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WEEK 33 (August 14 – 18): Forthcoming economic news-releases

Global markets remain jittery over rising tensions between North Korea and the US. With the war of words escalating between the two countries, global markets are down, as investors have dumped shares in favor of safe-haven assets, such as the Japanese yen and gold.

(All times are GMT)

On Sunday, at 10:45pm New Zealand Governmental Department of Statistics will release Retail Sales data.

On Tuesday, at 1:30am Monetary Policy Meeting Minutes from Reserve Bank of Australia will be published.

At 8:30am we will get information about Consumer Price Index (CPI) from UK Office for National Statistics.

At 12:30pm monthly Retail Sales and Core Retail Sales will be published by US Census Bureau.

On Wednesday, at 8:30am UK Office for National Statistics will announce data from labor market – Average Earnings Index.

At 12:30pm Building Permits in US will be published by Census Bureau.

At 2:30pm Energy Information Administration will publish Crude Oil Inventories. Market volatility and exchange rates for many currencies depend on oil prices.

At 6:00pm Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) publishes a detailed record of the FOMC’s most recent Meeting Minutes.

At 10:45 Statistics New Zealand will release quarterly PPI data.

On Thursday, at 1:30am statistics from Australian labor market – Employment Change and Unemployment Rate will be provided by Australian Bureau of Statistics.

At 8:30am Great Britain’s Office for National Statistics will inform about monthly Retail Sales.

At 12:30pm US Department of Labor anounces Unemployment Claims – the number of individuals who filed for unemployment insurance for the first time during the past week.

On Friday, At 12:30pm Statistics Canada releases statistics about monthly CPI.

At 12:30pm Statistics Canada releases statistics about monthly Core Retail Sales.

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