Erik Schafhauser Zürich

Morning Brew August 17 2021

Morning Brew 1 minute to read
Erik Schafhauser

Senior Relationship Manager

Good Morning,

After Equities initially came under pressure yesterday, blue chips recovered while the Nasdaq closed slightly in the red. The Dow gained 0.3%, the S&P 0.25 and the Nasdaq dropped 0.2%. the GER30 is trading at 15890 and the Swiss 20 at 12420.

US 10 year rates are at 1.2433 after a low of 1.224 yesterday, the USD Indes tradesa t 92.68. Gold and Silver rise to 1791 and 23.92, EURRUSD trades at 1.1766 and Cable at 1.3820.

Chinese issued draft regulation on the internet sector. They are concerning unfair competition and use of user data.

Japan extends the state of emergency until September 12,

US regulators opened a formal safety probe into Tesla`s driver assistance system.

Swiss Life`s profit for the first half of the year rises by 15%.

The evacuation of Kabul continues as western politicians try to explain the happenings.

UK Payrolls rose by 182k

Today the US Retail Sales are likely to be the key event at -0.2% monthly, the EU GDP would only be a significant market mover on a strong surprise, progress in the US Debt ceiling and infrastructure plan would also be of importance, Walmart reports before the bell. Retail sales are a good indication on the breadth of the recovery in the US and a good number would strengthen the case for early tapering. 

Local Start Date

Local Time

Country/Region

Indicator Name

Period

Reuters Poll

17 Aug 2021

09:30

Netherlands

GDP Prelim SA QQ

Q2

17 Aug 2021

11:00

Euro Zone

GDP Flash Estimate QQ

Q2

2.0%

17 Aug 2021

11:00

Euro Zone

GDP Flash Estimate YY

Q2

13.7%

17 Aug 2021

14:15

Canada

House Starts, Annualized

Jul

275.0k

17 Aug 2021

14:30

United States

Retail Sales MM

Jul

-0.2%

17 Aug 2021

15:15

United States

Industrial Production MM

Jul

0.5%

17 Aug 2021

15:15

United States

Capacity Utilization SA

Jul

75.7%

17 Aug 2021

16:00

United States

Business Inventories MM

Jun

0.8%

18 Aug 2021

00:45

New Zealand

PPI - Inputs QQ

Q2

18 Aug 2021

00:45

New Zealand

PPI - Outputs QQ

Q2

18 Aug 2021

01:50

Japan

Machinery Orders MM

Jun

-2.8%

18 Aug 2021

01:50

Japan

Trade Balance Total Yen

Jul

202.3B

18 Aug 2021

03:30

Australia

Wage Price Index QQ

Q2

0.6%

18 Aug 2021

04:00

New Zealand

Cash Rate

18 Aug

0.50%

18 Aug 2021

08:00

United Kingdom

CPI YY

Jul

2.3%

18 Aug 2021

08:00

United Kingdom

RPI YY

Jul

3.7%

18 Aug 2021

08:00

United Kingdom

PPI Input Prices YY NSA

Jul

18 Aug 2021

11:00

Euro Zone

HICP Final YY

Jul

2.2%

18 Aug 2021

14:30

United States

Building Permits: Number

Jul

1.610M

18 Aug 2021

14:30

Canada

CPI Inflation YY

Jul

3.4%

18 Aug 2021

14:30

Canada

CPI BoC Core YY

Jul

19 Aug 2021

03:30

Australia

Employment

Jul

-46.2k

19 Aug 2021

03:30

Australia

Unemployment Rate

Jul

5.0%

19 Aug 2021

10:00

Norway

Key Policy Rate

19 Aug

0.00%

19 Aug 2021

14:30

United States

Initial Jobless Clm

14 Aug, w/e

360k

19 Aug 2021

14:30

United States

Cont Jobless Clm

7 Aug, w/e

2.800M

19 Aug 2021

14:30

United States

Philly Fed Business Indx

Aug

25.0

20 Aug 2021

01:01

United Kingdom

GfK Consumer Confidence

Aug

-7

20 Aug 2021

01:30

Japan

CPI, Core Nationwide YY

Jul

-0.4%

20 Aug 2021

08:00

Germany

Producer Prices MM

Jul

0.8%

20 Aug 2021

08:00

United Kingdom

Retail Sales MM

Jul

0.5%

20 Aug 2021

08:00

Norway

GDP Growth

Q2

20 Aug 2021

14:30

Canada

Retail Sales MM

Jun

4.4%

23 Aug 2021

01:00

Australia

Comp PMI Flash

Aug

23 Aug 2021

02:30

Japan

Jibun Bank Mfg PMI Flash

Aug

23 Aug 2021

08:00

Denmark

Consumer Confidence

Aug

23 Aug 2021

09:15

France

Markit Comp Flash PMI

Aug

23 Aug 2021

09:30

Germany

Markit Comp Flash PMI

Aug

23 Aug 2021

10:00

Euro Zone

Markit Comp Flash PMI

Aug

23 Aug 2021

10:30

United Kingdom

Flash Composite PMI

Aug

23 Aug 2021

12:00

United Kingdom

CBI Trends - Orders

Aug

23 Aug 2021

15:45

United States

Markit Comp Flash PMI

Aug

23 Aug 2021

15:45

United States

Markit Mfg PMI Flash

Aug

23 Aug 2021

16:00

United States

Existing Home Sales

Jul

5.85M

23 Aug 2021

16:00

Euro Zone

Consumer Confid. Flash

Aug

 

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