Top economic indicators and events for the week ahead: May 11-17

People walking past and queueing at the National Australia Bank (NAB) ATM machine. -- PHOTO: BLOOMBERG
People walking past and queueing at the National Australia Bank (NAB) ATM machine. -- PHOTO: BLOOMBERG

(all at Singapore time)

MONDAY, MAY 11

9:30am: National Australia Bank business confidence index for April

12pm: Malaysia industrial production for March

1:30pm: Singapore Parliament Sitting

7pm: Bank of England announces rate decision

Time unknown: Eurogroup finance ministers' meeting

TUESDAY, MAY 12

Australia releases 2015/16 federal budget

9am: Philippines industrial production for March

10am: Singapore SRX Property non-landed residential resale prices and volume for April

4pm: China new yuan loans for April

8pm: India industrial production for March and inflation rate for April

9pm: Former US Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan speaks before the 17th annual Global Private Equity Conference

WEDNESDAY, MAY 13

10am: Singapore SRX Property rental figures for HDB and private residential market for April

12:45am: US Fed Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks on the economic outlook

1:30pm: China fixed asset investment for March, industrial production and retail sales for April

4pm: Iceland central bank announces interest rate decision

5pm: Eurozone flash Q1 GDP growth rate and industrial production for March

5:30pm: Bank of England inflation report

8:30pm: US retail sales for April

10pm: US business inventories for March

THURSDAY, MAY 14

12pm: Malaysia Q1 GDP growth rate

2pm: Japan machine tool orders for April

4pm: Philippines interest rate decision

8:30pm: US producer price index for April

FRIDAY, MAY 15

12pm: Indonesia trade figures for April

1pm: Singapore retail sales for March

4:30pm: Hong Kong Q1 GDP growth rate

5pm: Greece preliminary Q1 GDP growth rate

7:30pm: India trade figures for April

9:15pm: US industrial production for April

9:55pm: US University of Michigan's preliminary consumer sentiment index for May

MAJOR CORPORATE EARNINGS SCHEDULED FOR RELEASE

TUES, MAY 12: Golden Agri-Resources Q1, Singapore Post Q4

WED, MAY 13: City Developments Q1, Ezion Holdings Q1, ST Engineering Q1

THURS, MAY 14: Neptune Orient Lines Q1, Singtel Q4, Singapore Airlines Q4, Global Logistic Properties Q4, Genting Singapore Q1

FRI, MAY 15: Olam Intl Q3, StarHub Q1