Economic Calendar for 29 January – 2 February 2024 with Manufacturing PMI and the US Fed Inflation Rate Decision

The following table is important global economic data from 29 January – 2 February 2024 as traders and investors are keeping an eye on manufacturing PMI and the US Fed inflation rate decision.


Economic Calendar 29 Jan – 2 Feb 2024
Country Data Previous Consensus
Monday USA Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index (Jan) -9.3 -23
Tuesday Japan Unemployment Rate (Dec) 2.50% 2.50%
Europe Area GDP Growth Rate QoQ Flash (Q4) -0.10% -0.10%
GDP Growth Rate YoY Flash (Q4) 0.00% 0.00%
USA JOLTs Job Openings (Dec) 8.79M 8.75M
Wednesday Japan BoJ Summary of Opinions
Consumer Confidence (Jan) 37.2 37.8
China NBS Manufacturing PMI (Jan) 49 49.3
Thailand Industrial Production YoY (Dec) -4.71% -3.20%
USA ADP Employment Change (Jan) 164K 135K
Employment Cost – Wages QoQ (Q4) 1.20% 1.10%
EIA Crude Oil Stocks Change (Jan 26) -9.233M
Thursday USA Fed Interest Rate Decision 5.50% 5.50%
Fed Press Conference
Initial Jobless Claims (Jan 27) 214K 210K
ISM Manufacturing PMI (Jan) 47.4 47.3
Japan Jibun Bank Manufacturing PMI Final (Jan) 47.9 48
Thailand S&P Global Manufacturing PMI (Jan) 45.1 45.2
China Caixin Manufacturing PMI (Jan) 50.8 50.5
Europe Area Inflation Rate YoY Flash (Jan) 2.90% 2.80%
Core Inflation Rate YoY Flash (Jan) 3.40% 3.20%
ECB President Lagarde Speech
UK BoE Interest Rate Decision 5.25% 5.25%
BoE Monetary Policy Report
Friday USA Non Farm Payrolls (Jan) 216K 173K
Unemployment Rate (Jan) 3.70% 3.80%