8
  22:45 PMI Composite 54.3   54.1
  23:00 ISM Non-Manf. Composite 56.5 56.5 57.6
  23:15 Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Evans Speech      
Sat 4 Mar 1:15 Federal Reserve Bank Board Member Jerome Powell, Speech      
  2:00 FRB Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer, Speech      
  2:00 Federal Reserve Bank Chairman Janet Yellen Speech      
Sun 5 Mar          
Mon 6 Mar 5:45 Building Permits[month-on-month(MoM)] -7.2%   +0.8%
  8:30 Retail Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.1% +0.4% +0.4%
  8:30 ANZ Job Advertisements[month-on-month(MoM)] +4.0%   -0.7%
  17:30 Sentix Investor Confidence +17.4 +18.5 +20.7
  19:30 Bank of England Deputy Governor Charlotte Hogg, Speech      
  23:00 Factory Orders[month-on-month(MoM)] +1.3% +1.0% +1.2%
  23:00 Durable Goods Orders[month-on-month(MoM)] +1.8% +1.0% +2.0%
  23:00 Durables Goods Orders Ex Transportation[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.2% +0.1% 0.0%
Tue 7 Mar 2:00 Reserve Bank of New Zealand Governor Graeme Wheeler,Speech      
  6:30 AiG Perf of Construction Index 47.7   53.1
  8:01 BRC Sales Like-For-Like[year-on-year(YoY)] -0.6% -0.2% -0.4%
  11:30 RBA Interest Rate Decision 1.50% 1.50% 1.50%
  16:30 Halifax House Price[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.9% +0.4% +0.1%
  16:30 Halifax House Price[year-on-year(YoY)] +5.7% +5.3% +5.1%
  18:00 Gross Domestic Product[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +0.4% +0.4% +0.4%
  18:00 Gross Domestic Product[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.7% +1.7% +1.7%
  21:30 Trade Balance $ -44.3B $ -48.5B $ -48.5B
  21:30 International Merchandise Trade C$ +0.92B C$ +0.75B C$ +0.81B
  23:00 IBD/TIPP Economic Optimism 56.4   55.3
  23:00 Ivey Purchasing Managers Index 57.2 58.5 55.0
Wed 8 Mar 4:00 Net Consumer Credit $ +14.160B $ +17.250B $ +8.794B
  5:45 Manufacturing Activity[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +0.4%   +0.8%
  7:50 Balance of Payments - Current A/C ¥ +1112.2B ¥ +270.0B ¥ +65.5B
  7:50 Trade Balance - BOP Basis ¥ +806.8B ¥ -800.2B ¥ -853.4B
  7:50 Real Gross Domestic Product[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +0.2% +0.4% +0.3%
  7:50 Real Gross Domestic Product[quarter on quarter annualized rate] +1.0% +1.6% +1.2%
  7:50 Nominal GDP[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +0.3% +0.5% +0.4%
  7:50 GDP Deflator[year-on-year(YoY)] -0.1% -0.1% -0.1%
  11:36 Trade Balance +3545.0¥ *B +1725.0¥ *B -603.6¥ *B
  12:30 Bankruptcies[year-on-year(YoY)] -10.37%   -4.84%
  13:00 Leading Index CI 104.8 105.6 105.5
  13:00 Coincident Index CI 114.8 114.3 114.9
  14:00 Economy Watchers Survey: Current 49.8 50.0 48.6
  14:00 Economy Watchers Survey: Outlook 49.4 50.5 50.6
  14:51 Trade Balance $ +51.35B $ +27.00B $ -9.15B
  16:15 Consumer Prices[month-on-month(MoM)] 0.0% +0.2% +0.5%
  16:15 Consumer Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.3% +0.4% +0.6%
  16:15 CPI - EU Harmonised[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.2% +0.2% +0.6%
  16:15 CPI - EU Harmonised[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.3% +0.4% +0.7%
  20:00 MBA Mortgage Applications[week-over-week] +5.8%   +3.3%
  21:15 ADP Employment Change +246K +187K +298K
  21:15 Housing Starts 207K 200K 210K
  21:30 Nonfarm Productivity[quarter on quarter annualized rate] +1.3% +1.5% +1.3%
  21:30 Unit Labor Costs[quarter on quarter annualized rate] +1.7% +1.6% +1.7%
  21:30 Labor Productivity[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +1.2% +0.4% +0.4%
  21:30 Building Permits[month-on-month(MoM)] -6.6% +3.0% +5.4%
  23:00 Wholesale Inventories[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.1% -0.1% -0.2%
  23:00 Wholesale Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] +2.6% +0.5% -0.1%
