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Financial Calendar - Indicators

What are Economic Indicators?

24 May 2016
Location
Indicator
Period
Unit
Forecast
Previous
Actual
.
15:00
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Contract Expiry - Natural Gas (NGS)
June
 
 
 
 
Contract Expiry - Natural Gas (NGS)
Natural Gas (NGS) contract expiry - all open positions and pending orders will automatically close.
 
.
17:00
United States
New Home Sales
April
k
521
511
619
New Home Sales
Records sales of newly constructed residences.
 
.
17:00
United States
Manufacturing Sales
April
 
9
14
-8
Manufacturing Sales
Manufacturing Sales
 
.
01:45
New Zealand
Trade Balance
May
Mln
117
25
 
Trade Balance
The difference between exports and imports of goods and services.
 
25 May 2016
Location
Indicator
Period
Unit
Forecast
Previous
Actual
.
09:00
Switzerland
UBS Consumption Indicator
April
 
 
1.51
 
.
09:00
Euro Zone
Gfk Consumer Sentiment
April
 
9.7
9.7
 
Gfk Consumer Sentiment
Consumer Confidence measures the level of confidence households have in economic performance. Generally rising consumer confidence acts as a precursor to higher consumer expenditures which drive economic expansion.
 
.
11:00
Euro Zone
Ifo business climate
April
 
106.9
106.6
 
.
12:00
Switzerland
ZEW Economic Sentiment
April
 
 
11.5
 
ZEW Economic Sentiment
A Questionnaire assessing the direction of inflation, interest rates, exchange rates and the stock market in the next six months for Germany. The results are summarized as the number of positive responses minus the number of negative responses. A higher h
 
.
15:00
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Contract Expiry - India50 (IND)
May
 
 
 
 
Contract Expiry - India50 (IND)
India50 (IND) contract expiry - all open positions and pending orders will automatically close.
 
.
15:00
Poland
Unemployment Rate
April
%
9.6
10
 
Unemployment Rate
Percentage of total work force that is unemployed and actively seeking employment during the previous month.
 
.
15:30
United States
Trade Balance
April
Bln $
-60.1
-56.9
 
Trade Balance
The difference between exports and imports of goods and services.
 
.
16:00
United States
House Price m/m
April
%
0.4
0.4
 
House Price m/m
Like any price index, the housing price indices measure inflationary pressures, in this case specifically from the housing sector.
 
.
16:45
United States
Flash Serv PMI
April
%
53.1
52.8
 
Flash Serv PMI
Markit Flash Services PMI
 
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