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Date    GMT /Local          Event
05-Feb  2230/0930  **   AU  AI Group services index
05-Feb  0030/1130  **   AU  ANZ monthly job ads survey
05-Feb  0815/0915  **   ES  Markit Services PMI (f)
05-Feb  0845/0945  **   IT  Markit Services PMI (f)
05-Feb  0850/0950  **   FR  Markit Services PMI (f)
05-Feb  0855/0955  **   DE  Markit Services PMI (f)
05-Feb  0900/1000  **   EU  Markit Services PMI (f)
05-Feb  0930/0930  **   UK  Markit/CIPS Services PMI
05-Feb  1000/1100  **   EU  retail sales
05-Feb  1000/1100       DE  BBK Board member Andreas Dombret speech at the New
                              Year's reception of the head office of Bundesbank
                              in Hamburg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and
                              Schleswig-Holstein, in Hamburg, Germany.
05-Feb  1300/2100  **   CN  Caixin Service PMI
05-Feb  1445/0945  ***  US  Markit Services Index (final)
05-Feb  1500/1000  ***  US  ISM Non-Manufacturing Index
05-Feb  1500/1000  *    US  employment trends index
05-Feb  1600/1700       FR  ECB President Mario Draghi presentation of the ECB
                              Annual Report 2016 to the European Parliament
                              Plenary, in Strasbourg, France.
05-Feb  1700/1800       DE  BBK Board member Claudia Buch speech at the Munich
                              seminars (CESifo and Suddeutsche Zeitung),in
06-Feb  0001/0001  *    UK  BRC-KPMG Shop Sales Monitor
06-Feb  0030/1130  ***  AU  Retail trade monthly
06-Feb  0030/1130  ***  AU  Retail trade quarterly
06-Feb  0030/1130  ***  AU  Trade balance
06-Feb  0330/1430  ***  AU  RBA monthly cash rate decision
06-Feb  0700/0800  **   DE  manufacturing orders
06-Feb  0900/1000  *    DE  VDMA machine orders
06-Feb  0900/1000       EU  ECB Gov. Council member Jens Weidmann speech on
                              the occasion of the SAFE / CFS / Deutsche
                              Bundesbank Lecture by Agustin Carstens (General
                              Manager, Bank for International Settlements), in
06-Feb  1330/0830  **   CA  International Merchandise Trade (Trade Balance)
06-Feb  1330/0830  **   US  trade balance
06-Feb  1350/0850       US  St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank President James
                              Bullard to present on U.S. Economy and Monetary
                              Policy at the 29th Annual Gatton College of
                              Business and Economics Economic Outlook Conference
                              in Lexington, Kentucky, with audience Q&A.
06-Feb  1355/0855  **   US  Redbook Retail Sales Index
06-Feb  1500/1000  **   US  IBD/TIPP Optimism Index
06-Feb  1500/1000  **   US  JOLTS jobs opening level
06-Feb  1500/1000  **   US  JOLTS quits Rate
06-Feb  1500/1000  **   CA  Ivey PMI
06-Feb  1800/1900       DE  BBK Board member Joachim Wuermeling speech at the
                              Bank evening of the Bundesbank's head office in
                              Baden-Wurttemberg, in Stuttgart, Germany.
06-Feb  2000/1500  *    US  Treasury STRIPS
07-Feb      -      ***  CN  FX Reserves
07-Feb  2145/1045  ***  NZ  Quarterly Labor market data
07-Feb  2145/1045  ***  NZ  Quarterly Labor market data
07-Feb  2230/0930  **   AU  AI Group/HIA construction index
07-Feb  0000/0900  **   JP  average wages (p)
07-Feb  0700/0800  **   DE  industrial production
07-Feb  0745/0845  *    FR  current account
07-Feb  0745/0845  *    FR  foreign trade
07-Feb  0830/0830  *    UK  Halifax House Price Index
07-Feb  0900/1000  *    IT  retail sales
07-Feb  0900/1000       EU  ECB Executive Board member Sabine Lautenschlaeger
                              statement at Annual Press Conference of ECB
                              Banking Supervision, in Frankfurt.
07-Feb  0900/1000       EU  ECB Supervisory Board chair Daniele Nouy speech at
                              Annual Press Conference of ECB Banking
                              Supervision, in Frankfurt.
07-Feb  1200/0700  **   US  MBA weekly applications index
07-Feb  1200/1200       UK  Weekly questions to the Prime Minister
07-Feb  1330/0830  *    CA  Building Permits
07-Feb  1330/0830       US  New York Federal Reserve Bank President William
                              Dudley to speak at "Banking Culture: Still Room
                              for Improvement?" in New York, with audience Q&A.
