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ThursdayImpactActualForecastPreviousDetails
01:30
AUD
Employment Change
high
28.415.027.7*

Employment Change

01:30
AUD
ImpactActualForecastPrevious
high
28.415.025.7

Details

Source
Australian Bureau of Statistics
Measures
An annualized measure of the change in the total number of employed people in Australia.
Usual Effect
A higher than expected reading should be taken as positive/bullish for the AUD, while a lower than expected reading should be taken as negative/bearish for the AUD.
Frequency
Monthly
Next Release
Jun 13, 2019
Why Traders Care
A rise in this indicator has positive implications for consumer spending which stimulates economic growth. The AUD generally enjoys a bullish effect from a high employment reading contrary to a low one wherein it typically come under selling pressure.
01:30
AUD
Unemployment Rate
high
5.2%5.0%5.1%*
02:45
AUD
RBA's Bullock speaks in Sydney
med
07:30
EUR
ECB's Praet moderates panel in Brussels
med
08:15
EUR
German Bundesbank's Weidmann speaks in Hamburg
med
09:00
EUR
Trade Balance
low
17.9B19.4B19.5B
11:15
GBP
BoE's Woods speaks in Lausanne
med
12:30
CAD
Manufacturing Sales (m/m)
med
2.1%1.5%-0.2%
12:30
USD
Unemployment Claims
med
212.0k220.0k228.0k
12:30
USD
Philadelphia Fed Survey
med
16.69.08.5*
12:30
USD
Building Permits
med
1,296.0k1,289.0k1,288.0k*
12:30
USD
Housing Starts
med
1,235.0k1,209.0k1,168.0k*
12:30
CAD
ADP Canada Releases April Payroll Estimates
low
12:30
EUR
ECB's Guindos speaks in Brussels
med
14:30
CAD
BoC Publishes Financial System Review
med
17:30
GBP
BoE's Haskel speaks in York
med
18:00
EUR
ECB's Coeure speaks in Geneva
med

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