Top indicators and events that will impact the economy this week, Dec 1-7

An illuminated euro sign in front of the European Central Bank (ECB) in Frankfurt, western Germany. -- PHOTO: AFP
An illuminated euro sign in front of the European Central Bank (ECB) in Frankfurt, western Germany. -- PHOTO: AFP

(all at Singapore time)

MONDAY, DEC 1

9:45am: China HSBC final manufacturing PMI for Nov

5pm: Euro zone Markit final manufacturing PMI for Nov

10pm: Euro zone finance ministers meet in Brussels to discuss 2015 draft budget plan assessments

11pm: US ISM manufacturing PMI for Nov

TUESDAY, DEC 2

11:30am: Reserve Bank of Australia interest rate decision

1:30pm: Reserve Bank of India interest rate decision

6pm: Euro zone producer price index for Nov

9:30pm: Singapore manufacturing PMI for Nov

11:30pm: German and French Finance Ministers, Economy Ministers and Central Bank chiefs meet in Berlin

WEDNESDAY, DEC 3

5:45am: US total vehicle sales for Nov

8:30am: Australia 3Q GDP data

9am: China official non-manufacturing PMI for Nov

9:45am: China HSBC services PMI for Nov

9:15pm: US ADP employment change in Nov

11pm: US ISM non-manufacturing PMI for Nov

Time unknown: UK Finance Minister George Osborne will deliver his Autumn budget update to parliament

THURSDAY, DEC 4

3am: US Federal Reserve Beige Book of economic conditions

8pm: Bank of England interest rate decision

8:30pm: US Challenger job cuts for Nov

8:45pm: European Central Bank interest rate decision

9:30pm: ECB press conference

10:30pm: Bank for International Settlements research head Hyun Song Shin speaks on financial stability risks

FRIDAY, DEC 5

6pm: Euro zone second estimate of 3Q GDP

9:30pm: US jobs figures for Nov and trade figures for Oct

11pm: US factory orders for Oct