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Economic calendar (GMT0):
(Time/ Region/ Event/ Period/ Previous/ Forecast/ Actual)
01:00 Australia RBA's Governor Glenn Stevens Speech
01:00 China Non-Manufacturing PMI June 55.5 55.0
01:30 Australia Building Permits, m/m May -5.6% +3.5% +9.9%
01:30 Australia Building Permits, y/y May +1.1% +14.3%
01:30 Australia Retail sales (MoM) May +0.2% +0.3% -0.5%
01:30 Australia Retail Sales Y/Y May +5.7% +4.6%
01:45 China HSBC Services PMI June 50.7 53.1
07:48 France Services PMI (Finally) June 49.1 48.2 48.2
07:53 Germany Services PMI (Finally) June 56.0 54.8 54.6
07:58 Eurozone Services PMI (Finally) June 53.2 52.8 52.8
08:30 United Kingdom Purchasing Manager Index Services June 58.6 58.1 57.7
09:00 Eurozone Retail Sales (MoM) May +0.4% +0.3% 0.0%
09:00 Eurozone Retail Sales (YoY) May +2.4% +0.7%
11:45 Eurozone ECB Interest Rate Decision 0.15% 0.15% 0.15%
The U.S. dollar traded mixed against the most major currencies ahead of the U.S. labour market data. Analysts expect that the U.S. economy will add 211,000 jobs in June, after 217,000 jobs in May.
The unemployment rate in the U.S. should remain unchanged at 6.3% in June.
The euro traded mixed against the U.S. dollar after the European Central Bank's interest rate decision. The ECB kept its interest rate unchanged at 0.15%.
Retail sales in the Eurozone were flat in May, missing expectations for a 0.2% gain, after a 0.2% decline in April. April's figure was revised down from a 0.4% rise.
On a yearly basis, retail sales in the Eurozone increased 0.7% in May, missing expectations for a 1.2% rise, after a 1.8% gain in April. April's figure was revised down from a 2.4% increase.
Eurozone's services purchasing managers' index decreased to 52.8 in June from 53.2 in May, in line with expectations.
German final services purchasing managers' index declined to 54.6 in June from 56.0 in May, missing expectations for a drop to 54.8.
French final services purchasing managers' index fell to 48.2 in June from 49.1 in May, in line with expectations.
Spanish services purchasing managers' index decreased to 54.8 in June from 55.7 in May, missing expectations for a rise to 55.8.
The British pound declined against the U.S. dollar after the weaker-than-expected U.K. services purchase managers' index. The U.K. services purchasing managers' index dropped to 57.7 in June from 58.6 in May. Analysts had expected the index to decline to 58.1.
The Canadian dollar increased against the U.S. dollar ahead of the Canadian trade balance. The Canadian trade balance deficit should narrow to C$0.3 billion in May from a deficit of C$0.64 billion in April.
EUR/USD: the currency pair traded mixed
GBP/USD: the currency pair declined to $1.7124
USD/JPY: the currency pair traded mixed
The most important news that are expected (GMT0):
12:30 Eurozone ECB Press Conference
12:30 Canada Trade balance, billions May -0.64 -0.3
12:30 U.S. International Trade, bln May -47.2 -45.1
12:30 U.S. Initial Jobless Claims June 312 310
12:30 U.S. Average hourly earnings June +0.2% +0.2%
12:30 U.S. Nonfarm Payrolls June 217 211
12:30 U.S. Unemployment Rate June 6.3% 6.3%
14:00 U.S. ISM Non-Manufacturing June 56.3 56.2
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