The Star Early Edition
ECONOMIC DIARY NOVEMBER 6 – 10
THIS week investors will concentrate on the announcement by Sacci of South Africa’s business confidence index for October, as well as mining and manufacturing production, that will be announced by StatsSA. Globally a lot of countries will release their latest balance of trade and current account numbers, retail sales data, as well as industrial and manufacturing production figures.
Tomorrow: The Reserve Bank will release the latest level of foreign exchange reserves. Sacci will announce the business confidence index for October.
Thursday, November 9: StatsSA will publish the gold mining production, mining production and manufacturing production figures for September.
Today: Germany: Factory orders – September; Germany, France, and EU: Services and composite PMIs – October; EU: PPI – September; UK: New car sales – October.
Tomorrow: Australia: RBA interest rate decision; Germany: Industrial production – September; Construction PMI – October; China: Foreign exchange reserves – October; Italy: Retail sales – September; EU: Retail PMI and sales – September; France: Retail sales – September; Russia: Inflation rate – October.
Wednesday, November 8: China: Balance of trade – October; France: Balance of trade – September; Japan: Leading Economic Index – September; US: Crude Oil Stocks 3/November.
Thursday, November 9: Japan: Current account balance – September; China: Inflation rate – October; Vehicle sales – October; Germany: Balance of trade – SeptemberUS: Wholesale Inventories – September;.
Friday, November 10: France: Industrial production – September; UK: Industrial and manufacturing production – September; Balance of trade – September; Russia: Balance of trade – September.