• 11:30

    NY Fed Treasury Purchases 0 to 2.25 yrs

  • 11:00

    Ivey PMI s.a

    61.2

    The Ivey Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) is an economic index which measures the month to month variation in economic activity as indicated by a panel of purchasing managers from across Canada, and is prepared by the Ivey Business School at Western University. The PMI includes both the public and private sectors and is based on month end data Ivey PMI panel members indicate whether their organizations activity is higher than, the same as, or lower than the previous month across the following five categories: purchases, employment, inventories, supplier deliveries and prices.A headline value above 50 indicates an increase in purchases from the previous month and a value below 50 indicates a decrease.

  • 11:00

    Fed Daly Speech

    In the United States, the authority to set interest rates is divided between the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve (Board) and the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC). The Board decides on changes in discount rates after recommendations submitted by one or more of the regional Federal Reserve Banks. The FOMC decides on open market operations, including the desired levels of central bank money or the desired federal funds market rate.

  • 10:30

    Treasury Cash Balance

    In Turkey, treasury cash realizations indicate the cash inflows to and outflows from the Treasury’s bank accounts within the scope of the transactions of general budget institutions. Cash Balance is calculated as the sum of taxes, non-tax revenues and privatization and funds income minus the expenditures (both interest and non-interest expenditures).

  • 09:30

    Unemployment Rate

    6%

    In Canada, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force.

  • 09:30

    Part Time Employment Chg

    73800

    In Canada, part-time employment consists of persons who usually work less than 30 hours per week at their main or only job.

  • 09:30

    Full Time Employment Chg

    79900

    In Canada, full-time employment consists of persons who usually work 30 hours or more per week at their main or only job.

  • 09:30

    Participation Rate

    65.3%

    The labour force participation rates is the number of persons who are employed and unemployed but looking for a job divided by the total working-age population.

  • 09:30

    Employment Change

    153700

    In Canada, employment change refers to the change in the number of persons who work for pay or profit, or perform unpaid family work. Estimates include both full-time and part-time employment.

  • 09:30

    Average Hourly Wages YoY

    3%

    Average Hourly Wages of Permanent Employees in Canada refers to the usual wages or salary of permanent employees at their main job. Respondents are asked to report their wage/salary before taxes and other deductions, and include tips and commissions. Weekly and hourly wages/salary are calculated in conjunction with usual paid work hours per week.

  • 09:30

    Non Farm Payrolls

    210000

    Nonfarm payrolls is an employment report released monthly, usually on the first Friday of every month, and heavily affects the US dollar, the bond market and the stock market. Current Employment Statistics (CES) program from the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics, surveys about 141,000 businesses and government agencies, representing approximately 486,000 individual work sites, in order to provide detailed industry data on employment, hours, and earnings of workers on nonfarm payrolls.

  • 09:30

    Unemployment Rate

    4.2%

    In the United States, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force.

  • 09:30

    Average Hourly Earnings MoM

    0.3%

    In the United States, Average Hourly Earnings is the average amount employees make per hour in a given month. The Federal Reserve uses average hourly earnings in deciding whether to raise or lower interest rates.

  • 09:30

    Participation Rate

    61.8%

    The civilian labor force participation rate is the number of employed and unemployed but looking for a job as a percentage of the population aged 16 years and over.

  • 09:30

    Average Hourly Earnings YoY

    4.8%

    In the United States, Average Hourly Earnings is the average amount employees make per hour in a given month. The Federal Reserve uses average hourly earnings in deciding whether to raise or lower interest rates.

  • 09:30

    Nonfarm Payrolls Private

    235000

    Private Nonfarm Payrolls measures the change in the number of total payrolls in any business, excluding general government employees, private household employees, employees of nonprofit organizations that provide assistance to individuals and farm employees.

  • 09:30

    Average Weekly Hours

    34.8

    Average weekly hours are the total weekly hours divided by the employees paid for those hours. Unpaid absenteeism, labor turnover, part-time work, and stoppages cause average weekly hours to be lower than scheduled hours of work for an establishment.

  • 09:30

    Government Payrolls

    -25000

    Government Payrolls reports the absolute change in the number of employees working in the Government sector in the United States. It includes Federal, State and Local governments.

