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Calendar

Monday November 30

Japan industrial production and retail sales

China PMI

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Germany CPI

(8:30 a.m. ET) Canada’s current account deficit for Q3.

(8:30 a.m. ET) Canada’s industrial product price index and raw materials price index for October. Estimate for both is flat month-over-month.

(8:30 a.m. ET) Canadian building permits for October. Estimate is a decline of 3.0 per cent from September.

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

(10 a.m. ET) U.S. pending home sales for October. The Street is forecasting a rise of 1.0 per cent from September.

(4 p.m. ET) Ottawa’s Fall Economic Statement is released

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Earnings include: HIVE Blockchain Technologies Ltd.; OrganiGram Holdings Inc.

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Tuesday December 1

Japan jobless rate, capital spending and manufacturing PMI

Euro zone manufacturing PMI and CPI

Germany unemployment

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(8:30 a.m. ET) Canada’s Real GDP for Q3. Consensus is an annualized rate rise of 47.0 per cent.

(8:30 a.m. ET) Canada’s monthly Real GDP for September. The Street is projecting an increase of 1.0 per cent from August.

(9:30 a.m. ET) Canadian Markit Manufacturing PMI for November.

(9:45 a.m. ET) U.S. Markit Manufacturing PMI for November.

(10 a.m. ET) U.S. ISM Manufacturing PMI for November. The Street expects a reading of 57.6, down from 59.3 in October.

(10 a.m. ET) U.S. construction spending for October. Consensus is an increase of 0.8 per cent from September.

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(10 a.m. ET) U.S. Fed Chair Jerome Powell and Treasury Secretary Stephen Mnuchin appear before the Senate Banking Committee regarding the pandemic response.

Earnings include: Bank of Montreal; Bank of Nova Scotia; Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co.; NanoXplore Inc.; NetApp Inc.; Salesforce.com Inc.

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Wednesday December 2

Japan consumer confidence

Euro zone jobless rate

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Germany retail sales

(8:15 a.m. ET) U.S. ADP national employment report for November. The Street is projecting an increase of 500,000 from October.

(8:30 a.m. ET) Canada’s labour productivity for Q3. Estimate is a decline of 7.0 per cent from Q2.

(10 a.m. ET) U.S. Fed Chair Jerome Powell and Treasury Secretary Stephen Mnuchin appear before the House Financial Services Committee regarding the pandemic response.

(2 p.m. ET) U.S. Beige Book released

Earnings include: Cobalt 27 Capital Corp.; Descartes Systems Group Inc.; Evertz Technologies Ltd.; Lululemon Athletica Inc.; National Bank of Canada; Royal Bank of Canada; Solaris Resources Inc.; TESCYS Inc.

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Thursday December 3

Japan, China and Euro zone services and composite PMI

(7:30 a.m. ET) U.S. Challenger Layoff Report for November.

(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. initial jobless claims for week of Nov. 28. Estimate is 765,000, down 13,000 from the previous week.

(10 a.m. ET) U.S. ISM Services PMI for November. Consensus is reading of 56.1, down from 56.6 in October.

Earnings include: Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce; Dollar General Corp.; Major Drilling Group International; Marvell Technology Group Ltd.; Roots Corp.; Toronto-Dominion Bank

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Friday December 4

Germany factory orders

(8:30 a.m. ET) Canadian employment for November. The Street expects a rise of 0.1 per cent (or 20,000 jobs) from October with the unemployment rate remaining 8.9 per cent.

(8:30 a.m. ET) Canada’s merchandise trade balance for October. Consensus is a decline of $3.2-billion from September.

(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. employment for November. Consensus is an increase of 500,000 jobs from October with the unemployment rate declining 0.1 per cent to 7.8 per cent.

(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. goods and services trade deficit for October. The Street is projecting US$64.7-billion, up from US$63.9-billion in September.

(10 a.m. ET) U.S. factory orders for October. Consensus is an increase of 0.9 per cent from September.

Earnings include: Canadian Western Bank; Laurentian Bank of Canada; Zoom Video Communications Inc.

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