Forex: Weekly Outlook – Quiet fundamentals week ahead

on Jul 22, 2013
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**iNVEZZ.com Monday July 22th**

**Today:**
03:00 BST – Bank of Japan governing board member Takehiro Sato addressed business leaders earlier today, following mid-term elections for the upper house of the National Diet yesterday. According to exit polls, Abe’s Liberal Democratic Party and its coalition partner, the New Komeito party, have secured 76 of the 121 seats up for grabs ,putting control of the entire parliament in one set of hands for the first time in years.

08:00 BST – The Swiss National Bank’s Monthly Statistical Bulletin was released. Amongst other data, the M3 money supply was up 11.6 percent in June.
13:30 BST – The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago releases its National Activity Index (CFNAI).
15:00 BST – The US Existing Home Sales for June will be published by the National Association of Realtors.

16:30 BST – USD 3-Month and 6-Month Bills Auctions by the US Department of Treasury.
**Tuesday:**
09:30 BST – The British Bankers’ Association (BBA) will publish its monthly mortgage approvals for June.
13:30 BST – Canadian retail sales to be released by Statistics Canada.
14:00 BST – The weekly Redbook index, tracking sales growth in a sample of large US general merchandise retailers.

14:00 BST – The US Housing Price Index, produced by the Office of Federal Reserve Housing Enterprise Oversight.
14:00 BST – From Eurostat, a preliminary reading on Eurozone Consumer Confidence for July.
15:00 BST – The Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index for July from the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond in Virginia.
16:30 BST – US 4-Week Bill Auction by the US Department of Treasury.

23:45 BST – New Zealand’s Trade Balance (separately for imports and exports) Statistics New Zealand.
**Wednesday:**
00:50 BST –Japanese Adjusted Merchandise Trade Balance and Import/Export data, from the Ministry of Finance.
02:30 BST – The Australian Consumer Price Index will be released by the Reserve Bank of Australia, for publication by the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
03:45 BST – The HSBC Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) to be released by Markit Economics.
09:00 BST – Markit Economics publishes the French, German and the Eurozone Manufacturing and Services PMI.
11:00 BST – The CBI Industrial Trends Survey – Orders will be released by the Confederation of British Industry.
12:00 BST – Latest month US mortgage applications from the Mortgage Bankers Association.
14:00 BST – A preliminary reading of July’s US Manufacturing PMI, released by Markit Economics.
15:00 BST – US New Homes Sales data for June, from the US Census Bureau.
15:30 BST –Crude Oil Stocks Change, from the Energy Information Administration.
22:00 BST – The Reserve Bank of New Zealand will publish an economic review, incorporating its interest rate decision.
**Thursday:**
00:50 BST – The Corporate Service Price Index will be released by the Bank of Japan and a securities investment update is due the Ministry of Finance.
07:00 BST – The UK’s Nationwide Housing Prices for July.
09:00 BST – M3 Money Supply for June, from the European Central Bank.
09:00 BST – CESifo Group is set to release its latest assessment of the German business climate and business expectations for the next six months.
09:30 BST – Preliminary reading of the UK’s Gross Domestic Product for Q2 and the Index of Services for the three months to May will be published by the UK’s National Statistics (GBP).
13:30 BST –US durable goods orders from the US Census Bureau.
13:30 BST – US weekly jobless claims report will be published by the Department of Labor.
15:30 BST – EIA (Energy Information Administration) monthly data and AGA (American Gas Association) weekly data US Natural Gas Storage Change .
16:00 BST – The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City’s quarterly Survey of Manufacturers.
**Friday:**
00:30 BST – The National and Tokyo area Consumer Price Indexes will be published by Japan’s Bureau of Statistics.
07:00 BST – Deutsche Bundesbank releases Germany’s latest Import Price Index.
15:00 BST – The Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index for July.