Thu 9 Mar 7:50 Japan Money Stock M2[year-on-year(YoY)] +4.1% +4.2% +4.2%
  7:50 Japan Money Stock M3[year-on-year(YoY)] +3.5% +3.6% +3.6%
  8:00 Labor Cash Earnings[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.1% +0.4% +0.5%
  8:01 RICS House Prices +25% +23% +24%
  9:30 Consumer Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.5% +1.7% +0.8%
  9:30 Producer Price Index[year-on-year(YoY)] +6.9% +7.7% +7.8%
  14:00 Machine Tool Orders[year-on-year(YoY)] +3.5%   +9.1%
  14:45 Unemployment Rate 3.7% 3.6% 3.6%
  14:45 Unemployment Rate s.a. 3.3% 3.3% 3.3%
  17:00 Money Supply M2[year-on-year(YoY)] +11.3% +11.4% +11.1%
  17:00 New Bank Lending 20300¥ *B 9500¥ *B 11700¥ *B
  20:30 Challenger Job Cuts[year-on-year(YoY)] -38.8%   -40.0%
  20:45 ECB Interest Rate Decision 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
  20:45 ECB Interest Rate Decision [Lower bound] 0.25% 0.25% 0.25%
  20:45 ECB Interest Rate Decision [Upper bound] -0.40% -0.40% -0.40%
  21:30 Import price index[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.4% +0.1% +0.2%
  21:30 Import price index[year-on-year(YoY)] +3.7% +4.4% +4.6%
  21:30 Initial Jobless Claims 223K 238K 243K
  21:30 Continuing Jobless Claims 2.066M 2.062M 2.058M
  21:30 New Housing Price Index[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.1% +0.1% +0.1%
  21:30 New Housing Price Index[year-on-year(YoY)] +3.0%   +3.1%
  21:30 Capacity Utilization Ratio 81.9% 82.5% 82.2%
Fri 10 Mar 7:50 BSI Large All Industry[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +3.0   +1.3
  7:50 BSI Large Manufacturing[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +7.5   +1.1
  8:30 Home Loans[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.4% -1.0% +0.5%
  8:30 Investment Lending[month-on-month(MoM)] -1.0%   +4.2%
  17:30 Industrial Production[month-on-month(MoM)] +1.1% -0.5% -0.4%
  17:30 Industrial Production[year-on-year(YoY)] +4.3% +3.2% +3.2%
  17:30 Manufacturing Production[month-on-month(MoM)] +2.1% -0.7% -0.9%
  17:30 Manufacturing Production[year-on-year(YoY)] +4.0% +2.9% +2.7%
  17:30 Trade Balance £ -10.890B £ -11.100B £ -10.833B
  21:00 NIESR GDP Estimate +0.7% +0.6% +0.6%
  21:30 Nonfarm Payrolls +227K +200K +235K
  21:30 Unemployment Rate 4.8% 4.7% 4.7%
  21:30 Manufacturing Payrolls +5K +10K +28K
  21:30 Average Hourly Earnings[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.1% +0.3% +0.2%
  21:30 Average Hourly Earnings[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.5% +2.8% +2.8%
  21:30 Net Change in Employment +48.3K -5.0K +15.3K
  21:30 Unemployment Rate 6.8% 6.8% 6.6%
  21:30 Participation Rate 65.9%   65.8%
Sat 11 Mar 3:00 Budget Statement $ +51.3B $ -190.0B $ -192.0B
Sun 12 Mar          
Mon 13 Mar 4:30 REINZ House Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] -14.7%   -14.2%
  5:45 Food Prices[month-on-month(MoM)] +2.8%   +0.2%
  7:50 Domestic CGPI[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.6% +0.2% +0.2%
  7:50 Domestic CGPI[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.5% +1.0% +1.0%
  7:50 Machinery Orders[month-on-month(MoM)] +6.7% -0.1% -3.2%
  7:50 Machinery Orders[year-on-year(YoY)] +6.7% -3.7% -8.2%
  12:30 Indices of Tertiary Industry Activity[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.4% +0.1% 0.0%
  16:30 Producer Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] +3.9%   +4.0%
  16:30 Industrial Production[year-on-year(YoY)] -0.1%   -0.8%
  20:45 ECB Executive Board Member Lautenschlaeger Speech      
  21:30 ECB President Mario Draght, Speech      
Tue 14 Mar 8:30 NAB Business Conditions +16   +9
  8:30 NAB Business Confidence +10   +7
  10:00 Retail Sales (YTD)[year-on-year(YoY)] +10.4% +10.6% +9.5%
