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Date    GMT /Local          Event
29-May  0440/0040       US  St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank President James
                              Bullard to discuss the U.S. economy and monetary
                              policy at the Japan Center for International
                              Finance's Global Finance Seminar, in Minato-ku,
                              Tokyo, with audience and media Q&A.
29-May  0645/0845  **   FR  Consumer Sentiment
29-May  0800/1000  **   IT  ISTAT Consumer Confidence
29-May  0800/1000  **   IT  ISTAT Business Confidence
29-May  0800/1000  **   EU  M3
29-May  0930/1130       EU  ECB Executive Board member Yves Mersch speaks in
                              on "The Continental Perspective" at Frankfurt
                              Finance Summit 2018 organised by Frankfurt Main
                              Finance e.V., in Frankfurt.
29-May  1300/0900  **   US  S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Index
29-May  1400/1000  ***  US  Conference Board Consumer Confidence
29-May  1430/1030  **   US  Dallas Fed manufacturing survey
29-May  1510/1710       DE  BBK Board member Claudia Buch speech at the
                              Workshop of the National Academy of Sciences
                              Leopoldina and the Deutsche Bundesbank, in Halle,
29-May  1530/1730       EU  ECB Executive Board member Sabine Lautenschlaeger
                              speech at CFS Colloquium "Monetary policy - End of
                              (hi) story?" organised by the Center for Financial
                              Studies, in Frankfurt.
29-May  1700/1900       EU  ECB Gov. Council member Ewald Nowotny speech at
                              the Award of the Horst Knapp Prize, in Vienna.
30-May  2100/0900  ***  NZ  RBNZ Financial Stability Report
30-May  2245/1045  *    NZ  Monthly building consents
30-May  2301/0001  *    UK  BRC Monthly Shop Price Index
30-May  2350/0850  *    JP  Retail sales (p)
30-May  0000/1000  ***  AU  Dwelling Approvals
30-May  0600/0800  **   DE  Import/Export Prices
30-May  0600/0800  **   DE  ILO employment
30-May  0600/0800  **   DE  Retail Sales
30-May  0645/0845  **   FR  Consumer Spending
30-May  0645/0845  ***  FR  GDP (2nd est.)
30-May  0700/0900  *    ES  retail sales
30-May  0700/0900  *    CH  KOF Economic Barometer
30-May  0700/0900  ***  ES  HICP (p)
30-May  0755/0955  **   DE  unemployment
30-May  0900/1100  **   EU  Economic Sentiment Indicator
30-May  0900/1100  *    EU  Business Climate Indicator
30-May  0900/1100  *    EU  Consumer Confidence, Industrial Sentiment
30-May  1100/0700  **   US  MBA weekly applications index
30-May  1100/1200       UK  Weekly questions to the Prime Minister
30-May  1200/1400  ***  DE  HICP (p)
30-May  1215/0815  ***  US  ADP Employment Report
30-May  1230/0830  ***  US  GDP (2nd)
30-May  1230/0830  **   US  advance trade, advance business inventories
30-May  1230/0830  *    CA  Current account
30-May  1230/0830  *    CA  Industrial Product and Raw Material Price Index
30-May  1255/0855  **   US  Redbook Retail Sales Index
30-May  1400/1000  ***  CA  Interest Rate Announcement Bank of Canada
30-May  1400/1000  *    US  help-wanted online index
30-May  1430/1030  **   US  Dallas Fed Services Survey
30-May  1445/1645       CH  SNB Board member Thomas Jordan speech on
                              "Innovation and entrepreneurship: factors of
                              success in a changing economic world", in
                              Solothurn, Switzerland.
30-May  1800/1400       US  Federal Reserve releases the Beige Book for
                              upcoming FOMC meeting in Washington.
30-May  1900/1500  *    US  farm prices
30-May  1900/1500       US  Federal Reserve Board of Governors to hold an open
                              meeting to discuss issuing a proposed rule for
                              public comment on modifying the "Volcker rule" in
31-May      -           EU  ECB Gov. Council member Jens Weidmann and BBK
                              Board member Claudia Buch participation in G7
                              Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors'
                              Meeting, in Whistler, Canada.
