Week ahead: Service PMIs, Chinese trade data in focus

Alexander Bueso WebFG News | 01 Dec, 2017 19:03 | | |

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The coming week will be back-end loaded, with data on UK industrial production and foreign trade in October set for release on Friday.

That day also marks the US government's shutdown limit.

Overnight on Friday, investors will also be waiting on China's foreign trade figures referencing the month of November.

Earlier during the same week, on Tuesday the main release will be IHS Markit's service sector purchasing managers' index for the UK in November, which will be released alongside similar PMIs for the main euro area economies.

Also on Tuesday, the Reserve Bank of Australia will decide on interest rates, followed by the Bank of Canada the next day.

Monday December 04

INTERIMS
Rhythmone

INTERIM DIVIDEND PAYMENT DATE
International Consolidated Airlines Group SA (CDI)

INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC ANNOUNCEMENTS
Factory Orders (US) (15:00)
Producer Price Index (EU) (10:00)

Q4
McColl's Retail Group

GMS
Assura

FINALS
Character Group, MXC Capital

SPECIAL DIVIDEND PAYMENT DATE
Manchester & London Investment Trust

EGMS
PJSC Lukoil ADR

AGMS
IG Seismic Services GDR (Reg S), Jubilee Platinum, Mysale Group, Taptica International (DI), UK Mortgages Limited

TRADING ANNOUNCEMENTS
McColl's Retail Group

UK ECONOMIC ANNOUNCEMENTS
PMI Construction (09:30)

FINAL DIVIDEND PAYMENT DATE
Manchester & London Investment Trust, NWF Group

Tuesday December 05

INTERIMS
Collagen Solutions, Consort Medical, Gateley (Holdings) , IG Group Holdings, Iomart Group, Northgate, Tatton Asset Management , Vianet Group, WYG

QUARTERLY EX-DIVIDEND DATE
Schlumberger Ltd.

INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC ANNOUNCEMENTS
Balance of Trade (US) (13:30)
Gross Domestic Product (EU) (10:00)
ISM Non-Manufacturing (US) (15:00)
PMI Composite (EU) (09:00)
PMI Composite (GER) (08:55)
PMI Composite (US) (14:45)
PMI Services (EU) (09:00)
PMI Services (GER) (08:55)
PMI Services (US) (14:45)
Retail Sales (10:00)

FINALS
JPMorgan Chinese Inv Trust, Victrex plc

IMSS
Ferguson

SPECIAL DIVIDEND PAYMENT DATE
Oxford Technology 2 VCT

AGMS
London Finance & Investment Group

TRADING ANNOUNCEMENTS
Allied Irish Banks , IG Group Holdings

UK ECONOMIC ANNOUNCEMENTS
Halifax House Price Index (08:30)
PMI Services (09:30)

FINAL DIVIDEND PAYMENT DATE
Produce Investments

Q1
Ferguson

Wednesday December 06

INTERIMS
Mercia Technologies , Mulberry Group, Plastics Capital, Stagecoach Group, Sysgroup, Tricorn Group

INTERIM DIVIDEND PAYMENT DATE
First Derivatives, Marshalls

INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC ANNOUNCEMENTS
Crude Oil Inventories (US) (15:30)
Factory Orders (GER) (07:00)
MBA Mortgage Applications (US) (12:00)

FINALS
easyHotel, Image Scan Holdings, Numis Corporation, Oxford Metrics, Redhall Group, RWS Holdings, Schroder European Real Estate Investment Trust

AGMS
Billing Services Group Ltd., Ceres Power Holdings, Gattaca, Orchard Funding Group , YouGov

TRADING ANNOUNCEMENTS
Carillion

UK ECONOMIC ANNOUNCEMENTS
BRC Shop Price Index (00:01)

Thursday December 07

INTERIMS
Clipper Logistics , Smith (DS)

INTERIM DIVIDEND PAYMENT DATE
London Security

INTERIM EX-DIVIDEND DATE
Alpha Financial Markets Consulting, Aquila Services Group, Babcock International Group, Biffa, Big Yellow Group, Caffyns, Cranswick, D4T4 Solutions, De La Rue, Fuller Smith & Turner, Greene King, Halfords Group, Hogg Robinson Group, Homeserve, IG Design Group, Intermediate Capital Group, Investec, Kainos Group , Mediclinic International , Montanaro European Smaller Companies Trust, MS International, Next, Palace Capital , PayPoint, Pets at Home Group , Royal Mail, ULS Technology , Vertu Motors, Walker Crips Group, Wincanton

QUARTERLY EX-DIVIDEND DATE
F&C Commercial Property Trust Ltd., Honeycomb Investment Trust, UIL Limited (DI)

INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC ANNOUNCEMENTS
Consumer Credit (US) (19:00)
Continuing Claims (US) (13:30)
Initial Jobless Claims (US) (13:30)

FINALS
CareTech Holding

SPECIAL DIVIDEND PAYMENT DATE
Aberdeen Asian Smaller Companies Investment Trust

SPECIAL EX-DIVIDEND DATE
Asian Growth Properties Ltd Com Shs (DI), PayPoint

AGMS
Abcam, Aeorema Communications, Brighton Pier Group (The), Fidelity Asian Values, Foresight Solar & Infrastructure VCT, Frontier IP Group, Hemogenyx Pharmaceuticals , Henderson International Income Trust, Investment Company, Lok'n Store Group, MJ Gleeson , Sanditon Investment Trust

TRADING ANNOUNCEMENTS
S&U

FINAL DIVIDEND PAYMENT DATE
Aberdeen Asian Smaller Companies Investment Trust, Craneware

FINAL EX-DIVIDEND DATE
Aeci 5 1/2% Prf, British Empire Trust, Britvic, Daily Mail and General Trust A (Non.V), Debenhams, DFS Furniture, Fidelity Special Values, Greencore Group, Netcall, Northamber, Orchard Funding Group , Pan African Resources, Scottish Oriental Smaller Companies Trust, Town Centre Securities, ZPG Plc

Friday December 08

INTERIM DIVIDEND PAYMENT DATE
Amati VCT , Maruwa Co Ltd., Rotala, SThree, System1 Group, Triple Point Income VCT A, Young & Co's Brewery 'A' Shares, Young & Co's Brewery (Non-Voting)

QUARTERLY PAYMENT DATE
Honeywell International Inc.

INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC ANNOUNCEMENTS
Balance of Trade (GER) (07:00)
Current Account (GER) (07:00)
Non-Farm Payrolls (US) (13:30)
U. of Michigan Confidence (Prelim) (US) (14:00)
Unemployment Rate (US) (13:30)
Wholesales Inventories (US) (15:00)

EGMS
Datang International Power Generation Co Ltd.

AGMS
AXA Property Trust Limited, DX (Group), Quadrise Fuels International, River and Mercantile Group , Softcat

UK ECONOMIC ANNOUNCEMENTS
Balance of Trade (09:30)
Industrial Production (09:30)
Manufacturing Production (09:30)

FINAL DIVIDEND PAYMENT DATE
Abcam, Avingtrans, BlackRock Greater Europe Inv Trust, CVS Group, JPMorgan Smaller Companies Inv Trust, Revolution Bars Group, Swallowfield

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