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The Economic Data calendar for the week of the 5th of October through the 9th is full of critical releases and events.  Attached below is a snapshot of some (though far from all) of the headline numbers that we will be focused on.  

Monday Oct. 5

 

North America

At 10 AM ISM Non Manufacturing Index data for September will be released. At 1 PM on Monday, the Treasury will reopen 10 year TIPS.

 

Europe

On Monday, Reuter’s PMI -Services for September will be released for the Eurozone, Germany, France, and Italy while CIPS will release Services PMI in the UK.

 

Asia

September CPI will be released for both Taiwan and the Philippines on Monday, with Taiwanese data arriving in the morning and the Philippines figures arriving in the evening. In Singapore, September PMI will be announced in the morning while in Australia, the monthly RBA board meeting begins in the evening shortly after Balance on Goods and Services data for August is scheduled for released. China’s Markets will be closed on Monday and Tuesday in observance of the National Day holiday.

 

Tuesday Oct. 6

 

North America

The treasury will auction 3 year notes on Tuesday at 1 PM. Weekly ICSC, Redbook and ABC Consumer Comfort index data will also be released at normal scheduled times. In Canada, IVEY PMI for September is scheduled for release at 10 AM.

 

Europe

UK Industrial and Manufacturing Production figures for August will be released in the early morning.

 

Asia

August Housing Finance data will be announced in Australia during the evening on Tuesday, as will September FX reserves for both Japan and the Philippines.  China’s Markets will be closed on Monday and Tuesday in observance of the National Day holiday.

 

Wednesday Oct. 7

 

North America

At 1 PM on Wednesday the treasury will reopen its 10 year note auction while at 3 PM Consumer Credit for August will be released by the Federal Reserve.  Weekly MBA Mortgage application data will be released at the normal time as will EIA oil gas and distillate stock levels.

 

Europe

The third release of Q2 GDP for the Eurozone is expected at 5am, including the second release for Q2 Household Spending, Gross Fixed Capital Formation, Government Expenditure, and Exports and Imports. Germany will release preliminary Factory Orders for August.

 

Asia

In Japan, Leading Index levels for August will be published in the morning and September trade balance and August current account data will be issued in the evening. Taiwanese September Exports will also be released on Wednesday morning, as will FX reserve levels from September for Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore. At 8:30 PM Australia’s official unemployment rate for September will be announced.

 

Thursday Oct. 8

 

North America

August Wholesale Sales and Inventory data will be announced at 10 AM and the treasury will reopen auction for 30 year bonds at 1 PM. Weekly Initial Claims, M2 and EIA Natural gas stocks data will be released at the normally scheduled times. In Canada, September Housing Start data will be published at 8:15 AM.

 

Europe

French Trade Balance figures for August are scheduled to be released on Thursday morning. The ECB will meet to discuss the Refi Rate and official announcements should come at 7:45AM.  Preliminary annual German Industrial Production numbers for August will also be released.

 

Asia

August Trade data will be announced in Malaysia on Thursday morning while in the evening August export levels will be issued at 9PM and South Korean PPI for September will be announced at 11 PM. Weekly Wholesale Inflation will be released in India.

 

Friday Oct. 9

 

North America

Census Bureau Goods & Services figures for August will be announced at 8:30 AM.  Canada has a slew of data points scheduled for release on Friday morning including Merchandise Trade for August, the September Unemployment Rate and BoC Outlook and Loan Officer survey figures for Q3.

 

Europe

Friday brings a host of major data points:  UK PPI and Trade Balance data for September as well as August Industrial and Manufacturing Production figures for Italy and France are scheduled for release in the morning.  Germany will announce its Trade Balance for August while Italy will release Industrial Production.  Both Norway and Germany will issue CPI levels for September. In the UK HBOS will release September House prices.

 

Asia

There are few major data points slated for release on Friday among the major Asian economies.