Economic Calendar

April 2021

Date Time Event Previous Forecast Actual
Thu 1 Apr 5:00 ANZ Consumer Confidence Index 113.1   110.8
  5:30 AiG Performance of Mfg Index 58.8   59.9
  7:50 Tankan Large Manufacturers Index -10 -1 +5
  7:50 Tankan Large Manufacturing Outlook -8 +4 +4
  7:50 Tankan Non-Manufacturing -5 -4 -1
  7:50 Tankan Non-Manufacturing Outlook -6 -1 -1
  7:50 Tankan Large All Industry Capital Expenditure[year-on-year(YoY)] -1.2% -1.4% +0.5%
  8:30 Retail Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.3% -1.1% -0.8%
  8:30 Trade Balance A$ +9.616B A$ +9.872B A$ +7.529B
  8:30 Household Ownership and Loan Data +10.9   -1.8
  9:45 Caixin Media Manufacturing PMI 50.9 51.4 50.6
  13:00 Vehicle Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] -2.2%   +2.4%
  14:30 Consumer Prices[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.2% +0.4% +0.3%
  14:30 Consumer Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] -0.5% -0.3% -0.2%
  14:30 CPI - EU Harmonised[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.1%   +0.2%
  14:30 CPI - EU Harmonised[year-on-year(YoY)] -0.4%   -0.2%
  14:30 Retail Sales (Real)[year-on-year(YoY)] -0.7%   -6.3%
  15:30 PMI Manufacturing 61.3 64.5 66.3
  16:00 PMI Manufacturing 62.4 62.4 62.5
  16:30 PMI Manufacturing 57.9 57.9 58.9
  19:30 Challenger Job Cuts[year-on-year(YoY)] -39.1%   -86.2%
  20:30 Initial Jobless Claims 658K 675K 719K
  20:30 Continuing Jobless Claims 3.840M 3.750M 3.794M
  20:30 Building Permits[month-on-month(MoM)] +6.9% -1.4% +2.1%
  21:45 PMI Manufacturing 59.0 59.1 59.1
  22:00 ISM Manufacturing 60.8 61.5 64.7
  22:00 ISM Prices Paid 86.0 85.0 85.6
  22:00 Construction Output[month-on-month(MoM)] +1.2% -1.0% -0.8%
  22:30 EIA Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report[week-over-week] -36bcf +19bcf +14bcf
Fri 2 Apr *** Good Friday      
  1:00 Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick T. Harker, Discussion      
  7:50 Monetary Base[year-on-year(YoY)] +19.6%   +20.8%
  20:30 Nonfarm Payrolls +468K +660K +916K
  20:30 Unemployment Rate 6.2% 6.0% 6.0%
  20:30 Manufacturing Payrolls +18K +35K +53K
  20:30 Average Hourly Earnings[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.3% +0.1% -0.1%
  20:30 Average Hourly Earnings[year-on-year(YoY)] +5.2% +4.5% +4.2%
Sat 3 Apr          
Sun 4 Apr          
Mon 5 Apr *** Easter Monday      
  *** Ching Ming Festival      
  21:45 PMI Services 60.0 60.2 60.4
  21:45 PMI Composite 59.1   59.7
  22:00 ISM Non-Manf. Composite 55.3 59.0 63.7
  22:00 Factory Orders[month-on-month(MoM)] +2.7% -0.5% -0.8%
  22:00 Durable Goods Orders[month-on-month(MoM)] -1.1% -1.1% -1.2%
  22:00 Durables Goods Orders Ex Transportation[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.9% -0.9% -0.9%
Tue 6 Apr *** Holiday: Easter Monday      
  7:30 Household Spending[year-on-year(YoY)] -6.1% -5.0% -6.6%
  7:30 Labor Cash Earnings[year-on-year(YoY)] -1.3% -0.6% -0.2%
  9:30 ANZ Job Advertisements[month-on-month(MoM)] +8.8%   +7.4%
  9:45 Caixin Media non-Manufacturing PMI 51.5 52.1 54.3
  12:30 RBA Interest Rate Decision 0.10% 0.10% 0.10%
  16:30 Sentix Investor Confidence +5.0 +6.7 +13.1
  17:00 Unemployment Rate 8.3% 8.1% 8.3%
  22:00 JOLTs Job Openings 7099K 6900K 7367K
  22:00 IBD/TIPP Economic Optimism 55.4   56.4
Wed 7 Apr 6:30 AiG Perf of Construction Index 57.4   61.8
  9:00 ANZ Commodity Price[month-on-month(MoM)] +3.3%   +6.1%
  13:00 Leading Index CI 98.5 99.7 99.7
  13:00 Coincident Index CI 90.3 89.0 89.0
  16:00 PMI Services 48.8 48.8 49.6
  16:00 PMI Composite 52.5 52.5 53.2
