• 05:00

    ECB Schnabel Speech

    In the Euro Area, benchmark interest rate is set by the Governing Council of the European Central Bank. The primary objective of the ECB’s monetary policy is to maintain price stability which is to keep inflation below, but close to 2 percent over the medium term. In times of prolonged low inflation and low interest rates, ECB may also adopt non-standard monetary policy measures, such as asset purchase programmes. The official interest rate is the Main refinancing operations rate. .

  • 07:00

    Inflation Rate YoY

    In South Korea, the most important categories in the consumer price index are Housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (17 percent of total weight) and Food and non-alcoholic beverages (13.6 percent of total weight). Others include Restaurants and hotels (12 percent); Education (11.4 percent); Transportation (10.9 percent); Health (7.3 percent); and Clothing and footwear (6.2 percent). The components with the least weight are Communication at 5.8 percent; Miscellaneous goods and services at 5.4 percent; Recreation and culture at 5.3 percent; Furnishings, household equipment and routine maintenance at 3.8 percent; and Alcoholic beverages and tobacco at 1.24 percent.

  • 07:00

    Inflation Rate MoM

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

  • 06:00

    ANZ Roy Morgan Consumer Confidence


    In New Zealand, ANZ Roy Morgan Consumer Confidence is a monthly measure of consumer confidence across New Zealand households and how this affects their spending behavior.

  • 02:00

    Balance of Trade


    In the last few years, Brazil has been reporting trade surpluses, primarily due to high export of mining and agricultural products. The biggest trade surpluses were reported with China, the Netherlands, Argentina, Chile, Iran and Spain while the largest trade deficits were recorded with Germany, South Korea, Russia, Switzerland Algeria and France.

  • 01:00

    Baker Hughes Oil Rig Count

    US Crude Oil Rigs refer to the number of active US rigs drilling for oil in a given week.

  • 01:00

    Baker Hughes Total Rig Count

    US Total Rigs refer to the number of active US rigs drilling in a given week.

  • 12:00

    GDP Growth Rate YoY


    Russia is one of the world's leading producers of oil and natural gas and is also a top exporter of metals such as steel and primary aluminum. On the production side, services are the biggest sector of the economy and account for 58 percent of GDP. Within services the most important segments are: wholesale and retail trade (17 percent of total GDP); and public administration, health and education (12 percent). Industry constitutes 40 percent to total output and agriculture accounts for the remaining 2 percent.