Economic Calendar

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ThursdayImpactActualForecastPreviousDetails
All Day
GBP
Official Bank Rate
high
0.75%0.75%0.75%
All Day
GBP
Asset Purchase Facility
high
435.0B435.0B435.0B
All Day
JPY
Bank of Japan hold Monetary Policy Meeting
med
01:15
AUD
RBA's Lowe Speaks in Adelaide
med
06:30
EUR
ECB's Rehn speaks in Brussels
med
07:30
EUR
ECB's Guindos speaks in Santander
med
08:30
GBP
Core Retail Sales (m/m)
high
-0.3%-0.4%-0.3%*

Core Retail Sales (m/m)

08:30
GBP
ImpactActualForecastPrevious
high
-0.3%-0.4%-0.2%

Details

Source
Office for National Statistics
Measures
Retail Sales measure the change in the total value of inflation-adjusted sales at the retail level. It is the foremost indicator of consumer spending, which accounts for the majority of overall economic activity. The Core number excludes Auto sales and Fuel, which tend to be very volatile.
Usual Effect
A higher than expected reading should be taken as positive/bullish for the GBP while a lower than expected reading should be taken as negative/bearish for the GBP.
Frequency
Monthly
Next Release
Jul 18, 2019
Why Traders Care
Changes in Retail Sales are widely followed as an indicator of consumer spending, which accounts for the majority of overall economic activity
Also Called
Sales Volume, All Retailers Sales
08:30
GBP
Core Retail Sales (y/y)
high
2.2%2.5%4.7%*
08:30
GBP
Retail Sales (m/m)
high
-0.5%-0.5%-0.1%*
08:30
GBP
Retail Sales (y/y)
high
2.3%2.7%5.1%*
11:00
GBP
Bank of England to announce rate decision and publish minutes
med
12:30
USD
Unemployment Claims
med
217.0k220.0k222.0k
12:30
USD
Philadelphia Fed Survey
med
0.311.516.6
12:30
USD
Current Account
med
-130.4B-125.0B-143.9B*
14:00
EUR
Consumer Confidence
med
-7.2-6.5-6.5
14:00
USD
CB Leading Index (m/m)
low
0.0%0.1%0.1%*
23:30
JPY
Natl CPI (y/y)
high
0.8%0.8%0.9%

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