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Financial Calendar - Indicators

What are Economic Indicators?

3 March 2015
Location
Indicator
Period
Unit
Forecast
Previous
Actual
.
02:30
Australia
Build Permits
February
 
-1.8
-3.3
 
Build Permits
The number of new building projects authorized for construction. Because receiving a Building Permit is the first step in the construction process, the figure is used as the earliest indicator for developments in the housing market.
 
.
02:30
Australia
Current Account
February
Bln
-10.9
-12.5
 
Current Account
The Current Account summarizes the flow of goods, services, income and transfer payments into and out of the country.
 
.
05:30
Australia
RBA Rate Decision
February
%
2
2.25
 
RBA Rate Decision
The Reserve Bank of Australia's Cash Rate Target decision has a huge influence on its financial markets. Changes in rates affect interest rates in consumer loans, mortgages, and bond rates.
 
.
09:00
Germany
Retail Sales mm
February
%
0.5
0.2
 
Retail Sales mm
Retail Sales mm
 
.
11:30
United Kingdom
PMI - Construction
February
 
59
59.1
 
PMI - Construction
PMI Construction
 
.
12:00
Euro Zone
Producer Price Index (PPI) m/m
February
%
-0.5
-1
 
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
 
.
12:00
United Kingdom
BoC Governor speaks
February
 
 
 
 
BoC Governor speaks
Speech of the Bank of Canada on the economy and the views of the Central Bank. The market focuses on points that could suggest future interest rate changes
 
.
15:30
Canada
GDP m/m
February
%
0.1
-0.2
 
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.
 
.
15:30
Canada
Raw Materials Prices m/m
February
%
-6.8
-7.6
 
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
Industrial Production m/m
February
%
-2.2
-1.6
 
Industrial Production m/m
Change in the total inflation-adjusted value of output produced by the manufacturing, mining, and utilities sectors.
 
.
17:00
United States
IBD Economic Optimism
February
 
48.3
47.5
 
IBD Economic Optimism
IBD Economic Optimism
 
4 March 2015
Location
Indicator
Period
Unit
Forecast
Previous
Actual
.
02:30
Australia
GDP Q1 q/q
February
 
0.7
0.3
 
GDP Q1 q/q
Measures the quarterly value of goods and services produced within a country. 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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