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Timeline of key events (Times CET)

Global Data Calendar

--Rating: *** most market sensitive, * least market sensitive
     
Date   GMT /Local                                             Prior  Est.
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01-Mar     -     *** Feb    US NA-made light vehicle sales     12.8  13.0 m 
                                 SAAR
01-Mar 0030/1130 *** Q4     AU Private new capex q/q           +1.0  +1.0   %
01-Mar 0030/1130 *** Q4     AU Estimate 5 2017-18 capex       108.9  +112 b AUD
01-Mar 0030/1130 *** Q4     AU Estimate 1 2018-19 capex        80.6   +86 b AUD
01-Mar 0530/1630 *   Feb    AU RBA commodity price index m/m   +7.1    --   %
01-Mar 0645/0745 *** Q4     CH GDP q/q                          0.3    --   %
01-Mar 0645/0745 *** Q4     CH GDP y/y                          1.2    --   %
01-Mar 0800/0900 *** Q4     ES GDP (f) q/q                      0.7   0.7   %
01-Mar 0800/0900 *** Q4     ES GDP (f) y/y                      3.1    --   %
01-Mar 0800/0900 *   Feb    FR car registrations y/y            2.5    --   %
01-Mar 0815/0915 **  Jan    CH retail sales m/m                -0.7    --   %
01-Mar 0815/0915 **  Jan    CH retail sales wda y/y             0.6    --   %
01-Mar 0815/0915 **  Feb    ES Markit Manufacturing PMI (f)    55.2    --
01-Mar 0845/0945 **  Feb    IT Markit Manufacturing PMI (f)    59.0    --
01-Mar 0850/0950 **  Feb    FR Markit Manufacturing PMI (f)    56.1    --
01-Mar 0855/0955 **  Feb    DE Markit Manufacturing PMI (f)    60.3    --
01-Mar 0900/1000 **  Feb    EU Markit Manufacturing PMI (f)    58.5  58.5
01-Mar 0930/0930 **  Feb    UK Markit/CIPS Manufacturing PMI   55.3    --
01-Mar 0930/0930 **         UK M4 money supply m/m               --    --   %
01-Mar 0930/0930 **         UK M4 money supply y/y               --    --   %
01-Mar 0930/0930 **         UK M4 ex-intermediate m/m            --    --   %
01-Mar 0930/0930 **         UK M4 ex-intermediate y/y            --    --   %
01-Mar 0930/0930 **         UK mortgage approvals (BOE)       61400    --
01-Mar 0930/0930 **         UK net lending on dwellings          --    -- b GBP
01-Mar 0930/0930 **         UK net consumer credit (BOE)       1.52    -- b GBP
01-Mar 1000/1100 **  Feb    EU unemployment m/m                 8.7   8.6   %
01-Mar 1300/2100 *** Feb    CN Caixin Manufacturing PMI        51.5    --
01-Mar 1330/0830 *   Q4     CA Current account                -19.3    -- b CAD
01-Mar 1330/0830 **  24-Feb US jobless claims                   222   226 k 
01-Mar 1330/0830 **  Feb    US personal income                  0.4   0.3   %
01-Mar 1330/0830 **  Feb    US current dollar PCE               0.4   0.2   %
01-Mar 1330/0830 **  Feb    US total PCE price index            0.1    --   %
01-Mar 1330/0830 **  Feb    US core PCE price index             0.2   0.3   %
01-Mar 1445/0945 *** Feb    US Markit Mfg Index (final)        55.9    --
01-Mar 1445/0945 *   25-Feb US Bloomberg comfort index           --    --
01-Mar 1500/1000 *** Feb    US ISM Manufacturing Index         59.1  58.9
01-Mar 1500/1000 *   Jan    US construction spending            0.7   0.3   %
01-Mar 1530/1030 **  23-Feb US natural gas stocks w/w          -124    --   Bcf
01-Mar 2130/1630 **  28-Feb US Fed weekly securities holdings    --    -- t USD
 
02-Mar     -     *   Feb    DE car registrations y/y           12.0    --   %
02-Mar 2145/1045 *   Jan    NZ Building consents m/m             --    --   %
02-Mar 2330/0830 **  Mar    JP Core central Tokyo CPI y/y      +0.7  +0.8   %
02-Mar 0700/0800 *   Q4     DE wholesale sales q/q              3.2    --   %
02-Mar 0700/0800 **  Feb    DE Import Price Index m/m           0.3    --   %
02-Mar 0700/0800 **  Feb    DE Import Price Index y/y           1.1    --   %
02-Mar 0700/0800 **  Feb    DE Export Price Index m/m           0.1    --   %
02-Mar 0700/0800 **  Feb    DE Export Price Index y/y           1.0    --   %
02-Mar 0700/0800 **  Feb    DE retail sales m/m                -1.9    --   %
02-Mar 0700/0800 **  Feb    DE retail sales y/y                -1.9    --   %
02-Mar 0800/0900 *   Feb    ES unemployment m/m                1.87    --   %
02-Mar 0800/0900 *   Feb    ES unemployment y/y               -7.54    --   %
02-Mar 0900/1000 *** Q4     IT GDP (f) q/q                      0.3    --   %
02-Mar 0900/1000 *** Q4     IT GDP (f) y/y                      1.6    --   %
02-Mar 0930/0930 **  Feb    UK Markit/CIPS Construction PMI    50.2    --
02-Mar 1000/1100 **  Jan    EU PPI m/m                          0.2    --   %
02-Mar 1000/1100 **  Jan    EU PPI y/y                          2.2    --   %
02-Mar 1330/0830 *** Q4     CA GDP q/q annualized              +1.7  +2.0   %
02-Mar 1330/0830 *** Q4     CA GDP m/m                         +0.4  +0.1   %
02-Mar 1445/0945 *   Feb    US ISM-NY current conditions       72.5    --
02-Mar 1500/1000 *** Mar    US Michigan sentiment index (f)    99.9  99.3
02-Mar 1600/1100 **  Q1     US St. Louis Fed Real GDP Nowcast  2.74    --   %
02-Mar 1615/1115 **  Q1     US NY Fed GDP Nowcast               3.1    --   %
 
