Economic Calendar

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TuesdayImpactActualForecastPreviousDetails
01:30
AUD
ANZ Job Ads (m/m)
med
0.0%-0.4%*
04:30
AUD
Cash Rate
high
1.5%1.5%1.5%
06:00
EUR
German Retail Sales (m/m)
med
-0.7%0.8%-0.3%*
06:00
EUR
German Retail Sales (y/y)
med
1.3%2.5%2.3%
07:00
USD
Total Vehicle Sales
med
17.4M16.9M16.96M
07:15
CHF
Retail Sales (y/y)
med
-0.2%-0.4%*
07:30
CHF
Manufacturing PMI
low
60.364.365.5
07:50
EUR
French Manufacturing PMI
low
53.753.653.6
07:55
EUR
German Manufacturing PMI
med
58.258.458.4
08:00
EUR
Manufacturing PMI
med
56.656.656.6
08:30
GBP
Manufacturing PMI
med
55.154.755.2

Manufacturing PMI

08:30
GBP
ImpactActualForecastPrevious
med
55.154.755.2

Details

Source
Markit/CIPS
Measures
The Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) measures the activity level of purchasing managers in the manufacturing sector. A reading above 50 indicates expansion in the sector; below 50 indicates contraction.
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
May 1, 2018
Why Traders Care
Traders watch these surveys closely as purchasing managers usually have early access to data about their company’s performance, which can be a leading indicator of overall economic performance.
Also Called
CIPS / Markit Manufacturing PMI
Acro Expanded
Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI)

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