The Week Ahead

The Week AheadEconomic Insights

Calendar Icon   Monday, 1st March 2021

Here is what to expect in the week ahead:

➡️ Monday

• AUS CoreLogic home value index (February – Home prices may have jumped 2%)
• AUS Lending indicators (January – The value of home loans could lift 3.3%)
• AUS Business indicators (December quarter – A 10% fall in company profits is expected)
• US Construction spending (January – Spending is tipped to lift 0.7%)

➡️ Tuesday

• Reserve Bank Board meeting (No change in policy settings is expected).
• Building approvals (January – Approvals are tipped to fall 2%).
• Government finance statistics (December qtr. – Government consumption and spending).
• US Vehicle sales (February – 16.4 million vehicles may have been sold)

➡️ Wednesday

• National accounts (December quarter – The economy likely expanded 2.5%).
• US ADP employment change (February – 165,000 private sector jobs may be added)

➡️ Thursday

• Retail trade (January – Preliminary data showed a 0.6% lift).
• International trade (January – A trade surplus of $6bn is expected)
• US Factory orders (January – Tipped to lift 1%)

➡️ Friday

• US Non-farm payrolls (February – 145,000 jobs are expected to be added)
• US International trade balance (January – A trade deficit of US$67.5bn is expected)
• US Non-farm payrolls (February – 145,000 jobs are expected to be added)