  • 09:30

    Manufacturing Payrolls

    31000

    Manufacturing Payrolls reports the absolute change in the number of employees working in the Manufacturing sector in the United States.

  • 09:00

    New Car Registrations MoM

    6.5%

    In Brazil, New Vehicle Registrations refers to total registration of new vehicles, including passenger cars, trucks and buses.

  • 09:00

    Car Production MoM

    15.1%

    In Brazil, car production measures the total number of manufactured cars including passenger cars, trucks and buses in the reference month.

  • 09:00

    Foreign Exchange Reserves

    166725000000

    In Poland, Foreign Exchange Reserves are the foreign assets held or controlled by the country central bank. The reserves are made of gold or a specific currency. They can also be special drawing rights and marketable securities denominated in foreign currencies like treasury bills, government bonds, corporate bonds and equities and foreign currency loans.

  • 08:00

    Inflation Rate MoM

    1.14%

    Inflation Rate MoM measures month over month change in the price of goods and services.

  • 08:00

    Inflation Rate YoY

    7.37%

    In Mexico, the most important categories in the CPI basket are Nonfood Goods (19.7 percent of the total weight); Housing (18.7 percent) and Other Services (18.4 percent). Food, Beverages and Tobacco account for 14.8 percent and Energy for 9.5 percent. Others include: Products subsidized by the government (5.3 percent); Education (5.1 percent); Meat and Eggs (4.8 percent) and Fruits and Vegetables (3.7 percent). The CPI index has a base of 100 as of December of 2010. The national index tracks 46 large, medium and small cities.

  • 08:00

    Core Inflation Rate MoM

    0.37%

    In Mexico, the core consumer price index tracks changes in prices that consumers pay for a basket of goods which excludes some volatile price items.

  • 08:00

    Auto Exports YoY

    -16.5%

    In Mexico, auto exports refers to total exports of vehicles.

  • 08:00

    Auto Production YoY

    -20.3%

    In Mexico, Car Production refers to total production of vehicles.

  • 08:00

    Core Inflation Rate YoY

    5.67%

    In Mexico, the core inflation rate tracks changes in prices that consumers pay for a basket of goods which excludes some volatile price items.

  • 07:30

    Business Confidence

    In Spain, the Industrial Confidence Indicator (ICI) measures the level of optimism of entrepreneurs for the future development of industrial activity. The ICI is conducted based on the sample of 2500 enterprises representing different sizes, regions and sectors of Spanish economy. The response rate is around 60 percent. ICI is measured on a scale of -100 (extreme lack of confidence) to +100 (extreme confidence).

  • 07:30

    Foreign Exchange Reserves

    In India, Foreign Exchange Reserves are the foreign assets held or controlled by the country central bank. The reserves are made of gold or a specific currency. They can also be special drawing rights and marketable securities denominated in foreign currencies like treasury bills, government bonds, corporate bonds and equities and foreign currency loans.

  • 07:00

    Retail Sales MoM

    -1.7%

    In Ireland, the Retail sales report provides an aggregated measure of sales of retail goods and services over a specific time period. In Ireland, Retail sales are seasonal, volatile and relatively important to the overall economy.

  • 07:00

    Retail Sales YoY

    1.5%

    In Ireland, the year-over-year change in Retail sales compares the aggregated sales of retail goods and services during a certain month to the same month a year ago.

  • 06:00

    Inflation Rate MoM

    0.54%

    Inflation Rate MoM measures month over month change in the price of goods and services.

  • 06:00

    Consumer Confidence

    -3.9

    In Austria, the consumer confidence indicator is calculated as the arithmetic average of the balances (in percentage points) of responses on the general economic situation, the financial situation of households and their expectations concerning unemployment (with inverted sign) and savings, each for the next 12 months. Balances are seasonally adjusted.

  • 06:00

    Retail Sales YoY

    -1.5%

    In Austria, the year-over-year change in Retail sales compares the aggregated sales of retail goods and services during a certain month to the same month a year ago.

  • 06:00

    Retail Sales MoM

    -2.8%

    In Austria, the Retail sales report provides an aggregated measure of sales of retail goods and services over a specific time period. In Austria, Retail sales are seasonal, volatile and relatively important to the overall economy.