  10:00 Industrial Production (YTD)[year-on-year(YoY)] +6.0% +6.2% +6.3%
  10:00 Investment in Fixed Assets (Excluding Rural Households) (YTD)[year-on-year(YoY)] +8.1% +8.3% +8.9%
  18:00 NFIB Small Business Optimism 105.9 105.6 105.3
  18:00 Industrial Production[month-on-month(MoM)] -1.6% +1.3% +0.9%
  18:00 Industrial Production[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.0% +0.9% +0.6%
  18:00 ZEW Survey (Econ. Sentiment) 17.1   25.6
  20:30 Producer Price Index[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.6% +0.1% +0.3%
  20:30 Producer Price Index[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.6% +1.9% +2.2%
  20:30 PPI Output Core[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.4% +0.2% +0.3%
  20:30 PPI Output Core[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.2% +1.5% +1.5%
  20:30 House Price Index[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.5%   +1.0%
  20:30 House Price Index[year-on-year(YoY)] +13.0%   +13.4%
Wed 15 Mar 5:45 Current Account Balance NZ$ -4.891B NZ$ -2.425B NZ$ -2.335B
  5:45 Current Account [Percentage of GDP] -2.9% -2.7% -2.7%
  7:30 Westpac Consumer Confidence Index 99.6   99.7
  8:30 New Motor Vehicle Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.6%   -2.7%
  8:30 New Motor Vehicle Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] -0.9%   -4.1%
  9:29 Tokyo Condominium Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] -7.4%   +3.3%
  12:30 Industrial Production[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.8%   -0.4%
  12:30 Industrial Production[year-on-year(YoY)] +3.2%   +3.7%
  12:30 Capacity Utilization Ratio[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.6%   +0.1%
  16:15 Producer & Import Prices[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.4% +0.4% -0.2%
  16:15 Producer & Import Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.8% +1.8% +1.3%
  17:30 Jobless Claims Change -42.4K   -11.3K
  17:30 Unemployment Rate 2.1%   2.1%
  17:30 ILO Unemployment Rate (3mths) 4.8% 4.8% 4.7%
  18:00 Employed labor force[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +0.2%   +0.3%
  18:00 Employed labor force[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.2%   +1.1%
  19:00 MBA Mortgage Applications[week-over-week] +3.3%   +3.1%
  20:30 Consumer Prices[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.6% 0.0% +0.1%
  20:30 Consumer Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.5% +2.7% +2.7%
  20:30 CPI Core[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.3% +0.2% +0.2%
  20:30 CPI Core[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.3% +2.2% +2.2%
  20:30 Empire Manufacturing +18.7 +15.0 +16.4
  20:30 Retail Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.4% +0.1% +0.1%
  20:30 Retail Sales Ex-Auto[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.8% +0.1% +0.2%
  21:00 Existing Home Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] -1.3%   +5.2%
  22:00 NAHB Housing Market Index 65 65 71
  22:00 Business Inventories[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.4% +0.3% +0.3%
Thu 16 Mar 2:00 FOMC Rate Decision(Upper Bound) 0.75% 1.00% 1.00%
  2:00 FOMC Rate Decision(Lower Bound) 0.50% 0.75% 0.75%
  4:00 Net TIC Flows $ -42.8B   $ +110.4B
  4:00 Net Long-term TIC Flows $ -12.9B   $ +6.3B
  5:45 Gross Domestic Product[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +1.1% +0.7% +0.4%
  5:45 Gross Domestic Product[year-on-year(YoY)] +3.5% +3.2% +2.7%
  8:00 Consumer Inflation Expectation +4.1%   +4.0%
  8:30 Employed labor force +13.5K +16.0K -6.4K
  8:30 Unemployment Rate 5.7% 5.7% 5.9%
  8:30 Participation Rate 64.6% 64.6% 64.6%
  10:00 Non Resident Bond Holdings 62.5%   62.6%
  10:54 BOJ Statement on Monetary Policy      
  10:54 BOJ interest rate decision (Policy-Rate Balance) -0.10 -0.10 -0.10
