The Week Ahead: Employment Report, Ryanair Earnings and Aussie Rate Decision

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.

US: Unemployment tops data slate
A slew of economic indicators are on tap for next week, ranging from manufacturing data to the closely watched monthly unemployment report which is due on Friday.

Europe: Ryanair and Ahold report
In the corporate sector Ryanair (NASDAQ:RYAAY) and Ahold (AHO) report quarterly results while British Airways (OTC:BAIRY) and EasyJet (EJETF.PK) share May traffic with investors. On the economic front, euro zone and U.K. PMI data for May are released.

Asia: Australia GDP, rate decision
After being one of the most aggressive in withdrawing monetary stimulus, Australia’s central bank is expected to keep its rates steady as European debt worries roil global markets. Meanwhile, China’s PMI figures are on tap.

Source: MarketWatch (here, here and here), May 28, 2010.