ECO­NOMIC DI­ARY JULY 30 - AU­GUST 4

The Star Early Edition - - OPINION & ANALYSIS -

THIS COM­ING week in­vestor’s at­ten­tion will be on the re­lease of the lat­est job data for the US and Canada. The EU will an­nounce its GDP growth data of Q2. The Bank of Eng­land will an­nounce its lat­est in­ter­est rate de­ci­sion and var­i­ous coun­tries will re­lease var­i­ous Pur­chasers Man­agers In­dices (PMI) for July and re­tail sales num­bers for June. Do­mes­ti­cally the Re­serve Bank will re­lease the lat­est money sup­ply and credit num­bers, while the lat­est new ve­hi­cle sales and man­u­fac­tur­ing PMI will also be of note.

Do­mes­ti­cally

To­day: The Re­serve Bank will re­lease the M3 money sup­ply and pri­vate sec­tor credit fig­ures for June. The Depart­ment of Cus­toms and Ex­cise will an­nounce the trade data for June.

To­mor­row: Absa will re­lease its man­u­fac­tur­ing PMI for July, while the Na­tional As­so­ci­a­tion of Au­to­mo­bile Man­u­fac­tures will an­nounce the new mo­tor ve­hi­cle sales num­bers for July.

Fri­day, Au­gust 4: Stat­sSA will re­lease the con­sumer con­fi­dence in­dex for Q3.

Glob­ally

To­day: Ja­pan: In­dus­trial pro­duc­tion – June; Aus­tralia New home sales – June; China: Man­u­fac­tur­ing PM I–July; Ger­many: re­tail sales–June; Un­em­ploy­ment rate – June; EU: Un­em­ploy­ment rate – June; US: Pend­ing home sales – June; Chicago PMI – July; Dal­las Fed Man­u­fac­tur­ing in­dex – June.

Tom or­row: China and Aus­tralia: Man­u­fac­tur­ing in­dex – July; Aus­tralia: RBA – In­ter­est rate de­ci­sion; France, the EU and the UK: Man­u­fac­tur­ing PMI – July; EU: GDP growth rate – Q2; US: Per­sonal in­come and spend­ing – June, Man­u­fac­tur­ing PMI – July, Man­u­fac­tur­ing em­ploy­ment – July and Truck and to­tal ve­hi­cle sales – July; Canada: Man­u­fac­tur­ing PMI.

Wed­nes­day, Au­gust 2: Ja­pan: Con­sumer con­fi­dence in­dex – July; UK: Con­struc­tion PMI – July; US: ADP Em­ploy­ment change – July; Crude oil stocks change – July 28; In­dia: RBI In­ter­est rate de­ci­sion.

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