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FridayImpactActualForecastPreviousDetails
05:30
JPY
Tokyo Department Store (y/y)
med
4.7%-2.7%
06:00
EUR
German PPI (m/m)
low
-0.5%-0.2%0.1%
06:00
EUR
German PPI (y/y)
low
0.3%0.6%1.1%
12:15
USD
Fed's Williams speaks at SNB conference
med
12:30
CAD
Retail Sales (m/m)
high
0.4%0.6%-0.1%*

Retail Sales (m/m)

12:30
CAD
ImpactActualForecastPrevious
high
0.4%0.6%0.0%

Details

Source
Statistics Canada
Measures
The change in the total value of sales from various industries of the retail sector excluding motor vehicles.
Usual Effect
This is the primary gauge for consumer spending which significantly contributes to Canada's economic activity. A high reading is usually considered to be bullish for the CAD.
Frequency
Monthly (with the next report)
Next Release
Oct 22, 2019
Why Traders Care
The report serves as a direct gauge of consumption and consumer confidence. Retail Trade is one an important leading indicator for Canada and part of the Index of Leading Indicator used to forecast economic developments. An increasing number of sales can signal consumer confidence and growth to come, but higher consumption can also lead to inflationary pressures.
12:30
CAD
Core Retail Sales (m/m)
high
-0.1%0.3%0.9%
14:00
EUR
Consumer Confidence
med
-6.5-7.0-7.1
15:20
USD
Fed's Rosengren speaks in New York
med
17:00
USD
Fed's Kaplan to speak in moderated Q+A
med

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