Economic Calendar

List of important economic releases

Time Impact
Currency
Event
Previous
Forecast
Actual
Jan 27, 2022

00:01

GBP
Car Production YoY
Previous -28.7%
Forecast
Actual

00:30

AUD
Import Prices QoQ
Previous 5.4%
Forecast
Actual
In Australia, Import Prices correspond to the rate of change in the prices of goods and services purchased by residents of that country from, and supplied by, foreign sellers. Import Prices are heavily affected by exchange rates.

00:30

AUD
Export Prices QoQ
Previous 6.2%
Forecast
Actual
In Australia, Export Prices correspond to the rate of change in the prices of goods and services sold by residents of that country to foreign buyers. Export Prices are heavily affected by exchange rates.

01:30

CNY
Industrial Profits (YTD) YoY
Previous 38.0%
Forecast
Actual
In China, corporate profits refer to total profits of all state-owned industrial enterprises and non-state-owned industrial enterprises with the annual sales revenue above 5 million yuan.

07:00

EUR
GfK Consumer Confidence
Previous -6.8
Forecast -7.8
Actual
The GfK Consumer Climate Indicator is based on a survey of 2000 individuals age 14 and above. The questionnaire focuses on income expectations, buying propensity and savings. The components of the indicator are calculated as the difference between positive and negative answers to the questions asked. Their value can vary between minus 100 and plus 100 points with 0 representing the long term average.

07:00

CHF
Balance of Trade
Previous CHF4.2B
Forecast
Actual
In 2019, the Swiss trade surplus widened 19 percent from the previous year to CHF 37 billion, as both imports and exports reached new records despite global trade tensions, Brexit uncertainty and Hong Kong protests. The biggest trade surpluses were recorded with the US, India, the UK, China, Hong Kong, Japan and Singapore; and the largest deficits were recorded with the UAE, Germany, Ireland, Italy and Thailand.

09:30

ZAR
PPI YoY
Previous 9.6%
Forecast 10.2%
Actual
In South Africa, 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.

09:30

ZAR
PPI MoM
Previous 1.4%
Forecast 0.75%
Actual

11:00

GBP
CBI Distributive Trades
Previous 8
Forecast 13
Actual
The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) Distributive Trades Survey (DTS) measures the health of the retail sector. The reading is compiled from a survey of about 150 retail and wholesale companies. It includes measures of sales activity across the distributive trades. It is a leading indicator of consumer spending. The figure is the difference between the percentage of retailers reporting an increase in sales and those reporting a decrease.

11:00

CAD
CFIB Business Barometer
Previous 62.6
Forecast
Actual
CFIB’s Business Barometer tracks small business confidence, expectations and operating conditions in Canada. It was revised as of the May 2009 issue. It is based on the same survey question on 12-month future business performance expectations collected annually 1987-2000, quarterly 2001-2008 and monthly since late 2008. The index is a weighted average of response scores: 100 for stronger performance, 50 for same performance, and 0 for weaker performance. The data are not seasonally adjusted.

11:00

TRY
MPC Meeting Summary
Previous
Forecast
Actual
In Turkey, benchmark interest rates are set by the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey Monetary Policy Committee (Türkiye Cumhuriyet Merkez Bankasi - TCMB). From June 1st 2018, the main interest rate is the one-week repo rate and the overnight borrowing and lending rates will be determined at 150 bps below/above the one-week repo rate. The central bank simplified its monetary policy framework on May 28th 2018 from a different system with four main key rates, with the late liquidity window lending rate being one of the most followed.

11:00

TRY
Inflation Report
Previous
Forecast
Actual
In Turkey, benchmark interest rates are set by the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey Monetary Policy Committee (Türkiye Cumhuriyet Merkez Bankasi - TCMB). From June 1st 2018, the main interest rate is the one-week repo rate and the overnight borrowing and lending rates will be determined at 150 bps below/above the one-week repo rate. The central bank simplified its monetary policy framework on May 28th 2018 from a different system with four main key rates, with the late liquidity window lending rate being one of the most followed.

11:30

TRY
Foreign Exchange Reserves
Previous
Forecast
Actual
In Turkey, Foreign Exchange Reserves refer to gross foreign exchange reserves held or controlled by the country's central bank, excluding gold.

11:30

TRY
Foreign Exchange Reserves
Previous $70.7B
Forecast
Actual
In Turkey, Foreign Exchange Reserves refer to gross foreign exchange reserves held or controlled by the country's central bank, excluding gold.

12:00

MXN
Balance of Trade
Previous $-0.112B
Forecast $1.1B
Actual
Mexico's main exports are manufactured products (89 percent of total shipments) and oil and oil products (6 percent). Main imports are: metallic products, machinery and equipment (53 percent of total purchases), oil products (10 percent) and agricultural goods (3 percent). The country's top trading partner is the United States (80 percent of total exports and 46 percent of total imports). Others include: China, Japan and Germany. In 2017, trade between Mexico and the United States reached USD 522 billion, with Mexico posting a surplus of near USD 132 billion. Main exports to US include: other parts and accessories of vehicles (14 percent of total sales); trucks, buses and special purpose vehicles (10 percent); passenger cars (10 percent); computers (6 percent); telecommunication equipment (5 percent). Main imports from the United States are: other parts and accessories of vehicles (8 percent of total imports); electric apparatus (7 percent); petroleum products (6 percent) and computer accessories (6 percent). .

13:00

ZAR
Prime Overdraft Rate
Previous 7.25%
Forecast
Actual
In South Africa, the bank lending rate refers to commercial banks prime overdraft rate. It is a benchmark rate priced at 3.5 basis points above the repurchase rate and it is used by banks to price the lending rates offered to clients at either above or below the benchmark rate.

13:00

ZAR
Prime Overdraft Rate
Previous 7.25%
Forecast
Actual
In South Africa, the bank lending rate refers to commercial banks prime overdraft rate. It is a benchmark rate priced at 3.5 basis points above the repurchase rate and it is used by banks to price the lending rates offered to clients at either above or below the benchmark rate.

13:00

ZAR
Interest Rate Decision
Previous 3.75%
Forecast 4%
Actual
In South Africa, the interest rates decisions are taken by the South African Reserve Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC). The official interest rate is the repo rate. This is the rate at which central banks lend or discount eligible paper for deposit money banks, typically shown on an end-of-period basis.

13:30

USD
Core PCE Prices QoQ Adv
Previous 4.6%
Forecast 4.9%
Actual

13:30

USD
Initial Jobless Claims
Previous 286K
Forecast 260K
Actual
Initial jobless claims have a big impact in financial markets because unlike continued claims data which measures the number of persons claiming unemployment benefits, Initial jobless claims measures new and emerging unemployment.

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