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NexAsia Week Ahead: Greek elections; US GDP coming up

By NexChange
Capital Markets

Good morning everyone. With the Fed decision over and done with, attention is set to shift to global politics this week as Greece hits the polls and Shinzo Abe outlines his plans. The Bank of Japan is scheduled to reveal its monetary policy decision though, and the U.S. is about to unveil its final Q2 GDP growth rate as well, so we still have a lot of biggies from the economic data front coming.

Here’s what you should look out for:

Sunday:

7:00 am – Greek parliamentary elections

Monday:

2:00 pm – Germany August MoM PPI – Forecast: -0.4% from 0%

3:00 pm – Switzerland Q2 current account

4:30 pm – Hong Kong Q2 current account

4:30 pm – Hong Kong August YoY inflation rate – Forecast: 2.24% from 2.5%

6:00 pm – Bundesbank month report

10:00 pm – U.S. August existing home sales – Forecast: 5.4 million from 5.59 million

Tuesday:

 9:30 am – Australia Q2 QoQ house price index – Forecast: 2% from 1.6%

10:00 am – China August CB leading economic index

2:00 pm – Switzerland August balance of trade

10:00 pm – Eurozone September flash consumer confidence – Forecast: -7.26 from -6.9

10:00 pm – Richmond Fed September manufacturing index – Forecast: -2 from 0

Wednesday:

9:45 am – China September flash Caixin manufacturing PMI – Forecast: 47 from 47.3

12:00 pm – Malaysia August YoY inflation rate – Forecast: 3.47% from 3.3%

1:00 pm – Singapore August YoY inflation rate – Forecast: -0.3% from -0.4%

3:00 pm – France September flash Markit services PMI – Forecast: 51.3 from 50.6

3:00 pm – France September flash Markit manufacturing PMI – Forecast: 48.9 from 48.3

3:30 pm – Germany September flash Markit services PMI – Forecast: 54.7 from 54.9

3:30 pm – Germany September flash Markit manufacturing PMI – Forecast: 52.8 from 53.3

4:00 pm – Eurozone September flash Markit services PMI – Forecast: 53.9 from 54.4

4:00 pm – Eurozone September flash Markit manufacturing PMI – Forecast: 52 from 52.3

8:30 pm – Canada July MoM  retail sales – Forecast: 0.25% from 0.6%

9:00 pm – ECB President Mario Draghi speech

9:45 pm – U.S. September flash Markit manufacturing PMI – Forecast: 52 from 53

Thursday:

6:45 am – New Zealand August balance of trade

9:35 am – Japan September flash Nikkei manufacturing PMI – Forecast: 51.65 from 51.7

4:00 pm – Germany September IFO business climate – Forecast: 107.8 from 108.3

4:00 pm – Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas interest rate decision – Forecast: unchanged at 4%

4:00 pm – Taiwan August YoY industrial production – Forecast: -1.46% from -2.99%

4:30 pm – Hong Kong August YoY imports

4:30 pm – Hong Kong August YoY exports

4:30 pm – Hong Kong August balance of trade

5:00 pm – Italy July MoM retail sales – Forecast: 0.2% from -0.3%

8:00 pm – Brazil August unemployment rate – Forecast: 7.6% from 7.5%

8:30 pm – U.S. August MoM durable goods orders – Forecast: -2.4% from 2.2% (revised from 2%)

8:30 pm – U.S. August MoM durable goods orders ex-transport – Forecast: 0.15% from 0.6%

8:30 pm – U.S. Sept 19 initial jobless claims – Forecast: 269,000 from 267,000

10:00 pm – U.S. August new home sales – Forecast: 510,000 from 507,000

Friday:

5:00 am – Fed chair Janet Yellen speech

7:30 am – Japan August YoY core inflation rate – Forecast: -0.1% from 0%

7:30 am – Japan August YoY inflation rate – Forecast: unchanged at 0.2%

12:00 pm – Malaysia July unemployment rate – Forecast: unchanged at 3.1%

1:00 pm – Singapore August YoY industrial production – Forecast: -5.33% from -6.1%

8:30 pm – U.S. Q2 final QoQ corporate profits – Forecast: 1.3% from -8.8%

8:30 pm – U.S. Q2 final QoQ GDP growth rate – Forecast: 3.7% from 0.6%

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