  16:30 PMI Services 56.8 56.8 56.3
  19:00 MBA Mortgage Applications[week-over-week] -2.2%   -5.1%
  20:30 Trade Balance $ -67.8B $ -70.5B $ -71.1B
  20:30 International Merchandise Trade C$ +1.21B C$ +1.30B C$ +1.04B
  21:00 Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles L. Evans, Discussion      
  22:00 Ivey Purchasing Managers Index 60.0   72.9
  22:30 EIA Weekly Petroleum Status Report[week-over-week] -876kbbl -1638kbbl -3522kbbl
  23:00 Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Robert Steven Kaplan, Panel Discussion      
Thu 8 Apr 0:00 Tom Barkin, Richmond Federal Reserve Bank President discussion forum      
  2:00 FOMC Releases Meeting Minutes of March 16-17      
  3:00 Net Consumer Credit $ +0.094B $ +2.800B $ +27.578B
  7:01 RICS House Prices +54% +55% +59%
  7:50 Balance of Payments - Current A/C ¥ +644.4B ¥ +2000.0B ¥ +2916.9B
  7:50 Trade Balance - BOP Basis ¥ -130.1B ¥ +471.8B ¥ +524.2B
  8:30 Purchasing Managers Index 50.2   50.5
  12:30 Bankruptcies[year-on-year(YoY)] -31.49%   -14.32%
  13:00 Consumer Confidence 33.9 35.5 36.1
  14:00 Economy Watchers Survey: Current 41.3 45.0 49.0
  14:00 Economy Watchers Survey: Outlook 51.3 51.8 49.8
  16:30 PMI Construction 53.3 55.0 61.7
  17:00 Producer Price Index[month-on-month(MoM)] +1.7% +0.6% +0.5%
  17:00 Producer Price Index[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.4% +1.3% +1.5%
  19:30 ECB releases summary of meeting on Mar 10-11      
  20:30 Initial Jobless Claims 719K 680K 744K
  20:30 Continuing Jobless Claims 3.794M 3.638M 3.734M
  22:30 EIA Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report[week-over-week] +14bcf +22bcf +20bcf
  23:00 Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard, Seminar      
Fri 9 Apr 0:00 Federal Reserve Bank Chairman Jerome Powell, Panel Discussion      
  6:30 AiG Performance of Service Index 55.8   58.7
  9:30 Consumer Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] -0.2% +0.3% +0.4%
  9:30 Producer Price Index[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.7% +3.6% +4.4%
  13:45 Unemployment Rate 3.6% 3.6% 3.4%
  13:45 Unemployment Rate s.a. 3.4% 3.6% 3.3%
  15:30 Halifax House Price[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.1%   +1.1%
  15:30 Halifax House Price[year-on-year(YoY)] +5.2%   +6.5%
  20:30 Net Change in Employment +259.2K +100.0K +303.1K
  20:30 Unemployment Rate 8.2% 8.0% 7.5%
  20:30 Participation Rate 64.7% 64.8% 65.2%
  20:55 Producer Price Index[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.5% +0.5% +1.0%
  20:55 Producer Price Index[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.8% +3.8% +4.2%
  21:00 PPI Output Core[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.2% +0.2% +0.7%
  21:00 PPI Output Core[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.5% +2.7% +3.1%
  22:00 Wholesale Inventories[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.5% +0.5% +0.6%
  22:00 Wholesale Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] +4.4%   -0.8%
Sat 10 Apr          
Sun 11 Apr          
Mon 12 Apr 7:50 Domestic CGPI[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.6% +0.4% +0.8%
  7:50 Domestic CGPI[year-on-year(YoY)] -0.6% +0.5% +1.0%
  14:00 Machine Tool Orders[year-on-year(YoY)] +36.7%   +65.0%
  16:00 New Bank Lending 13594¥ *B 23000¥ *B 27300¥ *B
  16:00 Money Supply M2[year-on-year(YoY)] +10.1% +9.5% +9.4%
  17:00 Retail Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] -5.2% +1.7% +3.0%
  17:00 Retail Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] -5.2% -5.3% -2.9%
