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FridayImpactActualForecastPreviousDetails
07:00
EUR
German PPI (m/m)
low
0.2%0.2%0.1%
07:00
EUR
German PPI (y/y)
low
2.3%2.3%2.5%
08:15
CHF
Producer & Import prices (m/m)
med
0.2%0.6%
08:15
CHF
Producer & Import prices (y/y)
med
1.8%1.8%
09:00
EUR
Current Account (nsa)
low
37.8B35.4B*
09:00
EUR
Current Account
low
32.5B30.3B*
09:30
GBP
Core Retail Sales (m/m)
high
-1.6%-1.0%1.1%*
09:30
GBP
Retail Sales (m/m)
high
-1.5%-1.0%1.0%*
09:30
GBP
Retail Sales (y/y)
high
1.4%2.6%1.5%*

Retail Sales (y/y)

09:30
GBP
ImpactActualForecastPrevious
high
1.4%2.6%1.6%

Details

Source
Office for National Statistics
Measures
Retail Sales measure the change in the total value of inflation-adjusted sales at the retail level. It is the foremost indicator of consumer spending, which accounts for the majority of overall economic activity. The Core number excludes Auto sales and Fuel, which tend to be very volatile.
Usual Effect
A higher than expected reading should be taken as positive/bullish for the GBP while a lower than expected reading should be taken as negative/bearish for the GBP.
Frequency
Monthly
Next Release
Feb 16, 2018
Why Traders Care
Changes in Retail Sales are widely followed as an indicator of consumer spending, which accounts for the majority of overall economic activity
Also Called
Sales Volume, All Retailers Sales
09:30
GBP
Core Retail Sales (y/y)
high
1.3%2.6%1.5%
13:30
CAD
Manufacturing Sales (m/m)
med
3.4%2.0%-0.6%*
15:00
USD
UoM Consumer Sentiment Index
high
94.497.095.9

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