Other economic highlights for the rest of the week

In a rather slow Monday, FOMC members Loretta Mester and James Bullard speak. Please be also advised that the OPEC monthly report is due out and could cause some volatility in the markets.

On Tuesday, China’s Industrial Output and Retail sales for April, Germany’s and Eurozone’s preliminary GDP for Q1, UK employment data for March, Germany’s ZEW economic sentiment for May and US Retail Sales data for April are due out.

On Wednesday, Japan’s preliminary GDP for Q1 and Eurozone’s final CPI rate for April are to be released.

On Thursday, Australia’s employment data for April could move the market and,

last but not least on Friday, Japan’s and Canada’s Inflation data for April are due out.