Economic Calendar

BabyPips.com's Economic Calendar is your trading companion to avoid event risk. Event risk is anything that will move markets, but that you can't see coming. Use our economic calendar to inform yourself of important news events and economic data reports that may shake up the financial markets and impact your trading. Don’t be blindsided.

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FridayImpactActualForecastPreviousDetails
07:00
EUR
German Industrial Production (m/m)
med
-1.7%0.1%-0.6%
07:00
EUR
German Industrial Production (y/y)
med
-5.3%-3.6%-4.5%*
07:45
EUR
French Current Account
low
-2.4B-2.9B*
07:45
EUR
French Trade Balance
low
-4.73B-5.0B-5.42B*

French Trade Balance

07:45
EUR
ImpactActualForecastPrevious
low
-4.73B-5.0B-5.42B

Details

Source
Ministry of Finance
Measures
The Trade Balance index measures the difference in worth between exported and imported goods over the reported month. Export demand is directly linked to currency demand, while export demand also has an impact on production levels.
Usual Effect
A higher than expected reading should be taken as positive/bullish for the EUR, while a lower than expected reading should be taken as negative/bearish for the EUR.
Frequency
Monthly
Next Release
Jan 8, 2020
08:00
CHF
Foreign Currency Reserves
med
782.9B779.5B*
13:30
USD
Average Hourly Earnings (m/m)
high
0.2%0.3%0.4%*
13:30
CAD
Employment
high
-71.210.0-1.8
13:30
USD
Nonfarm Payrolls
high
266.0k190.0k156.0k*
13:30
USD
Private Payrolls
high
254.0k180.0k163.0k*
13:30
USD
Unemployment Rate
high
3.5%3.6%3.6%
13:30
CAD
Unemployment
high
5.9%5.5%5.5%
15:00
USD
Wholesale Inventories (m/m)
low
0.1%0.2%0.2%
15:00
USD
UoM Consumer Sentiment Index
high
99.297.096.8
20:00
USD
Consumer Credit
low
18.91B16.0B9.58B*

The Economic Calendar

An economic calendar is a resource that allows traders to learn about upcoming news events.

BabyPips.com's Economic Calendar displays financial market events and announcements from across the world. The events are updated automatically upon the release of new data.

No matter what time frame you trade on, it's important to keep an eye on upcoming calendar events daily since they are likely to impact the financial markets including forex, stocks, bonds and commodities.

Since forex trading is the simultaneous buying of one currency and selling another, you can use the Economic Calendar to compare the economies behind each currency.

Events on the calendar are graded low, medium and high, depending on their likely degree of market impact.

Even if you don't trade the news, you should check the Economic Calendar every day in the morning, before you start trading, and once again, at the end of the day, to make sure you’re aware of any high-impact or major events scheduled for the next day.

High-impact events may cause volatile market conditions. Especially in the forex market.

Know ahead of time of upcoming economic data releases or events that may cause sudden volatility and negatively affect your trading, such as any open positions.

Due to the increased market volatility, it is important to remember that trading around news events can result in significant slippage.

Be sure to manage your risk and avoid overleveraging and overexposure! Don’t make the same trading mistakes that failed traders make.

BabyPips.com aims to offer the most accurate content but due to the vast amount of data and the wide range of sources, we can't be held responsible for any inaccuracies that might occur.

The Economic Calendar may also be subject to change without any previous notice.

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