  21:00 Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee Member Silvana Tenreyro, Speech      
  22:30 Business Outlook Future Sales +48.00   +52.00
Tue 13 Apr 2:00 Budget Statement $ -310.9B $ -658.0B $ -659.6B
  7:01 BRC Sales Like-For-Like[year-on-year(YoY)] +9.5% +12.0% +20.3%
  7:50 Japan Money Stock M2[year-on-year(YoY)] +9.6% +9.7% +9.5%
  7:50 Japan Money Stock M3[year-on-year(YoY)] +8.0% +8.1% +8.0%
  9:30 NAB Business Conditions +17   +25
  9:30 NAB Business Confidence +18   +15
  11:07 Trade Balance +2472.8¥ *B +3278.0¥ *B +879.8¥ *B
  11:07 Trade Balance $ +37.88B $ +52.00B $ +13.80B
  14:00 Trade Balance £ -12.592B £ -10.500B £ -16.442B
  14:00 Industrial Production[month-on-month(MoM)] -1.8% +0.5% +1.0%
  14:00 Industrial Production[year-on-year(YoY)] -4.3% -4.5% -3.5%
  14:00 Manufacturing Production[month-on-month(MoM)] -2.3% +0.5% +1.3%
  14:00 Manufacturing Production[year-on-year(YoY)] -5.0% -5.1% -4.2%
  14:00 Index of Services (3mth/3mth) -1.9% -2.3% -1.9%
  17:00 ZEW Survey (Econ. Sentiment) +74.0   +66.3
  18:00 NFIB Small Business Optimism 95.8 98.5 98.2
  20:30 Consumer Prices[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.4% +0.5% +0.6%
  20:30 Consumer Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.7% +2.5% +2.6%
  20:30 CPI Core[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.1% +0.2% +0.3%
  20:30 CPI Core[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.3% +1.5% +1.6%
Wed 14 Apr 0:00 Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, Mary C. Daly, Event      
  0:00 Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick T. Harker, Discussion      
  4:00 Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank President Raphael Bostic, Seminar      
  4:00 Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren, Seminar      
  4:00 Cleveland Federal Reserve Bank President Loretta J. Mester, Seminar      
  7:50 Machinery Orders[month-on-month(MoM)] -4.5% +2.5% -8.5%
  7:50 Machinery Orders[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.5% +2.4% -7.1%
  8:30 Westpac Consumer Confidence Index 111.8   118.8
  10:00 Reserve Bank of New Zealand Governor Adrian Orr, Regular meeting      
  10:00 RBNZ Announces Rates 0.25% 0.25% 0.25%
  14:15 Bank of Japan Governor, Haruhiko Kuroda Speech      
  15:00 Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the ECB, Testimony in Council of Europe      
  17:00 Industrial Production[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.8% -1.2% -1.0%
  17:00 Industrial Production[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.1% -1.4% -1.6%
  19:00 MBA Mortgage Applications[week-over-week] -5.1%   -3.7%
  19:45 ECB Executive Board Member Fabio Panetta, Testimony in Council of Europe      
  20:30 Import price index[month-on-month(MoM)] +1.3% +0.9% +1.2%
  20:30 Import price index[year-on-year(YoY)] +3.1% +6.4% +6.9%
  22:30 EIA Weekly Petroleum Status Report -3522 -2580 -5890
  22:30 Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee Member Haskell, Speech      
Thu 15 Apr 0:00 Federal Reserve Bank Chairman Jerome Powell Speech      
  1:00 Executive Board of the European Central Bank Member Isabel Schnabel, Speech      
  2:00 Fed''s Beige Book      
  2:30 Williams, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Panel Discussion      
  3:00 Richard Clarida, FRB Vice Chairman, Panel Discussion      
  4:00 Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank President Raphael Bostic, Seminar      
  5:00 REINZ House Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] +14.6%   +31.2%
