Top indicators and events that will impact the economy this week, Jan 26-Feb 1

The Ginza shopping district in central Tokyo on Dec 26, 2014. Japan will release its trade figures for December on Monday and its retail sales for the same month on Thursday. -- PHOTO: AFP
The Ginza shopping district in central Tokyo on Dec 26, 2014. Japan will release its trade figures for December on Monday and its retail sales for the same month on Thursday. -- PHOTO: AFP

(all at Singapore time)

MONDAY, JAN 26

7:50am: Japan trade figures for Dec

1pm: Singapore Industrial Production for Dec

5pm: Germany IFO business confidence index for Jan

11:30pm: US Dallas Fed manufacturing index for Jan

Time unknown: Eurogroup meeting of finance ministers in Brussels

TUESDAY, JAN 27

8:30am: Australia NAB business confidence index for Dec

9:30pm: US durable goods orders for Dec

10pm: US S&P Case-Shiller home price index for Nov

11pm: US new homes sales for Dec and Richmond Fed manufacturing index for Jan

WEDNESDAY, JAN 28

8:30am: Australia Q4 inflation rate

6pm: Malaysia Bank of Negara interest rate decision

THURSDAY, JAN 29

3am: US Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee announces interest rate decision, followed by statement

7:50am: Japan retail sales for Dec

10am: Philippines Q4 GDP

1:30pm: Singapore Parliament Sitting

11pm: US pending home sales for Dec

FRIDAY, JAN 30

7:30am: Japan inflation rate for Dec

7:50am: Japan industrial production for Dec

10am: Singapore bank lending for Dec

10:30am: Singapore advanced unemployment Q4 figures

1pm: Singapore business expectations for Q1

6pm: Eurozone inflation rate for Jan and unemployment rate for Dec

9:30pm: US flash Q4 GDP

MAJOR SINGAPORE CORPORATE EARNINGS

WED, Jan 28: CDL Hospitality Trusts Q4

THURS, Jan 29: SMRT Corporation Ltd Q3

FRI, Jan 30: STATS ChipPAC Ltd Q4