Economic Calendar

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ThursdayImpactActualForecastPreviousDetails
07:45
EUR
French Business Survey
med
112.0113.0114.0*
07:45
EUR
French HICP (m/m)
low
-0.1%-0.1%-0.1%
07:45
EUR
French CPI (m/m)
low
-0.1%-0.1%-0.1%
07:45
EUR
French HICP (y/y)
low
1.5%1.5%1.5%
07:45
EUR
French CPI (y/y)
low
1.3%1.4%1.4%
08:15
CHF
Industrial Production (y/y)
med
8.7%9.2%*
09:00
EUR
German IFO Business Climate
high
115.4117.0117.6
09:00
EUR
German IFO Expectations
high
105.4107.9108.3*
09:00
EUR
German IFO Current Conditions
high
126.3127.0127.8*
09:30
GBP
GDP (q/q)
high
0.4%0.5%0.5%
09:30
GBP
GDP (y/y)
high
1.4%1.5%1.5%
09:30
GBP
Total Business Investment (q/q)
med
0.0%0.4%0.5%
09:30
GBP
Index of Services (q/q)
med
0.6%0.0%0.4%
09:30
GBP
Index of Services (m/m)
med
0.0%0.1%0.4%
11:00
GBP
CBI Distributive Trades
med
25.0%40.0%
11:00
GBP
CBI Industrial Trends Orders
med
10.0%11.0%14.0%
13:30
CAD
Retail Sales (m/m)
high
-0.8%0.0%0.3%*
13:30
CAD
Core Retail Sales (m/m)
high
-1.8%0.3%1.7%*
13:30
USD
Unemployment Claims
med
220.0k230.0k229.0k*

Unemployment Claims

13:30
USD
ImpactActualForecastPrevious
med
220.0k230.0k230.0k

Details

Source
U.S. Department of Labor
Measures
This report measures the number of individuals who filed for unemployment insurance for the first time during the past week.
Usual Effect
A higher than expected reading should be taken as negative/bearish for the USD, while a lower than expected reading should be taken as positive/bullish for the USD.
Frequency
Weekly
Next Release
Mar 1, 2018
Why Traders Care
An increase in jobless claims signals slow job growth and additional unemployment. The lack of jobs can affect the consumer spending and confidence.
Also Called
Initial Jobless Claims. Unemployment Claims, Jobless Claims, Initial Claims
15:00
USD
CB Leading Index (m/m)
low
1.0%0.7%0.6%*
23:30
JPY
CPI Core (Nation) (y/y)
med
1.4%1.3%1.0%

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