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Global News and Data Calendar

--Rating: *** most market sensitive, * least market sensitive
Date    GMT /Local          Event
24-Sep  0800/1000  ***  DE  IFO Business Climate Index
24-Sep  0800/1000  ***  DE  IFO Business Climate Index Direction
24-Sep  1000/1100  **   UK  CBI Industrial Trends
24-Sep  1230/0830  **   CA  Wholesale Trade
24-Sep  1300/1500  **   BE  BNB Business Sentiment
24-Sep  1300/1500       EU  ECB President Mario Draghi speech at the ECON
                              Hearing of the European Parliament, in Brussels.
24-Sep  1430/1030  **   US  Dallas Fed manufacturing survey
24-Sep  1500/1700       DE  BBK Board member Joachim Wuermeling speech at
                              Banks evening of the Rhineland-Palatinate and
                              Saarland's central administration, in Mainz,
24-Sep  1900/1500  *    US  Treasury Allotments (preliminary)
25-Sep      -           US  FOMC policy meeting, in Washington.
25-Sep  2245/0045       EU  ECB Executive Board member Peter Praet
                              participation in lunch discussion "Where next for
                              the euro" at OMFIF,
in London.
25-Sep  2330/0930  **   AU  ANZ-Roy Morgan Consumer Confidence
25-Sep  2350/0850       JP  BOJ releases minutes of July 30-31 policy meeting
25-Sep  0600/0800  *    DE  construction orders
25-Sep  0600/0800  *    DE  wholesale prices
25-Sep  0645/0845  **   FR  Manufacturing Sentiment
25-Sep  0645/0845  *    FR  Services Sentiment
25-Sep  0645/0845  *    FR  Business Climate Indicator
25-Sep  0700/0900  **   ES  PPI
25-Sep  0810/1010       EU  ECB Executive Board member Peter Praet
                              participation in opening keynote dialogue at FT
                              Investment Management Summit, in London.
25-Sep  1230/0830  **   US  Philadelphia Fed Nonmanufacturing Index
25-Sep  1255/0855  **   US  Redbook Retail Sales Index
25-Sep  1300/0900  **   US  FHFA Home Price Index
25-Sep  1300/0900  **   US  S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Index
25-Sep  1330/1530       EU  ECB Executive Board member Peter Praet speech at
                              an event organised by InTouch Capital Markets,
25-Sep  1400/1000  **   US  Richmond Fed Survey
25-Sep  1400/1000  ***  US  Conference Board Consumer Confidence
25-Sep  1430/1030  **   US  Dallas Fed Services Survey
25-Sep  1440/1640       EU  ECB Executive Board member Benoit Coeure
                              participation at 3rd ECB Annual Research
                              Conference, in Frankfurt.
25-Sep  1600/1800       EU  ECB Executive Board member Benoit Coeure opening
                              remarksat at annual meeting of ECB's Money
Contact Group, in Frankfurt.
26-Sep      -           US  FOMC policy meeting, in Washington.
26-Sep  2245/1045  **   NZ  Monthly trade balance
26-Sep  0100/1300  ***  NZ  ANZ monthly business survey
26-Sep  0645/0845  **   FR  Consumer Sentiment
26-Sep  0830/0930  **   UK  BBA mortgage lending
26-Sep  1100/0700  **   US  MBA weekly applications index
26-Sep  1200/1400       DE  President of the Federal Republic of Germany
                              Frank-Walter Steinmeier visit to the European
                              Central Bank, in Frankfurt.
26-Sep  1400/1000  ***  US  new home sales
26-Sep  1400/1000  *    US  Building permits revisions
26-Sep  1430/1030  **   US  DOE weekly crude oil stocks
26-Sep  1800/1400       US  FOMC policy announcement, in Washington.
26-Sep  1830/1430       US  Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell to hold a
                              news conference following the September 25-26,
                              2018, Federal Open Market Committee meeting in
                              Washington, D.C.