07-Feb  1530/1030  **   US  DOE weekly crude oil stocks
07-Feb  1600/1100  **   US  Kansas City Fed LMCI
07-Feb  1615/1115       US  Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President Charles
                              Evans to speak about current economic conditions
                              and monetary policy at the "Iowa Bankers
                              Association Bank Management Conference" in Des
                              Moines, Iowa, with audience and media Q&A.
07-Feb  2000/1500  *    US  Consumer Credit
07-Feb  2000/1500  *    US  Treasury Allotments (final)
07-Feb  2230/1730       US  San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank President John
                              Williams to deliver remarks at the "Community
                              Leaders Luncheon" in Hololulu, Hawaii, with
                              audience and media Q&A.
08-Feb      -      ***  CN  Trade
08-Feb  2000/0900  ***  NZ  RBNZ official cash rate decision
08-Feb  2000/0900  ***  NZ  RBNZ Monetary Policy Statement
08-Feb  0001/0001  *    UK  RICS House Prices
08-Feb  0030/1130  **   AU  NAB quarterly business survey
08-Feb  0101/0101  **   UK  Markit/REC Jobs Report
08-Feb  0700/0800  **   DE  trade balance
08-Feb  0730/0830  **   FR  BoF Business survey
08-Feb  0800/0900  **   ES  industrial production
08-Feb  0845/0945       EU  ECB Gov. Council member Jens Weidmann speech at
                              GIC / SUERF / Deutsche Bundesbank Conference, in
08-Feb  0900/2000       AU  RBA Gov Philip Lowe speaks at A50 Australian
                              Economic Forum dinner in Sydney, also Q&A
08-Feb  0950/0450       US  Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Rob Kaplan
                              to participate in a moderated Q&A session at the
                              Global Interdependence Center Conference in
                              Frankfurt, with media Q&A.
08-Feb  1100/1200  *    EU  OECD Leading Indicator
08-Feb  1200/1200  ***  UK  Bank Of England Interest Rate
08-Feb  1200/1200  ***  UK  Bank Of England Quantitative Easing
08-Feb  1300/0800       US  Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank President
                              Patrick Harker to speak at the National
                              Association of College and University Business
                              Officers 2018 Endowment and Debt Management Forum
                              in New York, with audience and media Q&A.
08-Feb  1315/0815  **   CA  Housing Starts - CMHC (Canadian Mortgage and
                              Housing Corp)
08-Feb  1330/0830  *    CA  New Housing Price Index
08-Feb  1330/0830  **   US  Jobless Claims
08-Feb  1400/0900       US  Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank President Neel
                              Kashkari to participate in a moderated Q&A session
                              in Pierre, South Dakota, with audience Q&A.
08-Feb  1445/0945  *    US  Bloomberg Comfort Index
08-Feb  1530/1030  **   US  Natural Gas Stocks
08-Feb  1715/1815       DE  BBK Board member Andreas Dombret speech at London
                              School of Economics, in London.
08-Feb  1745/1245       CA  BOC  Senior Deputy Gov Carolyn A. Wilkins speech
                              to the Bank of Canada and Finance Canada,
                              Montebello, QC
08-Feb  2130/1630  **   US  Fed Weekly Money Supply Data
08-Feb  0200/2100       US  Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank President Esther
                              George to discuss the economic outlook at the
                              "Wichita Independent Business Association 2018
                              Annual Meeting" in Wichita, Kansas, with audience
09-Feb  0030/1130  ***  AU  RBA Statement on Monetary Policy
09-Feb  0030/1130  ***  AU  Housing finance
09-Feb  0130/0930  ***  CN  CPI
09-Feb  0130/0930  ***  CN  Producer Price Index
09-Feb  0645/0745  **   CH  unemployment
09-Feb  0745/0845  *    FR  industrial production
09-Feb  0800/0900       EU  ECB Gov. Council member Ewald Nowotny speech on
                              "Ordoliberalism and Crisis management" at Bank of
                              Austria, in Vienna.
09-Feb  0900/1000  *    IT  industrial production
09-Feb  0930/0930  **   UK  Output in the Construction Industry
09-Feb  1300/1300       UK  NIESR monthly GDP estimate
09-Feb  1330/0830  ***  CA  Labour Force Survey
09-Feb  1500/1000  **   US  wholesale trade
09-Feb  1600/1100  **   US  St. Louis Fed Real GDP Nowcast
09-Feb  1615/1115  **   US  NY Fed GDP Nowcast
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