The Week Ahead: A Volvo Deal and Japan, China Econ Reports

Includes: BURBY, VOLVY
by: Prieur du Plessis

The video clips below provide a handy summary of the reports expected on the economic, financial and corporate front around the globe during the week ahead.

U.S.: Autos, countdown to iPad
The markets head into a holiday-shortened week off 18-month highs, with global political turmoil leading to some jitters. Look for a deal for Volvo (OTCPK:VOLVY) by the Chinese holding company, along with auto-sales figures.

Europe: UK PMI
Aer Lingus and Burberry (OTCPK:BURBY) earnings, and U.K. PMI in focus

Asia: Tankan and Chinese PMI
A Japanese business sentiment survey and two competing Chinese purchasing managers index reports will drive investor interest for the week.

Source: MarketWatch (here, here and here), March 26, 2010.