Economic Calendar

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FridayImpactActualForecastPreviousDetails
02:00
CNY
Chinese Fixed Asset Investment YTD (y/y)
med
5.4%5.2%5.2%
02:00
CNY
Chinese Industrial Production (y/y)
med
6.9%5.9%6.2%
02:00
CNY
Chinese Retail Sales (y/y)
med
8.0%7.9%8.0%
02:00
CNY
Chinese GDP YoY (y/y)
high
6.0%6.0%6.0%
02:00
CNY
Chinese GDP YTD YoY (y/y)
high
6.1%6.2%6.2%
07:45
EUR
French Budget Balance YTD
med
-114.0B-108.0B
09:00
EUR
Current Account
low
33.9B35.8B*
09:30
GBP
Core Retail Sales (m/m)
high
-0.8%0.8%-0.8%*
09:30
GBP
Core Retail Sales (y/y)
high
0.7%3.0%0.6%*
09:30
GBP
Retail Sales (m/m)
high
-0.6%0.6%-0.8%*

Retail Sales (m/m)

09:30
GBP
ImpactActualForecastPrevious
high
-0.6%0.6%-0.6%

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
Feb 19, 2020
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
09:30
GBP
Retail Sales (y/y)
high
0.9%2.7%0.8%*
10:00
EUR
CPI (y/y)
med
1.3%1.3%1.0%
10:00
EUR
Construction Output (m/m)
low
0.7%-0.5%*
10:00
EUR
Construction Output (y/y)
low
1.4%0.9%*
10:00
EUR
Core CPI (y/y)
med
1.3%1.3%1.3%
13:30
USD
Building Permits
med
1,416.0k1,460.0k1,474.0k*
13:30
USD
Housing Starts
med
1,608.0k1,380.0k1,375.0k*
14:00
USD
Fed's Harker discusses economic outlook
med
14:15
USD
Capacity Utilization Rate
med
77.0%77.0%77.4%*
14:15
USD
Industrial Production (m/m)
med
-0.3%-0.2%0.8%*
15:00
USD
UoM Consumer Sentiment Index
high
99.199.399.3

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