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Monday September 24

Japan and China markets closed

Germany Lfo business climate

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(8:30 a.m. ET) Canada’s wholesale trade for July. Estimate is an increase of 0.5 per cent from June.

(8:30 a.m. ET) Chicago Fed National Activity Index for August.

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Tuesday September 25

Bank of Japan minutes from July 30-31 meeting released

(9 a.m. ET) U.S. S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Index for July. The Street expects a decline of 0.2 per cent from June and increase of 6.2 per cent year over year.

(9 a.m. ET) U.S. FHFA House Price Index for July. Consensus is an increase of 0.2 per cent from July and 6.2 per cent year over year.

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(10 a.m. ET) U.S. Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index for September. Consensus is 132.0, down from 133.4 in August.

Also: U.S. Federal Open Markets Committee (FOMC) meeting begins

Earnings include: Carnival PLC; Cintas Corp.; DHX Media Ltd.; IHS Markit Ltd.; Nike Inc.

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Wednesday September 26

Japan machine tool orders

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(10 a.m. ET) U.S. new home sales for August. The Street expects an annualized rate increase of 0.8 per cent.

(2 p.m. ET) U.S. FOMC announcement and summary of financial projections. Chair Jerome Powell is scheduled to hold at 2:30 p.m. press briefing.

Earnings include: AGF Management Ltd.

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Thursday September 27

Euro zone consumer and economic confidence

Germany consumer price index and consumer confidence

(8:30 a.m. ET) Canada’s Survey of Employment, Payrolls and Hours for July.

(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. initial jobless claims for week of Sept. 22. Estimate is 210,000, a rise of 9,000 from the previous week.

(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. real GDP and GDP deflator for Q2 (final). Consensus is an annualized rate increases of 4.2 per cent and 3.0 per cent, respectively.

(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. pre-tax corporate profits for Q2. The Street expects a year-over-year rise of 7.7 per cent.

(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. goods trade deficit. Consensus is US$70.7-billion, down from US$72-billion in July.

(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. durable goods orders for August. Consensus is an increase of 1.8 per cent from the previous month.

(10 a.m. ET) U.S. pending home sales for August. Consensus is an decline of 0.2 per cent from July.

(4 p.m. ET) U.S. Fed chair Jerome Powell to give brief remarks on the U.S. economy at a Senate event.

(5:45 p.m.) Bank of Canada chair Stephen Poloz to speak to the Atlantic Economic Council and Greater Moncton Chamber of Commerce in Moncton.

Earnings include: Accenture PLC; BlackLine GPS Inc.; ConAgra Foods Inc.; McCormick & Company Inc.; Uranium Participation Corp.; Vecima Networks Inc.

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Friday September 28

Japan jobless rate, retail sales and industrial production

China Caixin manufacturing PMI

Euro zone CPI

(8:30 a.m. ET) Canada’s real GDP at basic prices for July. Estimate is an increase of 0.1 per cent from June.

(8:30 a.m. ET) Canada's industrial product price index and raw materials price index for August. Estimates are declines of 1.5 per cent and 5.0 per cent, respectively, from July.

(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. personal spending and personal income for August. Consensus is increases of 0.3 per cent and 0.4 per cent, respectively, from July.

(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. Core PCE Price Index for August. Consensus is an increase of 0.1 per cent from July and 2.0 per cent year over year.

(9:45 a.m. ET) U.S. Chicago PMI for September.

(10 a.m. ET) U.S. University of Michigan consumer sentiment for September. Consensus is 100.5, up from 96.2 in August.

Also: Ottawa’s budget balance for July.