A daily rundown of the economic reports and corporate earnings that will be grabbing the market's attention in the week ahead.
Monday, April 6
Japan Leading Index; China HSBC Composite and Services PMI
(10 a.m. ET) Canada Ivey Purchasing Managers' Index for March
(10 a.m. ET) U.S. Federal Reserve labor market conditions index for March
(10 a.m. ET) U.S. nonmanufacturing ISM for March. Consensus is 56.8, a rise of 0.1 from February
Tuesday, April 7
Euro area composite and services PMI and producer price index.
(10 a.m. ET) U.S. job openings and labour turnover survey for February
(3 p.m. ET) U.S. consumer credit. Consensus is $13.5-billion, an increase from $11.6-billion in January
Earnings include: Health-care Services Group, Hudson's Bay.
Wednesday, April 8
Euro area retail sales and PMI for February. Plus, Germany factory orders, France trade deficit
(2 p.m. ET) U.S. Federal Open Market Committee minutes from March 17-18 meeting are released
Earnings include: Cogeco Inc.; Cogeco Cable; Dominion Diamond; Alcoa; Bed Bath & Beyond; Dominion Diamond; Family Dollar Stores; Global Payments; Pier 1 Imports; Rite Aid; WD-40 Company.
Thursday, April 9
Germany industrial production and trade surplus. Plus, UK trade deficit
(8:30 a.m. ET) Canada building permits. Estimated to increase 7.0 per cent in February.
(8:30 a.m. ET) Canada new housing price index. Estimated to be unchanged in February with an increase of 1.2 per cent year over year
(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. initial jobless claims for the week of April 4. Plus, continuing jobless claims for the week of March 28.
(10 a.m. ET) U.S. wholesale inventories. Consensus is an increase of 0.1 per cent in February.
Earnings include: ADF Group; Corus Entertainment; PostMedia; Sandvine; Sirius XM Canada; Constellation Brands; PriceSmart; Ruby Tuesday.
Friday, April 10
China CPI and PPI. Plus, France and UK industrial production and manufacturing production.
(8:15 a.m. ET) Canada housing starts for March. Estimated to increase 12.0 per cent to 175,000.
(8:30 a.m. ET) Canada employment for March. Estimated to decrease by 10,000 jobs (0.1 per cent)
(8:30 a.m. ET) Canada unemployment rate for March. Estimated to be 6.9 per cent, up 0.1 per cent from February.
(8:30 a.m. ET) Canada average hourly wages for March. Estimated to increase 1.8 per cent year over year
(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. import prices for March. Consensus is a decline of 0.5 per cent from previous month
(2 p.m. ET) U.S. budget deficit for March. Estimated to be $43-billion, increasing from $36.9-billion from March 2014.
Earnings include: Amica Mature Lifestyles; Bauer AG.