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Sunday, 09 August 2020 

Time Country Indices Period Previous Forecast Actual
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ANZ Business Confidence Aug -31.8 -42.4
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CPI Jul 2.5% 2.6% 2.7%
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PPI Jul -3.0% -2.5% -2.4%
18:45

Unemployment Rate Jul 3.3%; 3.2% 3.4%; 3.4% 3.3%; 3.2%
19:45

Trade Balance Jun -7.1bln
21:30

Sentix Investor Confidence Aug -18.2 -16.0 -13.4

Monday, 10 August 2020 

Time Country Indices Period Previous Forecast Actual
03:00

JOLTs Job Openings Jun 5371K 5300K 5889K
09:00

FOMC Member Charles Evans Speaks
12:01

BRC Retail Sales Monitor Jul 10.9% 2.5% 4.3%
12:50

Bank Lending Jul 6.2% y/y; 6.5% y/y 6.2% y/y; 7.0% y/y 6.3% y/y; 6.4% y/y
12:50

Current Account Jun 821.1bln; 1176.8bln 1000.0bln; 110.0bln 1049.2bln; 167.5bln
14:30

NAB Business Confidence Jul 0 -14
18:00

Economy Watchers Survey Jul 38.8; 44.0 40.0; 48.2 41.1; 36.0
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Claimant Count Change Jul -68.5K 9.7K 94.4K
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Claimant Count Rate Jun 3.9% 4.2% 3.9%
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Average Earnings Index Jun -0.3% 3m/y; 0.7% 3m/y -1.2% 3m/y; -0.1% 3m/y -1.2% 3m/y; -0.2% 3m/y
21:30

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New Yuan Loans Jul 1810bln 1200bln 993bln
22:00

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ZEW Economic Sentiment Aug 59.3 57.0 71.5
22:00

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ZEW Current Situation Aug -80.9 -68.8 -81.3
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ZEW Survey (Econ. Sentiment) Aug 59.6 55.3 64.0
23:00

NFIB Small Business Index Jul 100.6 100.7 98.8

Tuesday, 11 August 2020 

Time Country Indices Period Previous Forecast Actual
01:15

Housing Starts Jul 212.095K 208.0K 245.604K
01:30

Building Permits Jun 20.2%
01:30

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PPI Jul -0.2% m/m; -0.8% y/y 0.3% m/m; -0.7% y/y 0.6% m/m; -0.4% y/y
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PPI Core Jul -0.3% m/m; 0.1% y/y 0.1% m/m; 0.0% y/y 0.5% m/m; 0.3% y/y
02:30

Leading Indicators Jun 78.2; -3.8% 76.3; -2.4%
11:45

Visitor Arrivals Jun 82.8% 65.6%
12:50

M2 Money Supply + CD Jul 7.3% y/y; 5.9% y/y 8.5% y/y; 7.0% y/y 7.9% y/y; 6.5% y/y
12:50

Core Machinery Orders Jun 1.7% m/m; -16.3% y/y
13:30

Westpac Consumer Sentiment Aug 87.9; -6.1% 79.5; -9.5%
14:30

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Wage Cost Index 2 quarter 0.5% q/q; 2.2% y/y 0.3% q/q; 1.9% y/y 0.2% q/q; 1.8% y/y
15:00

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Official Cash Rate Aug 0.25% 0.25% 0.25%
15:00

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RBNZ Rate Statement
15:00

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RBNZ Monetary Policy Statement
16:00

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RBNZ Press Conference
19:00

Prelim Machine Tool Orders Jul -32.1% -31.1%
19:00

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GDP Jun 2.4% m/m; -18.7% 3m/3m 8.1% m/m; -21.2% 3m/3m 8.7% m/m; -20.4% 3m/3m
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Industrial Production Jun 6.2% m/m; -20.0% y/y 9.2% m/m; -12.8% y/y 9.3% m/m; -12.5% y/y
19:00

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Manufacturing Production Jun 8.3% m/m; -23.1% y/y 10.0% m/m; -15.0% y/y 11.0% m/m; -14.6% y/y
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Visible Trade Balance Jun -1.8bln -4.5bln -5.1bln
19:00

Construction Output Jun 7.6% m/m; -40.0% y/y 15.1% m/m; -29.5% y/y 23.5% m/m; -24.8% y/y
19:00

Index of Services Jun -18.5% 3m/3m; 1.5% m/m -20.5% 3m/3m; 8.0% m/m -19.9% 3m/3m; 7.7% m/m
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GDP 2 quarter -2.2% q/q; -1.7% y/y -20.5% q/q; -22.4% y/y -20.4% q/q; -21.7% y/y
19:00

Business Investment 2 quarter -0.3% q/q; 0.8% y/y -30.0% q/q; -8.8% y/y -31.4% q/q; -31.3% y/y
21:00

Gross Domestic Product Jul -0.1% m/m; -0.3% y/y -0.1% m/m; -0.3% y/y -0.2% m/m; -0.4% y/y
22:00

Industrial Production Jun 12.3% m/m; -20.4% y/y 10.1% m/m; -11.5% y/y 9.1% m/m; -12.3% y/y
22:30

10-y Bond Auction Aug -0.46%; 1.8 -0.46%; 2.5

Wednesday, 12 August 2020 

Time Country Indices Period Previous Forecast Actual
01:30

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Consumer Price Index Jul 0.6% m/m; 0.6% y/y 0.3% m/m; 0.8% y/y 0.6% m/m; 1.0% y/y
01:30

