Economic Calendar

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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%*

Retail Sales (y/y)

08:30
GBP
ImpactActualForecastPrevious
high
1.0%1.2%1.3%

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 19, 2017
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
14:00
USD
Existing Home Sales
med
5.35M5.45M5.44M
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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