Market moving info — week starting June 19, 2017

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 June 19, 2017.

Last week:          

  • Eurozone ministers approved the release of a new tranche of aid for Greece that will help the country avoid a new payment crisis in July, when it has to pay €7.0 billion worth of debt.

This week:

Monday, June 19

Europe:

  • Results for the second round of French presidential elections.
  • Brexit negotiations scheduled to start in Brussels.
  • UK Rightmove home prices for June.

US:

  • Treasury T-bills auctions.

Rest of the world:

  • Japan trade balance for May.

Corporate events:

  • Bonmarche earnings.

Tuesday, June 20

Europe:

  • Eurozone current account balance for April.
  • Germany producer price inflation for May.
  • Spain trade balance for April.

US:

  • Current account for the first quarter.

Rest of the world:

  • Australia house price index for the first quarter.
  • Australia central bank – minutes of last monetary policy meeting.
  • Canada wholesale inventories for April.

Corporate events:

  • Wolseley Plc, Lennar, FedEx, RedHat earnings.

Wednesday, June 21

Europe:

  • Spain industrial order for April.
  • UK budget deficit for May.

US

  • Weekly mortgage applications data from the Mortgage Bankers Association.
  • Weekly crude inventories.

Rest of the world:

  • South Africa consumer price inflation for April.

Corporate events:

  • Berkeley Group, Hornby, Sirius Real Estate, Whitbread, Oracle earnings.

Thursday, June 22

Europe:

  • European Union heads of states summit starts in Brussels.
  • Eurozone consumer confidence for June.
  • France business climate index for June.
  • France production outlook for June.

US:

  • Weekly natural gas inventories.
  • Weekly jobless claims.
  • FHFA home price index for April.
  • Leading indicators for May.

Rest of the world:

  • Canada retail sales for August.

Corporate events:

  • Accenture, Go-Ahead Group, Barnes & Noble, Bed Bath & Beyond earnings.

Friday, June 23

Europe

  • Eurozone manufacturing, services PMI for June (preliminary).
  • Italy industrial orders for April.

US

  • Markit manufacturing, services PMI for June (preliminary).
  • New home sales for May.

Rest of the world:

  • Japan Markit manufacturing PMI for June.
  • Canada consumer price inflation for May.

Corporate events:

  • Celesio AG, Zumtobel Group AG, Blackberry, Finish Line earnings.