  • 06:00

    Business Confidence

    14.8

    In Austria, the Business Climate Indicator measures the current situation of the businesses and its future prospects. The questionnaire focuses on: production trends in recent months, order books, export order books, stocks and production expectations. The indicator is computed through the estimation of a factor-model and summarizes the common information contained in the surveys. A rise in the indicator will point to an upswing in activity and an improvement in the business climate.

  • 06:00

    Consumer Confidence

    In Cyprus, the Consumer Economic Sentiment Indicator measures the level of optimism that consumers have about the economy. The questions focus on current economic and financial situation, savings intention as well as on expected developments regarding: consumer price indexes, general economic situation and major purchases of durable goods. The Consumer ESI measures consumer confidence on a scale of -100 to 100, where -100 indicate extreme lack of confidence, 0 neutrality and 100 extreme confidence.

  • 06:00

    Unemployment Rate

    6.6%

    In Cyprus, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force.

  • 06:00

    Inflation Rate YoY

    4.34%

    In Cyprus, the most important category in the consumer price index is Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages (16.2 percent of total weight). Transport accounts for 15.2 percent; Housing and Utilities for 12.3 percent; Miscellaneous Goods and Services for 8.8 percent; Clothing and Footwear for 8.5 percent and Restaurants and Hotels for 8.4 percent. Furniture, Household Goods and Maintenance; Health; Recreation and Culture; Communication; Education and Alcoholic beverages and Tobacco account for the remaining 30.6 percent of total weight.

  • 06:00

    Business Confidence

    In Cyprus, the Business Climate Indicator measures the current situation of the businesses and its future prospects. The questionnaire focuses on: production trends in recent months, order books, export order books, stocks and production expectations. The indicator is computed through the estimation of a factor-model and summarizes the common information contained in the surveys. A rise in the indicator will point to an upswing in activity and an improvement in the business climate.

  • 06:00

    Inflation Rate YoY Flash

    4.9%

    In Euro Area, the inflation rate is calculated using the weighted average of the Harmonised Index of Consumer Price (HICP) aggregates. The main components of the HICP are: food, alcohol and tobacco (19 percent of the total weight), energy (11 percent), non-energy industrial goods (29 percent) and services (41 percent). The HICP aggregates are computed as the weighted average of each country’s HICP components. The weight of a country is its share of household final monetary consumption expenditure in the total of the country’s group. The local HICPs are supplied to the Eurostat by the National Statistical Institutes.

  • 06:00

    Retail Sales MoM

    0.2%

    In the Euro Area, retail sales show the evolution of the total amount of goods sold. Among them, food drinks and tobacco account for the highest share (39.3 percent); followed by electrical goods and furniture (12.0 percent share); computer equipment books and other (11.4 percent share); pharmaceutical and medical goods (9.9 percent share); textiles, clothing, footwear (9.2 percent share); auto fuel (9.1 percent share); other non-food products (6.0 percent share) and mail orders and internet (2.9 percent share). Among countries, Germany has the highest weight (25.9 percent), followed by France (21.7 percent), Italy (16.1 percent) and Spain (11.4 percent). Others are Netherlands (5.2 percent); Belgium (4.3 percent); Greece (3.0 percent); Austria (2.8 percent); Portugal (2.4 percent); Finland (1.8 percent); Ireland (1.7 percent); Luxembourg and Slovakia (0.8 percent each); Slovenia (0.6 percent); Lithuania (0.4 percent); Latvia and Cyprus (0.3 percent); Estonia (0.2 percent) and Malta (0.1 percent).

  • 06:00

    Retail Sales YoY

    1.4%

    In the Euro Area, retail sales show the evolution of the total amount of goods sold. Among them, food drinks and tobacco account for the highest share (39.3 percent); followed by electrical goods and furniture (12.0 percent share); computer equipment books and other (11.4 percent share); pharmaceutical and medical goods (9.9 percent share); textiles, clothing, footwear (9.2 percent share); auto fuel (9.1 percent share); other non-food products (6.0 percent share) and mail orders and internet (2.9 percent share). Among countries, Germany has the highest weight (25.9 percent), followed by France (21.7 percent), Italy (16.1 percent) and Spain (11.4 percent). Others are Netherlands (5.2 percent); Belgium (4.3 percent); Greece (3.0 percent); Austria (2.8 percent); Portugal (2.4 percent); Finland (1.8 percent); Ireland (1.7 percent); Luxembourg and Slovakia (0.8 percent each); Slovenia (0.6 percent); Lithuania (0.4 percent); Latvia and Cyprus (0.3 percent); Estonia (0.2 percent) and Malta (0.1 percent).

