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A daily rundown of the economic reports and corporate earnings that will be grabbing the market's attention in the week ahead.

Monday March 26

China foreign direct investment

Earnings include: Canacol Energy Ltd.; Paychex Inc.; Stornoway Diamond Corp.


Tuesday March 27

Euro zone money supply, consumer and economic confidence

(9 a.m. ET) U.S. S&P Corelogic Case-Shiller Home Price Index for January. The Street expects an increase of 0.6 per cent from December and 6.1 per cent year over year.

(10 a.m. ET) U.S. Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index for March. The consensus is 131.0, up from 130.8 in previous month.

Also: Quebec and Newfoundland & Labrador budgets are released

Earnings include: Badger Daylighting Ltd.; IHS Markit Ltd.; Lululemon Athletica Inc.; Premier Gold Mines Ltd.


Wednesday March 28

Germany consumer confidence

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

(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. Real GDP and GDP Deflator for Q4. The Street expects annualized rate increases of 2.5 per cent and 2.3 per cent, respectively.

(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. international trade for February. Consensus is a deficit of $74-billion, down from $75.3-billion in January.

(10 a.m. ET) U.S. pending home sales for February. Consensus is a rise of 2.0 per cent from January.

(10:30 a.m. ET) EIA Petroleum Status Report

Also: Ontario budget

Earnings include: AGF Management Ltd.; BlackBerry Ltd.; Hudson's Bay Co.; Mosaic Capital Corp.; Partners Real Estate Investment Trust; Roxgold Inc.; Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc.


Thursday March 29

Japan retail sales
Germany unemployment and CPI

(8:30 a.m. ET) Canadian Real GDP at Basic Prices for January. Consensus is an increase of 0.1 per cent from December.

(8:30 a.m. ET) Canada's industrial product price index and raw materials price index for Februrary. Estimate is a rise of 0.5 per cent and decline of 0.5 per cent, respectively, from January.

(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. initial jobless claims for week of March 24. Estimate is 230,000, up 1,000 from previous week.

(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. personal income and outlays for February. Consensus is increases of 0.4 per cent and 0.2 per cent, respectively.

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

(10 a.m. ET) U.S. University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment for March.

Earnings include: CannaRoyalty Corp.; Constellation Brands Inc.; Diversified Royalty Corp.; Dollarama Inc.; MAG Silver Corp.; Storage Vault Canada Inc.


Friday March 30

Japan jobless rate and industrial production

Markets closed in Canada, U.K., Australia and Euro zone
U.S. stock markets closed; limited bond market activity.