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19.09.2020 03:54

Key events for next week: RBNZ and the SNB interest rate decision, Germany, Eurozone, Britain and the United States PMI, US new home sales, Germany IFO business climate index.

On Monday, at 10:00 GMT, in Germany the Bundesbank's monthly report will be released. At 12:30 GMT, Canada will release the new home price index for August, and the US will release the Chicago Federal national activity index for August. At 12: 45 GMT ECB chief Lagarde will deliver a speech. At 14:00 GMT, the head of the Fed Powell will speak.

On Tuesday, at 07:30 GMT Bank of England Governor Bailey will deliver a speech. At 10:00 GMT, Britain will publish the balance of industrial orders according to the CBI for September. At 14:00 GMT, the US will present the Fed-Richmond manufacturing index for September and report changes in existing home sales for August. Also at 14:00 GMT, the Euro zone will release a consumer confidence indicator for September. In addition, at 14:30 GMT, the head of the Fed Powell will make a speech.

On Wednesday, at 00:30 GMT, Japan will publish the manufacturing PMI and the service sector PMI for September. At 02:00 GMT in New Zealand, the RBNZ's interest rate decision will be announced. At 04:30 GMT, Japan will present an index of activity in all sectors of the economy for July. At 05:35 GMT Bank of Japan Governor Kuroda will deliver a speech. At 06:00 GMT, in Germany the Gfk consumer climate index for October will be released. Then the focus will be on the manufacturing and services business activity indices for August: at 07:15 GMT, France will report, at 07:30 GMT - Germany, at 08: 00 GMT-the Eurozone, and at 08:30 GMT - Britain. Also at 08:00 GMT, Switzerland will publish an index of Swiss investor expectations, according to ZEW and Credit Suisse, for September. At 13:00 GMT, the US will release the housing price index for July, and at 13:45 GMT- the index of business activity in the manufacturing sector and the PMI for the services sector for September. At 14:00 GMT, the head of the Fed Powell will make a speech. At 14:30 GMT, the US will announce changes in oil reserves according to the Ministry of energy. At 22:45 GMT, New Zealand will report a change in the foreign trade balance for August. At 23:50 GMT, in Japan the minutes of the Bank of Japan's monetary policy meeting will be released.

On Thursday, at 07:30 GMT in Switzerland, the SNB's interest rate decision will be announced. At 08:00 GMT, Germany will publish the IFO business environment indicator, the IFO current situation assessment indicator, and the IFO economic expectations indicator for September. At 08:00 GMT, in eurozone the ECB's economic bulletin will be released. At 10:00 GMT, Britain will release the retail sales index according to the Confederation of British Industrialists for September. At 12:30 GMT, the US will announce a change in initial applications for unemployment benefits. At 13:00 GMT, Belgium will publish the business sentiment index for September. At 14:00 GMT, the US will report changes in new home sales for August. At 14:00 GMT Bank of England Governor Bailey will deliver a speech.

On Friday, at 08:00 GMT, the Euro zone will announce changes in the aggregate M3 of money supply and private sector lending for August. At 11: 00 GMT in Britain the Bank of England quarterly bulletin will be released. At 12:30 GMT, the US will announce a change in orders for durable goods for August. At 17:00 GMT, in the US, the Baker Hughes report on the number of active oil drilling rigs will be released 


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