  • 06:00

    Economic Sentiment

    117.5

    In the Euro Area, the Economic sentiment indicator is a composite measure (average=100) that calculates the confidence level among: manufacturers (40 percent of the index); service providers (30 percent); consumers (20 percent); retailers (5 percent) and constructors (5 percent).

  • 06:00

    Inflation Rate MoM Flash

    0.4%

    Inflation Rate MoM measures month over month change in the price of goods and services.

  • 06:00

    Core Inflation Rate YoY Flash

    2.6%

    In Euro Area, the core inflation rate is calculated using the weighted average of the Harmonised Index of Consumer Price (HICP) aggregates, excluding energy, food, alcohol & tobacco that face volatile price movements.

  • 06:00

    Selling Price Expectations

    49

  • 06:00

    Services Sentiment

    18.4

    In the Euro Area, Services Sentiment measures the confidence level among service providers and accounts for 30 percent of the Economic Sentiment Indicator.

  • 06:00

    Consumer Inflation Expectations

    39.3

    In the Euro Area, Consumer Confidence Price Trends is shown as the balance between positive and negative answering options, measured as percentage points of total answers.

  • 06:00

    Consumer Confidence Final

    In Euro Area, the Consumer Economic Sentiment Indicator measures the level of optimism that consumers have about the economy. The survey is made by phone and covers 23 000 households in the Euro Area. The number of households sample varies across the zone. The questions focus on current economic and financial situation, savings intention as well as on expected developments regarding: consumer price indexes, general economic situation and major purchases of durable goods. The Consumer ESI measures consumer confidence on a scale of -100 to 100, where -100 indicate extreme lack of confidence, 0 neutrality and 100 extreme confidence.

  • 06:00

    Industrial Sentiment

    14.1

    In the Euro Area, Industrial Sentiment measures the confidence level among manufacturers and accounts for 40 percent of the Economic Sentiment Indicator.

  • 06:00

    Business Confidence

    25.8

    Industrial Confidence Indicator is a survey measuring the confidence among executives in the manufacturing sector.

  • 06:00

    Retail Sales MoM

    0.6%

    In France, the Retail sales report provides an aggregated measure of sales of retail goods and services over a specific time period. In France, Retail sales are seasonal, volatile and relatively important to the overall economy.

  • 06:00

    Retail Sales YoY

    4.5%

    In France, the year-over-year change in Retail sales compares the aggregated sales of retail goods and services during a certain month to the same month a year ago.

  • 06:00

    Consumer Confidence

    -40.8

    In Greece, the Consumer Economic Sentiment Indicator measures the level of optimism that consumers have about the economy. The survey is made by phone and covers 1,500 households in Greece. The questions focus on current economic and financial situation, savings intention as well as on expected developments regarding: consumer price indexes, general economic situation and major purchases of durable goods. The Consumer ESI measures consumer confidence on a scale of -100 to 100, where -100 indicate extreme lack of confidence, 0 neutrality and 100 extreme confidence.

  • 06:00

    Balance of Trade

    -2200000000

    Greece reports regular trade deficits due to high volume of imports. Main imports are mineral fuels, machinery and transport equipment and chemicals. In recent years, the biggest trade deficits were recorded with Russia, Germany, China, Italy and France. Greece records trade surpluses with Turkey, Cyprus, United States, Algeria and United Arab Emirates.

  • 06:00

    Business Confidence

    113.4

    In Greece, the Business Climate Indicator measures the current situation of the businesses and its future prospects. The survey is made by phone and covers 410 companies including sole proprietorships. The questionnaire focuses on: production trends in recent months, order books, export order books, stocks and production expectations. The indicator is computed through the estimation of a factor-model and summarizes the common information contained in the surveys. A rise in the indicator will point to an upswing in activity and an improvement in the business climate.

  • 06:00

    Retail Sales MoM

    0.3%

    In Hungary, the Retail sales report provides an aggregated measure of sales of retail goods and services over a specific time period. In Hungary, Retail sales are seasonal, volatile and relatively important to the overall economy.

