Economic Calendar

BabyPips.com's Economic Calendar is your trading companion to avoid event risk. Event risk is anything that will move markets, but that you can't see coming. Use our economic calendar to inform yourself of important news events and economic data reports that may shake up the financial markets and impact your trading. Don’t be blindsided.

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FridayImpactActualForecastPreviousDetails
00:30
JPY
Jibun Bank Services PMI Final
med
49.548.348.3
00:30
JPY
Jibun Bank Composite PMI Final
low
51.050.249.9
01:30
AUD
RBA Statement on Monetary Policy
med
01:45
CNY
Chinese Caixin Composite PMI
low
54.753.353.1
01:45
CNY
Chinese Caixin Services PMI
med
56.354.554.3
02:00
NZD
Business Inflation Expectations
low
2.05%2.3%1.9%
03:00
CNY
Chinese Balance of Trade
med
42.85B14.5B13.8B
03:00
CNY
Chinese Exports YoY
med
32.3%35.0%30.6%
03:00
CNY
Chinese Imports YoY
med
43.1%37.0%38.1%
05:45
CHF
Unemployment Rate
med
3.3%3.4%3.4%
06:00
EUR
German Industrial Production MoM
med
2.5%1.7%-1.9%*
06:00
EUR
German Balance of Trade
high
20.5B17.6B18.2B*
06:00
EUR
German Balance of Trade s.a
low
14.3B18.9B*
06:00
EUR
German Exports MoM s.a
low
1.2%1.0%*
06:00
EUR
German Imports MoM s.a
low
6.5%3.6%
06:00
EUR
German Current Account
low
30.2B25.2B18.6B*
06:45
EUR
French Current Account
low
-2.9B-3.2B-2.2B*
06:45
EUR
French Balance of Trade
med
-6.1B-4.2B-5.1B*
06:45
EUR
French Industrial Production MoM
med
0.8%2.5%-4.8%*
06:45
EUR
French Private Non Farm Payrolls QoQ Prel
low
0.3%0.7%-0.1%
07:00
CHF
Foreign Exchange Reserves
low
914.1B930.3B*
08:00
CNY
Chinese Foreign Exchange Reserves
low
3.23.173.17
08:30
GBP
Construction PMI
med
61.662.361.7
10:00
EUR
ECB President Lagarde Speech
med
12:30
CAD
Full Time Employment Chg
med
-129.4k-160.0k175.4k
12:30
CAD
Part Time Employment Chg
med
-77.8k-50.0k127.8k
12:30
CAD
Participation Rate
med
64.9%64.5%65.2%
12:30
CAD
Employment Change
med
-207.1k-210.0k303.1k
12:30
CAD
Unemployment Rate
med
8.1%7.8%7.5%
12:30
CAD
Average Hourly Wages YoY
low
-1.6%1.9%2.0%
12:30
USD
Average Hourly Earnings MoM
high
0.7%0.1%-0.1%
12:30
USD
Nonfarm Payrolls
high
266.0k950.0k770.0k*
12:30
USD
Unemployment Rate
high
6.1%5.8%6.0%
12:30
USD
Nonfarm Payrolls Private
low
218.0k850.0k708.0k*
12:30
USD
Manufacturing Payrolls
low
-18.0k70.0k54.0k*
12:30
USD
Average Weekly Hours
low
35.034.934.9
12:30
USD
Average Hourly Earnings YoY
low
0.3%-0.2%4.2%
12:30
USD
Participation Rate
low
61.7%61.7%61.5%
12:30
USD
Government Payrolls
low
48.0k100.0k62.0k*
14:00
CAD
Ivey PMI s.a
high
60.667.072.9
14:00
USD
Wholesale Inventories MoM
med
1.3%1.4%0.9%
17:00
USD
Baker Hughes Total Rig Count
low
448.0440.0
17:00
USD
Baker Hughes Oil Rig Count
low
344.0342.0
19:00
USD
Consumer Credit Change
low
25.84B18.7B26.13B*

The Economic Calendar

An economic calendar is a resource that allows traders to learn about upcoming news events.

BabyPips.com's Economic Calendar displays financial market events and announcements from across the world. The events are updated automatically upon the release of new data.

No matter what time frame you trade on, it's important to keep an eye on upcoming calendar events daily since they are likely to impact the financial markets including forex, stocks, bonds and commodities.

Since forex trading is the simultaneous buying of one currency and selling another, you can use the Economic Calendar to compare the economies behind each currency.

Events on the calendar are graded low, medium and high, depending on their likely degree of market impact.

Even if you don't trade the news, you should check the Economic Calendar every day in the morning, before you start trading, and once again, at the end of the day, to make sure you’re aware of any high-impact or major events scheduled for the next day.

High-impact events may cause volatile market conditions. Especially in the forex market.

Know ahead of time of upcoming economic data releases or events that may cause sudden volatility and negatively affect your trading, such as any open positions.

Due to the increased market volatility, it is important to remember that trading around news events can result in significant slippage.

Be sure to manage your risk and avoid overleveraging and overexposure! Don’t make the same trading mistakes that failed traders make.

BabyPips.com aims to offer the most accurate content but due to the vast amount of data and the wide range of sources, we can't be held responsible for any inaccuracies that might occur.

The Economic Calendar may also be subject to change without any previous notice.

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