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ThursdayImpactActualForecastPreviousDetails
07:00
EUR
German GFK Consumer Sentiment
med
2.77.58.3*
07:45
EUR
French Business Survey
med
98.093.0101.0*
09:00
EUR
M3 Money Supply (y/y)
med
5.5%5.1%5.2%
09:30
GBP
Retail Sales (y/y)
high
0.0%0.7%0.8%
09:30
GBP
Core Retail Sales (m/m)
high
-0.3%-0.2%1.6%
09:30
GBP
Core Retail Sales (y/y)
high
-0.5%1.1%1.2%
09:30
GBP
Retail Sales (m/m)
high
-0.5%0.2%0.9%

Retail Sales (m/m)

09:30
GBP
ImpactActualForecastPrevious
high
-0.5%0.2%0.9%

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
Apr 23, 2020
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
11:00
GBP
Official Bank Rate
high
0.1%0.1%0.1%
12:30
USD
Unemployment Claims
med
3,283.0k1,500.0k281.0k
12:30
USD
Advance Goods Trade Balance
med
-59.9B-63.4B-65.9B*
12:30
USD
Core Personal Consumption Expenditure (q/q ann)
med
1.3%1.7%1.2%
12:30
USD
GDP (q/q ann)
med
2.1%2.1%2.1%
12:30
USD
Wholesale Inventories (m/m)
low
-0.5%-0.4%-0.4%

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