Economic Calendar

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    12
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    13
    Mon
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    Tue
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May
15
WednesdayImpactActualForecastPreviousDetails
01:00
CNY
Chinese Fixed Asset Investment YTD (y/y)
med
6.1%6.4%6.3%
01:00
CNY
Chinese Retail Sales (y/y)
med
7.2%8.6%8.7%
01:00
CNY
Chinese Industrial Production (y/y)
med
5.4%6.5%8.5%
01:30
AUD
Wage Price Index (q/q)
high
0.5%0.6%0.5%
06:00
EUR
German GDP (sa) (q/q)
med
0.4%0.4%0.0%
06:00
EUR
German GDP w.d.a. (y/y)
med
0.7%0.7%0.6%
06:45
EUR
French CPI (m/m)
low
0.3%0.2%0.2%
06:45
EUR
French CPI (y/y)
low
1.3%1.2%1.2%
06:45
EUR
French HICP (m/m)
low
0.4%0.3%0.3%
06:45
EUR
French HICP (y/y)
low
1.5%1.4%1.4%
08:00
EUR
ECB's Lane speaks in Tallinn
med
09:00
EUR
GDP (SA) (q/q)
med
0.4%0.4%0.4%
09:00
EUR
GDP (SA) (y/y)
med
1.2%1.2%1.2%
10:30
GBP
BoE's Place speaks in London
med
12:30
USD
Retail Sales (m/m)
high
-0.2%0.7%1.7%*
12:30
USD
Retail Sales (ex Autos) (m/m)
high
0.1%0.7%1.3%*
12:30
USD
Empire State Survey
med
17.88.010.1
12:30
CAD
CPI (m/m)
high
0.4%0.4%0.7%

CPI (m/m)

12:30
CAD
ImpactActualForecastPrevious
high
0.4%0.4%0.7%

Details

Source
Statistics Canada
Measures
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) measures the change in the price of goods and services from the perspective of the consumer
Usual Effect
A higher than expected reading should be taken as positive/bullish for the CAD, while a lower than expected reading should be taken as negative/bearish for the CAD.
Frequency
Monthly
Next Release
Jun 19, 2019
Why Traders Care
Consumer prices have a significant impact on the country's overall inflation.Price increases give the central bank more reason to raise the interest rates to fight inflation. Higher interest rates makes holding Canadian assets like the their currency more attractive.
Acro Expanded
Consumer Price Index (CPI)
12:30
CAD
CPI (y/y)
high
2.0%2.0%1.9%
12:30
EUR
Germany Economy Minister Altmaier speaks in Berlin
med
13:15
USD
Capacity Utilization Rate
med
77.9%78.8%78.5%*
13:15
USD
Industrial Production (m/m)
med
-0.5%0.1%0.2%*
13:30
USD
Fed's Quarles speaks in Washington
med
14:00
USD
Business Inventories (m/m)
med
0.0%0.0%0.3%
14:00
USD
NAHB Builders survey
low
66.064.063.0
14:15
EUR
ECB's Coeure speaks in Paris
med
16:00
USD
Fed's Barkin speaks in New York
med
16:30
EUR
ECB's Praet Speaks in Brussels
med
20:00
USD
TIC Net Long-Term Transactions
low
-28.4B51.9B
23:50
JPY
PPI (y/y)
med
1.2%1.1%1.3%
23:50
JPY
PPI (m/m)
med
0.3%0.2%0.3%

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