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Financial Calendar - Indicators

What are Economic Indicators?

20 August 2014
Location
Indicator
Period
Unit
Forecast
Previous
Actual
.
11:30
United Kingdom
MPC Vote Hike
August
 
0
0
2
.
11:30
United Kingdom
MPC Vote Unchanged
August
 
9
9
7
.
11:30
United Kingdom
MPC Vote Cut
August
 
0
0
0
.
13:00
United Kingdom
CBI orders
August
 
4
2
11
CBI orders
A survey of senior manufacturing executives on trends in output, process, exports and costs. A rising trend has a positive effect on the nation's currency.
 
.
15:00
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Contract Expiry - Coffee (CFE)
September
 
 
 
 
Contract Expiry - Coffee (CFE)
Coffee (CFE) - All open positions and limit orders will close.
 
.
15:30
Canada
Wholesale Trade
June
%
0.4
2.2
0.6
Wholesale Trade
The sale of goods in high quantities to non-consumers, with the purpose of reselling these goods.
 
.
17:30
United States
Crude Oil Inventories
w/e
Mln
-1.3
-1.4
-4.5
Crude Oil Inventories
Change in the number of barrels of crude oil held in inventory by commercial firms during the past week
 
.
21:00
United States
FOMC Minutes
 
 
 
 
 
FOMC Minutes
The detailed minutes from these meetings give some of the best insights into the monetary policy decision making process and what the FED thinks about economic developments inside and outside of the US. Markets tend to focus most of their attention on the
 
21 August 2014
Location
Indicator
Period
Unit
Forecast
Previous
Actual
.
04:35
Japan
Flash Mfg PMI
August
 
50.8
 
 
Flash Mfg PMI
Markit Flash Manufacturing PMI
 
.
04:45
China
HSBC Flash Manufacturing PMI
August
 
51.7
 
 
HSBC Flash Manufacturing PMI
Survey asks about 430 purchasing managers to rate the relative level of business conditions including employment, production, new orders, prices, supplier deliveries, and inventories. Above 50 is expansion; below 50 is contraction.
 
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