  14:00 Machine Tool Orders[year-on-year(YoY)] +9.1%   +9.1%
  15:00 EU 27 New Car Registrations[year-on-year(YoY)] +10.2%   +2.2%
  16:30 Swiss National Bank Rate Decision -0.75% -0.75% -0.75%
  16:30 Unemployment Rate 3.3% 3.3% 3.3%
  18:00 Consumer Prices[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.8% +0.4% +0.4%
  18:00 Consumer Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.0% +2.0% +2.0%
  18:00 CPI Core[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.9% +0.9% +0.9%
  20:00 BOE Announces Rates 0.25% 0.25% 0.25%
  20:00 BOE Minutes      
  20:30 Housing Starts 1.246M 1.264M 1.288M
  20:30 Housing Starts[month-on-month(MoM)] -2.6% +1.4% +3.0%
  20:30 Building Permits 1.285M 1.268M 1.213M
  20:30 Building Permits[month-on-month(MoM)] +4.6% -1.9% -6.2%
  20:30 Initial Jobless Claims 243K 240K 241K
  20:30 Continuing Jobless Claims 2.058M 2.050M 2.030M
  20:30 Philadelphia Fed. +43.3 +30.0 +32.8
  20:30 International Securities Transactions C$ +10.23B   C$ +6.20B
  22:00 JOLTs Job Openings 5501K 5562K 5626K
Fri 17 Mar 5:30 Business NZ PMI 51.6   55.2
  8:00 ANZ Consumer Confidence Index 127.4   125.2
  18:00 Trade Balance € +28.1B   € +15.7B
  18:00 Trade Balance sa € +24.5B € +22.0B € -0.6B
  18:00 Construction Output[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.2%   -2.3%
  18:00 Construction Output[year-on-year(YoY)] +3.2%   -6.2%
  20:30 Manufacturing Shipments[month-on-month(MoM)] +2.3% -0.3% +0.6%
  21:15 Industrial Production[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.3% +0.2% 0.0%
  21:15 Capacity Utilization Ratio 75.3% 75.5% 75.4%
  22:00 U. of Michigan Confidence 96.3 97.0 97.6
  22:00 Leading Indicators[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.6% +0.5% +0.6%
  22:01 Labor Market Conditions Index +1.3 +2.5 +1.3
Sat 18 Mar          
Sun 19 Mar          
Mon 20 Mar *** Vernal Equinox Day      
  5:00 Westpac Consumer Confidence Index 113.1   111.9
  8:01 Rightmove House Prices[month-on-month(MoM)] +2.0%   +1.3%
  8:01 Rightmove House Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.3%   +2.3%
  9:40 Reserve Bank of Australia Head of Financial Stability Department Luci Ellis,Speech      
  18:00 Labour Costs[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.5%   +1.6%
  20:30 Chicago Fed Nat Activity Index -0.05 +0.03 +0.34
  20:30 Wholesale Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.7% +0.5% +3.3%
Tue 21 Mar 1:10 Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Evans Speech      
  8:30 House Price Index[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +1.5% +2.5% +4.1%
  8:30 House Price Index[year-on-year(YoY)] +3.5% +6.3% +7.7%
  8:30 RBA Minutes      
  10:00 Credit Card Spending[year-on-year(YoY)] +7.1%   +5.3%
  15:00 Convenience Store Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.1%   -1.7%
  15:00 Trade Balance +47.3*B francs   +31.1*B francs
  16:00 M3 Money Supply[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.9%   +3.1%
  16:30 Consumer Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.3% +0.7% -0.1%
  17:30 Consumer Prices[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.5% +0.5% +0.7%
  17:30 Consumer Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.8% +2.1% +2.3%
  17:30 CPI Core[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.6% +1.7% +2.0%
  17:30 Retail Price Index[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.6% +0.8% +1.1%
  17:30 Retail Price Index[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.6% +2.9% +3.2%
  17:30 RPI (MoM)[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.9% +3.1% +3.5%
  17:30 PPI Input[month-on-month(MoM)] +1.7% +0.1% -0.4%
  17:30 PPI Input[year-on-year(YoY)] +20.5% +20.1% +19.1%
  17:30 PPI Output[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.6% +0.3% +0.2%
