Market moving info – week starting January 11, 2016

Here’s a summary of last week’s market moving news and a look ahead to the data, events and earnings reports that are likely to move the markets in the week starting January 11.

Last week:

  • European stocks had their worst week since 2011 by some measures after Chinese stock markets collapsed as regulators introduced circuit breakers only to abolish them a few days later, in one of the worst starts of the year ever for global financial markets.
  • The US economy added 292,000 jobs in December, reconfirming the Federal Reserve’s decision to raise interest rates for the first time in nearly a decade. However, wages remained stagnant.

This week:

Monday, January 11

Europe:

  • Eurozone Sentix investor confidence for January.
  • Spain industrial production for November.
  • British Retail Consortium sales data for December.
  • Ukraine foreign exchange reserves for December.
  • Slovakia industrial output for November.

US:

  • Employment trends index for December.

Rest of the world:

  • Canada housing starts data for December.
  • Japan bank lending for December.

Corporate events:

  • Preliminary 2015 Continental AG Earnings Release.
  • Q1 2016 Apollo Education Group Inc Earnings Release.

Tuesday, January 12

Europe:

  • UK industrial production for November.
  • UK manufacturing production for November.
  • Czech Republic final third quarter GDP data.
  • Czech Republic consumer price inflation for December.
  • Czech Republic retail sales for November.
  • Russia consumer price inflation for December.

US:

  • NFIB small business optimism.

Rest of the world:

  • China exports, imports, trade balance for December.
  • Japan household confidence for December.
  • South Africa manufacturing production for November.
  • India consumer price inflation for December.
  • India industrial production for November.

Corporate events:

  • Debenhams PLC Trading Statement Release.
  • Saga PLC Trading Statement Release.
  • Q3 2015 Big Yellow Group PLC Interim Management Statement Release.
  • Q4 2015 IHS Inc Earnings Release.

Wednesday, January 13

Europe:

  • Eurozone industrial production for November.
  • France consumer price inflation for December.
  • Poland current account balance for November.
  • Czech Republic current account balance for November.
  • Romania industrial output for November.
  • Romania consumer price inflation for December.

US

  • Weekly mortgage applications data from the Mortgage Bankers Association.
  • Weekly crude inventories.
  • Federal budget balance for December.

Rest of the world:

  • Brazil retail sales for November.
  • Japan core machinery orders for November.
  • Australia unemployment for December.

Corporate events:

  • Barratt Developments PLC Trading Statement Release.
  • Q2 2016 Dunelm Group PLC Interim Management Statement Release.
  • Q1 2016 Sodexo SA Corporate Sales Release.
  • Q4 2015 Mercialys SA Corporate Sales Release.
  • Q4 2015 Volt Information Sciences Inc Earnings Release.

Thursday, January 14

Europe:

  • Eurogroup meeting.
  • Account of the ECB’s December meeting due to be released.
  • Germany wholesale price inflation for December.
  • Italy industrial production for November.
  • Germany 12-month annual GDP data.
  • Spain current account balance for December.
  • Bank of England monetary policy meeting.
  • Hungary consumer price inflation for December.
  • Poland central bank monetary policy meeting.
  • Bulgaria consumer price inflation for December.

US:

  • Weekly natural gas inventories.
  • Weekly jobless claims.
  • Export, import prices for December.

Rest of the world:

  • India wholesale price inflation for December.
  • South Africa gold, mining production for November.
  • Canada new housing price index for November.
  • Australia home loans for November.

Corporate events:

  • Q1 2016 Associated British Foods PLC Trading Statement Release.
  • Q3 2016 Burberry Group PLC Trading Update Release.
  • ASOS PLC Trading Statement Release.
  • Q4 2015 William Hill PLC Trading Statement Release.
  • Premier Oil PLC Trading and Operations Update.
  • Q2 2016 Ashmore Group PLC Asset Under Management Statement Release.
  • JD Sports Fashion PLC Christmas Trading Statement Release.
  • Preliminary 2015 Beiersdorf AG Corporate Sales Release.
  • Q3 2016 Alstom SA Corporate Sales Release.
  • Q4 2015 Casino Guichard Perrachon SA Corporate Sales Release.
  • Best Buy Co Inc Fiscal 2016 Holiday Sales Results.
  • Q4 2015 Intel Corp Earnings Release.

Friday, January 15

Europe

  • Eurozone trade balance for November.
  • France government budget balance for November.
  • Spain consumer price inflation for December.
  • Italy consumer price inflation for December.
  • UK construction output for November.
  • Poland consumer price inflation for December.
  • Romania third quarter GDP final data.
  • Russia trade balance data for November.
  • Slovakia consumer price inflation for December.

US

  • Core producer prices for December.
  • Core retail sales for December.
  • Empire state manufacturing index for January.
  • Industrial, manufacturing production for December.
  • Michigan consumer, inflation expectations for January.
  • Business inventories for November.

Rest of the world:

  • Singapore retail sales for November.

Corporate events:

  • Q4 2015 Carrefour SA Corporate Sales Release.
  • Q4 2015 Wells Fargo & Co Earnings Release.
  • Q4 2015 Citigroup Inc Earnings Release.
  • Q4 2015 BlackRock Inc Earnings Release.