05-Mar 2130/0830 **  Feb    AU AI Group services index         54.9    --
05-Mar 0030/1130 *** Q4     AU Company operating profits q/q   -0.2    --   %
05-Mar 0030/1130 *** Q4     AU Inventories q/q                 +0.2    --   %
05-Mar 0030/1130 *** Feb    AU Dwelling approvals m/m         -20.0    --   %
05-Mar 0815/0915 **  Feb    ES Markit Services PMI (f)         56.9    --
05-Mar 0845/0945 **  Feb    IT Markit Services PMI (f)         57.7    --
05-Mar 0930/0930 **  Feb    UK Markit/CIPS Services PMI        53.0    --
05-Mar 1000/1100 **  Jan    EU retail sales m/m                -1.1    --   %
05-Mar 1000/1100 **  Jan    EU retail sales y/y wda             1.9    --   %
05-Mar 1300/2100 **  Feb    CN Caixin Service PMI              54.7    --
05-Mar 1445/0945 *** Feb    US Markit Services Index (final)   55.9    --
05-Mar 1500/1000 *** Feb    US ISM Non-manufacturing Index     59.9    --
 
06-Mar 2230/0930 **  04-Mar AU ANZ-RM Consumer Confidence        --    --   %
06-Mar 0030/1130 *** Jan    AU Retail trade m/m                -0.5    --   %
06-Mar 0030/1130 *** Q4     AU Balance of payments             -9.1    -- b AUD
06-Mar 0030/1130 *** Q4     AU Net export contribution to GDP   0.0    --   bps
06-Mar 0330/1430 *** Mar    AU RBA cash rate decision           1.5   1.5   %
06-Mar 0815/0915 *** Feb    CH CPI m/m                         -0.1    --   %
06-Mar 0815/0915 *** Feb    CH CPI y/y                          0.7    --   %
06-Mar 1355/0855 **  03-Mar US Redbook retail sales m/m        -0.6    --   %
06-Mar 1500/1000 **  Jan    US factory new orders               1.7    --   %
06-Mar 1500/1000 **  Jan    US factory orders ex transport      0.7    --   %
06-Mar 1500/1000 **  Mar    US IBD/TIPP Optimism Index         56.7    --
06-Mar 1500/1000 **  Feb    CA Ivey PMI (SA)                   55.2    --
06-Mar 2000/1500 *   Feb    US Treasury STRIPS Holdings          --    -- b USD
 
07-Mar     -     *** Feb    CN FX Reserves                    21.51    -- b USD
07-Mar     -     *** Feb    CN FX Reserves ytd                 3.16    -- t USD
07-Mar 2130/0830 **  Feb    AU AI Grp/HIA construction index   54.3    --
07-Mar 0030/1130 *** Q4     AU GDP q/q                         +0.6    --   %
07-Mar 0030/1130 *** Q4     AU GDP y/y                         +2.8    --   %
07-Mar 0745/0845 *   Jan    FR foreign trade                   -3.5    -- b E
07-Mar 0745/0845 *   Jan    FR current account                 -0.9    -- b E
07-Mar 0830/0830 *   Feb    UK Halifax house prices 3m y/y      2.2    --   %
07-Mar 1000/1100 *** Q4     EU GDP (2nd est.) q/q               0.6    --   %
07-Mar 1000/1100 *** Q4     EU GDP (2nd est.) y/y               2.7    --   %
07-Mar 1200/0700 **  02-Mar US MBA Mortgage Applications        2.7    --   %
07-Mar 1315/0815 *** Feb    US ADP private payrolls             234    -- k 
07-Mar 1330/0830 **  Q4     US non-farm productivity (f)       -0.1    --   %
07-Mar 1330/0830 **  Q4     US unit labor costs (f)             2.0    --   %
07-Mar 1330/0830 **  Jan    US trade balance                  -53.1    -- b USD
07-Mar 1330/0830 *   Q4     CA Labour productivity             -0.6    --   %
07-Mar 1330/0830 **  Jan    CA Trade balance                   -3.2    -- b CAD
07-Mar 1500/1000 ***        CA BOC interest rate announcement  1.25    --   %
07-Mar 1500/1000 *   Mar    US help-wanted online ratio        1.34    --
07-Mar 1530/1030 **  02-Mar US crude oil stocks ex. SPR w/w    3.02    -- m bbl
07-Mar 2000/1500 *   Jan    US consumer credit                 18.4    -- b USD
07-Mar 2000/1500 *   Feb    US Treasury Allotments (final)       --    -- b USD
--MNI Washington Bureau; +1 202-371-2121; email: holly.stokes@marketnews.com
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