Buckle up for a two-part week! A slow start due to holidays is expected to be followed by a data-heavy second half with central bank pronouncements adding fuel to the fire. Expect continued volatility.



  • Asian markets open positive after positive Chinese PMI data.
  • US markets see ISM Manufacturing PMI and Bank of Canada Business Outlook Survey.



  • Focus on Australia with RBS Monetary Policy Meeting Minutes.
  • Key releases: German Prelim CPI, US JOLTS Job Openings, FOMC member speeches (Williams, Mester, Daly).



  • Euro Flash CPI data in the morning.
  • ADP non-farm payrolls and ISM Services PMI in North America.
  • Fed Chair Jerome Powell speaks at Stanford, potentially impacting markets with comments on upcoming employment data.



  • Quiet start with Chinese markets closed.
  • Focus on Swiss CPI update after recent SNB rate cut.
  • US releases weekly unemployment claims and additional Fed member speeches.



  • Non-Farm Payrolls day – key US jobs data release.
  • Market also awaits Average Hourly Earnings and Unemployment Rate.
  • Canadian employment data and Ivey PMI number released.


A data-packed week with central bank commentary could lead to significant market movements. Keep an eye on US jobs data, Fed pronouncements, and key economic indicators from around the globe.

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