Marco Data Impacting Asia February 15 -20


15 Feb

Earnings continue this week; including CVS Health, Hilton, Walmart and Deere.  
Data wise for the US Fed minutes on Wednesday and Housing data will be closely watched, we also get PPI and Retail Sales. Expect the debate over inflation to continue. The passage of the stimulus package will also be watched.
In Asian Japan saw better than expected Prelim GDP data on Monday. Later we get Trade Data Wednesday and Inflation Data Friday. S Korea Import/Export Prices and PPITaiwan GDP data at the weekend, nothing for China but Unemployment for HK.
In Europe PMI data out Friday, ahead of that Trade data, GDP, Employment, Consumer Confidence amongst other data.  Germany ZEW data, France Unemployment and Inflation,  UK Inflation, PPI data and retail sales.

Monday Feb 15
JAPAN Data out Preliminary GDP data pre market Growth Rate Q4 +3% vs +5.3% Q3  (F/cast was +2.2%)
Growth Annualised Q4 12.7% vs 22.7% Q3 revised from 22.9% (F/cast was 9%)
Capital Expenditure Q4 +4.5% vs -2.4% Q3 (F/cast was 2.5%)
Extrernal Demand Q4 +1% vs +2.6% Q3 revised from+2.7% (F/cast was +1.2%)
Private Consumption Q4 +2.2% vs 5.1% Q3 (F/cast was +1.5%)
Price Index Q4 +0.2% vs +1.2% Q3
Industrial Production Dec -1% MoM vs -0.5% Nov (F/cast was -1.6%)
Industrial Production Dec -2.6% YoY vs -3.9% Nov (F/cast was -3.2%)
Capacity Utilisation Dec +0.8% vs -2.9% Nov (F/cast was -2%)
S KOREA Data out January Auto data Auto Exports +29.5%
Auto production +24.9% YoY Domestic sales +18.4% YoY
TAIWAN No data due market closed
CHINA No data due market closed
HONG KONG No data due market closed
EUROZONE Balance of Trade, Industrial Production,
GERMANY No data due
FRANCE No data due
UK No data due
US No data due market closed

Tuesday February 16
JAPAN Tertiary Industry Index.
S KOREA Import and Export Prices
TAIWAN No data due market closed
CHINA No data due market closed
HONG KONG No data due
EUROZONE Employment Change, GDP Growth Rate, ZEW Economic Sentiment Index
GERMANY ZEW Economic Sentiment Index & Current Conditions
FRANCE Unemployment rate
UK No data due
US NY Empire State Manufacturing Index, Overall Net Capital Flows, Net Long Term TIC flows, Foreign Bond Investment.
Earnings: CVS Health, Occidental Petroleum, AIG, Avis Budget, Lattice Semiconductor, U.S. Foods, Advance Auto Parts, Vulcan Materials, Palantir, Agilent, La-Z-Boy

Wednesday February 17
JAPAN Tankan Index, Balance of Trade, Exports, Imports, Machinery Orders
S KOREA  No data due
TAIWAN  No data due Market re-opens
CHINA No data due market closed
HONG KONG 
 No data due
EUROZONE 
Construction Output
GERMANY  No data due
FRANCE  No data due
UK Inflation Rate, Core Inflation Rate, Retail Price Index, PPI, PPI Core
US MBA Mortgage Applications and 30 year Mortgage Rate, Retail Sales, PPI, Core PPI, Redbook, Industrial Production, Capacity Utilisation, Manufacturing Production, NAHB Housing Market Index, Business Inventories, FOMC Minutes, API Crude Oil Stock Change.
Earnings: Hilton Worldwide, Synopsys, Pioneer Natural Resources, Cheesecake Factory, Tanger Factory Outlets, Hyatt Hotels, Owens Corning, Baidu, CF Industries, Marathon Oil, Analog Devices

Thursday February 18
JAPAN Foreign Bond and Stock Investment
S KOREA  No data due
TAIWAN  No data due
CHINA  No data due market re-opens
HONG KONG Unemployment Rate
EUROZONE New Car Registrations, Monetary Policy Meeting Accounts, Consumer Confidence Flash,
GERMANY  No data due
FRANCE  No data due
UK  No data due
US Import Prices, Export Prices, Initial Claims, 4 week average Claims, Continuing Claims, Housing Starts, Building Permits, Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index, EIA oil report, 30 year TIPS auction.
Earnings: Walmart, Applied Materials, Cabot Oil & Gas, Barrick Gold, Southern Co., Waste Management, Marriott, Dropbox, Trip Advisor, Consolidated Edison, Credit Suisse, Barclays, Airbus, Daimler

Friday February 19
JAPAN Inflation Rate, Core inflation Rate, Inflation Ex Food and Energy, Flash PMI (Services, Manufacturing and Composite)
S KOREA PPI
TAIWAN  No data due
CHINA  No data due
HONG KONG  No data due
EUROZONE Flash PMI (Services, Manufacturing and Composite)
GERMANY PPI, Flash PMI (Services, Manufacturing and Composite)
FRANCE Inflation Rate, Flash PMI (Services, Manufacturing and Composite)
UK Retail Sales, Flash PMI (Services, Manufacturing and Composite), Public Sector Borrowing, CBI Industrial Trends
US Flash PMI (Services, Manufacturing and Composite), Existing Home Sales, Baker Hughes Rig data.
Earnings: Deere, Eni, Allianz

Saturday February 20 
TAIWAN GDP Growth Rate, Export Orders

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