The Magazine for Asian Investors
In Thailand, GDP figures for Q4 21, export data for January, foreign capital flows are released.
On Monday, the People’s Bank of China’s report on setting the LPR lending rate and the house price index for January will be released.
On the same day, Japan released the February Manufacturing and Services PMI.
South Korean consumer confidence index (February) and producer price index (PPI) year-on-year (January) will be released on Tuesday and interest rate decisions (February) on Thursday.
On Tuesday, the CB Consumer Confidence Index will be published. A decrease in confidence is expected compared to the previous month when the index was 113.8. In addition, the preliminary manufacturer PMI and service PMI data will be published.
On Thursday, the API weekly crude oil inventory will be published first. This will be followed by the first applications for unemployment benefits and the first GDP figures from the fourth quarter of 2021. In addition, the new home sales for January and the EIA report on the crude oil inventory will be published.
On Friday, Durable Goods Orders, the Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index for February, Pending Home Sales, Personal Spending, and Inflation as measured by PCE/Core PCE for January will be released.
On Monday, the German producer index (PPI) for January will be published. In addition, the PMI for manufacturing and services for February will be reported. In France, the Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (February) will be reported, and the UK will show the Service PMI, Composite PMI, and Manufacturers PMI.
On Wednesday, the EU continues with the consumer price index figures for the month of January.
Finally, on Friday, there will be the GDP figures from Germany for Q4 and ECB President Lagarde will make a statement.