  • 06:00

    Consumer Confidence

    -5.9

    In Luxembourg, the consumer confidence survey measures the level of optimism that consumers have about the performance of the economy. Generally consumer confidence is high when the unemployment rate is low and GDP growth is high. Measures of average consumer confidence can be useful indicators of how much consumers are likely to spend.

  • 06:00

    Retail Sales MoM

    0.3%

    In Luxembourg, the month-over-month change in Retail sales compares the aggregated sales of retail goods and services during a certain month to the previous month.

  • 06:00

    Business Confidence

    In Luxembourg, the Business Climate Indicator measures the current situation of the businesses and its future prospects. The questionnaire focuses on: production trends in recent months, order books, export order books, stocks and production expectations. The indicator is computed through the estimation of a factor-model and summarizes the common information contained in the surveys. A rise in the indicator will point to an upswing in activity and an improvement in the business climate.

  • 06:00

    Retail Sales MoM

    1.6%

    In Poland, the Retail sales report provides an aggregated measure of sales of retail goods and services over a specific time period. In Poland, Retail sales are seasonal, volatile and relatively important to the overall economy.

  • 06:00

    Business Confidence

    -1.3

    Industrial Confidence Indicator is a survey measuring the confidence among executives in the manufacturing sector.

  • 06:00

    Budget Balance

    -1009000000000

    The government budget balance is the difference between government revenues and expenses. The budget is balanced when outlays equal to receipts, the country reports budget surplus when revenues are higher than expenses and deficit when expenses exceed the revenues.

  • 05:30

    Construction PMI

    55.5

    In the United Kingdom, the Markit / Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply Purchasing Managers Index measures the performance of the construction sector and is derived from a survey of 170 construction companies.

  • 05:00

    Unemployment Rate

    3.3%

    In Czech Republic, the unemployment rate shows the share of unemployed people between the ages of 15 and 64 immediately able to start work versus all working people in the same demographic group.

  • 05:00

    Foreign Exchange Reserves

    171010000000

    In Czech Republic, Foreign Exchange Reserves are the foreign assets held or controlled by the country central bank. The reserves are made of gold or a specific currency. They can also be special drawing rights and marketable securities denominated in foreign currencies like treasury bills, government bonds, corporate bonds and equities and foreign currency loans.

  • 05:00

    New Car Sales YoY

    1.7%

    In the United Kingdom, Car Registrations refers to total registration of new passenger cars.

  • 05:00

    Inflation Rate YoY Prel

    7.8%

    In Poland, the most important categories in the consumer price index are: Food and non-alcoholic beverages (24 percent of the total weight); Housing energy/maintenance (21 percent); Transport (9 percent); Recreation and Culture (7 percent). Alcohol and tobacco, Health, Other goods and services, and Clothing account for 6 percent each. Communication, Restaurants and Hotels, Household Equipment and Education account for the remaining 17 percent of total weight.

  • 05:00

    Inflation Rate MoM Prel

    1%

    In Poland, the most important categories in the consumer price index are: Food and non-alcoholic beverages (25 percent of the total weight); Housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (19 percent); Transport (10 percent); Recreation and Culture (6 percent); Alcoholic beverages and tobacco (6 percent), Restaurants and hotels (6 percent); Furnishings, household equipment, routine household maintenance (6 percent); and Miscellaneous goods and services (6 percent). Health, Clothing and footwear, Communication and Education account for the remaining 15 percent of total weight.

  • 05:00

    Foreign Exchange Reserves

    566300000000

    In Singapore, Foreign Exchange Reserves are the foreign assets held or controlled by the country central bank. The reserves are made of gold or a specific currency. They can also be special drawing rights and marketable securities denominated in foreign currencies like treasury bills, government bonds, corporate bonds and equities and foreign currency loans.

  • 04:30

    Foreign Exchange Reserves

    499500000000

    In Hong Kong, Foreign Exchange Reserves are the foreign assets held or controlled by the country central bank. The reserves are made of gold or a specific currency. They can also be special drawing rights and marketable securities denominated in foreign currencies like treasury bills, government bonds, corporate bonds and equities and foreign currency loans.

