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Sep
19
ThursdayImpactActualForecastPreviousDetails
All Day
JPY
BoJ 10y Yield Target
high
0.0%0.0%0.0%
All Day
JPY
BoJ Policy Balance Rate
high
-0.1%-0.1%-0.1%
01:30
AUD
Employment Change
med
34.715.036.4*
01:30
AUD
Unemployment Rate
med
5.3%5.2%5.2%
07:30
CHF
SNB Sight Deposit Interest Rate
med
-0.75%-0.75%
08:00
EUR
Current Account
low
21.0B18.4B

Current Account

08:00
EUR
ImpactActualForecastPrevious
low
21.0B18.4B

Details

Source
European Central Bank
Measures
The inflation-adjusted net value of transactions that include merchandise trade, income flows, services, and unilateral transfers. The goods portion is the same as the monthly Trade Balance figure
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
Oct 18, 2019
Why Traders Care
It is linked to currency demand, as a current account surplus indicates more money flowing in than going out of the country. In other words, a widening surplus means investors are purchasing more of the local currency to carry out their transactions in the country.
08:30
GBP
Core Retail Sales (m/m)
high
-0.3%-0.3%0.4%*
08:30
GBP
Core Retail Sales (y/y)
high
-0.2%2.3%3.1%*
08:30
GBP
Retail Sales (m/m)
high
2.2%0.0%0.4%*
08:30
GBP
Retail Sales (y/y)
high
2.7%2.8%3.4%*
10:00
EUR
ECB's Coeure, ESM's Regling speak in Frankfurt
med
11:00
GBP
Official Bank Rate
high
0.75%0.75%0.75%
11:00
GBP
Asset Purchase Facility
high
435.0B435.0B435.0B
12:30
USD
Current Account
med
-128.2B-127.8B-136.2B*
12:30
USD
Philadelphia Fed Survey
med
12.010.516.8
12:30
USD
Unemployment Claims
med
208.0k214.0k206.0k*
14:00
USD
CB Leading Index (m/m)
low
0.0%-0.1%0.4%*
14:00
USD
Existing Home Sales
med
5.49M5.38M5.42M
23:30
JPY
Natl CPI (y/y)
high
0.3%0.3%0.5%

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