  6:45 Food Prices[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.9%   0.0%
  9:00 Consumer Inflation Expectation +4.1%   +3.2%
  9:30 Employed labor force +88.7K +35.0K +70.7K
  9:30 Unemployment Rate 5.8% 5.7% 5.6%
  9:30 Participation Rate 66.1% 66.1% 66.3%
  20:30 Empire Manufacturing +17.4 +20.0 +26.3
  20:30 Philadelphia Fed. +51.8 +41.5 +50.2
  20:30 Retail Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] -2.7% +5.8% +9.8%
  20:30 Retail Sales Ex-Auto[month-on-month(MoM)] -2.5% +5.0% +8.4%
  20:30 Initial Jobless Claims 769K 700K 576K
  20:30 Continuing Jobless Claims 3.727M 3.700M 3.731M
  20:30 Manufacturing Shipments[month-on-month(MoM)] +3.1% -1.0% -1.6%
  21:00 Existing Home Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] +6.6%   +5.2%
  21:15 Industrial Production[month-on-month(MoM)] -2.6% +2.5% +1.4%
  21:15 Capacity Utilization Ratio 73.4% 75.6% 74.4%
  22:00 Business Inventories[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.4% +0.5% +0.5%
  22:00 NAHB Housing Market Index 82 83 83
  22:00 Andréa M. Maechler, Board member of SNB, Speech      
  22:30 EIA Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report[week-over-week] +20bcf +67bcf +61bcf
  23:30 Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank President Raphael Bostic, Seminar      
Fri 16 Apr 2:00 Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, Mary C. Daly, Speech      
  3:45 Richard Clarida, FRB Vice Chairman, Speech      
  4:00 Cleveland Federal Reserve Bank President Loretta J. Mester, Seminar      
  4:00 Net TIC Flows $ +105.8B   $ +72.6B
  4:00 Net Long-term TIC Flows $ +91.0B   $ +4.2B
  6:30 Business NZ PMI 54.2   63.6
  10:00 Real Gross Domestic Product[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +3.2% +1.4% +0.6%
  10:00 Real Gross Domestic Product[year-on-year(YoY)] +6.5% +18.5% +18.3%
  10:00 Retail Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] +4.6% +28.0% +34.2%
  10:00 Retail Sales (YTD)[year-on-year(YoY)] +33.8% +31.7% +33.9%
  10:00 Industrial Production[year-on-year(YoY)] +7.3% +18.0% +14.1%
  10:00 Industrial Production (YTD)[year-on-year(YoY)] +35.1% +26.5% +24.5%
  10:00 Investment in Fixed Assets (Excluding Rural Households) (YTD)[year-on-year(YoY)] +35.0% +26.0% +25.6%
  14:00 EU 27 New Car Registrations[year-on-year(YoY)] -19.3%   +87.3%
  14:30 Producer & Import Prices[month-on-month(MoM)] 0.0%   +0.6%
  14:30 Producer & Import Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] -1.1%   -0.2%
  17:00 Trade Balance € +6.3B   € +17.7B
  17:00 Trade Balance sa € +28.7B € +22.0B € +18.4B
  17:00 Consumer Prices[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.9% +0.9% +0.9%
  17:00 Consumer Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.3% +1.3% +1.3%
  17:00 CPI Core[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.9% +0.9% +0.9%
  17:00 Cunliffe・The vice president of bank of England(BoE)Speech      
  17:00 Sam Woods,Deputy, Governor for Prudential Regulation (PRA) , Speech      
  20:30 Housing Starts 1.457M 1.613M 1.739M
  20:30 Housing Starts[month-on-month(MoM)] -11.3% +13.5% +19.4%
  20:30 Building Permits 1.720M 1.750M 1.766M
  20:30 Building Permits[month-on-month(MoM)] -8.8% +1.7% +2.7%
  20:30 International Securities Transactions C$ +1.27B   C$ +8.52B
  20:30 Wholesale Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] +4.0% -0.4% -0.7%
  22:00 U. of Michigan Confidence 84.9 89.0 86.5
Sat 17 Apr          
Sun 18 Apr          
Mon 19 Apr 7:01 Rightmove House Prices[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.8%   +2.1%
  7:01 Rightmove House Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.7%   +5.1%
