Market moving info – week starting May 25, 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 May 25.

Last week:

This week:

Monday, May 25

Europe:

  • UK, other European markets closed for a holiday.
  • Spanish producer prices for April.

US:

  • Memorial Day holiday, markets closed.
  • Fed Vice Chair Stanley Fischer speaks on Europe.

Rest of the world:

  • Bank of Japan publishes money report.
  • Japan services producer prices.
  • Bank of Israel interest rate decision.
  • Brazil public debt for April.
  • Mexico monthly trade balance.

Corporate events:

  • None of note.

Tuesday, May 26

Europe:

  • UK Confederation of British Industries reported sales.
  • Spain budget deficit for April.
  • Netherlands producer confidence.
  • Polish unemployment.
  • Hungary monetary policy, interest rate announcement.

US:

  • Durable goods for April.
  • House price purchase index for the first quarter and for March.
  • New home sales for April.
  • Conference Board consumer confidence data for May.
  • Richmond Fed manufacturing index for May.
  • Dallas Fed manufacturing outlook.

Rest of the world:

  • South Africa first quarter gross domestic product.
  • South Africa first quarter unemployment.
  • Brazil current account data for April.
  • Mexico retail sales for March.

Corporate events:

  • FY Ryanair Earning Release.
  • FY BT Earnings Release.
  • FY Tata Earnings Release.
  • Q3 2015 Autozone Inc Earnings Release.
  • Q1 2016 TiVo Inc Earnings Release.

Wednesday, May 27

Europe:

  • Germany GfK consumer confidence for June.
  • France consumer confidence indicator.
  • Spain mortgages data for March.
  • Belgium business confidence data.
  • Sweden central bank board meets.
  • Sweden business, consumer confidence, trade balance.
  • Romania non-government credit for April.

US

  • Weekly mortgage applications data from the Mortgage Bankers Association.
  • Weekly crude inventories.
  • Richmond Fed President Jeffrey Lacker speaks.

Rest of the world:

  • China industrial enterprises profits for April.
  • Bank of Japan to release minutes of April policy meeting.
  • Japan small business confidence for May.
  • Japan retail trade for April.
  • Japan large scale same store sales.
  • Bank of Canada interest rate.
  • Australia first quarter construction work.
  • Brazil consumer confidence.

Corporate events:

  • Q1 2015 Card Factory PLC Trading Statement Release.
  • Full Year 2014 Caledonia Investments PLC Earnings Release.
  • Ahold, Conwert Earnings Release.
  • Q2 2015 Toll Brothers Inc Earnings Release.
  • Q1 2015 Tiffany & Co Earnings Release.
  • Q3 2015 Palo Alto Networks Inc Earnings Release.
  • Q3 2015 Costco Wholesale Corp Earnings Release.

Thursday, May 28

Europe:

  • EC eurozone business, services, industrial confidence indicator.
  • Italy business, consumer, economic confidence for May.
  • Spain first quarter GDP second reading.
  • Spain retail sales for April.
  • Belgium consumer price inflation for May.
  • British Bankers’ Association data on loans for house purchases.
  • Norway unemployment for March.
  • Sweden retail sales for April.
  • Hungary unemployment.
  • Slovakia producer prices for April.
  • Slovakia consumer confidence for May.
  • Bulgaria gross foreign debt.

US:

  • Weekly natural gas inventories.
  • Weekly jobless claims.
  • Minneapolis President Narayana Kocherlakota speaks.
  • San Francisco Fed President John Williams speaks.
  • Pending home sales for April.

Rest of the world:

  • Japan unemployment rate.
  • Japan household spending for March.
  • Japan industrial output data for April.
  • Canada first-quarter current account data.
  • Australia housing affordability index.
  • Brazil producer prices.
  • Mexico unemployment for April.

Corporate events:

  • Full Year 2014 PayPoint PLC Earnings Release.
  • IG Group Holdings PLC Pre-Close Trading Statement Release.
  • Full Year 2014/2015 Tate & Lyle PLC Earnings Release.
  • Alpha Bank, National Bank of Greece, CA Immobilien Earnings Release.
  • Q4 2014/2015 Hornbach Holding AG Earnings Release.
  • Q1 2015 Abercrombie & Fitch Co Earnings Release.
  • FY Google Earnings Release.

Friday, May 29

Europe

  • Eurozone money supply data for April.
  • France households consumer goods spending for April.
  • Italy first-quarter GDP second reading.
  • Italy consumer prices for May.
  • Italy producer prices for April.
  • Spain consumer prices for April.
  • Spain current account balance for May.
  • Portugal GDP data.
  • Portugal industrial production data, retail sales.
  • Greece GDP data, retail sales for March.
  • Austria first-quarter GDP final data.
  • GfK UK consumer confidence.
  • UK first-quarter GDP second reading.
  • Sweden first-quarter GDP.
  • Sweden household lending for April.
  • Turkey trade balance for April.
  • Poland GDP data.
  • Poland central bank inflation expectations for May.
  • Czech Republic first-quarter GDP.
  • Hungary producer prices.

US

  • First-quarter GDP second reading, core PCE.
  • Chicago PMI data for May.
  • University of Michigan confidence index for May.

Rest of the world:

  • Japan housing starts.
  • Australia new home sales for April.
  • Australia private sector credit for April.
  • Brazil first-quarter GDP data.
  • Brazil budget balance for April.
  • Mexico net outstanding loans for April.

Corporate events:

  • Q1 2015 Big Lots Inc Corporate Sales Release.
  • Q4 2015 Graham Corp Earnings Release.