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Global News and Data Calendar

Repeats Story Initially Transmitted at 21:01 GMT Apr 18/17:01 EST Apr 18
--Rating: *** most market sensitive, * least market sensitive
Date    GMT /Local          Event
19-Apr      -           EU  ECB President Mario Draghi and Executive Board
                              member Benoit Coeure participation in Annual
                              Meetings of the World Bank Group and the IMF, in
                              Washington, D.C.
19-Apr      -           EU  ECB Supervisory Board member Ignazio Angeloni
                              speech at Special Session of the European
                              Breakfast series organised by the Peterson
                              Institute for International Economics, in
                              Washington, D.C
19-Apr  0130/1130  ***  AU  Labor force survey
19-Apr  0130/1130  **   AU  NAB quarterly business survey
19-Apr  0300/1500  ***  NZ  RBNZ factor model inflation
19-Apr  0800/1000  **   EU  current account
19-Apr  0830/0930  ***  UK  Retail Sales
19-Apr  1200/0800       US  Federal Reserve Governor Lael Brainard to speak at
                              the 2018 Global Finance Forum in Washington, with
                              audience Q&A.
19-Apr  1230/0830  **   US  Jobless Claims
19-Apr  1230/0830  *    CA  Non-residential building investment
19-Apr  1230/0830  **   US  Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index
19-Apr  1330/0930       US  Federal Reserve Vice Chairman for Supervision
                              Governor Randal Quarles to provide semi-annual
                              testimony before the Senate Banking Committee.
19-Apr  1345/0945  *    US  Bloomberg Comfort Index
19-Apr  1400/1000  **   US  leading indicators
19-Apr  1430/1030  **   US  Natural Gas Stocks
19-Apr  2030/1630  **   US  Fed Weekly Money Supply Data
19-Apr  2245/1845       US  Cleveland Federal Reserve Bank President Loretta
                              Mester to speak at the University of Pittsburgh
                              Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business and
                              Deloitte LLP in Pittsburgh, with audience and
                              media Q&A.
20-Apr  2330/0830  ***  JP  CPI
20-Apr  0600/0800  **   DE  PPI
20-Apr  1130/1330       EU  ECB Gov. Council member Jens Weidmann, BBK Board
                              members Claudia M. Buch and Andreas Dombret
                              participation in spring meeting of the IWF and the
                              World Bank, in Washington D.C.
20-Apr  1230/0830  ***  CA  CPI
20-Apr  1230/0830  ***  CA  Retail Trade
20-Apr  1230/0830  *    CA  Building Permits
20-Apr  1340/0940       US  Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President Charles
                              Evans to speak at the Graaskamp Center Spring
                              Board Conference in Chicago, with audience and
                              media Q&A.
20-Apr  1400/1000  *    US  BLS State Employment
20-Apr  1400/1600  **   EU  consumer confidence indicator (p)
20-Apr  1500/1100  **   US  St. Louis Fed Real GDP Nowcast
20-Apr  1515/1115       US  San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank President John
                              Williams to participate in a Fireside chat at the
                              UC Berkeley Fischer Center for Real Estate and
                              Urban Economies in Pebble Beach, California.
20-Apr  1515/1115  **   US  NY Fed GDP Nowcast
23-Apr  0700/0900  *    ES  services survey
23-Apr  0700/0900  *    ES  industrial orders
23-Apr  0700/0900  **   FR  Markit Manufacturing PMI (p)
23-Apr  0700/0900  **   FR  Markit Services PMI (p)
23-Apr  0730/0930  **   DE  Markit Manufacturing PMI (p)
23-Apr  0730/0930  **   DE  Markit Services PMI (p)
23-Apr  0800/1000  **   EU  Markit Manufacturing PMI (p)
23-Apr  0800/1000  **   EU  Markit Composite PMI (p)
23-Apr  0800/1000  **   EU  Markit Services PMI (p)
23-Apr  0900/1100  *    EU  annual government deficit and debt (1st est.)
23-Apr  1230/0830  **   CA  Wholesale Trade
23-Apr  1345/0945  ***  US  Markit Services Index (flash)
23-Apr  1345/0945  ***  US  Markit Manufacturing Index (flash)
23-Apr  1400/1000  ***  US  NAR existing home sales
23-Apr  1400/1600       EU  ECB Executive Board member Benoit Coeure
                              participation  in a
conference on 'Resolution in
                              Europe: The Unresolved Questions' organised by
                              Deutsche Bundesbank and the Institute for Law
Finance, in Frankfurt.
23-Apr  1900/1500  *    US  Treasury Allotments (preliminary)
24-Apr  2200/0800       AU  RBA Asst Gov Christopher Kent to deliver a speech
                              at HIA breakfast, also Q&A
24-Apr  2245/1045  *    NZ  Net monthly migration
24-Apr  2330/0930  **   AU  ANZ-Roy Morgan Consumer Confidence
24-Apr  0130/1130  ***  AU  Consumer price index
24-Apr  0645/0845  *    FR  Services Sentiment
24-Apr  0645/0845  **   FR  Manufacturing Sentiment
24-Apr  0645/0845  *    FR  Business Climate Indicator
24-Apr  0800/1000  ***  DE  IFO Business Climate Index
24-Apr  0800/1000  ***  DE  IFO Business Climate Index Direction
24-Apr  0800/1000  **   IT  ISTAT Business Confidence
24-Apr  0800/1000  **   IT  ISTAT Consumer Confidence
24-Apr  0830/0930  ***  UK  Public Sector Finances
24-Apr  0900/1100  *    EU  government debt
24-Apr  0900/1100  *    EU  government deficit
24-Apr  1000/1100  **   UK  CBI Industrial Trends
24-Apr  1230/0830  **   US  Philadelphia Fed Nonmanufacturing Index
24-Apr  1255/0855  **   US  Redbook Retail Sales Index
24-Apr  1300/0900  **   US  FHFA Home Price Index
24-Apr  1300/0900  **   US  S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Index
24-Apr  1400/1000  ***  US  new home sales
24-Apr  1400/1000  *    US  Building permits revisions
24-Apr  1400/1000  **   US  Richmond Fed Survey
24-Apr  1400/1000  ***  US  Conference Board Consumer Confidence
25-Apr  0600/0800  *    DE  construction orders
25-Apr  0645/0845  **   FR  Consumer Sentiment
25-Apr  0700/0900  **   ES  PPI
25-Apr  1100/0700  **   US  MBA weekly applications index
25-Apr  1100/1200       UK  Weekly questions to the Prime Minister
25-Apr  1430/1030  **   US  DOE weekly crude oil stocks
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