  17:30 PPI Output[year-on-year(YoY)] +3.5% +3.7% +3.7%
  17:30 PPI Output Core[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.5% +0.2% 0.0%
  17:30 PPI Output Core[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.4% +2.5% +2.4%
  17:30 ONS House Price[year-on-year(YoY)] +7.2% +6.4% +6.2%
  17:30 Public Finances (PSNCR) £ -26.5B   £ +12.9B
  17:30 PSNB ex Interventions £ -9.4B £ +3.2B £ +1.8B
  18:00 Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley, Speech      
  19:00 CBI Trends Total Orders +8 +5 +8
  20:30 Current Account Balance $ -113.0B $ -129.0B $ -112.4B
  20:30 Retail Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.5% +1.5% +2.2%
  20:30 Retail Sales Ex-Auto[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.3% +1.3% +1.7%
Wed 22 Mar 0:00 Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank President Esther George, Speech      
  6:00 Cleveland Federal Reserve Bank President Loretta J. Mester Speech      
  7:30 Westpac Leading Index +0.03   -0.07
  7:50 Merchnds Trade Balance Total ¥ -1086.9B ¥ +807.2B ¥ +813.4B
  7:50 Bank of Japan Releases Minutes from Jan 30-31 Monetary Policy Meeting      
  8:00 DEWR Internet Skilled Vacancies[month-on-month(MoM)] +1.0%   +0.1%
  9:30 Bank of Japan Policy Board Member Yukitoshi Funo, Speech      
  9:40 Reserve Bank of Australia Deputy Governor Guy Debelle Speech      
  12:30 All Industry Activity Index[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.3% 0.0% +0.1%
  13:00 Supermarket Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] -1.6%   -3.3%
  14:00 Nationwide Department Store Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] -1.2%   -1.7%
  14:00 Tokyo Dept. Store Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] -1.5%   -3.1%
  17:00 Euro-Zone Current Account nsa € +47.0B   € +2.5B
  17:00 Euro-Zone Trade Balance sa € +31.0B   € +24.1B
  19:00 MBA Mortgage Applications[week-over-week] +3.1%   -2.7%
  21:00 House Price Index[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.4% +0.4% 0.0%
  22:00 Existing Home Sales 5.69M 5.55M 5.48M
  22:00 Existing Home Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] +3.3% -2.5% -3.7%
Thu 23 Mar 4:00 RBNZ Announces Rates 1.75% 1.75% 1.75%
  16:30 Balance of Payments - Current A/C HK$ +45.56B   HK$ +34.83B
  17:00 ECB Bulletin      
  17:30 Retail Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.3% +0.4% +1.4%
  17:30 Retail Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.5% +2.6% +3.7%
  17:30 Retail Sales Ex Auto Fuel[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.2% +0.3% +1.3%
  17:30 Retail Sales Ex Auto Fuel[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.6% +3.2% +4.1%
  19:00 CBI Reported Sales +9 +4 +9
  20:00 Federal Reserve Bank Chairman Janet Yellen Speech      
  20:30 Initial Jobless Claims 241K 240K 258K
  20:30 Continuing Jobless Claims 2.030M 2.040M 2.000M
  22:00 New Home Sales 555K 564K 592K
  22:00 New Home Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] +3.7% +1.6% +6.1%
  22:45 ECB Executive Board Member Lautenschlaeger Speech      
  23:00 Kansas City Fed Manf. Activity +14 +14 +20
  23:00 Consumer Confidence -6.2 -5.9 -5.0
Fri 24 Mar 0:30 Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank President Neel Kashkari, Speech      
  5:45 Trade Balance NZ$ -0.285B NZ$ +0.180B NZ$ -0.018B
  7:00 Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Robert Steven Kaplan, Speech      
  13:00 Leading Index CI 105.5   104.9
  13:00 Coincident Index CI 114.9   115.1
  17:00 PMI Manufacturing 55.4 55.3 56.2
  17:00 PMI Services 55.5 55.3 56.5
  17:00 PMI Composite 56.0 55.8 56.7
  17:30 BBA Loans for House Purchase 44657 44900 42613
  20:00 Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Evans Speech      
