Market moving info – week starting January 4, 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 4.

Last week:

  • The FTSE 100 lost 5% in 2015 as it was hit by the huge drop in commodities prices, which affected miners and energy companies in the index. The S&P 500 saw its first annual loss since 2008, ending the year 0.7% lower.

This week:

Monday, January 4

Europe:

  • Eurozone manufacturing PMI for December.
  • Germany manufacturing PMI for December.
  • Germany consumer price inflation for December.
  • Spain manufacturing PMI for December.
  • Italy manufacturing PMI for December.
  • France manufacturing PMI for December.
  • UK manufacturing PMI for December.
  • UK mortgage approvals for November.
  • Bank of England consumer credit, money supply for November.

US:

  • Manufacturing PMI for December.
  • Construction spending for November.

Rest of the world:

  • Brazil manufacturing PMI for December.
  • Brazil trade balance for December.

Corporate events:

  • None of note.

Tuesday, January 5

Europe:

  • Eurozone consumer price inflation for December.
  • Germany unemployment for December.
  • Italy consumer price inflation for December.
  • UK construction PMI data for December.

US:

  • Redbook same store sales.
  • ISM – New York business conditions.
  • API weekly crude oil stocks.

Rest of the world:

  • China Caixin services PMI for December.
  • Canada raw materials price index for November.

Corporate events:

  • Q4 2015 Grenkeleasing AG Corporate Sales Release.
  • Q1 2016 Trigano SA Corporate Sales Release.
  • December 2015 Ford Motor Co Corporate Sales Release.

Wednesday, January 6

Europe:

  • Eurozone composite, services PMI for December.
  • Eurozone producer prices for December.
  • Germany composite, services PMI for December.
  • France consumer confidence for December.
  • France services PMI for December.
  • Spain services PMI for December.
  • Italy services PMI for December.
  • UK services PMI for December.

US

  • Weekly mortgage applications data from the Mortgage Bankers Association.
  • Weekly crude inventories.
  • ADP nonfarm private payrolls data for December.
  • ISM non-manufacturing PMI for December.
  • Markit composite, services PMI for December.
  • Trade balance data for November.
  • Factory orders for November.

Rest of the world:

  • Canada trade balance for November.
  • Australia building approvals for November.
  • Australia trade balance for November.
  • Brazil Markit services, PMI for December.

Corporate events:

  • Q1 2016 Topps Tiles PLC Interim Management Statement Release.
  • Q1 2016 Monsanto Co Earnings Release.

Thursday, January 7

Europe:

  • Eurozone business climate, consumer confidence survey for December.
  • Eurozone retail sales for December.
  • Eurozone unemployment for December.
  • Germany factory orders, retail sales for November.
  • Italy unemployment rate for November.

US:

  • Weekly natural gas inventories.
  • Weekly jobless claims.
  • Challenger job cuts for December.

Rest of the world:

  • Australia retail sales for November.
  • Brazil industrial production for November.
  • Brazil auto sales for December.
  • Canada PMI for December.
  • Japan foreign reserves for December.

Corporate events:

  • Q3 2015/2016 Marks and Spencer Group PLC Interim Management Statement Release.
  • Q3 2015 Poundland Group PLC Trading Statement Release.
  • Persimmon PLC Trading Statement Release.
  • December 2015 Gap Inc Corporate Sales Release.
  • Q1 2016 Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc Earnings Release.
  • Q4 2015 KB Home Earnings Release.

Friday, January 8

Europe

  • Germany trade balance for November.
  • Germany industrial production for November.
  • France trade balance for November.
  • France industrial production for November.
  • Italy third-quarter public deficit.
  • UK trade balance for November.
  • Switzerland unemployment for December.
  • Switzerland consumer price inflation for December.

US

  • Nonfarm payrolls, unemployment rate, average earnings for December.
  • Consumer credit for November.
  • Wholesale inventories for November.

Rest of the world:

  • China consumer price inflation for December.
  • China producer price inflation for December.
  • Japan coincident, leading index for November.
  • Brazil consumer price inflation for December.
  • Canada unemployment for December.
  • Canada building permits data for November.

Corporate events:

  • Q1 2016 Synergy Resources Corp Earnings Release.