Top economic indicators and events for the week: April 20-26

(all at Singapore time)

MONDAY, APRIL 20

7:30am: Japan Reuters tankan index

TUESDAY, APRIL 21

5pm: Eurozone Zew Economic Sentiment Index for April

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22

7:50am: Japan trade figures for March

9:30am: Australia Q1 inflation rate

12pm: Malaysia inflation rate for March

10pm: Eurozone flash consumer confidence index for April

10pm: US existing home sales for March

THURSDAY, APRIL 23

9:45am: China flash HSBC PMI manufacturing index for April

1pm: Singapore consumer price index for March

4pm: Eurozone flash Markit PMI manufacturing index for April

9:45pm: US flash Markit PMI manufacturing index for April

10pm: US new home sales for March

FRIDAY, APRIL 24

7am: Eurogroup meeting of finance ministers

8:30am: Singapore final URA private property index for Q1

12pm: Malaysia unemployment rate for February

1pm: Singapore industrial production for March

8:30pm: US durable good orders for March

MAJOR CORPORATE EARNINGS SCHEDULED FOR RELEASE

TUES, APR 21: CapitaMall Trust Q1, STATS ChipPAC Q1

WED, APR 22: Singapore Exchange Q3, CapitaCommercial Trust Q1

THURS, APR 23: Ascendas Reit Q4, Suntec Reit Q1