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ThursdayImpactActualForecastPreviousDetails
05:30
JPY
Tokyo Department Store Sales (20th-25th) (y/y)
med
1.0%0.1%
08:30
GBP
Core Retail Sales (m/m)
high
0.3%-0.2%1.1%*
08:30
GBP
Retail Sales (m/m)
high
0.3%-0.2%0.9%*
08:30
GBP
Retail Sales (y/y)
high
3.3%2.3%3.8%*

Retail Sales (y/y)

08:30
GBP
ImpactActualForecastPrevious
high
3.3%2.3%3.7%

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
Oct 18, 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
08:30
GBP
Core Retail Sales (y/y)
high
3.5%2.4%4.0%*
12:30
USD
Unemployment Claims
med
202.0k210.0k204.0k
12:30
USD
Philadelphia Fed Survey
med
22.918.011.9
14:00
EUR
Consumer Confidence
med
-2.9-2.0-1.9
14:00
USD
CB Leading Index (m/m)
low
0.4%0.5%0.7%*
14:00
USD
Existing Home Sales
med
5.34M5.36M5.34M
22:45
NZD
GDP (SA) (q/q)
med
1.0%0.8%0.5%
22:45
NZD
GDP (y/y)
med
2.8%2.5%2.7%
22:45
NZD
International Travel and Migration
low
5,010.04,750.0*
23:30
JPY
CPI Core (Nation) (y/y)
med
0.9%0.9%0.8%

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