  20:30 Durable Goods Orders[month-on-month(MoM)] +2.0% +1.3%  
  20:30 Durables Goods Orders Ex Transportation[month-on-month(MoM)] 0.0% +0.6%  
  20:30 Consumer Prices[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.9% +0.2%  
  20:30 Consumer Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.1% +2.1%  
  21:05 Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard, Speech      
  21:45 PMI Manufacturing 54.2 54.8  
  21:45 PMI Services 53.8 54.0  
  21:45 PMI Composite 54.1    
Sat 25 Mar          
Sun 26 Mar          
Mon 27 Mar 7:50 Bank of Japan Releases Minutes from March 15-16 Monetary Policy Meeting      
  7:50 Corp Service Price Index[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.5% +0.5%  
  16:00 M3 Money Supply[year-on-year(YoY)] +4.9% +4.9%  
  16:30 Trade Balance HK$ -12.3B    
  22:30 Dallas Fed Manf. Activity +24.5 +21.0  
Tue 28 Mar 1:15 Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Evans Speech      
  1:15 Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, Speech      
  6:00 Reserve Bank of Australia Deputy Governor Guy Debelle Speech      
  6:30 Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Robert Steven Kaplan, Speech      
  14:00 Jyrki Katainen, the European Commission Vice-president, Speech      
  19:00 Bank of Slovakia Governor Jozef Makuch Speech      
  20:30 Wholesale Inventories[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.2% +0.2%  
  21:00 S&P/CaseShiller Home Price Ind 192.61    
  21:00 S&P/CaseShiller Home Price Ind[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.93% +0.70%  
  21:00 S&P/CaseShiller Home Price Ind[year-on-year(YoY)] +5.58% +5.55%  
  22:00 Consumer Confidence 114.8 113.4  
  22:00 Richmond Fed Manufact. Index +17 +14  
  22:10 Bank of Canada Governor Stephen S. Poloz Speech      
  23:10 Bank of Canada Governor Stephen S. Poloz Speech      
Wed 29 Mar 0:45 Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank President Esther George, Speech      
  0:50 Federal Reserve Bank Chairman Janet Yellen Speech      
  1:00 Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Robert Steven Kaplan, Speech      
  4:30 Federal Reserve Bank Board Member Jerome Powell, Speech      
  7:50 Retail Sales Value[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.0% +0.7%  
  7:50 Department Store and Supermarket Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] -1.1% -1.8%  
  13:00 SME Business Sentiment Index 47.7    
  14:00 UBS Consumption Indicator 1.43    
  16:00 ZEW Survey (Expectations) +19.4    
  16:30 Net Consumer Credit £ +1.4B    
  16:30 Net Lending Sec. on Dwellings £ +3.4B    
  16:30 Mortgage Approvals 69.9K 70.0K  
  16:30 M4 Money Supply[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.9%    
  16:30 M4 Money Supply[year-on-year(YoY)] +7.0%    
  19:00 MBA Mortgage Applications[week-over-week] -2.7%    
  21:20 Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Evans Speech      
  22:00 Pending Home Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] -2.8% +2.5%  
  22:00 Pending Home Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.7%    
  23:00 Finance Minister of French Pierre Moscovici, Speech      
  23:30 Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President, Eric Rosengren Speech      
Thu 30 Mar 1:15 San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank President John Williams Speech      
  8:00 HIA New Home Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] -2.2%    
  15:00 KOF Leading Indicator 107.2    
  16:30 Retail Sales - Value[year-on-year(YoY)] -0.9%    
  17:00 Economic Confidence 108.0 108.1  
  17:00 Business Climate Indicator +0.82 +0.82  
  17:00 Industrial Confidence +1.3 +1.1  
  17:00 Services Confidence +13.8 +13.9  
