Economic Calendar

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WednesdayImpactActualForecastPreviousDetails
00:00
AUD
Internet Vacancy Index (m/m)
low
1.2%0.2%
00:30
AUD
Construction Work Done (q/q)
high
-19.4%-10.0%15.7%
00:30
AUD
Wage Price Index (q/q)
med
0.6%0.5%
04:30
JPY
All Industry Activity Index (m/m)
low
0.5%0.4%1.0%
05:30
JPY
Tokyo Department Store Sales (y/y)
med
-0.2%0.9%
08:00
EUR
French Manufacturing PMI
high
56.158.058.4
08:00
EUR
French Services PMI
high
57.959.059.2
08:30
EUR
German Services PMI
high
55.357.057.3
08:30
EUR
German Manufacturing PMI
high
60.360.561.1
09:00
EUR
Manufacturing PMI
high
58.559.259.6
09:00
EUR
Services PMI
high
56.757.658.0
09:00
EUR
Composite PMI
high
57.558.458.8
09:30
GBP
Claimant Count Change
med
2.3%2.4%
09:30
GBP
Unemployment Rate
med
4.4%4.3%4.3%
09:30
GBP
Average Earnings Index (3m y/y)
med
2.5%2.5%2.5%
09:30
GBP
Claimant Count Change
med
-7.2k8.6k
09:30
GBP
GBP Public Sector Net Borrowing
med
-10.0B-9.6B2.6B
09:30
GBP
Public Finances (PSNCR)
med
-26.4B25.1B
09:30
GBP
Public Sector Net Borrowing
med
-11.6k-11.4k1.0k
14:45
USD
Manufacturing PMI
low
55.955.555.5
15:00
USD
Existing Home Sales
med
5.38M5.6M5.57M

Existing Home Sales

15:00
USD
ImpactActualForecastPrevious
med
5.38M5.6M5.57M

Details

Source
National Association of Realtors
Measures
Measures the monthly sales of previously-owned (not new) single-family houses. This report helps to gauge the strength of the U.S. housing market and is a key indicator of overall economic strength.
Usual Effect
The housing market is considered as a sensitive factor to the US economy, it generates some volatility for the USD. Generally speaking, a high reading is positive for the USD, while a low reading is negative.
Frequency
Monthly
Next Release
Mar 21, 2018
Why Traders Care
Sales of existing homes can provide economic stimulus. An uptrend in existing home sales also means more commissions to real estate agents and higher revenue for mortgage lenders and moving companies.

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