  7:50 Merchnds Trade Balance Total ¥ +215.9B ¥ +493.2B ¥ +663.7B
  12:00 Tokyo Condominium Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] +50.7%   +44.9%
  12:30 Industrial Production[month-on-month(MoM)] -2.1%   -1.3%
  12:30 Industrial Production[year-on-year(YoY)] -2.6%   -2.0%
  12:30 Capacity Utilization Ratio[month-on-month(MoM)] +4.7%   -2.8%
  16:00 Euro-Zone Trade Balance sa € +30.5B   € +25.9B
  17:00 Construction Output[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.8%   -2.1%
  17:00 Construction Output[year-on-year(YoY)] -2.6%   -5.8%
  20:15 Housing Starts 275K 255K 335K
Tue 20 Apr 9:30 RBA Minutes      
  11:00 Non Resident Bond Holdings 51.7%   51.5%
  12:30 Indices of Tertiary Industry Activity[month-on-month(MoM)] -1.0% +0.5% +0.3%
  13:00 Convenience Store Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] -5.3%   +1.9%
  14:00 Machine Tool Orders[year-on-year(YoY)] +65.0%   +65.1%
  14:00 Jobless Claims Change +67.3K   +10.1K
  14:00 Unemployment Rate 7.3%   7.3%
  14:00 ILO Unemployment Rate (3mths) 5.0% 5.0% 4.9%
  20:30 House Price Index[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.5%   +1.5%
  20:30 House Price Index[year-on-year(YoY)] +9.8%   +10.8%
Wed 21 Apr 6:45 Consumer Prices[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +0.5% +0.8% +0.8%
  6:45 Consumer Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.4% +1.5% +1.5%
  8:30 Westpac-MI Leading Index[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.16%   +0.38%
  13:00 Supermarket Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] -2.1%   +1.3%
  14:00 Consumer Prices[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.1% +0.4% +0.3%
  14:00 Consumer Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.4% +0.8% +0.7%
  14:00 CPI Core[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.9% +1.1% +1.1%
  14:00 Retail Price Index[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.5% +0.4% +0.3%
  14:00 Retail Price Index[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.4% +1.6% +1.5%
  14:00 RPI (MoM)[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.6% +1.8% +1.6%
  14:00 PPI Output[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.7% +0.3% +0.5%
  14:00 PPI Output[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.9% +1.7% +1.9%
  14:00 PPI Input[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.9% +0.5% +1.3%
  14:00 PPI Input[year-on-year(YoY)] +3.3% +4.3% +5.9%
  15:00 M3 Money Supply[year-on-year(YoY)] +6.8%   +5.6%
  16:30 ONS House Price[year-on-year(YoY)] +8.0% +8.0% +8.6%
  19:00 MBA Mortgage Applications[week-over-week] -3.7%   +8.6%
  20:30 Consumer Prices[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.5% +0.6% +0.5%
  20:30 Consumer Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.1% +2.3% +2.2%
  22:00 Bank of Canada Rate Decision 0.25% 0.25% 0.25%
  22:30 EIA Weekly Petroleum Status Report -5890 -3265 +597
  23:00 BOC Governor Tiff Macklem, Press conference      
Thu 22 Apr 9:30 NAB Business Confidence +15   +17
  14:00 Trade Balance +36.7*B francs   +58.2*B francs
  16:30 Unemployment Rate 7.2% 7.1% 6.8%
  18:00 CBI Trends Total Orders -5 +2 -8
  19:45 ECB Interest Rate Decision 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
  19:45 ECB Interest Rate Decision [Lower bound] -0.50% -0.50% -0.50%
  19:45 ECB Interest Rate Decision [Upper bound] 0.25% 0.25% 0.25%
  20:30 Chicago Fed Nat Activity Index -1.20 +1.25 +1.71
  20:30 Initial Jobless Claims 586K 610K 547K
  20:30 Continuing Jobless Claims 3.708M 3.600M 3.674M
