Economic Calendar

  • Apr
    14
    Sun
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    15
    Mon
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    16
    Tue
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    17
    Wed
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    18
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  • Apr
    19
    Fri
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    20
    Sat
Apr
17
WednesdayImpactActualForecastPreviousDetails
01:30
AUD
Westpac-MI Leading Index (m/m)
low
0.19%0.0%
02:00
CNY
Chinese Industrial Production (y/y)
med
8.5%5.6%5.3%
02:00
CNY
Chinese Retail Sales (y/y)
med
8.7%8.3%8.2%
02:00
CNY
Chinese Fixed Asset Investment YTD (y/y)
med
6.3%6.3%6.1%
04:30
JPY
Capacity Utilization Rate (m/m)
low
1.0%-4.7%*
04:30
JPY
Industrial Production (m/m)
med
0.7%1.4%
04:30
JPY
Industrial Production (y/y)
med
-1.1%-1.0%
08:00
EUR
Current Account
low
26.8B36.8B
08:30
GBP
CPI (m/m)
high
0.2%0.2%0.5%
08:30
GBP
CPI (y/y)
high
1.9%2.0%1.9%
08:30
GBP
PPI Input (m/m)
med
-0.2%0.3%1.0%*
08:30
GBP
PPI Input (y/y)
med
3.7%3.9%4.0%*
08:30
GBP
PPI Output (m/m)
low
0.0%0.2%0.2%*
08:30
GBP
PPI Output (y/y)
low
2.4%2.3%2.4%*
09:00
EUR
CPI (m/m)
med
1.0%1.0%0.3%
09:00
EUR
CPI (y/y)
med
1.4%1.4%1.4%*
09:00
EUR
Core CPI (y/y)
med
0.8%0.8%0.8%
09:00
EUR
Trade Balance
low
19.5B17.4B*
12:30
CAD
CPI (m/m)
high
0.7%0.7%0.7%

CPI (m/m)

12:30
CAD
ImpactActualForecastPrevious
high
0.7%0.7%0.7%

Details

Source
Statistics Canada
Measures
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) measures the change in the price of goods and services from the perspective of the consumer
Usual Effect
A higher than expected reading should be taken as positive/bullish for the CAD, while a lower than expected reading should be taken as negative/bearish for the CAD.
Frequency
Monthly
Next Release
May 15, 2019
Why Traders Care
Consumer prices have a significant impact on the country's overall inflation.Price increases give the central bank more reason to raise the interest rates to fight inflation. Higher interest rates makes holding Canadian assets like the their currency more attractive.
Acro Expanded
Consumer Price Index (CPI)
12:30
CAD
CPI (y/y)
high
1.9%1.9%1.5%
12:30
USD
Trade Balance
med
-49.4B-53.6B-51.1B
13:00
GBP
BoE's Carney speaks in Paris
med
13:00
EUR
French BoF's Galhau speaks in Paris
med
14:00
USD
Wholesale Inventories (m/m)
low
0.2%0.4%1.2%
14:30
EUR
ECB's Lautenschlaeger speaks in Paris
med
16:30
USD
Fed's Bullard speaks in Annadale-on-Hudson
med
16:30
USD
Fed's Harker speaks in Vineland, NJ
med
18:00
USD
Fed issues Beige Book
med

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