Economic Calendar

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ThursdayImpactActualForecastPreviousDetails
All Day
EUR
ECB Monetary Policy Meeting in Frankfurt
high
All Day
EUR
ECB's Draghi Press Conference
high
All Day
USD
Roundtable with IMF's Adrian and BoF's Aufaurve in New York
med
00:30
AUD
Participation Rate
med
65.6%65.7%65.7%
00:30
AUD
Unemployment Rate
high
5.0%5.1%5.1%
00:30
AUD
Employment Change
high
21.618.037.0
05:00
JPY
Leading Indicators Index
low
99.199.3
07:45
EUR
French Business Survey
med
103.0103.0104.0
08:00
EUR
French Manufacturing PMI
high
51.250.049.7
08:00
EUR
French Composite PMI
low
47.951.048.7
08:00
EUR
French Services PMI
low
47.550.549.0
08:30
EUR
German Composite PMI
low
52.151.951.6
08:30
EUR
German Services PMI
low
53.152.151.8
08:30
EUR
German Manufacturing PMI
high
49.951.551.5
08:30
EUR
Manufacturing PMI
high
50.551.451.4
08:30
EUR
Services PMI
low
50.851.551.2
08:30
EUR
Composite PMI
low
50.751.451.1
10:00
GBP
BoE's Carney speaks in Davos, Switzerland
high
11:45
EUR
ECB Interest Rate Decision
high
0.0%0.0%0.0%
11:45
EUR
ECB Deposit Rate
high
0.4%-0.4%-0.4%
13:00
CHF
Riksbank's Skingsley participates in panel discussion in Davos, Switzerland
med
13:30
USD
Unemployment Claims
med
200.0k218.0k213.0k

Unemployment Claims

13:30
USD
ImpactActualForecastPrevious
med
200.0k218.0k213.0k

Details

Source
U.S. Department of Labor
Measures
This report measures the number of individuals who filed for unemployment insurance for the first time during the past week.
Usual Effect
A higher than expected reading should be taken as negative/bearish for the USD, while a lower than expected reading should be taken as positive/bullish for the USD.
Frequency
Weekly
Next Release
Jan 31, 2019
Why Traders Care
An increase in jobless claims signals slow job growth and additional unemployment. The lack of jobs can affect the consumer spending and confidence.
Also Called
Initial Jobless Claims. Unemployment Claims, Jobless Claims, Initial Claims
15:00
USD
CB Leading Index (m/m)
low
-0.1%-0.1%0.2%
15:30
GBP
BoE's Carney speaks in Davos, Switzerland
high
23:30
JPY
Core CPI (y/y)
med
0.4%0.2%0.4%*

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