  • 04:30

    Industrial Production MoM

    1.3%

    In Sweden, industrial production measures the output of businesses integrated in industrial sector of the economy such as manufacturing and mining.

  • 04:30

    Industrial Production YoY

    3.7%

    In Sweden, industrial production measures the output of businesses integrated in industrial sector of the economy such as manufacturing and mining.

  • 04:30

    New Orders YoY

    6.8%

    In Sweden, because new orders heavily affect business confidence they are a leading indicator for growth in gross domestic product. The statistics is sample- and register-based and aims to measure short-term changes in new orders and turnover in industry on a monthly basis, in total and by industry, as well as domestic and export market. The survey is coordinated with other economy-based surveys.

  • 04:30

    Household Consumption MoM

    0.8%

    From 2013 onwards Statistics Sweden produces new monthly statistics over household consumption. The statistics are an important indicator for the business cycle because household consumption accounts for 47 percent of the total Gross Domestic Product (GDP).

  • 04:00

    Balance of Trade

    -483400000

    Austria's economy is dependent on foreign trade and closely linked to the economies of other EU countries, particularly Germany. The major export commodity in Austria is the automobile and its components, machinery and paper products. Austria imports mainly machinery and equipment, motor vehicles, chemicals, metal goods, oil and oil products and foodstuffs.

  • 04:00

    Foreign Exchange Reserves

    1006400000000

    In Switzerland, Foreign Exchange Reserves are the foreign assets held or controlled by the country central bank. The reserves are made of gold or a specific currency. They can also be special drawing rights and marketable securities denominated in foreign currencies like treasury bills, government bonds, corporate bonds and equities and foreign currency loans.

  • 04:00

    Foreign Exchange Reserves

    3222000000000

    In China, Foreign Exchange Reserves are the foreign assets held or controlled by the country central bank. The reserves are made of gold or a specific currency. They can also be special drawing rights and marketable securities denominated in foreign currencies like treasury bills, government bonds, corporate bonds and equities and foreign currency loans.

  • 04:00

    Balance of Trade

    -18200000000

    Czech Republic is intensively involved in international trade. It engages in the export of numerous manufactured goods that are used in the production of automobiles, furniture, and electrical appliances. Czech Republic imports mainly machinery and transportation equipment, raw materials, fuels and chemicals. European Union is by far its largest trading partner, accounting for about 83% of exports and 65% of imports.

  • 04:00

    Industrial Production YoY

    -4.9%

    In Czech Republic, industrial production measures the output of businesses integrated in industrial sector of the economy such as manufacturing, mining, and utilities.

  • 04:00

    Construction Output YoY

    3.7%

    In Czech Republic, construction output refers to year over year change in construction work performed by enterprises whose principal activity is classified as construction.

  • 04:00

    Industrial Production MoM

    0.9%

    In Czech Republic, industrial production measures the output of businesses integrated in industrial sector of the economy such as manufacturing, mining, and utilities.

  • 04:00

    Industrial Production YoY

    -3.4%

    In Hungary, industrial production measures the output of businesses integrated in industrial sector of the economy such as manufacturing, mining, and utilities.

  • 04:00

    Retail Sales YoY

    5.7%

    In Hungary, the year-over-year change in Retail sales compares the aggregated sales of retail goods and services during a certain month to the same month a year ago.

  • 04:00

    Inflation Rate YoY Prel

    4.3%

    In Austria, the inflation rate measures a broad rise or fall in prices that consumers pay for a standard basket of goods. .

  • 04:00

    Inflation Rate MoM Prel

    Inflation Rate MoM measures month over month change in the price of goods and services.

  • 04:00

    Harmonised Inflation Rate YoY Prel

    4.1%

    The Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices (HICP) is an indicator of inflation and price stability for the European Central Bank (ECB). The HICP is compiled by Eurostat and the national statistical institutes in accordance with harmonised statistical methods. The ECB aims to maintain annual inflation rates as measured by the HICP below, but close to, 2% over the medium term.

  • 04:00

    Harmonised Inflation Rate MoM Prel

    0.5%

    The Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices (HICP) is an indicator of inflation and price stability for the European Central Bank (ECB). The HICP is compiled by Eurostat and the national statistical institutes in accordance with harmonised statistical methods. The ECB aims to maintain annual inflation rates as measured by the HICP below, but close to, 2% over the medium term.

