Economic Calendar

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ThursdayImpactActualForecastPreviousDetails
01:30
AUD
Unemployment Rate
high
5.4%5.5%5.6%
01:30
AUD
Participation Rate
med
65.5%65.6%65.6%
01:30
AUD
Employment Change
high
12.019.022.6
02:00
CNY
Chinese Retail Sales
med
8.5%9.6%9.4%
04:30
JPY
Capacity Utilization Rate (m/m)
low
1.8%0.5%
04:30
JPY
Industrial Production (m/m)
med
0.5%0.3%
04:30
JPY
Industrial Production (y/y)
med
2.6%2.5%
06:00
EUR
German CPI (m/m)
med
0.5%0.5%0.5%
06:00
EUR
German HICP (m/m)
low
0.6%0.6%0.6%
06:00
EUR
German CPI (y/y)
med
2.2%2.2%2.2%
06:00
EUR
German HICP (y/y)
low
2.2%2.2%2.2%
06:45
EUR
French HICP (m/m)
low
0.5%0.4%0.4%
06:45
EUR
French CPI (m/m)
low
0.4%0.4%0.4%
06:45
EUR
French HICP (y/y)
low
2.3%2.3%2.3%
06:45
EUR
French CPI (y/y)
low
2.0%2.0%2.0%
08:30
GBP
Core Retail Sales (m/m)
high
1.3%0.3%1.4%*
08:30
GBP
Retail Sales (m/m)
high
1.3%0.5%1.8%*

Retail Sales (m/m)

08:30
GBP
ImpactActualForecastPrevious
high
1.3%0.5%1.6%

Details

Source
Office for National Statistics
Measures
Retail Sales measure the change in the total value of inflation-adjusted sales at the retail level. It is the foremost indicator of consumer spending, which accounts for the majority of overall economic activity. The Core number excludes Auto sales and Fuel, which tend to be very volatile.
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
Jul 19, 2018
Why Traders Care
Changes in Retail Sales are widely followed as an indicator of consumer spending, which accounts for the majority of overall economic activity
Also Called
Sales Volume, All Retailers Sales
08:30
GBP
Core Retail Sales (y/y)
high
4.4%2.5%1.4%*
08:30
GBP
Retail Sales (y/y)
high
3.9%2.4%1.4%
11:45
EUR
ECB Deposit Rate
med
-0.4%-0.4%-0.4%
12:30
CAD
House Price Index (m/m)
low
0.0%0.0%0.0%
12:30
USD
Retail Sales (ex Autos) (m/m)
high
0.9%0.5%0.4%*
12:30
USD
Retail Sales (m/m)
high
0.8%0.4%0.4%*
12:30
USD
Unemployment Claims
med
221.0k223.0k222.0k
14:00
USD
Business Inventories
med
0.3%0.3%-0.1%*
23:00
JPY
BoJ 10yr Yield Target
med
0.0%0.0%0.0%

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