Investors weigh manufacturing, consumer pricing and housing outlooks
WEEKLY MARKET COMMENTARY |
The week ahead in global financial markets will see a rash of first-tier data published from the major developed economies.
In the U.S., new data on housing, inflation, regional manufacturing and economic conditions will be released. The Federal Reserve (Fed) will send five members to address the public with the most prominent being Fed Vice Chair Stanley Fischer who will speak on the topic of low interest rates. The U.S. Treasury will put to market a $5 billion three-year Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities reopening. Elsewhere, there will be a Bank of Canada rate meeting on Wednesday and the Consumer Price Index (CPI) and retail sales reports for September will be published on Thursday.
The European Central Bank governing council meeting minutes will be published on Thursday, while the United Kingdom will publish its latest update on inflation this Tuesday, labor market data on Wednesday and its public finances report on Friday. Down under, New Zealand will release its CPI report on Tuesday and Australia will publish its employment report on Thursday.