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Financial Calendar - Indicators

What are Economic Indicators?

28 August 2015
Location
Indicator
Period
Unit
Forecast
Previous
Actual
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08:45
Switzerland
GDP Q2 qq
Qtr II
%
-0.1
-0.2
 
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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08:45
Switzerland
GDP Q2 yy
Qtr II
%
0.9
1.1
 
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
Qtr2
%
0.7
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.
 
.
11:30
United Kingdom
GDP Q2 yy
Qtr2
%
2.6
2.6
 
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
Euro Zone
Business Climate
August
Idx
0.34
0.39
 
Business Climate
Business Climate
 
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11:30
Euro Zone
Economic Sentiment
August
Idx
103.8
104
 
Economic Sentiment
Economic Sentiment
 
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11:30
Euro Zone
Industrial Sentiment
August
Idx
-3.1
-2.9
 
Industrial Sentiment
The degree of optimism that industries are expressing for the state of the economy through their saving and spending activity.
 
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11:30
Euro Zone
Consumer Confidence
August
Idx
-6.9
-7.1
 
Consumer Confidence
The degree of optimism that consumers are expressing for the state of the economy through their saving and spending activity.
 
12:00
United Kingdom
Bank Holiday
September
 
 
 
 
Bank Holiday
Banks will be closed in observance of the Summer Bank Holiday;
 
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15:00
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Contract Expiry - Corn (CRN)
September
 
 
 
 
Contract Expiry - Corn (CRN)
Contract Expiry Corn (CRN) contract expiry - all open positions and pending orders will automatically close.
 
.
15:00
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Contract Expiry - Wheat (WHT)
September
 
 
 
 
Contract Expiry - Wheat (WHT)
Wheat (WHT) contract expiry - all open positions and pending orders will automatically close.
 
15:00
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September
 
 
 
 
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15:30
Canada
Producer Price Index (PPI) m/m
July
%
0
0.5
 
Producer Price Index (PPI) m/m
The Producer Price Index (PPI) is a family of indices that measures the monthly average change over time in the selling prices received by domestic producers of goods and services
 
.
15:30
Canada
Producer Prices
July
%
 
-0.9
 
Producer Prices
Producer Price Index
 
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15:30
Canada
Raw Materials Prices m/m
July
%
-4
0
 
Raw Materials Prices m/m
Measures on a monthly basis the unfinished goods consumed by a manufacturer in providing finished goods. Classified as inventory in the current assets section of a firm's balance sheet.
 
.
15:30
Canada
Raw Materials y/y
July
%
 
-17.5
 
Raw Materials y/y
Measures on a yearly basis the unfinished goods consumed by a manufacturer in providing finished goods. Classified as inventory in the current assets section of a firm's balance sheet.
 
.
15:30
United States
Trade Balance
July
Bln
 
-62.26
 
Trade Balance
The difference between exports and imports of goods and services.
 
.
15:30
United States
Personal Income
July
%
0.4
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.
 
.
15:30
United States
Consumption
July
%
0.4
0.2
 
Consumption
Represents household spending on all goods and services. Fluctuations in Private Consumption reflect the country's spending mood
 
.
15:30
United States
Core PCE m/m
July
%
0.1
0.1
 
Core PCE m/m
A monthly measure of price changes in consumer goods and services. Excludes food and energy price changes
 
.
15:30
United States
Core PCE y/y
July
%
 
1.3
 
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 m/m
July
%
 
0.2
 
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.
 
.
15:30
United States
PCE Index y/y
July
%
 
0.3
 
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.
 
17:00
United States
Michigan Consumer Sentiment
August
Idx
93
92.9
 
Michigan Consumer Sentiment
The University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index rates the relative level of current and future economic conditions. There are two versions of this data released two weeks apart, preliminary and revised. The preliminary data tends to have a greater imp
 
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