Economic Calendar

  • Apr
    29
    Sun
  • Apr
    30
    Mon
  • May
    1
    Tue
  • May
    2
    Wed
  • May
    3
    Thu
  • May
    4
    Fri
  • May
    5
    Sat
May
3
ThursdayImpactActualForecastPreviousDetails
01:00
NZD
ANZ Commodity Price
med
1.0%1.2%
01:30
AUD
Building approvals (m/m)
high
2.6%1.0%-6.2%
01:30
AUD
Trade Balance
med
1,527.0M865.0M825.0M
08:30
GBP
Services PMI
med
52.853.551.7

Services PMI

08:30
GBP
ImpactActualForecastPrevious
med
52.853.551.7

Details

Source
The Chartered Institute of Purchasing
Measures
The Services Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) measures the activity level of purchasing managers in the services sector. A reading above 50 indicates expansion in the sector; a reading below 50 indicates contraction.
Usual Effect
A higher than expected reading should be taken as positive/bullish for the GBP, while a lower than expected reading should be taken as negative/bearish for the GBP.
Frequency
Monthly
Next Release
Jun 5, 2018
Why Traders Care
Traders watch these surveys closely as purchasing managers usually have early access to data about their company’s performance, which can be a leading indicator of overall economic performance.
Acro Expanded
Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI)
09:00
EUR
Core CPI (y/y)
med
0.7%0.9%1.0%
09:00
EUR
PPI (m/m)
low
0.1%0.1%0.1%
12:30
CAD
Merchandise Trade
med
-4.14-2.25-2.93*
12:30
USD
Unit Labor Costs (q/q)
med
2.7%3.0%2.1%*
12:30
USD
Non Farm Productivity (q/q ann)
low
0.7%0.9%0.3%*
12:30
USD
Trade Balance
med
-49.0B-50.0B-57.7B*
12:30
USD
Unemployment Claims
med
211.0k225.0k209.0k
14:00
USD
ISM Non-Manufacturing
high
56.858.058.8
14:00
USD
Factory Orders (m/m)
low
1.6%1.4%1.6%*

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