ECONOMIC DIARY JULY 30 - AUGUST 4
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.
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.
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.