The economic calendar is one investor tool used to forecast economic activity for the coming week. It give structure to economic news ahead and data streams to focus on.
The Australian market and currency will be one to watch this week. The ASX and the Australian dollar would have a busy calendar. Canada and England would also have important economic announcement that could impact their currency and stock market as well.
China on Friday could set the tone for the week ahead. Investor would also look for clues on comments from the Bank of England, Japan, Australia and the Euro-Zone, in regards to policies, current view of the economy and what to expect in the near future.