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Monday, 06 April 2020 

Time Country Indices Period Previous Forecast Actual
02:00

ANZ Commodity Prices Mar -2.1% -2.1%
02:00

MI Inflation Gauge Mar -0.1% m/m; 1.6% y/y 0.2% m/m; 1.5% y/y
06:00

Consumer Confidence Mar 38.3 34.2 30.9
07:00

Factory Orders Feb 4.8% m/m; -0.8% y/y -2.7% m/m; -0.2% y/y -1.4% m/m; 1.5% y/y
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Construction PMI Mar 52.6 44.0 39.3
09:30

Sentix Investor Confidence Apr -17.1 -30.5 -42.9
09:30

Housing Equity Withdrawal 4 quarter -6.0bln -6.2bln -5.1bln
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Overview of business prospects, according to the Bank of Canada 1 quarter 0.75 -0.68
15:30

Bank of Canada Interest Rate Decision 1 quarter 11 22
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President Donald Trump Speaks
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NZIER Business Confidence 1 quarter -21 -70
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AIG Performance of Service Index Mar 47.0 38.7

Tuesday, 07 April 2020 

Time Country Indices Period Previous Forecast Actual
00:01

BRC Retail Sales Monitor Mar -0.4%
00:30

Average Cash Earnings Feb 1.2% 0.2% 1.0%
00:30

Household Spending Feb -3.9% -3.3% -0.3%
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ANZ Jobs Advertisements Mar 1.2% -10.3%
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Trade Balance Feb 4.75bln 3.75bln 4.36bln
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RBNZ Monetary Policy Statement
04:35

30-Year JGB Auction Apr 0.335%; 3.65 0.426%; 3.53
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RBA Interest Rate Decision Apr 0.25% 0.25% 0.25%
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RBA Monetary Policy Statement
06:00

Leading Indicators Feb 90.5 92.0 92.1
06:45

Unemployment Rate Mar 2.6%; 2.5% 2.7%; 2.6% 2.8%; 2.9%
07:00

Industrial Production Feb 3.2% m/m; -0.9% y/y -0.7% m/m; -3.0% y/y 0.3% m/m; -1.2% y/y
07:45

Trade Balance Feb -6.0bln -5.1bln -5.2bln
08:00

Foreign Currency Reserves Mar 768.8bln 765.6bln
08:30

Halifax House Price Index Mar 0.2% m/m; 2.8% y/y 0.2% m/m; 3.3% y/y 0.0% m/m; 3.0% y/y
09:00

Retail Sales Feb 0.1% m/m; 1.5% y/y -0.4% m/m; 0.2% y/y 0.8% m/m; 5.7% y/y
11:00

NFIB Small Business Index Mar 104.5 96.4
15:00

JOLTs Job Openings Feb 7012K 6550K 6882K
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Ivey Purchasing Managers Index Mar 54.1; 53.2 50.1 26.0; 28.2
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IBD/TIPP Economic Optimism Apr 53.9 49.1 47.8
18:01

10-y Bond Auction Apr 0.849%; 2.36
20:00

Consumer Credit Feb 12.0bln 13.9bln

Wednesday, 08 April 2020 

Time Country Indices Period Previous Forecast Actual
00:50

Core Machinery Orders Feb 2.9% m/m; -0.3% y/y -2.9% m/m; -3.0% y/y
00:50

Current Account Feb 1626.8bln; 612.3bln 2021.5bln; 3067.2bln
01:30

Westpac Consumer Sentiment Apr 91.9; -3.8%
06:00

Economy Watchers Survey Mar 27.4; 24.6 22.2; 19.0
10:30

10-y Bond Auction Apr -0.77%; 1.0
10:30

10-y Bond Auction Apr 0.307%; 2.23
10:30

10-y Bond Auction Apr 0.307%; 2.23
13:15

Housing Starts Mar 210.069K 170.0K
13:30

Building Permits Feb 4.0% -3.5%
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Crude Oil Inventories Apr 13833K
15:30

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Crude Oil Inventories Apr 13833K
18:01

30-y Bond Auction Apr 1.320%; 2.36
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FOMC Meeting Minutes Mar

Thursday, 09 April 2020 

Time Country Indices Period Previous Forecast Actual
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RICS House Price Balance Mar 29% 11%
01:30

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BOJ Governor Haruhiko Kuroda Speaks
01:30

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BOJ Governor Haruhiko Kuroda Speaks
02:30

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ECB Financial Stability Report
02:30

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ECB Financial Stability Report
07:00

Trade Balance Feb 18.5bln; 13.8bln 20.3bln; 16.5bln
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GDP Feb 0.0% m/m; 0.0% 3m/3m 0.1% m/m; 0.1% 3m/3m
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Industrial Production Feb -0.1% m/m; -2.9% y/y 0.1% m/m; -3.0% y/y
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Manufacturing Production Feb 0.2% m/m; -3.6% y/y 0.2% m/m; -4.0% y/y
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Visible Trade Balance Feb -3.7bln -6.0bln
07:00

Construction Output Feb -0.8% m/m; 1.6% y/y 0.3% m/m; 0.2% y/y
07:00

Index of Services Feb 0.0% 3m/3m; 0.1% m/m 0.3% 3m/3m; 0.2% m/m
07:00

Prelim Machine Tool Orders Mar -29.6%
09:00

Industrial Production Feb 3.7% m/m; -0.1% y/y -1.5% m/m; -3.0% y/y
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ECB Monetary Policy Meeting Accounts Mar
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Unemployment Rate Mar 5.6% 7.4%
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Employment Change Mar 30.3K -500.0K
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Part Time Employment Change Mar 37.6K; -7.3K
13:30

Participation Rate Mar 65.5% 65.0%
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New Housing Price Index Mar 0.4% m/m; 0.6% y/y
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PPI Mar -0.6% m/m; 1.3% y/y -0.3% m/m; 0.5% y/y
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PPI Core Mar -0.3% m/m; 1.4% y/y 0.0% m/m; 1.2% y/y
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Unemployment Claims Apr 6648K 5000K
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Unemployment Claims Apr 6648K 5000K
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Continuing Claims Mar 3029K
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Continuing Claims Mar 3029K
15:00

Wholesale Inventories Feb -0.5% -0.5%
15:00

UoM Inflation Expectations Apr 2.2%; 2.3%
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UoM Inflation Expectations Apr 2.2%; 2.3%
15:30

EIA Natural Gas Storage Change Apr -19bln
15:30

EIA Natural Gas Storage Change Apr -19bln
18:00

Baker Hughes U.S. Rig Count Apr 664
18:00

Baker Hughes U.S. Rig Count Apr 664

Friday, 10 April 2020 

Time Country Indices Period Previous Forecast Actual
00:50

Bank Lending Mar 2.1% y/y; 2.2% y/y 2.1% y/y
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Domestic Corporate Goods Price Index Mar -0.4% m/m; 0.8% y/y -0.7% m/m; -0.1% y/y
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CPI Mar 5.2% 4.9%
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PPI Mar -0.4% -1.1%
07:45

Industrial Production Feb 1.2% 0.0%
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Consumer Price Index Mar 0.1% m/m; 2.3% y/y -0.3% m/m; 1.6% y/y
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Consumer Price Index Core Mar 0.2% m/m; 2.4% y/y 0.1% m/m; 2.3% y/y
14:30

Leading Indicators Feb 91.4; 0.1%
17:30

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FOMC Member Loretta Mester Speaks
17:30

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FOMC Member Loretta Mester Speaks
19:00

Federal Budget Balance Mar -235.3bln -135.0bln
19:00

Federal Budget Balance Mar -235.3bln -135.0bln