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Weekly Outlook: Dec 11 - Dec 15



United States: the JOLTs job openings report for October will be released as of 15:00 GMT.




Asia: Australia’s third-quarter house price index is due at 00:30 GMT, along with the NAB business confidence index for November.


Europe: the United Kingdom kicks off the week with the November edition of its consumer price index and producer price index input as of 09:30 GMT. Analysts are forecasting a 0.2 percent build in consumer prices last month. In Germany, attention will be directed to ZEW current conditions and economic sentiment for December at 10:00 GMT.


United States: a fresh look at the producer price index for November is up at 13:30 GMT. The Federal Budget Balance is scheduled for release at 19:00 GMT.




Europe: Germany’s consumer price index for November is due at 07:00 GMT, followed by the unemployment rate and claimant count change for October and November in the UK at 09:30 GMT. The Eurozone will present its latest industrial production figures at 10:00 GMT.


United States: the consumer price index for November will get out as of 13:30 GMT, with a 0.3 percent month-over-month build seen. And finally, the Federal Reserve will announce its long-awaited interest rate decision for December at 19:00 GMT. Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen is set to speak following the official statement at 19:30 GMT.




Asia: Australia will present its November employment report at 00:30 GMT, including employment change and the unemployment rate. China is due to release fixed asset investment figures and industrial product for November at 02:00 GMT, while a Japanese look at the latest one is scheduled at 04:30 GMT. The Tankan large manufacturers and non-manufacturers index for the fourth-quarter will be unveiled at 23:50 GMT.


Europe: Markit Economics will present December manufacturing and services PMI indexes for Germany and the Eurozone as of 08:30 GMT and 09:00 GMT respectively. Later on, traders will focus on the Bank of England monetary policy meeting, with announcements set at 12:00 GMT. UK retail sales for November are up at 09:30 GMT. The European Central Bank also gathers and presents its interest rate decision at 12:45 GMT.


United States: retail sales for November, along with the import and export price index are expected at 13:30 GMT. Manufacturing and services PMI indexes for December are up at 14:45 GMT.




Europe: EU’s trade balance figures for October are due at 10:00 GMT.


United States: the NY Empire States manufacturing index for December will be out at 13:30 GMT. Industrial production for November is due for release at 14:15 GMT.