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Financial Calendar - Indicators

What are Economic Indicators?

30 September 2016
Location
Indicator
Period
Unit
Forecast
Previous
Actual
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04:45
China
Caixin Final Manufacturing PMI
September
 
50.1
50
50.1
Caixin Final Manufacturing PMI
Above 50.0 indicates industry expansion, below indicates contraction. The 'Previous' listed is the 'Actual' from the Flash release and therefore the 'History' data will appear unconnected. There are 2 versions of this report released about a week apart –
 
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04:45
New Zealand
Trade Balance
August
Mln
-730
-351
-1265
Trade Balance
The difference between exports and imports of goods and services.
 
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09:00
Germany
Retail Sales yy
August
 
1.3
-1.5
3.7
Retail Sales yy
Retail Sales yy
 
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09:00
Germany
Retail Sales mm
August
 
-0.3
0.5
-0.4
Retail Sales mm
Retail Sales mm
 
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09:00
United Kingdom
Nationwide House Price m/m
September
%
 
0.6
0.3
Nationwide House Price m/m
Gauge for costs of homes in the United Kingdom. Measured on a monthly basis
 
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09:00
United Kingdom
Nationwide House Price y/y
September
%
 
5.6
5.3
Nationwide House Price y/y
Gauge for costs of homes in the United Kingdom. Measured on a yearly basis
 
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10:00
Switzerland
KOF Indicator
September
 
100.8
99.8
101.3
KOF Indicator
A composite of business surveys from various sectors of the economy (industry, retail and wholesale) that is combined to form a leading indicator that aims to project GDP growth approximately 8 months into the future.
 
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11:30
United Kingdom
GDP Q2 yy
Qtr II
%
2.2
1.9
2.1
GDP Q2 yy
Measures the quarterly value of goods and services produced within a country on a yearly basis. GDP is the most comprehensive overall measure of economic output.
 
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11:30
United Kingdom
GDP Q2 qq
Qtr II
%
0.6
0.6
0.7
GDP Q2 qq
Measures the quarterly value of goods and services produced within a country. GDP is the most comprehensive overall measure of economic output.
 
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11:30
United Kingdom
Current Account
Qtr II
Bln Gbp
-30.5
-26.99
-28.684
Current Account
The Current Account summarizes the flow of goods, services, income and transfer payments into and out of the country.
 
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12:00
Euro Zone
Unemployment Rate
August
%
10
10.1
10.1
Unemployment Rate
Percentage of total work force that is unemployed and actively seeking employment during the previous month.
 
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12:00
Euro Zone
Consumer Price Index (CPI) y/y
September
%
0.4
0.2
0.4
Consumer Price Index (CPI) y/y
An inflationary indicator that measures the yearly change in the cost of a fixed basket of products and services, including housing, electricity, food, and transportation.
 
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12:00
Euro Zone
Core CPI y/y
September
%
0.9
0.8
0.8
Core CPI y/y
The Core Producer Price Index (PPI) measures the Change in the price of goods and services purchased by consumers, excluding the eight most volatile items.
 
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15:30
United States
Core PCE y/y
August
%
 
1.6
 
Core PCE y/y
A yearly measure of price changes in consumer goods and services. Excludes food and energy price changes
 
.
15:30
United States
PCE Index y/y
August
%
 
0.8
 
PCE Index y/y
A yearly measure of price changes in consumer goods and services. It is essentially a measure of goods and services targeted towards individuals and consumed by individuals.
 
.
15:30
United States
Personal Income
August
%
0.2
0.4
 
Personal Income
Broad gauge of employee earnings in the US. Personal Income measures the pre-tax income households receive from employment, investments, and transfer payments.
 
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15:30
United States
PCE Index m/m
August
%
 
0
 
PCE Index m/m
A monthly measure of price changes in consumer goods and services. It is essentially a measure of goods and services targeted towards individuals and consumed by individuals.
 
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15:30
Canada
GDP m/m
July
%
0.3
0.6
 
GDP m/m
Measures the value of goods and services produced within a country on a monthly basis. GDP is the most comprehensive overall measure of economic output and provides key insight as to the driving forces of the economy.
 
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15:30
Canada
Industrial Production m/m
August
%
0.1
0.2
 
Industrial Production m/m
Change in the total inflation-adjusted value of output produced by the manufacturing, mining, and utilities sectors.
 
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16:45
United States
Chicago PMI
September
 
52.5
51.5
 
Chicago PMI
Monthly measure of the business conditions based on surveys of purchasing managers across Illinois, Indiana and Michigan and it is used to predict the ISM report as the Chicago survey retains a high correlation with the broader economic release.
 
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