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Meaning
Time Country Indicator Meaning Period Current Forecast Previous

Monday 22.01.18

00:00
Bank of Japan Rate Decision January -0,1% -0,1%

Bank of Japan Rate Decision

Japan January

Current:

Forecast: -0,1%

Previous: -0,1%

00:00
ECOFIN Meeting

ECOFIN Meeting

Eurozone

13:00
Business Tendency January

Business Tendency

Poland January

Tuesday 23.01.18

06:30
BoJ Press Conference January

BoJ Press Conference

Japan January

09:00
Unemployment Rate December 6,6% 6,5%

Unemployment Rate

Poland December

Current:

Forecast: 6,6%

Previous: 6,5%

10:00
ZEW Economic Sentiment January 17,9 17,4

ZEW Economic Sentiment

Germany January

Current:

Forecast: 17,9

Previous: 17,4

11:00
CBI Factory Orders Index January 12 17

CBI Factory Orders Index

UK January

Current:

Forecast: 12

Previous: 17

15:00
Richmond Manufacturing Index January 19 20

Richmond Manufacturing Index

US January

Current:

Forecast: 19

Previous: 20

23:30
FOMC Member Evans Speaks

FOMC Member Evans Speaks

US

23:50
Imports December 12,3% y/y 17,2% y/y

Imports

Japan December

Current:

Forecast: 12,3% y/y

Previous: 17,2% y/y

23:50
Trade Balance December 530 bn JPY 113,4 bn JPY

Trade Balance

Japan December

Current:

Forecast: 530 bn JPY

Previous: 113,4 bn JPY

23:50
Exports December 10,1% y/y 16,2% y/y

Exports

Japan December

Current:

Forecast: 10,1% y/y

Previous: 16,2% y/y

Wednesday 24.01.18

00:30
Manufacturing PMI - pre. January 54

Manufacturing PMI - pre.

Japan January

Current:

Forecast:

Previous: 54

08:00
Manufacturing PMI - pre. January 58,8 58,8

Manufacturing PMI - pre.

France January

Current:

Forecast: 58,8

Previous: 58,8

08:00
Services PMI - pre. January 59 59,1

Services PMI - pre.

France January

Current:

Forecast: 59

Previous: 59,1

08:30
Manufacturing PMI - pre. January 63 63,3

Manufacturing PMI - pre.

Germany January

Current:

Forecast: 63

Previous: 63,3

08:30
Services PMI - pre. January 55,6 55,8

Services PMI - pre.

Germany January

Current:

Forecast: 55,6

Previous: 55,8

09:00
Manufacturing PMI - pre. January 60,3 60,6

Manufacturing PMI - pre.

Eurozone January

Current:

Forecast: 60,3

Previous: 60,6

09:00
Services PMI - pre. January 56,4 56,6

Services PMI - pre.

Eurozone January

Current:

Forecast: 56,4

Previous: 56,6

09:30
Unemployment Rate November 4,3% 4,3%

Unemployment Rate

UK November

Current:

Forecast: 4,3%

Previous: 4,3%

The report from the labor market is published by the National Statistics and covers the labor market issues. It provides information about employment, economic activity, average earnings, productivity, labour disputes.
One of the components of this report is the unemployment rate that is the amount of unemployed people actively seeking work, expressed as a percentage of the total workforce.
Data refering to three-month periods are published once a month, about 45 days after the end of the month, ending the given period.
09:30
Jobless Claims Change December 2,3 k 5,9 k

Jobless Claims Change

UK December

Current:

Forecast: 2,3 k

Previous: 5,9 k

12:00
MBA Mortage Applications week 4,1%

MBA Mortage Applications

US week

Current:

Forecast:

Previous: 4,1%

The Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey is a report published every Wednesday by the Mortgage Bankers Association and it provides current information on the actual financing of real estate market. It includes, among others, information on the average 30-year fixed rate of mortgage, loans to purchase homes or refinance index. One of presented component of this report is the percentage change in the number of new mortgage applications compared to the previous week.
The data contained in the report are based on information provided by mortgage banks, commercial banks and savings and cover the week ending on Friday prior to Wednesday’s publication.
14:00
FHFA House Price Index November 0,4% m/m 0,5% m/m

FHFA House Price Index

US November

Current:

Forecast: 0,4% m/m

Previous: 0,5% m/m

House Price Index is an extensive report published by the FHFA (Federal Housing Finance Agency) informing about changes in the average prices of single-family houses. It is created on the basis of data provided by Fannie Mae (FNMA, Federal National Mortgage Association) and Freddie Mac (FHLMC, Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation), institutions that provide guarantees for mortgages, and covers an area of almost entire United States. The first index was published in the fourth quarter of 1995. Then, starting from March 2008, the index has been published every month, about 55 days after the end of the reference month.
14:45
Manufacturing PMI - pre. January 55 55,1

Manufacturing PMI - pre.

US January

Current:

Forecast: 55

Previous: 55,1

15:00
Existing Home Sales December 5,7 mn 5,81 mn

Existing Home Sales

US December

Current:

Forecast: 5,7 mn

Previous: 5,81 mn

Existing Home Sales is a report published by the National Association of Realtors concerning the number of homes sold by existing users in the U.S. over a given month. It is based on data on completed sales transactions of single-family, townhomes, condominiums and co-ops. It does not contain data on new home sales.
Data presented in this report are seasonally adjusted and annualized.
The report is published once a month, about 20 days after the end of the reference month.
15:30
Gasoline Stocks - Weekly Change week 3,62 mn brk

Gasoline Stocks - Weekly Change

US week

Current:

Forecast:

Previous: 3,62 mn brk

The Weekly Petroleum Status Report is published every Wednesday by the EIA (Energy Information Administration), provides current information on demand, supply and selected prices of crude oil and major petroleum products in the context of historical data and forecasts. It is the only report coming from government sources, regularly published and regarding the data on the resources of fuel. The report has been published since April 1979 when it was created to provide current information during the fuel shortage caused by the events in Iran.
The data contained in the report are based on information provided by the company related to the fuel industry and concern the week ending on Friday prior to Wednesday’s release.
One of the components of the report about change of fuel stocks, in addition to changes in inventories of gasoline and distillates, is change in the oil reserves.
15:30
Crude Oil Stocks - Weekly Change week -6,86 mn brk

Crude Oil Stocks - Weekly Change

US week

Current:

Forecast:

Previous: -6,86 mn brk

The Weekly Petroleum Status Report is published every Wednesday by the EIA (Energy Information Administration), provides current information on demand, supply and selected prices of crude oil and major petroleum products in the context of historical data and forecasts. It is the only report coming from government sources, regularly published and regarding the data on the resources of fuel. The report has been published since April 1979 when it was created to provide current information during the fuel shortage caused by the events in Iran.
The data contained in the report are based on information provided by the company related to the fuel industry and concern the week ending on Friday prior to Wednesday’s release.
One of the components of the report about change of fuel stocks, in addition to changes in inventories of gasoline and distillates, is change in the oil reserves.
15:30
Distillate Stocks - Weekly Change week -3,88 mn brk

Distillate Stocks - Weekly Change

US week

Current:

Forecast:

Previous: -3,88 mn brk

The Weekly Petroleum Status Report is published every Wednesday by the EIA (Energy Information Administration), provides current information on demand, supply and selected prices of crude oil and major petroleum products in the context of historical data and forecasts. It is the only report coming from government sources, regularly published and regarding the data on the resources of fuel. The report has been published since April 1979 when it was created to provide current information during the fuel shortage caused by the events in Iran.
The data contained in the report are based on information provided by the company related to the fuel industry and concern the week ending on Friday prior to Wednesday’s release.
One of the components of the report about change of fuel stocks, in addition to changes in inventories of gasoline and distillates, is change in the oil reserves.
15:30
Conference Board Leading Indicators November 0,3%

Conference Board Leading Indicators

Australia November

Current:

Forecast:

Previous: 0,3%

21:45
Consumer Price Index 4Q 0,4% q/q 0,5% q/q

Consumer Price Index

New Zealand 4Q

Current:

Forecast: 0,4% q/q

Previous: 0,5% q/q

21:45
Consumer Price Index 4Q 1,9% y/y 1,9% y/y

Consumer Price Index

New Zealand 4Q

Current:

Forecast: 1,9% y/y

Previous: 1,9% y/y

Thursday 25.01.18

07:00
GfK Consumer Confidence February 10,8 10,8

GfK Consumer Confidence

Germany February

Current:

Forecast: 10,8

Previous: 10,8

08:00
Unemployment Rate 4Q 16,15% 16,38%

Unemployment Rate

Spain 4Q

Current:

Forecast: 16,15%

Previous: 16,38%

09:00
Ifo Business Climate January 117,2 117,2

Ifo Business Climate

Germany January

Current:

Forecast: 117,2

Previous: 117,2

The Ifo Institute Index, or actually the Ifo Business Climate Index is published by the Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (Institute for Economic Research) with the headquarter in Munich. It shows the tendencies among German companies and is considered the most reliable source of information about the condition of German economy. Its history dates back to 1991.
The Ifo index is based on a survey of about 7 000 German businessmen representing the processing industry, construction, wholesale and retail trade. They estimate the current economic situation and its expected change in the next six months. Based on these evaluations two sub-indices are formed, which respectively depict the current (Business Situation) and future situation of the business (Business Expectations). They are a source for the calculation of The Ifo Business Climate Index. Its value is adjusted for seasonal influences.
The report is published once a month, around the third week of the reference month.
11:00
CBI Realized Sales January 15 20

CBI Realized Sales

UK January

Current:

Forecast: 15

Previous: 20

12:45
Refinancing Rate January 0,0% 0,0%

Refinancing Rate

Eurozone January

Current:

Forecast: 0,0%

Previous: 0,0%

12:45
QE Programme January 30 bn EUR 30 bn EUR

QE Programme

Eurozone January

Current:

Forecast: 30 bn EUR

Previous: 30 bn EUR

12:45
Deposit Facility Rate January -0,4% -0,4%

Deposit Facility Rate

Eurozone January

Current:

Forecast: -0,4%

Previous: -0,4%

13:30
ECB Press Conference January

ECB Press Conference

Eurozone January

13:30
Retail Sales November 0,7% m/m 1,5% m/m

Retail Sales

Canada November

Current:

Forecast: 0,7% m/m

Previous: 1,5% m/m

The Total Retail Sales of Consumer Goods is a publication by the Statistics Canada, which refers to the sum of retail sales of consumer goods sold by all sectors of the national economy. The data are collected directly from survey respondents and extracted from administrative files.
The report is produced monthly, around 50 days after the month ends.
13:30
Weekly Jobless Claims week 239 k 220 k

Weekly Jobless Claims

US week

Current:

Forecast: 239 k

Previous: 220 k

Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims Report is a report published by the Labor Department that contains information on the number of people who applied for unemployment benefits for the first time in their life.
The data are published weekly, every Thursday. Presented value is calculated on data from the previous week. Their importance is based on the formation of expectations for the monthly report from the labor market.
15:00
Conference Board Leading Indicators December 0,5% 0,4%

Conference Board Leading Indicators

US December

Current:

Forecast: 0,5%

Previous: 0,4%

The Composite Index of Leading Indicators, published by the Conference Board, is used to predict the direction of the economy's movements in the months to come. The index is made up of 10 economic components, whose changes tend to precede changes in the overall economy. These 10 components include:
1. the average weekly hours worked by manufacturing workers,
2. the average number of initial applications for unemployment insurance,
3. the amount of manufacturers' new orders for consumer goods and materials,
4. the speed of delivery of new merchandise to vendors from suppliers,
5. the amount of new orders for capital goods unrelated to defense,
6. the amount of new building permits for residential buildings,
7. the S&P 500 stock index,
8. the inflation-adjusted monetary supply (M2),
9. the spread between long and short interest rates,
10. consumer sentiment.
The index is published once a month, about 20th day of the reference month.
15:00
New Home Sales December 679 k 733 k

New Home Sales

US December

Current:

Forecast: 679 k

Previous: 733 k

Existing Home Sales is a report published by the National Association of Realtors concerning the number of homes sold by existing users in the U.S. over a given month. It is based on data on completed sales transactions of single-family, townhomes, condominiums and co-ops. It does not contain data on new home sales.
Data presented in this report are seasonally adjusted and annualized.
The report is published once a month, about 20 days after the end of the reference month.
23:30
Consumer Price Index December 0,6% y/y

Consumer Price Index

Japan December

Current:

Forecast:

Previous: 0,6% y/y

The Consumer Price Index is released by Statistics Bureau and it provides information about the average changes in the price for the end consumer of goods and services. It presents the information from the consumer’s perspective. This indicator is based on the changes in the price of a ‘basket’ of goods and services such as: food, clothing, transportation, education, health service, etc. The ‘basket’ excludes contributions and donations for religious purposes, tax on revenues, and savings.
The Core CPI is calculated after excluding fresh food from the ‘basket’. The report is produced monthly, around 25 days after the month ends.
23:30
Core Consumer Price Index December 0,9% y/y 0,9% y/y

Core Consumer Price Index

Japan December

Current:

Forecast: 0,9% y/y

Previous: 0,9% y/y

23:30
Tokyo Core Consumer Price Index January 0,8% y/y 0,8% y/y

Tokyo Core Consumer Price Index

Japan January

Current:

Forecast: 0,8% y/y

Previous: 0,8% y/y

23:50
Bank of Japan Minutes December

Bank of Japan Minutes

Japan December

Friday 26.01.18

07:45
Consumer Confidence Index January 106 105

Consumer Confidence Index

France January

Current:

Forecast: 106

Previous: 105

07:45
Business Confidence January 112 112

Business Confidence

France January

Current:

Forecast: 112

Previous: 112

09:00
Money Supply M3 December 4,9% y/y 4,9% y/y

Money Supply M3

Eurozone December

Current:

Forecast: 4,9% y/y

Previous: 4,9% y/y

09:30
GDP s.a. - pre. 4Q 1,4% y/y 1,7% y/y

GDP s.a. - pre.

UK 4Q

Current:

Forecast: 1,4% y/y

Previous: 1,7% y/y

09:30
GDP s.a. - pre. 4Q 0,4% q/q 0,4% q/q

GDP s.a. - pre.

UK 4Q

Current:

Forecast: 0,4% q/q

Previous: 0,4% q/q

13:30
Consumer Price Index December -0,3% m/m 0,3% m/m

Consumer Price Index

Canada December

Current:

Forecast: -0,3% m/m

Previous: 0,3% m/m

The Consumer Price Index is a publication by the Statistics Canada, which provides information about the average changes in the price for the end consumer of goods and services. It presents the information from the consumer’s perspective. This indicator is based on the changes in the price of a ‘basket’ of goods and services such as: transport , food, health care.
The report is produced monthly, around 22 days after the month ends.
13:30
Consumer Price Index December 1,9% y/y 2,1% y/y

Consumer Price Index

Canada December

Current:

Forecast: 1,9% y/y

Previous: 2,1% y/y

The Consumer Price Index is a publication by the Statistics Canada, which provides information about the average changes in the price for the end consumer of goods and services. It presents the information from the consumer’s perspective. This indicator is based on the changes in the price of a ‘basket’ of goods and services such as: transport , food, health care.
The report is produced monthly, around 22 days after the month ends.
13:30
GDP (Annualized) - pre. 4Q 3% 3,2%

GDP (Annualized) - pre.

US 4Q

Current:

Forecast: 3%

Previous: 3,2%

13:30
PCE Core - pre. 4Q 1,8% q/q 1,3% q/q

PCE Core - pre.

US 4Q

Current:

Forecast: 1,8% q/q

Previous: 1,3% q/q

13:30
GDP Price Deflator - pre. 4Q 2,3% q/q 2,1% q/q

GDP Price Deflator - pre.

US 4Q

Current:

Forecast: 2,3% q/q

Previous: 2,1% q/q

13:30
Durable Goods Orders - pre. December 0,8% m/m 1,3% m/m

Durable Goods Orders - pre.

US December

Current:

Forecast: 0,8% m/m

Previous: 1,3% m/m

13:30
Durable Goods Orders Ex-Transport - pre. December 0,6% m/m -0,1% m/m

Durable Goods Orders Ex-Transport - pre.

US December

Current:

Forecast: 0,6% m/m

Previous: -0,1% m/m

14:00
Bank of England Chairman Carney Speaks

Bank of England Chairman Carney Speaks

UK

14:00
Bank of Japan Chairman Kuroda Speaks

Bank of Japan Chairman Kuroda Speaks

Japan