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Consumer Price Index Core Jul 0.2% m/m; 1.2% y/y 0.2% m/m; 1.1% y/y 0.6% m/m; 1.6% y/y
03:00

FOMC Member Eric Rosengren Speaks
03:30

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Crude Oil Inventories Aug -7373K -3400K -4512K
04:00

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FOMC Member Robert Kaplan Speaks
06:01

10-y Bond Auction Aug 0.653%; 2.62 0.677%; 2.41
07:00

Federal Budget Balance Jul -864.1bln -138.3bln -63.0bln
11:45

Food Price Jul 0.5% 1.2%
12:01

RICS House Price Balance Jul -13% -5% 12%
12:50

Domestic Corporate Goods Price Index Jul 0.6% m/m; -1.6% y/y 0.3% m/m; -1.1% y/y 0.6% m/m; -0.9% y/y
14:00

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Consumer Inflation Expectation Aug 3.2% 3.4% 3.3%
14:30

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Unemployment Rate Jul 7.4% 7.8% 7.5%
14:30

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Employment Change Jul 228.4K 30.0K 114.7K
14:30

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Part Time Employment Change Jul -23.7K; 252.0K 43.5K; 71.2K
14:30

Participation Rate Jul 64.1% 64.4% 64.7%
19:00

CPI Jul -0.5% m/m; -0.1% y/y -0.5% m/m; -0.1% y/y -0.5% m/m; -0.1% y/y
19:00

Harmonized CPI Jul -0.5% m/m; 0.0% y/y -0.5% m/m; 0.0% y/y -0.5% m/m; 0.0% y/y
19:00

Wholesale Price Index Jul 0.6% m/m; -3.3% y/y 0.4% m/m 0.5% m/m; -2.6% y/y
20:00

CPI Jul -0.6% -0.6% -0.6%
22:00

30-y Bond Auction Aug 2.49%; 1.90 1.91%; 1.39

Thursday, 13 August 2020 

Time Country Indices Period Previous Forecast Actual
01:30

Import price index Jul 1.4% m/m; -3.9% y/y 0.6% m/m; -1.7% y/y 0.7% m/m; -3.3% y/y
01:30

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Unemployment Claims Aug 1191K 1120K 963K
01:30

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Continuing Claims Aug 16090K 15898K 15486K
03:30

EIA Natural Gas Storage Change Aug 33bln 51bln 58bln
06:01

30-y Bond Auction Aug 1.330%; 2.50 1.406%; 2.14
11:30

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Business NZ Manufacturing Index Jul 56.2 58.8
11:45

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Producer Price Index 2 quarter -0.3%q/q; 0.1% q/q
12:30

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RBA Governor Philip Lowe Speaks
15:00

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Fixed Asset Investment Jul -3.1% -1.6% -1.6%
15:00

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Industrial production Jul 4.8% y/y; -1.3% y/y 5.1% y/y; -0.4% y/y 4.8% y/y; -0.4% y/y
15:00

Retail Sales Jul -1.8% y/y; -11.4% y/y 0.1% y/y; -9.8% y/y -1.1% y/y; -9.9% y/y
15:00

Unemployment Rate Jul 5.7% 5.7% 5.7%
17:30

Tertiary Industry Index Jun -2.9% 6.4% 7.9%
19:30

Producer & Import Prices Jul 0.5% m/m; -3.5% y/y 0.3% m/m 0.1% m/m; -3.3% y/y
19:45

Consumer Price Index Jul 0.4% m/m; 0.8% y/y 0.4% m/m; 0.8% y/y 0.4% m/m; 0.8% y/y
22:00

Employment Change 2 quarter -0.2% q/q; 0.4% y/y -1.7% q/q; -1.7% y/y -2.8% q/q; -2.9% y/y
22:00

Current Account (sa) Jun 8.6bln; 9.4bln 18.0bln; 12.6bln 17.1bln; 21.2bln
22:00

GDP revised 2 quarter -12.1% q/q; -15.0% y/y -12.1% q/q; -15.0% y/y -12.1% q/q; -15.0% y/y

Friday, 14 August 2020 

Time Country Indices Period Previous Forecast Actual
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Retail Sales Jul 8.4% m/m; 8.3% m/m 2.0% m/m; 1.3% m/m 1.2% m/m; 1.9% m/m
01:30

Non-Farm Productivity 2 quarter -0.3% 1.5% 7.3%
01:30

Labor Cost 2 quarter 9.8% 6.5% 12.2%
01:30

Manufacturing Shipments Jun 11.6% 16.4% 20.7%
02:15

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Capacity Utilization Jul 68.5% 70.3% 70.6%
02:15

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Industrial Production Jul 5.7% 3.1% 3.0%
02:15

Manufacturing Production Jul 7.4% 3.0% 3.4%
03:00

Business Inventories Jun -2.3% -1.1%
03:00

UoM Inflation Expectations Aug 3.0%; 2.6%
06:00

Baker Hughes U.S. Rig Count Aug 247
12:01

Rightmove House Prices Jun 1.9% m/m; 2.9% y/y

Sutarday, 15 August 2020 

Time Country Indices Period Previous Forecast Actual
03:00

Mortgage Delinquencies 2 quarter 4.36%