  17:00 Consumer Confidence -5.0    
  20:30 Gross Domestic Product[quarter on quarter annualized rate] +1.9% +2.0%  
  20:30 Personal Consumption[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +3.0%    
  20:30 GDP Price Index[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +2.0% +2.0%  
  20:30 PCE Core[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +1.2%    
  20:30 Initial Jobless Claims 258K    
  20:30 Continuing Jobless Claims 2.000M    
  20:30 Industrial Product Price[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.4%    
  20:30 Raw Materials Price Index[month-on-month(MoM)] +1.7%    
  21:45 Cleveland Federal Reserve Bank President Loretta J. Mester Speech      
  23:00 Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Robert Steven Kaplan, Speech      
  23:15 San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank President John Williams Speech      
Fri 31 Mar 5:45 Building Permits[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.8%    
  7:01 GfK Consumer Confidence Survey -6 -7  
  7:30 Unemployment Rate 3.0% 3.0%  
  7:30 Job-To-Applicant Ratio 1.43 1.44  
  7:30 Household Spending[year-on-year(YoY)] -1.2% -1.7%  
  7:30 National Consumer Price Index[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.4% +0.3%  
  7:30 Natl CPI Ex-Fresh Food[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.1% +0.2%  
  7:30 Natl CPI Ex Food, Energy[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.2% +0.1%  
  7:30 Tokyo CPI[year-on-year(YoY)] -0.3% -0.2%  
  7:30 Tokyo CPI Ex-Fresh Food[year-on-year(YoY)] -0.3% -0.2%  
  7:30 Tokyo CPI Ex Food, Energy[year-on-year(YoY)] 0.0% 0.0%  
  7:50 Industrial Production[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.4% +1.4%  
  7:50 Industrial Production[year-on-year(YoY)] +3.7% +3.9%  
  8:00 ANZ Business Conditions +16.6    
  8:30 Private Sector Credit[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.2% +0.5%  
  8:30 Private Sector Credit[year-on-year(YoY)] +5.4% +5.3%  
  9:00 PMI Manufacturing 51.6 51.7  
  9:00 PMI Services 54.2    
  12:00 Vehicle Production[year-on-year(YoY)] +3.8%    
  13:00 Annualized Housing Starts 1.001M 953K  
  13:00 Housing Starts[year-on-year(YoY)] +12.8% -1.2%  
  13:00 Construction Orders[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.1%    
  16:30 ECB Executive Board member BenoÎt Cœuré Speech      
  16:30 Gross Domestic Product[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +0.7% +0.7%  
  16:30 Gross Domestic Product[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.0% +2.0%  
  16:30 Current Account Balance £ -25.5B £ -16.0B  
  16:30 Total Business Investment[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] -1.0%    
  16:30 Total Business Investment[year-on-year(YoY)] -0.9%    
  16:30 Index of Services (3mth/3mth) +0.8% +0.7%  
  17:00 Consumer Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.0% +1.8%  
  17:00 CPI Core[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.9% +0.9%  
  20:30 Personal Income[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.4% +0.4%  
  20:30 Personal Spending[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.2% +0.2%  
  20:30 PCE Deflator[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.9% +2.1%  
  20:30 PCE Core Deflator[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.3% +0.2%  
  20:30 PCE Core Deflator[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.7% +1.7%  
  20:30 Gross Domestic Product[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.3% +0.3%  
  21:45 Chicago Purchasing Manager 57.4 56.8  
  22:00 Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank President Neel Kashkari, Speech      
  22:00 U. of Michigan Confidence 97.6 97.8  
  *** M3 Money Supply[year-on-year(YoY)] +11.8%