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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GBP
Local Elections
med
04:00
NZD
ANZ Business Confidence Prel
low
7.03.0-2.0
06:00
EUR
German Factory Orders MoM
med
3.0%1.5%1.4%*
07:30
EUR
Construction PMI
low
50.152.050.1
07:30
EUR
French Construction PMI
low
49.851.949.7
07:30
EUR
German Construction PMI
med
46.252.547.5
08:30
GBP
Markit/CIPS Composite PMI Final
low
60.760.056.4
08:30
GBP
Services PMI
med
61.060.156.3
09:00
EUR
Retail Sales YoY
med
12.0%8.3%-1.5%*
09:00
EUR
Retail Sales MoM
low
2.7%1.0%4.2%*
09:00
EUR
French Retail Sales MoM
low
-1.0%0.6%1.6%*
09:00
EUR
French Retail Sales YoY
low
21.3%8.5%3.9%*
09:00
EUR
French 10-Year OAT Auction
low
0.13%0.0%
09:00
AUD
RBA Debelle Speech
med
10:30
EUR
ECB Guindos Speech
low
11:00
GBP
Official Bank Rate
high
0.1%0.1%0.1%
11:00
GBP
BoE Quantitative Easing
med
875.0B875.0B875.0B
11:00
GBP
Monetary Policy Report
med
11:00
GBP
MPC Meeting Minutes
med
11:00
GBP
BoE MPC Vote Hike
med
0.00.00.0
11:00
GBP
BoE MPC Vote Unchanged
med
9.09.09.0
11:00
GBP
BoE MPC Vote Cut
med
0.00.00.0
11:30
USD
Challenger Job Cuts
low
22.91k25.0k30.6k*
12:30
USD
Unit Labour Costs QoQ Prel
med
-0.3%-0.8%5.6%*
12:30
USD
Nonfarm Productivity QoQ Prel
med
5.4%3.2%-3.8%*
12:30
USD
Continuing Jobless Claims
low
3,690.0k3,610.0k3,653.0k*
12:30
USD
Jobless Claims 4-week Average
med
560.0k562.5k621.0k*
12:30
USD
Initial Jobless Claims
med
498.0k545.0k590.0k*
13:00
USD
Fed Williams Speech
med
13:15
EUR
ECB Schnabel Speech
low
14:30
USD
EIA Natural Gas Stocks Change
low
60.0Bcf15.0Bcf
15:00
EUR
German Bundesbank Mauderer Speech
low
15:30
USD
8-Week Bill Auction
low
0.01%0.01%
15:30
USD
4-Week Bill Auction
low
0.01%0.0%
17:00
USD
Fed Bostic Speech
med
17:00
USD
Fed Mester Speech
med
22:05
USD
Fed Kaplan Speech
med
22:30
AUD
Ai Group Services Index
med
61.059.058.7
23:30
JPY
Average Cash Earnings YoY
low
0.2%0.1%-0.4%*

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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