  • 03:45

    Balance of Trade

    -7510000000

    Since 2004, France has been recording trade deficits due the gradual erosion of the export-oriented industry, the appreciation of the euro and the increasing dependency on imports of energy and manufactured products. In 2017, the biggest trade deficits were recorded with: China & Hong Kong, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy and Belgium; while the biggest trade surpluses were recorded with: the Middle East, the UK, Africa and Switzerland.

  • 03:45

    Industrial Production MoM

    0.9%

    In France, industrial production measures the output of businesses integrated in industrial sector of the economy. Manufacturing is the most important sector and accounts for 86 percent of total production. The biggest segments within Manufacturing are: Food products and beverages (13 percent of total production); machinery and equipment goods (13 percent), of which computer, electronic and optical products (5 percent); basic metals and fabricated metal products (12 percent); other manufacturing, repair and installation of machinery and equipment (12 percent); transport equipment (10 percent); rubber and plastics products, and other non-metallic mineral products (8 percent); and chemicals and chemical products (6 percent). Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning account for 11 percent of total output, Water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation account for 1 percent and Mining and quarrying account also for 1 percent.

  • 03:45

    Household Consumption MoM

    -0.4%

    In France, household consumption refers to household expenditure on goods only, providing a short-term information of household consumption behavior relevant for economic analysis. Household consumption expenditure on goods accounted in 2010 for nearly 95 percent of total effective consumption in current euros and accounted for 50 percent of household consumption expenditure on goods and services.

  • 03:45

    Current Account

    -2600000000

    Current Account is the sum of the balance of trade (exports minus imports of goods and services), net factor income (such as interest and dividends) and net transfer payments (such as foreign aid).

  • 03:30

    Retail Sales YoY

    1.2%

    In Switzerland, the year-over-year change in Retail sales compares the aggregated sales of retail goods and services during a certain month to the same month a year ago.

  • 03:30

    Retail Sales MoM

    0.7%

    In Switzerland, the Retail sales report provides an aggregated measure of sales of retail goods and services over a specific time period. In Switzerland, Retail sales are seasonal, volatile and relatively important to the overall economy.

  • 03:00

    Halifax House Price Index MoM

    1%

    The Halifax House Price Index is the UK's longest running monthly house price series with data covering the whole country going back to January 1983. From this data, a "standardized" house price is calculated and property price movements on a like -for-like basis (including seasonal adjustments) are analyzed over time.

  • 03:00

    Halifax House Price Index YoY

    8.2%

    The Halifax House Price Index is the UK's longest running monthly house price series with data covering the whole country going back to January 1983. From this data, a "standardized" house price is calculated and property price movements on a like -for-like basis (including seasonal adjustments) are analyzed over time.

  • 03:00

    Loan Growth YoY

    5.3%

    Loan growth in Norway refers to an annual change in the general public’s gross domestic debt.

  • 03:00

    Manufacturing Production MoM

    -0.9%

    In Norway, manufacturing accounts for 27 percent of total production, mainly: food, beverages and tobacco (5 percent); refined petroleum, chemicals and pharmaceutical products (4 percent); machinery and equipment (3 percent); fabricated metal products (2 percent); ships, boats and oil platforms (2 percent); computer and electrical equipment (2 percent); repair, installation of machinery (2 percent); rubber, plastic and mineral products (2 percent); and basic metals (2 percent).

  • 03:00

    Manufacturing Production YoY

    1.9%

    In Norway, manufacturing accounts for 27 percent of total production, mainly: food, beverages and tobacco (5 percent); refined petroleum, chemicals and pharmaceutical products (4 percent); machinery and equipment (3 percent); fabricated metal products (2 percent); ships, boats and oil platforms (2 percent); computer and electrical equipment (2 percent); repair, installation of machinery (2 percent); rubber, plastic and mineral products (2 percent); and basic metals (2 percent).

