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Japan To Observe Holiday

AUSSIE BONDS

Flattening Extends

JPY

Liquidity Sapped By Local Holiday

AUD

AUD Edges Lower After Volatile Wednesday

Global Data Calendar

--Rating: *** most market sensitive, * least market sensitive
     
Date   GMT /Local                                             Prior  Est.
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15-May 0130/1130 *** May    AU RBA board meeting minutes         --    --
15-May 0200/1000 *** ytd    CN fixed-asset investment y/y       7.5    --   %
15-May 0200/1000 *** Apr    CN industrial output y/y            6.0    --   %
15-May 0200/1000 *** Apr    CN retail sales y/y                10.1    --   %
15-May 0600/0800 *** Q1     DE GDP (p) q/q                      0.6   0.4   %
15-May 0600/0800 *** Q1     DE GDP (p) y/y wda                  2.9    --   %
15-May 0645/0845 **  Q1     FR non-farm payrolls q/q            0.3    --   %
15-May 0645/0845 **  Q1     FR non-farm payrolls y/y            1.1    --   %
15-May 0645/0845 *** Apr    FR HICP (f) m/m                     0.1    --   %
15-May 0645/0845 *** Apr    FR HICP (f) y/y                     1.8    --   %
15-May 0830/0930 *** Mar    UK ILO unemployment rate            4.2   4.2   %
15-May 0830/0930 *** Mar    UK unemployment claimant count     11.6   7.8 k 
15-May 0830/0930 *** Mar    UK avg weekly earnings 3m/3m y/y    2.8   2.9   %
15-May 0830/0930 *** Mar    UK awe  inc bonus 3m/3m y/y         2.8   2.7   %
15-May 0900/1100 **  Mar    EU industrial production m/m       -0.8   0.7   %
15-May 0900/1100 **  Mar    EU industrial production y/y wda    2.9    --   %
15-May 0900/1100 *** May    DE ZEW Current Conditions Index    87.9    --
15-May 0900/1100 *** May    DE ZEW Current Expectations Index  -8.2  -9.3
15-May 0900/1100 *** Q1     EU GDP (p) q/q                      0.4   0.4   %
15-May 0900/1100 *** Q1     EU GDP (p) y/y                      2.5    --   %
15-May 1230/0830 *** Apr    US retail sales                     0.6   0.3   %
15-May 1230/0830 *** Apr    US retail sales ex. motor vehicle   0.2   0.5   %
15-May 1230/0830 *** Apr    US retail sales ex. mtr veh, gas    0.3    --   %
15-May 1230/0830 **  May    US Empire Manufacturing Index      15.8  15.4
15-May 1255/0855 **  12-May US Redbook retail sales m/m         0.8    --   %
15-May 1300/0900 *   Apr    CA CREA home resales m/m           +1.3    --   %
15-May 1400/1000 *   Mar    US business inventories             0.6   0.1   %
15-May 1400/1000 **  May    US NAHB home builder index           69    --
15-May 2000/1600 **  Mar    US net TICS flows                    --    -- b USD
15-May 2000/1600 **  Mar    US long term TICS flows              --    -- b USD
 
16-May 2350/0850 *** Q1     JP GDP (p) q/q                     +0.4   0.0   %
16-May 2350/0850 *** Q1     JP GDP (p) annualized              +1.6   0.0   %
16-May 0030/1030 **  May    AU Westpac-MI consumer sentiment  102.4    --
16-May 0130/1130 *** Q1     AU Wage price index q/q            +0.6  +0.6   %
16-May 0130/1130 *** Q1     AU Wage price index y/y            +2.1  +2.1   %
16-May 0600/0800 *** Apr    DE HICP (f) m/m                    -0.1    --   %
16-May 0600/0800 *** Apr    DE HICP (f) y/y                     1.4    --   %
16-May 0800/1000 *   Mar    IT industrial orders m/m           -0.6    --   %
16-May 0800/1000 *   Mar    IT industrial orders y/y nsa        3.4    --   %
16-May 0900/1100 *** Apr    IT HICP (f) m/m                     0.5    --   %
16-May 0900/1100 *** Apr    IT HICP (f) y/y                     0.6    --   %
16-May 0900/1100 *** Apr    EU HICP (f) m/m                     1.0   0.3   %
16-May 0900/1100 *** Apr    EU HICP (f) y/y                     1.2   1.2   %
16-May 1100/0700 **  11-May US MBA Mortgage Applications       -0.4    --   %
16-May 1230/0830 *** Apr    US housing starts                 1.319 1.313 m 
16-May 1230/0830 *** Apr    US building permits               1.379 1.350 m 
16-May 1230/0830 **  May    US NY Fed Business Leaders Index    4.1    --
16-May 1230/0830 *** Mar    CA Mfg sales                       +1.9  +1.2   %
16-May 1315/0915 *** Apr    US industrial production            0.5   0.6   %
16-May 1315/0915 *** Apr    US capacity utilization            78.0  78.4   %
16-May 1400/1000 **  May    US Atlanta Fed inflation            2.3    --   %
16-May 1430/1030 **  11-May US crude oil stocks ex. SPR w/w    -2.2    -- m bbl
 
