Economic Calendar

  • Dec
    10
    Sun
  • Dec
    11
    Mon
  • Dec
    12
    Tue
  • Dec
    13
    Wed
  • Dec
    14
    Thu
  • Dec
    15
    Fri
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    16
    Sat
Dec
14
ThursdayImpactActualForecastPreviousDetails
All Day
CHF
SNB Monetary Policy Assessment Meeting
high
All Day
GBP
BoE Monetary Policy Committee Meeting and Rate Decision
high
All Day
NZD
House Sales (y/y)
med
-8.9%-15.8%
00:01
GBP
RICS Housing Survey
med
0.0%0.0%1.0%
00:30
AUD
Employment Change
high
61.619.07.8*
00:30
AUD
Unemployment Rate
high
5.4%5.4%5.4%
02:00
CNY
Chinese Retail Sales
med
10.2%10.3%10.0%
04:30
JPY
Capacity Utilization Rate (m/m)
low
0.2%-1.5%
04:30
JPY
Industrial Production (Final) (m/m)
med
0.5%0.5%
04:30
JPY
Industrial Production (Final) (y/y)
med
5.9%5.9%
07:45
EUR
French CPI (Final) (m/m)
low
0.1%0.1%0.1%
07:45
EUR
French HICP (Final) (m/m)
low
0.1%0.1%0.1%
07:45
EUR
French HICP (Final) (y/y)
low
1.2%1.3%1.3%
07:45
EUR
French CPI (Final) (y/y)
low
1.2%1.2%1.2%
08:00
EUR
French Services PMI (Prelim)
low
59.460.060.4
08:00
EUR
French Manufacturing PMI (Final)
low
59.357.257.7
08:15
CHF
Producer & Import prices (m/m)
med
0.6%0.5%
08:15
CHF
Producer & Import prices (y/y)
med
1.8%1.2%
08:30
CHF
SNB Sight Deposit Interest Rate
med
-0.75%-0.75%-0.75%
08:30
EUR
German Services PMI (Prelim)
med
55.854.654.3
08:30
EUR
German Manufacturing PMI (Prelim)
med
63.362.062.5
09:00
EUR
Composite PMI (Prelim)
low
58.057.257.5
09:00
EUR
Manufacturing PMI (Prelim)
med
60.659.760.1
09:00
EUR
Services PMI (Prelim)
med
56.556.056.2
09:30
GBP
Core Retail Sales (m/m)
high
1.2%0.4%0.4%*
09:30
GBP
Retail Sales (m/m)
high
1.1%0.4%0.5%*
09:30
GBP
Core Retail Sales (y/y)
high
1.5%0.2%0.0%*
09:30
GBP
Retail Sales (y/y)
high
1.6%0.3%0.0%*
12:00
GBP
BoE MPC minutes released
high
12:00
GBP
BoE Bank Rate
high
0.5%0.5%0.5%
12:00
GBP
Asset Purchase Facility
high
435.0B435.0B435.0B
12:45
EUR
ECB Deposit Rate
med
-0.4%-0.4%-0.4%
13:30
EUR
ECB's Draghi Press Conference Post Interest Rate Decision
high
13:30
USD
Unemployment Claims
med
225.0k236.0k236.0k
13:30
USD
Retail Sales (ex Autos) (m/m)
high
1.0%0.6%0.4%*
13:30
USD
Retail Sales (m/m)
high
0.8%0.3%0.5%*

Retail Sales (m/m)

13:30
USD
ImpactActualForecastPrevious
high
0.8%0.3%0.2%

Details

Source
Census Bureau
Measures
Retail Sales measure the change in the total value of sales at the retail level. It is the foremost indicator of consumer spending, which accounts for the majority of overall economic activity.
Usual Effect
A higher than expected reading should be taken as positive/bullish for the USD, while a lower than expected reading should be taken as negative/bearish for the USD.
Frequency
Monthly
Next Release
Jan 12, 2018
Why Traders Care
Consumer spending accounts for more than two-thirds of the economy, so if you know how the consumer sector is faring, you'll have a pretty good handle on where the economy is headed. Needless to say, that's a big advantage for traders.
13:30
CAD
House Price Index (m/m)
low
0.1%0.2%0.2%
14:45
USD
Manufacturing PMI
low
55.053.953.9
15:00
USD
Business Inventories
med
-0.1%-0.1%0.0%
23:50
JPY
Tankan
med
25.024.022.0

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