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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

Current Account

08:00
EUR
ImpactActualForecastPrevious
low
26.8B36.8B

Details

Source
European Central Bank
Measures
The inflation-adjusted net value of transactions that include merchandise trade, income flows, services, and unilateral transfers. The goods portion is the same as the monthly Trade Balance figure
Usual Effect
A higher than expected reading should be taken as positive/bullish for the EUR, while a lower than expected reading should be taken as negative/bearish for the EUR.
Frequency
Monthly
Next Release
May 20, 2019
Why Traders Care
It is linked to currency demand, as a current account surplus indicates more money flowing in than going out of the country. In other words, a widening surplus means investors are purchasing more of the local currency to carry out their transactions in the country.
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%
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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