  • 03:00

    Industrial Production YoY

    6.9%

    In Norway, industrial production measures the output of businesses integrated in industrial sector of the economy. Extraction and related services is the most important sector and accounts for 67 percent of total production. The biggest segments within Extraction and related services are: Extraction of natural gas (31 percent of total output) and extraction of crude petroleum (30 percent). Manufacturing accounts for 27 percent of total production, mainly: food, beverages and tobacco (5 percent); refined petroleum, chemicals and pharmaceutical products (4 percent); machinery and equipment (3 percent); fabricated metal products (2 percent); ships, boats and oil platforms (2 percent); computer and electrical equipment (2 percent); repair, installation of machinery (2 percent); and rubber, plastic and mineral products (2 percent). Electricity, gas and steam account for 6 percent of total output; and Mining and quarrying account for 1 percent.

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    Industrial Production MoM

    -5.3%

    In Norway, industrial production measures the output of businesses integrated in industrial sector of the economy. Extraction and related services is the most important sector and accounts for 67 percent of total production. The biggest segments within Extraction and related services are: Extraction of natural gas (31 percent of total output) and extraction of crude petroleum (30 percent). Manufacturing accounts for 27 percent of total production, mainly: food, beverages and tobacco (5 percent); refined petroleum, chemicals and pharmaceutical products (4 percent); machinery and equipment (3 percent); fabricated metal products (2 percent); ships, boats and oil platforms (2 percent); computer and electrical equipment (2 percent); repair, installation of machinery (2 percent); rubber, plastic and mineral products (2 percent); and basic metals (2 percent). Electricity, gas and steam account for 6 percent of total output; and Mining and quarrying account for 1 percent.

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    Unemployment Rate

    5.3%

    In Romania, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force.

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    Retail Sales MoM

    -0.3%

    In Romania, the Retail sales report provides an aggregated measure of sales of retail goods and services over a specific time period. In Romania, Retail sales are seasonal, volatile and relatively important to the overall economy.

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    Retail Sales YoY

    5.5%

    In Romania, the year-over-year change in Retail sales compares the aggregated sales of retail goods and services during a certain month to the same month a year ago.

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    Balance of Trade

    12800000000

    Germany runs regular trade surpluses since 1952, primarily due to strong exports of vehicles and other machinery. In 2017, the largest trade surpluses were recorded with the US, the UK, France, Austria, Spain, Sweden and the UAE; while the biggest trade deficits were recorded with China, Vietnam, Norway, Russia, the Netherlands, Ireland and Czech Republic.

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    Industrial Production MoM

    2.8%

    In Germany, industrial production measures the output of businesses integrated in industrial sector of the economy. Manufacturing is the most important sector and accounts for 79 percent of total production. The biggest segments within Manufacturing are: machinery and equipment (12 percent of total production); motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers (12 percent); basic metals and fabricated metal products (10 percent); and computers, electronic and optical products and electrical equipment (10 percent). Construction accounts for 11 percent of total output; and energy production accounts for 10 percent.

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    Balance of Trade s.a

    12500000000

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    Exports MoM s.a

    4.1%

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    Imports MoM s.a

    5%

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    Current Account

    15400000000

    Current Account is the sum of the balance of trade (exports minus imports of goods and services), net factor income (such as interest and dividends) and net transfer payments (such as foreign aid).

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    Unemployment Rate

    3.1%

    In Denmark, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force.

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    Unemployment Rate

    2.5%

    In Switzerland, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force.

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    Industrial Production YoY

    5.5%

    In Finland, industrial production measures the output of businesses integrated in industrial sector of the economy. Manufacturing is the most important sector and accounts for 87 percent of total production. The biggest segments within Manufacturing are: chemicals (16 percent); electrical and electronics (13 percent); machinery and equipment (11 percent); paper and paper products (9 percent); fabricated metal products (8 percent); and food products (7 percent). Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply accounts for 11 percent of total output; and Mining and quarrying account for 2 percent.

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    Foreign Exchange Reserves

    57618000000

    In South Africa, Foreign Exchange Reserves are the foreign assets held or controlled by the country central bank. The reserves are made of gold or a specific currency. They can also be special drawing rights and marketable securities denominated in foreign currencies like treasury bills, government bonds, corporate bonds and equities and foreign currency loans.

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    Manufacturing Production YoY

    9.9%

    In the Netherlands, the biggest segments within Manufacturing are: refineries and chemistry (23 percent of total production); electronics, machinery (22 percent); food and beverages (20 percent); basic metals and products (12 percent); transport equipment (5 percent); paper and printing (5 percent); wooden and building material (4 percent); and textile, leather products (2 percent).

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