Economic Calendar

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FridayImpactActualForecastPreviousDetails
04:30
JPY
Industrial Production (m/m)
med
-1.0%
04:30
JPY
Industrial Production (y/y)
med
1.5%
04:30
JPY
Capacity Utilization Rate (m/m)
low
1.0%4.0%
07:00
JPY
Tokyo Department Store (18th-22nd) (y/y)
med
07:30
CHF
Producer & Import prices (m/m)
med
-0.6%-0.1%-0.3%
07:30
CHF
Producer & Import prices (y/y)
med
0.6%1.0%1.4%
09:00
EUR
Current Account
low
20.3B26.8B*
09:30
GBP
Retail Sales (m/m)
high
-0.9%-0.8%1.3%*

Retail Sales (m/m)

09:30
GBP
ImpactActualForecastPrevious
high
-0.9%-0.8%1.4%

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
Feb 15, 2019
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
09:30
GBP
Core Retail Sales (m/m)
high
-1.3%-0.8%1.0%*
09:30
GBP
Core Retail Sales (y/y)
high
2.6%3.8%3.5%*
09:30
GBP
Retail Sales (y/y)
high
3.0%3.6%3.4%*
13:30
CAD
CPI (m/m)
high
-0.1%-0.4%-0.4%
13:30
CAD
CPI (y/y)
high
2.0%1.7%1.7%
14:05
USD
Fed's Williams speaks in Somerset, New Jersey
med
14:15
USD
Industrial Production (m/m)
med
0.3%0.2%0.4%*
14:15
USD
Capacity Utilization Rate
med
78.7%78.5%78.6%*
15:00
USD
UoM Consumer Sentiment Index
med
90.796.898.3
16:00
USD
Fed's Harker speaks in Philadelphia
med

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