27-Sep  2100/0900  ***  NZ  RBNZ official cash rate decision
27-Sep  2301/0001  *    UK  XpertHR pay deals for whole economy
27-Sep  0130/1130  *    AU  Job vacancies
27-Sep  0600/0800  *    DE  GFK Consumer Climate
27-Sep  0800/1000  **   EU  M3
27-Sep  0800/1000  **   IT  ISTAT Business Confidence
27-Sep  0800/1000  **   IT  ISTAT Consumer Confidence
27-Sep  0900/1100  *    EU  Business Climate Indicator
27-Sep  0900/1100  **   EU  Economic Sentiment Indicator
27-Sep  0900/1100  *    EU  Consumer Confidence, Industrial Sentiment
27-Sep  1000/1100  **   UK  CBI Distributive Trades
27-Sep  1200/1400  ***  DE  HICP (p)
27-Sep  1230/0830  **   US  Jobless Claims
27-Sep  1230/0830  ***  US  GDP (3rd)
27-Sep  1230/0830  **   US  durable goods new orders
27-Sep  1230/0830  **   US  advance trade, advance business inventories
27-Sep  1230/0830  *    CA  Payroll employment
27-Sep  1330/1530       EU  ECB President Mario Draghi participation at 3rd
                              Annual ESRB conference, in Frankfurt.
27-Sep  1345/0945  *    US  Bloomberg Comfort Index
27-Sep  1400/1000  **   US  NAR pending home sales
27-Sep  1430/1030  **   US  Natural Gas Stocks
27-Sep  1500/1100  **   US  Kansas City Fed Manufacturing Index
27-Sep  1700/1900       EU  ECB Executive Board member Peter Praet keynote
                              speech at Money, Macro and Finance Research Group
                              conference, in London.
27-Sep  1900/1500  *    US  farm prices
27-Sep  2030/1630       US  Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell to give
                              brief remarks on the US economy at Senator Reed's
                              Rhode Island Business Leaders Day, with audience
27-Sep  2030/1630  **   US  Fed Weekly Money Supply Data
27-Sep  2145/1745       CA  BOC Gov Stephen Poloz speech at Atlantic Provinces
                              Economic Council and Greater Moncton Chamber of
                              Commerce, Moncton, NB.
28-Sep  2245/1045  *    NZ  Monthly building consents
28-Sep  2301/0001  **   UK  Gfk Monthly Consumer Confidence
28-Sep  2330/0830  **   JP  Tokyo CPI
28-Sep  2350/0850  **   JP  Industrial production
28-Sep  2350/0850  *    JP  Retail sales (p)
28-Sep  0130/1130  **   AU  RBA private sector credit m/m
28-Sep  0600/0800  **   DE  ILO employment
28-Sep  0645/0845  **   FR  Consumer Spending
28-Sep  0645/0845  **   FR  PPI
28-Sep  0645/0845  ***  FR  HICP (p)
28-Sep  0645/0845       DE  BBK Board member Claudia M. Buch participation in
                              the panel discussion at Third ESRB Annual
                              Conference, in Frankfurt.
28-Sep  0700/0900  ***  ES  GDP (f)
28-Sep  0700/0900  *    CH  KOF Economic Barometer
28-Sep  0700/0900  ***  ES  HICP (p)
28-Sep  0755/0955  **   DE  unemployment
28-Sep  0830/0930  **   UK  GDP Third Estimate
28-Sep  0830/0930  *    UK  Quarterly current account balance
28-Sep  0900/1100  ***  IT  HICP (p)
28-Sep  0900/1100  ***  EU  HICP (p)
28-Sep  1230/0830  **   US  Personal Income and Consumption
28-Sep  1230/0830  ***  CA  Gross Domestic Product by Industry
28-Sep  1230/0830  *    CA  Industrial Product and Raw Material Price Index
28-Sep  1235/1435       EU  ECB Executive Board member Peter Praet
                              participation in the panel discussion at the Third
                              ESRB annual conference, in Frankfurt.
28-Sep  1240/1440       EU  ECB Gov. Council member Philip R. Lane speech at
                              Society of Professional Economists' Annual
                              Conference, in London.
28-Sep  1300/0900  *    US  Milwaukee Manufacturing ISM index
28-Sep  1345/0945  **   US  MNI Chicago PMI
28-Sep  1400/1000  ***  US  Final Michigan Sentiment Index
28-Sep  1500/1100  **   US  St. Louis Fed Real GDP Nowcast
28-Sep  1515/1115  **   US  NY Fed GDP Nowcast
28-Sep  1600/1200  **   US  USDA GrainStock - NASS
28-Sep  2045/1645       US  New York Federal Reserve Bank President John
                              Williams to give speech on "Reserve Reductions,
                              Money Markets, and Future Frameworks" at the
                              Columbia University School of International and
                              Public Affairs in New York, New York, with
                              audience Q&A.
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