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Date    GMT /Local          Event
06-Jan  1515/1015       US  Cleveland Federal Reserve Bank President Loretta
                              Mester to participate in the "Integrating
                              Financial Stability with Monetary Policy" panel at
                              the Allied Social Sciences Associations Annual
                              Meeting in Philadelphia, with audience Q&A.
07-Jan      -      ***  CN  FX Reserves
07-Jan  1300/0800       US  San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank President John
                              Williams to participate in paper session "What to
                              Expect From the Lower Bound on Interest Rates:
                              Evidence From Derivatives Prices" in Philadelphia,
                              with audience Q&A.
08-Jan      -           US  Boston Federal Reserve Bank President Eric
                              Rosengren to participate in the last panel of the
                              day on "Next Steps: Learning From the Bank of
                              Canada" at the "Should the Fed Stick With the 2
                              Percent Inflation Target or Rethink It?" Forum in
08-Jan  2230/0930  **   AU  AI Group/HIA construction index
08-Jan  0700/0800  **   DE  manufacturing orders
08-Jan  0815/0915  ***  CH  CPI
08-Jan  0830/0830  *    UK  Halifax House Price Index
08-Jan  1000/1000       UK  Parliament returns after Christmas recess
08-Jan  1000/1100  **   EU  Economic Sentiment Indicator
08-Jan  1000/1100  **   EU  retail sales
08-Jan  1000/1100  *    EU  Consumer Confidence, Industrial Sentiment
08-Jan  1000/1100  *    EU  Business Climate Indicator
08-Jan  1500/1000  *    US  employment trends index
08-Jan  1530/1030  ***  CA  BOC Business Outlook Survey
08-Jan  1600/1100  **   US  NY Fed survey of consumer expectations
08-Jan  1740/1240       US  Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank President Raphael
                              Bostic to speak on "Economic Outlook and Monetary
                              Policy" at the Rotary Club of Atlanta in Atlanta,
                              with audience and media Q&A.
08-Jan  1835/1335       US  San Francisco Bank President John Williams to
                              participate in panel on "Should the Fed Stick with
                              the 2 Percent Inflation Target or Rethink it?" in
                              Washington, with audience Q&A.
08-Jan  2000/1500  *    US  Consumer Credit
08-Jan  2000/1500  *    US  Treasury Allotments (final)
09-Jan  0000/0900  **   JP  average wages (p)
09-Jan  0001/0001  *    UK  BRC-KPMG Shop Sales Monitor
09-Jan  0030/1130  ***  AU  Dwelling Approvals
09-Jan  0101/0101  **   UK  Markit/REC Jobs Report
09-Jan  0645/0745  **   CH  unemployment
09-Jan  0700/0800  **   DE  industrial production
09-Jan  0700/0800  **   DE  trade balance
09-Jan  0745/0845  *    FR  current account
09-Jan  0745/0845  *    FR  foreign trade
09-Jan  0815/0915  **   CH  retail sales
09-Jan  1000/1100  **   EU  unemployment
09-Jan  1100/0600  **   US  NFIB Small Business Optimism Index
09-Jan  1315/0815  **   CA  Housing Starts - CMHC (Canadian Mortgage and
                              Housing Corp)
09-Jan  1355/0855  **   US  Redbook Retail Sales Index
09-Jan  1500/1000       US  Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank President Neel
                              Kashkari to participate in a moderated Q&A at
                              Cargil Headquarters in Minnesota, with audience
09-Jan  1500/1000  **   US  IBD/TIPP Optimism Index
09-Jan  1500/1000  **   US  JOLTS jobs opening level
09-Jan  1500/1000  **   US  JOLTS quits Rate
10-Jan      -      ***  CN  Money Supply
10-Jan      -      ***  CN  New Loans
10-Jan      -      ***  CN  Social Financing
10-Jan  0030/1130  *    AU  Job vacancies
10-Jan  0130/0930  ***  CN  CPI
10-Jan  0130/0930  ***  CN  Producer Price Index
10-Jan  0745/0845  *    FR  industrial production
10-Jan  0900/1000  *    DE  VDMA machine orders
10-Jan  0930/0930  **   UK  Output in the Construction Industry
10-Jan  1200/0700  **   US  MBA weekly applications index
10-Jan  1200/1200       UK  Weekly questions to the Prime Minister
10-Jan  1300/1300       UK  NIESR monthly GDP estimate
10-Jan  1330/0830  *    CA  Building Permits
10-Jan  1330/0830  **   US  import/export price index
10-Jan  1400/0900       US  Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President Charles
                              Evans to participate in a moderated discussion at
                              the Lake Forest-Lake Bluff Rotary Club 2018
                              Economic Breakfast in Lake Forest, Illinois, with
                              audience and media Q&A.
10-Jan  1500/1000  **   US  wholesale trade
10-Jan  1500/1000  **   US  Atlanta Fed inflation index
10-Jan  1530/1030  **   US  DOE weekly crude oil stocks
10-Jan  1600/1100  **   US  Kansas City Fed LMCI
10-Jan  1830/1330       US  St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank President James
                              Bullard to give presentation on the "U.S. Economy
                              and Monetary Policy" at the 2018 Economic Outlook
                              event in St. Louis, with audience Q&A.
11-Jan      -      ***  CN  Money Supply
11-Jan      -      ***  CN  New Loans
11-Jan      -      ***  CN  Social Financing
11-Jan  0030/1130  ***  AU  Retail trade monthly
11-Jan  0730/0830  **   FR  BoF Business survey
11-Jan  0800/0900  **   ES  industrial production
11-Jan  0900/1000  *    IT  retail sales
11-Jan  1000/1100  **   EU  industrial production
11-Jan  1330/0830  *    CA  New Housing Price Index
11-Jan  1330/0830  **   US  Jobless Claims
11-Jan  1330/0830  ***  US  PPI
11-Jan  1445/0945  *    US  Bloomberg Comfort Index
11-Jan  1530/1030  **   US  Natural Gas Stocks
11-Jan  1900/1400  **   US  Treasury Budget
11-Jan  2130/1630  **   US  Fed Weekly Money Supply Data
12-Jan      -      ***  CN  Money Supply
12-Jan      -      ***  CN  New Loans
12-Jan      -      ***  CN  Social Financing
12-Jan      -      ***  CN  Trade
12-Jan  2145/1045  *    NZ  Monthly building consents
12-Jan  0745/0845  ***  FR  HICP (f)
12-Jan  0800/0900  ***  ES  HICP (f)
12-Jan  0900/1000  *    IT  industrial production
12-Jan  1330/0830  ***  US  Consumer Price Index - CPI
12-Jan  1330/0830  ***  US  Retail Sales
12-Jan  1500/1000  *    US  business inventories
12-Jan  1600/1100  **   US  St. Louis Fed Real GDP Nowcast
12-Jan  1615/1115  **   US  NY Fed GDP Nowcast
12-Jan  1630/1730       EU  ECB Gov. Council member Jens Weidmann speech at
                              Ludwig-Erhard Summit 2018, in Rottach-Egern ,
12-Jan  2115/1615       US  Boston Federal Reserve Bank President Eric
                              Rosengren to give keynote address at the Global
                              Interdependence Center and University of
                              California, San Diego Conference on Money, Models,
                              and Digital Innovation in La Jolla, California.
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