Read the key events to monitor for the week which starts on April 5, 2021.
The coming week is fairly quiet, as the market anticipates the first quarter earnings season.
Service sector PMIs will dominate the week alongside some key updates to trade, industrial production and inflation.
ECB and FOMC release minutes from their last meetings. The IMF’s spring meeting also commences. Fed Chairman Jerome Powell appears Thursday on an IMF panel.
WEEK AHEAD CALENDAR
US: Factory orders, US services & composite PMI, US ISM services survey
Japan: Jibun Bank services & composite PMI
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen at Chicago Council on Global Affairs
US: JOLTS job openings
Eurozone: EZ unemployment, Spain unemployment, Italy unemployment
China: Caixin services & composite PMI
Japan: Household spending
Chicago Fed President Charles Evans.
US: Trade balance, Consumer credit
Eurozone: EZ services & composite PMI, Germany services & composite PMI, France services & composite PMI, Spain services & composite PMI, Italy services & composite PMI
UK: services & composite PMI
Chicago Fed’s Evans, Dallas Fed President Rob Kaplan, Richmond Fed President Tom Barkin, Federal Open Market Committee minutes.
US: Jobless claims
Eurozone: Germany factory orders, France trade balance, EZ producer prices
Japan: current account, trade balance
St. Louis Fed President James Bullard, Fed Chairman Jerome Powell discusses economy on International Monetary Fund panel, ECB policy meeting minutes.
US: Producer price index, Wholesale inventories
Eurozone: Germany trade balance, German Industrial production, France industrial production, Italy retail sales
UK: Halifax house prices
China: Consumer prices inflation, Producer prices
UK BoE Quarterly Bulletin.
Source: CNBC, Investopedia, Markit .