Economic Calendar

List of important economic releases

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Currency
Event
Previous
Forecast
Actual
Feb 26, 2020

00:30

AUD
Construction Work Done QoQ
Previous 0.4%
Forecast -1%
Actual -3%
In Australia, construction output refers to the quarter-over-quarter change in the value of construction work done, including building and engineering for both the private and public sectors.

05:00

SGD
Industrial Production MoM
Previous 6.3%
Forecast 0.6%
Actual 18.2%
In Singapore, industrial production measures the output of businesses integrated in the manufacturing sector of the economy.

05:00

SGD
Industrial Production YoY
Previous -3.7%
Forecast -5.3%
Actual 3.4%
In Singapore, industrial production measures the output of businesses integrated in the manufacturing sector of the economy.

07:00

EUR
GfK Consumer Confidence
Previous
Forecast
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.

07:45

EUR
Consumer Confidence
Previous 104
Forecast 103
Actual 104
In France, the consumer confidence index is based on a survey of about 2 000 households. The questionnaire focuses on: past and future economic situation in France, past and future personal financial situation, unemployment, intention to make major purchases, current savings capacity and expected savings capacity. The indicator is calculated using factor analysis technique. The index is then calculated in a way to measure the current sentiment in relation to the historic index values of the period 1987-2011. A value over 110 indicates unusually high optimism and a value under 90 indicates unusually high pessimism. The value 100 indicates neutrality.

08:00

EUR
ECB Panetta Speech
Previous
Forecast
Actual
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. .

09:00

CHF
Economic Sentiment Index
Previous 8.3
Forecast
Actual 7.7
In Switzerland, the CS-CFA Society Economic Sentiment Index measures the level of optimism that analysts have about the expected economic developments over the next 6 months. The survey covers up to 350 financial and economic analysts. The index is constructed as the difference between the percentage share of analysts that are optimistic and the percentage of analysts that are pessimistic about the development of the economy. Therefore, the ZEW indicator measures the confidence on a scale of -100 (all analysts expect the economy to deteriorate) up to 100 (all analysts expect it to improve). A 0 value indicates neutrality.

09:00

TRY
Auto Production YoY
Previous
Forecast
Actual
In Turkey, Total Motor Vehicles Production refers to the production of total motor vehicles, excluding tractors.

09:00

EUR
Bundesbank Buch Speech
Previous
Forecast
Actual
Germany is a member of the European Union which has adopted the euro. Germany's benchmark interest rate is set by the European Central Bank. The official designation for the rate is main refinancing operation.

09:30

GBP
UK Finance Mortgage Approvals
Previous 46.815K
Forecast
Actual
UK Finance Mortagge Approvals for the United Kingdom show the number of approvals given for house purchase, excluding remortgaging and those for other purposes. Data include customers' activity of Barclays, HSBC Bank, Lloyds Banking Group, Royal Bank of Scotland Group, Santander UK, TSB and Virgin Money, which collectively account for around two-thirds of domestic retail banking assets.

10:40

EUR
5-Year Bobl Auction
Previous -0.59%
Forecast
Actual -0.69%

11:00

EUR
Unemployment Benefit Claims
Previous -10K
Forecast
Actual
In France, unemployment benefit claims refer to the change in number of people claiming unemployment benefits in mainland France.

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

EUR
Jobseekers Total
Previous 3292.9K
Forecast
Actual
The jobseekers total in France refers to the registered number of unemployed at the end of the month at employment center which are obliged to actively seek a job.

12:00

MXN
Retail Sales YoY
Previous 2.1%
Forecast 2.2%
Actual
In Mexico, 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.

12:00

MXN
Retail Sales MoM
Previous 1.7%
Forecast -0.3%
Actual
In Mexico, the Retail sales report provides an aggregated measure of sales of retail goods and services over a specific time period. In Mexico, Retail sales are seasonal, volatile and relatively important to the overall economy.

12:00

USD
MBA 30-Year Mortgage Rate
Previous 3.77%
Forecast
Actual
MBA 30-Year Mortgage Rate is average 30-year fixed mortgage lending rate measured during the reported week and backed by the Mortgage Bankers Association. .

12:00

ZAR
Budget Speech
Previous
Forecast
Actual

12:00

USD
MBA Mortgage Applications
Previous -6.4%
Forecast
Actual
In the US, the MBA Weekly Mortgage Application Survey is a comprehensive overview of the nationwide mortgage market and covers all types of mortgage originators, including commercial banks, thrift institutions and mortgage banking companies. The entire market is represented by the Market Index which covers all mortgage applications during the week, whether for a purchase or to refinance.

13:30

EUR
ECB President Lagarde Speech
Previous
Forecast
Actual
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. .

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