  20:30 ECB President Christine Lagarde, Press Conference      
  22:00 Leading Indicators[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.1% +1.0% +1.3%
  22:00 Existing Home Sales 6.24M 6.11M 6.01M
  22:00 Existing Home Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] -6.3% -1.8% -3.7%
  22:00 Consumer Confidence -10.8 -11.0 -8.1
  22:30 EIA Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report[week-over-week] +61bcf +46bcf +38bcf
  23:00 Kansas City Fed Manf. Activity +26 +28 +31
Fri 23 Apr 7:01 GfK Consumer Confidence Survey -16 -12  
  7:30 National Consumer Price Index[year-on-year(YoY)] -0.4% -0.2%  
  7:30 Natl CPI Ex-Fresh Food[year-on-year(YoY)] -0.4% -0.2%  
  7:30 Natl CPI Ex Food, Energy[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.2% +0.3%  
  11:00 Credit Card Spending[year-on-year(YoY)] -12.4%    
  13:30 Nationwide Department Store Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] -10.7%    
  13:30 Tokyo Dept. Store Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] -13.5%    
  14:00 Retail Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] +2.1% +1.5%  
  14:00 Retail Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] -3.7% +3.5%  
  14:00 Retail Sales Ex Auto Fuel[month-on-month(MoM)] +2.4% +2.0%  
  14:00 Retail Sales Ex Auto Fuel[year-on-year(YoY)] -1.1% +4.5%  
  14:00 Public Finances (PSNCR) £ +14.2B    
  14:00 PSNB ex Interventions £ +19.1B £ +22.0B  
  16:00 PMI Manufacturing 62.5 62.0  
  16:00 PMI Services 49.6 49.1  
  16:00 PMI Composite 53.2 52.9  
  16:30 PMI Manufacturing 58.9 59.0  
  16:30 PMI Services 56.3 58.9  
  16:30 Consumer Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.3% +0.8%  
  21:45 PMI Manufacturing 59.1 61.0  
  21:45 PMI Services 60.4 61.5  
  21:45 PMI Composite 59.7    
  22:00 New Home Sales 775K 885K  
  22:00 New Home Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] -18.2% +14.2%  
Sat 24 Apr          
Sun 25 Apr          
Mon 26 Apr *** Anzac Day      
  7:50 Corp Service Price Index[year-on-year(YoY)] -0.1%    
  13:00 Leading Index CI 99.7    
  13:00 Coincident Index CI 89.0    
  20:30 Durable Goods Orders[month-on-month(MoM)] -1.2%    
  20:30 Durables Goods Orders Ex Transportation[month-on-month(MoM)] -0.9%    
  22:30 Dallas Fed Manf. Activity +28.9    
Tue 27 Apr 9:30 Industry profits[year-on-year(YoY)] +179.0%    
  16:30 Trade Balance HK$ -14.7B    
  18:00 CBI Reported Sales -45    
  21:00 House Price Index[month-on-month(MoM)] +1.0%    
  21:00 S&P/CaseShiller Home Price Ind[month-on-month(MoM)] +1.20%    
  21:00 S&P/CaseShiller Home Price Ind[year-on-year(YoY)] +11.10%    
  22:00 Consumer Confidence 109.7    
  22:00 Richmond Fed Manufact. Index +17    
  22:59 BOJ Statement on Monetary Policy      
  *** Bank of Japan interest rate decision (Policy-Rate) -0.10%    
  *** Bank of Japan announcing 10 years bond target rate 0.00%    
  22:59 Outlook for Economic Activity and Prices (the Outlook Report)      
Wed 28 Apr 7:01 BRC Shop Price Index[year-on-year(YoY)] -2.4%    
  7:50 Retail Sales Value[year-on-year(YoY)] -1.5%    
  7:50 Department Store and Supermarket Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] -4.7%    
  9:30 Consumer Prices[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +0.9%    
  9:30 Consumer Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.9%    
  16:00 ZEW - Credit Suisse Switzerland Expectation of Economic Growth +66.7    
  19:00 MBA Mortgage Applications[week-over-week] +8.6%    
  20:30 Wholesale Inventories[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.6%    
