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08:30 United Kingdom Retail Sales (MoM) July +0,8% +0,3% +0.2%
08:30 United Kingdom Retail Sales (YoY) July +0,4% +0,1% 0.0%
12:30 U.S. CPI, Y/Y July +3,6% +3,3% +3.6%
12:30 U.S. CPI excluding food and energy, m/m July +0,3% +0,2% +0.5%
12:30 U.S. CPI excluding food and energy, Y/Y July +1,6% +1,7% +1.8%
12:30 Canada Leading Indicators, m/m July 0,1% 0,2% 0.2%
12:30 Canada Wholesale Sales, m/m June +1,9% 0,0% +0.2%
12:30 U.S. Initial Jobless Claims неделя по 13 августа 395К 403К 408К
12:30 U.S. CPI, m/m July -0,2% +0,2% +0.2%
14:00 U.S. Leading Indicators July 0,3% 0,2% 0.5%
14:00 U.S. Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Survey August 3,2 4,2 -30.7
14:00 U.S. Existing Home Sales July 4,84 4,92 4.67
14:00 U.S. Existing Home Sales, m/m July +0.6% +3,5% -3.5%
14:30 Canada Bank of Canada Monetary Policy Report 0
The dollar gained the most in two weeks versus a basket of currencies as stocks plunged on concern the global economy is slowing and speculation European banks lack sufficient capital.
The Dollar Index climbed as much as 1%, the biggest intraday jump since Aug. 4, to 74.438. The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index plunged 3.9%, and the MSCI World Index dropped 4%.
Manufacturing in the Philadelphia region shrank to minus 30.7, the lowest since March 2009.
The franc rallied after the Swiss National Bank refrained yesterday from pegging it to the euro to help curb its gains.
Finance Minister Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf said yesterday she’s “concerned” about the franc’s strength and that the government supports all SNB measures to weaken the currency. The central bank has said policy makers are assessing various options, including a temporary currency euro peg.
The pound ended a five-day rally against the dollar as a report showed U.K. retail sales rose less than economists forecast, spurring speculation that more policy makers may endorse further bond purchases to support the British economy.
European calendar for Friday starts at 0600GMT with German PPI data for July. UK data includes the Public Sector Finances for July at 0830GMT. US events start at 1230GMT, when New York Fed President William Dudley speaks on the regional and national economic outlook to the Meadowlands Chamber of Commerce in Lyndhurst, New Jersey. The main US data release for Friday is the BLS State Unemployment data, at 1400GMT. At 1745GMT, Cleveland Fed President Sandra Pianalto is due to deliver a speech on the economic outlook and the financial services industry to the Community Bankers Association of Ohio in Columbus. US Commercial and Industrial Loans data is due at 2015GMT.
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