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ThursdayImpactActualForecastPreviousDetails
00:00
NZD
RBNZ's Orr News Conference on Bank Capital Review
med
00:30
AUD
Retail Trade (m/m)
med
0.0%0.3%0.2%
00:30
AUD
Trade Balance
med
4,502.0M6,800.0M7,180.0M
01:30
JPY
BoJ's Harada speaks in Oita
med
07:00
EUR
German Factory orders (sa) (m/m)
med
-0.4%0.4%0.3%
10:00
EUR
Retail Sales (y/y)
med
1.4%2.2%3.1%
10:00
EUR
Retail Sales (m/m)
low
-0.6%-0.5%0.1%
10:00
EUR
GDP (SA) (q/q)
med
0.2%0.2%0.2%
10:00
EUR
GDP (SA) (y/y)
med
1.2%1.2%1.2%
12:45
CAD
BoC's Lane gives economic progress report
med
13:30
USD
Unemployment Claims
med
203.0k215.0k213.0k
13:30
CAD
Trade Balance
high
-1.08B-1.45B-1.23B*

Trade Balance

13:30
CAD
ImpactActualForecastPrevious
high
-1.08B-1.45B-0.98B

Details

Source
Statistics Canada
Measures
The Trade Balance measures the difference in value between imported and exported goods and services over the reported period. A positive number indicates that more goods and services were exported than imported.
Usual Effect
A higher than expected reading should be taken as positive/bullish for the CAD, while a lower than expected reading should be taken as negative/bearish for the CAD.
Frequency
Monthly
Next Release
Jan 7, 2020
Why Traders Care
Export demand and currency demand are directly linked because foreigners must buy the domestic currency to pay for the nation's exports. Export demand also impacts production and prices at domestic manufacturers.
Also Called
International Merchandise Trade
13:30
USD
Trade Balance
med
-47.2B-48.9B-51.1B*
15:00
CAD
Ivey PMI
med
60.048.2
15:00
USD
Factory Orders (m/m)
low
0.3%0.1%-0.8%*
15:00
USD
Durable Ex Transportation
med
0.50.60.6
15:00
USD
Durable Goods Orders
med
0.50.60.6
23:30
JPY
Household spending (y/y)
med
-5.1%-3.2%9.5%
23:30
JPY
labor cash earnings (y/y)
med
0.5%0.2%0.5%*

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