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Financial Calendar - Indicators

What are Economic Indicators?

3 August 2015
Location
Indicator
Period
Unit
Forecast
Previous
Actual
.
04:45
China
Caixin Final Manufacturing PMI
August
 
48.3
48.2
47.8
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 –
 
.
10:30
Switzerland
PMI Manufacturing
July
Idx
50.6
50
 
PMI Manufacturing
Gauge for the overall performance of the manufacturing sector
 
.
10:55
Germany
PMI Manufacturing
July
Idx
51.5
51.5
 
PMI Manufacturing
Gauge for the overall performance of the manufacturing sector
 
.
11:00
Euro Zone
PMI Manufacturing
July
Idx
52.2
52.2
 
PMI Manufacturing
Gauge for the overall performance of the manufacturing sector
 
.
11:30
United Kingdom
PMI Manufacturing
July
Idx
51.6
51.4
 
PMI Manufacturing
Gauge for the overall performance of the manufacturing sector
 
15:00
Canada
Bank Holiday
 
 
 
 
 
Bank Holiday
Banks will be closed in observance of the Summer Bank Holiday;
 
.
15:30
United States
Personal Income
June
%
0.4
0.5
 
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
June
%
0.2
0.9
 
Consumption
Represents household spending on all goods and services. Fluctuations in Private Consumption reflect the country's spending mood
 
.
15:30
United States
PCE Index m/m
June
%
0.1
0.1
 
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
June
%
 
1.2
 
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.
 
.
16:00
United States
FOMC Member Speaks
 
 
 
 
 
.
16:45
United States
PMI Manufacturing
July
Idx
53.8
53.8
 
PMI Manufacturing
Gauge for the overall performance of the manufacturing sector
 
.
17:00
United States
Construction Spending
July
%
0.8
0.8
 
Construction Spending
Construction spending gauges the level of construction activity in the specified region. It looks at both residential and non-residential construction
 
.
17:00
United States
ISM Manufacturing
July
Idx
53.6
53.5
 
ISM Manufacturing
ISM Manufacturing assesses the state of US industry by surveying executives on expectations for future production, new orders, inventories, employment and deliveries.
 
4 August 2015
Location
Indicator
Period
Unit
Forecast
Previous
Actual
.
04:30
Australia
Retail Sales mm
August
%
0.5
0.3
 
Retail Sales mm
Retail Sales mm
 
.
04:30
Australia
Trade Balance
August
Bln $
-3.06
-2.75
 
Trade Balance
The difference between exports and imports of goods and services.
 
.
07:30
Australia
RBA Rate Decision
August
%
2
2
 
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.
 
.
07:30
Australia
RBA Statement
August
 
 
 
 
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