31-May  2301/0001  **   UK  Gfk Monthly Consumer Confidence
31-May  2350/0850  **   JP  Industrial production
31-May  0100/0900  ***  CN  CFLP Manufacturing PMI
31-May  0100/1300  ***  NZ  ANZ monthly business survey
31-May  0130/1130  ***  AU  Quarterly Private new capex
31-May  0130/1130  **   AU  RBA private sector credit m/m
31-May  0545/0745  ***  CH  GDP
31-May  0645/0845  **   FR  PPI
31-May  0645/0845  ***  FR  HICP (p)
31-May  0700/0900  ***  ES  GDP (f)
31-May  0715/0915  **   CH  retail sales
31-May  0830/0930  **   UK  BOE Lending to Individuals
31-May  0830/0930  **   UK  BOE M4
31-May  0900/1100  **   EU  unemployment
31-May  0900/1100  ***  EU  HICP (p)
31-May  0900/1100  ***  IT  HICP (p)
31-May  1130/0730  *    US  Challenger Monthly Layoff Intentions
31-May  1200/2000  **   CN  CFLP Non-Manufacturing PMI
31-May  1230/0830  **   US  Jobless Claims
31-May  1230/0830  **   US  Personal Income and Consumption
31-May  1230/0830  ***  CA  CA GDP by Industry and GDP Canadian Economic
                              Accounts Combined
31-May  1230/0830  *    CA  Payroll employment
31-May  1300/0900  *    US  Milwaukee Manufacturing ISM index
31-May  1345/0945  **   US  MNI Chicago PMI
31-May  1345/0945  *    US  Bloomberg Comfort Index
31-May  1400/1000  **   US  NAR pending home sales
31-May  1430/1030  **   US  Natural Gas Stocks
31-May  1500/1100  **   US  DOE weekly crude oil stocks
31-May  1620/1220       CA  BOC Deputy Gov Sylvain Leduc speech at the CFA
                              Quebec-ASDEQ, Quebec City, QC. Topic: Economic
                              Progress Report.
31-May  1630/1230       US  Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank President Raphael
                              Bostic to participate in a moderated Q&A at the
                              Florida Prosperity Partnership Tenth Annual
                              Statewide Training Conference in Orlando, with
                              audience Q&A.
31-May  1700/1300       US  Federal Reserve Governor Lael Brainard to discuss
                              the economic and monetary outlook at the
                              "Forecaster's Club of New York Luncheon" in New
                              York City, with audience Q&A.
31-May  2030/1630  **   US  Fed Weekly Money Supply Data
01-Jun      -           EU  ECB Gov. Council member Jens Weidmann and BBK
                              Board member Claudia Buch participation in G7
                              Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors'
                              Meeting, in Whistler, Canada.
01-Jun      -      ***  US  domestic made vehicle sales
01-Jun  2230/0830  **   AU  AI Group manufacturing index
01-Jun  2245/1045  ***  NZ  Quarterly terms of trade
01-Jun  0000/1000  **   AU  CoreLogic home value index m/m
01-Jun  0145/0945  ***  CN  Caixin Manufacturing PMI
01-Jun  0700/0900  *    FR  car registrations
01-Jun  0715/0915  **   ES  Markit Manufacturing PMI (f)
01-Jun  0745/0945  **   IT  Markit Manufacturing PMI (f)
01-Jun  0750/0950  **   FR  Markit Manufacturing PMI (f)
01-Jun  0755/0955  **   DE  Markit Manufacturing PMI (f)
01-Jun  0800/1000  ***  IT  GDP (f)
01-Jun  0800/1000  **   EU  Markit Manufacturing PMI (f)
01-Jun  0830/0930  **   UK  Markit/CIPS Manufacturing PMI
01-Jun  1000/1200       SE  Riksbank Gov. Stefan Ingves speech on current
                              monetary policy issues at a lunch seminar, in
                              Landskrona, Sweden.
01-Jun  1230/0830  ***  US  Employment Report
01-Jun  1255/0855       US  Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank President Neel
                              Kashkari to participate in a panel discussion  on
                              "Collaborative Strategies to Build Tomorrow's
                              Workforce" in Minneapolis.
01-Jun  1345/0945  ***  US  Markit Manufacturing Index (final)
01-Jun  1400/1000  ***  US  ISM Manufacturing Index
01-Jun  1400/1000  *    US  construction spending
01-Jun  1500/1100  **   US  St. Louis Fed Real GDP Nowcast
01-Jun  1515/1115  **   US  NY Fed GDP Nowcast
02-Jun      -           EU  ECB Gov. Council member Jens Weidmann and BBK
                              Board member Claudia Buch participation in G7
                              Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors'
                              Meeting, in Whistler, Canada.
04-Jun  0130/1130  ***  AU  Quarterly business indicators
04-Jun  0130/1130  ***  AU  Retail trade monthly
04-Jun  0130/1130  **   AU  ANZ monthly job ads survey
04-Jun  0700/0900  *    ES  unemployment
04-Jun  0830/0930  **   UK  Markit/CIPS Services PMI
04-Jun  0900/1000       UK  Parliament Returns after Whitsun recess
04-Jun  0900/1100  **   EU  PPI
04-Jun  1000/1200       SE  Riksbank Gov. Stefan Ingves speech on "Money and
                              payments - where are we going?", in Stockholm.
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