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ThursdayImpactActualForecastPreviousDetails
00:30
AUD
Trade Balance
med
3,000.0M3,017.0M
00:30
AUD
Retail Trade (m/m)
high
0.3%0.2%
07:00
EUR
German Factory orders (sa) (m/m)
med
-0.4%0.3%
07:00
EUR
German Factory orders (nsa) (y/y)
med
-3.1%-2.2%

German Factory orders (nsa) (y/y)

07:00
EUR
ImpactActualForecastPrevious
med
-3.1%-2.2%

Details

Source
Destatis
Measures
German Factory Orders measures the change in the total value of new purchase orders placed with manufacturers for both durable and non-durable goods. It is a leading indicator of production.
Usual Effect
Actual > Forecast = Good for currency
Frequency
Monthly
Why Traders Care
Rising purchase orders signal that manufacturers will increase activity as they work to fill the orders. A higher than expected reading should be taken as positive/bullish for the EUR, while a lower than expected reading should be taken as negative/bearish for the EUR.
Also Called
Industrial Orders, Manufacturing Orders
07:30
EUR
ECB's Guindos Speaks in Frankfurt
med
07:30
EUR
ECB's Guindos Speaks in Frankfurt
med
13:00
CAD
BoC's Poloz Gives Last Speach of the Year in Toronto
med
13:15
USD
ADP National Employment Report
high
179.0k195.0k227.0k
13:30
USD
Unemployment Claims
med
231.0k225.0k234.0k
13:30
USD
Unit Labor Costs (q/q)
med
0.9%1.0%1.2%
13:30
USD
Non Farm Productivity (q/q ann)
low
2.3%2.3%2.2%
13:30
USD
Trade Balance
med
-55.5B-55.0B-54.0B
15:00
USD
ISM Non-Manufacturing
high
60.759.060.3
15:00
CAD
Ivey PMI
med
57.261.8
15:00
USD
Factory Orders (m/m)
low
-2.1%-2.0%0.7%
17:15
USD
Fed's Bostic Speaks in Atlanta
med

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