  20:30 Retail Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] -1.1%    
  20:30 Retail Sales Ex-Auto[month-on-month(MoM)] -1.2%    
  22:30 EIA Weekly Petroleum Status Report +594    
Thu 29 Apr *** Showa Day      
  2:00 FOMC Rate Decision(Upper Bound) 0.25%    
  2:00 FOMC Rate Decision(Lower Bound) 0.00%    
  6:45 Trade Balance NZ$ +0.181B    
  9:00 ANZ Business Conditions -4.1    
  9:30 Import price index[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] -0.1%    
  9:30 Export price index[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +5.5%    
  16:00 M3 Money Supply[year-on-year(YoY)] +12.3%    
  17:00 Consumer Confidence -8.1    
  17:00 Economic Confidence 101.0    
  17:00 Industrial Confidence +2.0    
  17:00 Services Confidence -9.3    
  20:30 Gross Domestic Product[quarter on quarter annualized rate] +4.3%    
  20:30 Personal Consumption[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +2.3%    
  20:30 GDP Price Index[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +2.0%    
  20:30 PCE Core[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +1.3%    
  20:30 Initial Jobless Claims 547K    
  20:30 Continuing Jobless Claims 3.674M    
  22:00 Pending Home Sales[month-on-month(MoM)] -10.6%    
  22:00 Pending Home Sales[year-on-year(YoY)] -2.7%    
  22:30 EIA Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report[week-over-week] +38bcf    
Fri 30 Apr 6:00 ANZ Consumer Confidence Index 110.8    
  7:30 Unemployment Rate 2.9%    
  7:30 Job-To-Applicant Ratio 1.09    
  7:30 Tokyo CPI[year-on-year(YoY)] -0.2%    
  7:30 Tokyo CPI Ex-Fresh Food[year-on-year(YoY)] -0.1%    
  7:30 Tokyo CPI Ex Food, Energy[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.3%    
  7:50 Industrial Production[month-on-month(MoM)] -1.3%    
  7:50 Industrial Production[year-on-year(YoY)] -2.0%    
  9:00 PMI Manufacturing 51.9    
  9:00 PMI Services 56.3    
  9:30 Private Sector Credit[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.2%    
  9:30 Private Sector Credit[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.6%    
  9:30 Producer Price Index[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +0.5%    
  9:30 Producer Price Index[year-on-year(YoY)] -0.1%    
  13:00 Annualized Housing Starts 808K    
  13:00 Housing Starts[year-on-year(YoY)] -3.7%    
  13:00 Construction Orders[year-on-year(YoY)] +2.5%    
  13:00 Consumer Confidence 36.1    
  14:30 Retail Sales (Real)[year-on-year(YoY)] -6.3%    
  15:00 KOF Leading Indicator 117.8    
  17:00 Unemployment Rate 8.3%    
  17:00 Consumer Prices[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.3%    
  17:00 CPI Core[year-on-year(YoY)] +0.9%    
  17:00 Gross Domestic Product[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] -0.7%    
  17:00 Gross Domestic Product[year-on-year(YoY)] -4.9%    
  20:30 Employment Cost Index[quarter-on-quarter (QoQ)] +0.7%    
  20:30 Personal Income[month-on-month(MoM)] -7.1%    
  20:30 Personal Spending[month-on-month(MoM)] -1.0%    
  20:30 PCE Deflator[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.6%    
  20:30 PCE Core Deflator[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.1%    
  20:30 PCE Core Deflator[year-on-year(YoY)] +1.4%    
  20:30 Gross Domestic Product[month-on-month(MoM)] +0.7%    
  20:30 Industrial Product Price[month-on-month(MoM)] +2.6%    
  20:30 Raw Materials Price Index[month-on-month(MoM)] +6.6%    
  21:45 Chicago Purchasing Manager 66.3    
  22:00 U. of Michigan Confidence 86.5    
  *** M3 Money Supply[year-on-year(YoY)] +10.3%