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WEEK 7 (February 15 – 19): Forthcoming economic news-releases

The whole previous week was week of holidays in China, so news from China market shouldn’t be blamed for the turmoil on the markets. Janet Yellen confirmed that FOMC is still considering the raising of the rates. And bad news from overseas markets shouldn’t affect US internal financial policy. Despite her words, very small quantity of market participants (about 4 %) believe that rates will be changed in March, on the next FOMC meeting.
And here is the list of the major market-movers for the coming week.

(All times are GMT)

On Sunday, at 11:50pm Preliminary GDP (released quarterly) will be published by Cabinet Office (Japan)

On Monday, at 2:00pm ECB President Mario Draghi speaks on monetary policy before the European Parliament’s Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee, in Brussels.

At 9:45pm New Zealand Governmental Department of Statistics will release Retail Sales data.

On Tuesday, at 12:30am Reserve Bank of Australia will publish most recent Monetary Policy Meeting Minutes.

At 2:00am Reserve Bank of New Zealand will announce Inflation Expectations.

At 9:30am we will get information about Consumer Price Index (CPI) from UK Office for National Statistics.

At 10:00am German ZEW Economic Sentiment from Zentrum fur Europaische Wirtschaftsforschung will be released.

At 1:30pm Statistics Canada will announce Manufacturing Sales data.

On Wednesday, at 9:30am UK Office for National Statistics will announce data from labor market – Average Earnings Index and Claimant Count Change.

At 1:30pm Building Permits in US will be published by Census Bureau.

The same time, at 1:30pm monthly Producer Price Index (PPI) will be provided by US Bureau of Labor Statistics.

At 7:00pm Federal Reserve will publish the FOMC Meeting Minutes.

At 9:45pm PPI Input q/q will be announced by Statistics New Zealand.

On Thursday, at 12:30am statistics from Australian labor market – Employment Change and Unemployment Rate will be provided by Australian Bureau of Statistics.

At 1:30pm Philly Fed Manufacturing Index will be released by Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.

At 1:30pm US Department of Labor will announce number of Unemployment Claims – the number of individuals who filed for unemployment insurance for the first time during the past week.

At 4:00pm Crude Oil Inventories will be provided by US Energy Information Administration.

On Friday, at 8:00am at 9:30am Great Britain’s Office for National Statistics will inform us about monthly Retail Sales.

At 1:30pm Statistics Canada will issue statistics about monthly Core Retail Sales and Core CPI.

At the same time, at 1:30pm, US Bureau of Labor Statistics will publish Consumer Price Index (CPI) and Core CPI.

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