Economic Calendar

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Sep
20
WednesdayImpactActualForecastPreviousDetails
00:30
AUD
Westpac-MI Leading Index (m/m)
low
-0.08%0.09%*
01:00
AUD
Internet Vacancy Index (m/m)
low
0.3%0.7%*
03:05
AUD
RBA's Ellis Speaks in Sydney
med
06:00
EUR
German PPI (m/m)
low
0.2%0.1%0.2%
06:00
EUR
German PPI (y/y)
low
2.6%2.5%2.3%
08:30
GBP
Core Retail Sales (m/m)
high
1.0%0.1%0.7%*
08:30
GBP
Retail Sales (m/m)
high
1.0%0.2%0.6%*
08:30
GBP
Core Retail Sales (y/y)
high
2.8%1.4%1.7%*
08:30
GBP
Retail Sales (y/y)
high
1.0%1.2%0.6%*
14:00
USD
Existing Home Sales
med
5.35M5.45M5.44M

Existing Home Sales

14:00
USD
ImpactActualForecastPrevious
med
5.35M5.45M5.44M

Details

Source
National Association of Realtors
Measures
Measures the monthly sales of previously-owned (not new) single-family houses. This report helps to gauge the strength of the U.S. housing market and is a key indicator of overall economic strength.
Usual Effect
The housing market is considered as a sensitive factor to the US economy, it generates some volatility for the USD. Generally speaking, a high reading is positive for the USD, while a low reading is negative.
Frequency
Monthly
Next Release
Oct 20, 2017
Why Traders Care
Sales of existing homes can provide economic stimulus. An uptrend in existing home sales also means more commissions to real estate agents and higher revenue for mortgage lenders and moving companies.
18:00
USD
Federal Reserve FOMC Interest Rate Decision
high
18:00
USD
Federal Funds Rate
high
1.25%1.25%1.25%
18:30
USD
Fed's Yellen holds news conference
high
22:45
NZD
GDP (SA) (q/q)
med
0.8%0.8%0.6%*
22:45
NZD
GDP (y/y)
med
2.5%2.5%2.5%

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