Market moving info – week starting July 13, 2015

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 July 13.

Last week:

  • Chinese regulators took unprecedented steps to protect the stock market rally, by banning selling by those holding more than 5% stakes and by threatening to prosecute short sellers. Stocks, which had lost around a third in a month, surged on the news.
  • Greek MPs backed a package of reforms that includes austerity which Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras submitted to eurozone leaders to avoid his country’s exit from the single currency area.

This week:

Monday, July 13

Europe:

  • Results of the EU summit on Greece from Sunday.
  • Eurogroup meeting.
  • Bank of England releases report on credit conditions in the UK.
  • Sweden SEB house prices indicator released.
  • Ireland construction PMI data released.
  • Slovakia real monthly wages, industrial sales for May.
  • Slovakia consumer price inflation for June.

US:

  • Budget statement for June.

Rest of the world:

  • China trade balance for June.
  • India consumer price inflation for June.
  • Japan industrial production for May.

Corporate events:

  • Genel Energy PLC Trading Statement Release.
  • Q3 2015 Simulations Plus Inc Earnings Release.
  • Q2 2015 Bank of The Ozarks Inc Earnings Release.

Tuesday, July 14

Europe:

  • Eurozone industrial production data for May.
  • Germany final consumer price inflation for June.
  • Germany ZEW sentiment survey for July.
  • Italy general government debt for May.
  • Italy final consumer price inflation for June.
  • Spain final consumer price inflation for June.
  • UK consumer, producer price inflation for June.
  • UK Department for Communities and Local Government consumer prices.
  • Sweden consumer price inflation for June.
  • Poland current account data for May.
  • Czech Republic current account data for May.
  • Romania current account data for May.
  • Bulgaria consumer price inflation for June.

US:

  • Retail sales for June.
  • NFIB small business sentiment for June.
  • Import price index for June.
  • Business inventories for May.

Rest of the world:

  • India wholesale price inflation for June.
  • Canada retail sales for June.
  • Canada National Bank home prices for May.
  • Australia business confidence for June.
  • Brazil retail sales for May.

Corporate events:

  • Q2 2015 Michael Page International PLC Trading Statement Release.
  • Q1 2015 FirstGroup PLC Trading Statement Release.
  • UMS United Medical Systems International AG Earnings Release for Shortened Fiscal Year from January to April 30th 2015.
  • Q2 2015 JPMorgan Chase & Co Earnings Release.
  • Q2 2015 Wells Fargo Earnings Release.
  • Q2 2015 Johnson & Johnson Earnings Release.
  • Q1 2016 Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory Inc Earnings Release.

Wednesday, July 15

Europe:

  • France consumer price inflation for June.
  • Netherlands trade balance for May.
  • Belgium trade balance for May.
  • UK unemployment rate for May.
  • UK weekly earnings for May.
  • Russia consumer price inflation for July.
  • Poland consumer price inflation, budget for June.
  • Turkey unemployment for April.
  • Turkey central government budget balance.
  • Hungary current account data for May.
  • Ukraine foreign trade balance for May.

US

  • Weekly mortgage applications data from the Mortgage Bankers Association.
  • Weekly crude inventories.
  • June producer price inflation, final demand.
  • Empire state manufacturing index for July.
  • Industrial production data for June.
  • Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen delivers semi-annual testimony on monetary policy before the House committee.
  • Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester speaks.
  • Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks.
  • Federal Reserve issues the Beige Book.

Rest of the world:

  • China second quarter GDP data.
  • China industrial production, retail sales, fixed asset investment for June.
  • Bank of Japan monetary policy statement.
  • Bank of Canada lending rate.
  • Canada June existing home sales.
  • Australia consumer confidence for July.
  • South Africa retail sales for May.

Corporate events:

  • Q1 2015/2016 Burberry Group PLC Trading Update.
  • Q2 2015 Hochschild Mining PLC Production Results Release.
  • Q1 2015 ICAP PLC Trading Statement Release.
  • Q1 2016 Halfords Group PLC Trading Statement Release.
  • Com Group PLC Post Close Trading Statement Release.
  • H&M Hennes & Mauritz AB Sales Release.
  • Q2 2015 Casino Guichard Perrachon SA Corporate Sales Release.
  • Q2 2015 Bank of America Corp Earnings Release.
  • Q2 2015 Delta Air Lines Inc Earnings Release.
  • Q2 2015 BlackRock Inc Earnings Release.
  • Q2 2015 Intel Corp Earnings Release.
  • Q2 2015 Kinder Morgan Inc Earnings Release.
  • Q2 2015 Netflix Inc Earnings Release.

Thursday, July 16

Europe:

  • Eurozone consumer price inflation for June.
  • Eurozone trade balance for May.
  • European Central Bank monetary policy meeting, Mario Draghi news conference.
  • Italy trade balance for May.
  • Spain trade balance for May.
  • Netherlands unemployment for June.
  • Central and Eastern Europe ZEW indicator.
  • Poland consumer price inflation, unemployment for June.
  • Slovakia consumer price inflation for June.

US:

  • Weekly natural gas inventories.
  • Weekly jobless claims.
  • NAHB Housing Market Index for June.
  • Philadelphia Fed business outlook for July.
  • Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen delivers semi-annual testimony on monetary policy before the Senate committee.

Rest of the world:

  • Brazil inflation data July expectations.

Corporate events:

  • Q2 2015 Polyus Gold International Ltd Operating Results.
  • Dixons Carphone PLC Earnings Release.
  • Sports Direct International PLC Earnings Release.
  • Swedbank AB Earnings Release.
  • Q2 2015 Carrefour SA Corporate Sales Release.
  • Kvaerner ASA Earnings Release.
  • Nordea Bank AB Earnings Release.
  • Telekon Austria AG Earnings Release.
  • Q2 2015 Citigroup Inc Earnings Release.
  • Q2 2015 Blackstone Group LP Earnings Release.
  • Q2 2015 Webster Financial Corp Earnings Release.
  • Q2 2015 Charles Schwab Corp Earnings Release.
  • Q2 2015 eBay Inc Earnings Release.
  • Q2 2015 Goldman Sachs Group Inc Earnings Release.
  • Q2 2015 Mattel Inc Earnings Release.
  • Q2 2015 Advanced Micro Devices Inc Earnings Release.
  • Q2 2015 Google Inc Earnings Release.
  • Q2 2015 Schlumberger NV Earnings Release.

Friday, July 17

Europe

  • Eurozone construction output data for May.
  • Bank of Italy quarterly economic bulletin.
  • Belgium consumer confidence.
  • Poland retail sales, producer prices for June.
  • Czech export, import prices for May.
  • Russia real wages, disposable income for June.
  • Russia retail sales, unemployment for June.
  • Ukraine industrial production for June.

US

  • Consumer price inflation for June.
  • Housing starts, building permits for June.
  • University of Michigan July sentiment indicator.

Rest of the world:

  • Canada consumer price inflation for June.
  • Canada building permits for June.
  • Brazil industrial confidence for July.

Corporate events:

  • TeliaSonera AB Earnings Release.
  • Aker ASA Earnings Release.
  • Volvo AB Earnings Release.
  • Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson Earnings Release.
  • Electrolux AB Earnings Release.
  • kone Oyj Earnings Release.
  • Autoliv Inc Earnings Release.
  • Q2 2015 Honeywell International Inc Earnings Release.
  • Q2 2015 General Electric Co Earnings Release.
  • Q2 2015 Knoll Inc Earnings Release.