CB Leading Index MoM
In Brazil, interest rate decisions are taken by The Central Bank of Brazil's Monetary Policy Committee (COPOM). The official interest rate is the Special System of Clearance and Custody rate (SELIC) which is the overnight lending rate.
In Ireland, Wholesale Price Inflation MoM measures a month-over-month change in the price of goods and services sold by manufacturers and producers in the wholesale market.
Producer prices change refers to year over year change in price of goods and services sold by manufacturers and producers in the wholesale market during a given period.
In Luxembourg, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force.
In Belgium, the consumer confidence indicator supplies concise information on consumers’ confidence regarding the progress of the economy. The index is based on a monthly telephone survey of more than 1,000 consumers on their outlook for the country's job and economic prospects as well as their own financial situation and ability to save money. The index is the balance of positive and negative replies, with a figure of zero meaning Belgians are evenly split on whether things will improve or worsen for consumers in the next year.
In Poland, 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.
In Poland, Corporate Sector Wages measures year over year change in average monthly gross wage in the enterprise sector.
In Poland, employment growth refers to the annual change of employment in the enterprise sector, which concerns units employing more than 9 persons and conducting economic activity within the scope of the following areas: forestry and logging; marine fishing; mining and quarrying; manufacturing; electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply; water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities; construction; wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles; transportation and storage; accommodation and food service activities; information and communication; real estate activities; legal and accounting activities; activities of head offices; management consultancy activities; architectural and engineering activities; technical testing and analysis; advertising and market research; other professional, scientific and technical activities; administrative and support service activities; arts, entertainment and recreation; repair of computers and personal and household goods; other personal service activities.
In Poland, 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 (16 percent of total production); motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers (10 percent); metal products (7 percent), rubber and plastic products (6 percent), electrical equipment (5 percent), coke and refined petroleum products (5 percent), chemicals and chemical products (4 percent), other non-metallic mineral products (4 percent), and basic metals (4 percent). Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply accounts for 8 percent of total output; Mining and quarrying for 3 percent; and Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities for 2 percent.
In Hong Kong, the composite consumer price index is based on a monthly survey conducted throughout the territory. The indicator consists of 980 consumer goods and services classified into 9 major groups. Housing accounts for 40.3 percent of total weight, Food for 27.4 percent and Miscellaneous Services such as education, communications, information and medical care for 13.1 percent. Transport constitutes 6.2 percent of total index; Durable Goods for 4 percent; Miscellaneous Goods for 3.3 percent and Clothing and Footwear for 2.4 percent. Electricity, Gas and Water account for 2.8 percent and Alcoholic Drinks and Tobacco for the remaining 0.5 percent.
Inflation Rate MoM measures month over month change in the price of goods and services.
In Hong Kong, the Consumer Price Index or CPI measures changes in the prices paid by consumers for a basket of goods and services.
In the Netherlands, the Consumer Confidence survey is made by phone and covers 1,000 households. The questions cover the consumer’s assessments on national economy and own financial situation for the past 12 months and expectations for the coming 12 months. The index is then calculated as a difference between the percentage of participants that are optimistic and the share that is pessimistic. Therefore, the index takes a value between -100 (all respondents assess their situation as poor and expect it to become worse) and 100 (all participants are satisfied with the current situation and expect it to improve); 0 indicates neutrality.
The People’s Bank of China (PBOC) on August 17th, 2019, designated the Loan Prime Rate (LPR) the new lending benchmark for new bank loans to households and businesses, replacing the central bank’s benchmark one-year lending rate. The rate is based on a weighted average of lending rates from 18 commercial banks, which will submit their LPR quotations, based on what they have bid for PBOC liquidity in open market operations, to the national interbank funding center before 9am CST on the 20th of every month.