17-May     -     *   Apr    FR BOF retail trade q/q             1.1    --   %
17-May 2350/0850 *   Mar    JP Machinery orders m/m            +2.1  -2.0   %
17-May 0100/1100 **  May    AU MI infla Expectation Trim Mean   3.6    --   %
17-May 0100/1100 **  May    AU MI infla Expectation Wt Mean     2.3    --   %
17-May 0130/1130 *** Apr    AU Unemployment rate                5.5   5.5   %
17-May 0130/1130 *** Apr    AU Employed persons m/m            +4.9 +20.0 k 
17-May 0130/1130 *** Apr    AU Labor participation rate        65.5  65.5   %
17-May 0600/0800 *   Apr    EU ACEA car registrations y/y      -5.3    --   %
17-May 0900/1100 **  Mar    EU construction prod m/m           -0.5    --   %
17-May 0900/1100 **  Mar    EU construction prod y/y wda        0.4    --   %
17-May 1230/0830 **  12-May US jobless claims                   211   215 k 
17-May 1230/0830 *   Mar    CA Intl securities transactions    +4.0    -- b CAD
17-May 1230/0830 **  May    US Philadelphia Fed Mfg Index      23.2  21.5
17-May 1345/0945 *   13-May US Bloomberg comfort index           --    --
17-May 1400/1000 *   Q1     US e-commerce retail sales           --    --   %
17-May 1400/1000 **  Apr    US leading indicators               0.3   0.4   %
17-May 1430/1030 **  11-May US natural gas stocks w/w           +89    --   Bcf
17-May 2030/1630 **  16-May US Fed weekly securities holdings    --    -- t USD
 
18-May 2350/0850 *** Apr    JP Core national CPI y/y           +0.9  +0.8   %
18-May 0600/0800 *   Apr    DE wholesale prices m/m             0.0    --   %
18-May 0600/0800 *   Apr    DE wholesale prices y/y             1.2    --   %
18-May 0600/0800 **  Apr    DE PPI m/m                          0.1    --   %
18-May 0600/0800 **  Apr    DE PPI y/y                          1.9    --   %
18-May 0800/1000 **  Mar    EU current account                 35.1    -- b E
18-May 0800/1000 **  Mar    EU current account nsa             22.7    -- b E
18-May 0900/1100 *   Mar    EU trade balance                   21.0    -- b E
18-May 0900/1100 *   Mar    EU trade balance nsa               18.9    -- b E
18-May 1230/0830 *** Apr    CA Headline CPI m/m                +0.3  +0.3   %
18-May 1230/0830 *** Apr    CA Headline CPI y/y                +2.3   2.3   %
18-May 1230/0830 *** Mar    CA Retail sales                    +0.4  +0.2   %
18-May 1230/0830 *** Mar    CA Retail sales ex autos            0.0  +0.5   %
18-May 1400/1000 *   Q1     US Advance NSA Service Revenue     +2.2    --   %
18-May 1400/1000 *   Apr    US BLS state payrolls             150.1    -- k 
18-May 1500/1100 **  Q2     US St. Louis Fed Real GDP Nowcast  3.86    --   %
18-May 1515/1115 **  Q2     US NY Fed GDP Nowcast               3.0    --   %
 
21-May 2245/1045 *   Apr    NZ Net migration                   +5.5    -- k 
21-May 2245/1045 **  Q1     NZ Retail sales q/q                +1.7    --   %
21-May 2350/0850 **  Apr    JP Trade balance                   Y797    -- b JPY
21-May 2350/0850 **  Apr    JP Trade balance y/y              +32.1    --   %
21-May 2350/0850 **  Apr    JP Exports y/y                     +2.1    --   %
21-May 2350/0850 **  Apr    JP Imports y/y                     -0.6    --   %
--MNI Washington Bureau; +1 202-371-2121; email: holly.stokes@marketnews.com
[TOPICS: MTABLE]