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Global economic calendar ECONOMIC CALENDAR
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Period:
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Importance
only important events
Monday, 24 September 2018 
Time Country Indices Period Previous Reading Forecast Actual Reading Importance
08:00
 
Ifo Business Climate Index Sep 103.9 103.2 103.7
Medium
08:00
 
Ifo Current Assessment Sep 106.5 106.0 106.4
Medium
08:00
 
IFO - Expectations Sep 101.3 100.5 101.0
Medium
10:00
 
CBI industrial order books balance Sep 7 5 -1
Low
12:30
 
Wholesale Sales Jul -0.9% m/m 0.4% m/m 1.5% m/m
Low
13:00
 
NBB Business Climate Sep -0.3 -0.5 1.2
Low
13:00
 
ECB President Mario Draghi Speaks
High
23:50
 
Monetary Policy Meeting Minutes Jul
Low
23:50
 
Corporate Service Price Index Aug 1.1% y/y 1.1% y/y 1.3% y/y
Low
Tuesday, 25 September 2018 
Time Country Indices Period Previous Reading Forecast Actual Reading Importance
05:00
 
Leading Indicators Jul 103.5 104.1 103.9
Low
05:35
 
BOJ Governor Haruhiko Kuroda Speaks
High
06:00
 
Wholesale Price Index Aug 0.1% m/m; 3.6% y/y 0.2% m/m 0.3% m/m; 3.8% y/y
Low
08:40
 
MPC Member Gertjan Vlieghe Speaks
Medium
12:00
 
Member of the Executive Board of the ECB Benoit Coeure Speaks
Low
13:00
 
House Price Index Jul 0.3% m/m 0.2% m/m 0.2% m/m
Low
13:00
 
S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Index Jul 6.4% y/y 6.2% y/y 5.9% y/y
Low
14:00
 
Consumer Confidence Sep 134.7 132.2 138.4
High
14:00
 
Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index Sep 24 22 29
Low
22:45
 
Trade Balance Aug -196M; -4504M -930M; -4620M -1484M; -4814M
Medium
Wednesday, 26 September 2018 
Time Country Indices Period Previous Reading Forecast Actual Reading Importance
01:00
 
ANZ Business Confidence Sep -50.3 -38.3
Medium
05:00
 
BOJ Core CPI Aug 0.5% y/y 0.6% y/y
Low
06:00
 
Prelim Machine Tool Orders Aug 5.3% y/y
Low
08:00
 
ZEW-CS Survey (Economic Expectations) Sep -14.3
Low
08:30
 
High Street Lending Aug 39.6K 39.7K
Low
10:00
 
CBI retail sales volume balance Sep 29 18
Low
13:00
 
SNB Quarterly Bulletin
Low
13:00
 
Leading indicators Aug 135.6; 1.1% m/m
Low
14:00
 
New Home Sales Aug 627K; -1.7% m/m 630K; 0.5% m/m
Medium
14:30
 
Crude Oil Inventories Sep -2057K
Medium
18:00
 
FOMC Rate Decision Sep 2.00% 2.25%
High
18:00
 
FOMC Statement
High
18:00
 
FOMC Economic Projections
High
18:30
 
FOMC Press Conference
High
21:00
 
Official Cash Rate Sep 1.75% 1.75%
High
21:00
 
RBNZ Rate Statement
High
21:00
 
RBNZ Monetary Policy Statement
Medium
22:00
 
RBNZ Press Conference
High
Thursday, 27 September 2018 
Time Country Indices Period Previous Reading Forecast Actual Reading Importance
06:00
 
GfK Consumer Climate Oct 10.5 10.6
Low
08:00
 
M3 Money Supply Aug 4.0% y/y 3.8% y/y
Medium
08:00
 
Private Sector Credit Aug 3.0% y/y 3.1% y/y
Low
08:00
 
ECB Economic Bulletin
Low
08:00
 
Unemployment Rate Aug 10.4%
Low
08:30
 
30-Year Bonds Auction Sep 2.583%; 1.58
Low
9:00
 
10-y Bond Auction Sep 3.25%; 1.37
Low
9:00
 
10-y Bond Auction Sep 0.71%; 1.95
Low
9:00
 
30-y Bond Auction Sep 1.65%; 1.35
Low
9:00
 
Consumer Confidence Sep -2.9 -2.9
Low
12:00
 
CPI Sep 0.1% m/m; 2.0% y/y 0.1% m/m; 2.0% y/y
Medium
12:00
 
Harmonized CPI Sep 0.0% m/m; 1.9% y/y 0.1% m/m; 2.0% y/y
Medium
12:30
 
Durable Goods Orders Aug -1.7% m/m; 0.2% m/m 1.9% m/m; 0.4% m/m
High
12:30
 
GDP 2 quarter 4.2% q/q 4.2% q/q
Medium
12:30
 
GDP Price Index 2 quarter 3.0% q/q 3.0% q/q
Low
12:30
 
Goods Trade Balance Aug -72.2bln -70.6bln
Medium
12:30
 
Wholesale Inventories Aug 0.6% m/m 0.3% m/m
Low
12:30
 
Unemployment Claims Sep 201K 208K
Medium
12:30
 
Continuing Claims Sep 1645K 1675K
Low
13:30
 
ECB President Mario Draghi Speaks
High
14:00
 
Pending Home Sales Aug -0.7% m/m; -0.5% y/y -0.2% m/m
Medium
14:30
 
EIA Natural Gas Storage Change Sep 86bln
Low
16:30
 
FOMC Member Robert Kaplan Speaks
Low
17:00
 
ECB’s Peter Praet Speaks
Low
20:30
 
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell Speaks
High
22:00
 
BOC Governor Stephen Poloz Speaks
High
22:45
 
Building Permits Aug -10.3% m/m
Low
23:01
 
GfK Consumer Confidence Survey Sep -7 -8
Low
23:30
 
National CPI Sep 1.2% y/y 1.1% y/y
Low
23:30
 
National CPI ex Fresh Food Sep 0.9% y/y 0.9% y/y
Low
23:30
 
Tokyo CPI ex Fresh Food & Energy Sep 0.6% y/y 0.6% y/y
Low
23:30
 
Unemployment Rate Aug 2.5% 2.5%
Low
23:50
 
Summary of Opinions
Low
23:50
 
Retail Sales Aug 0.1% m/m; 1.5% y/y 0.5% m/m; 2.2% y/y
Low
23:50
 
Industrial Production Aug -0.2% m/m; 2.2% y/y 1.5% m/m; 1.5% y/y
Low
Friday, 28 September 2018 
Time Country Indices Period Previous Reading Forecast Actual Reading Importance
01:30
 
Private Sector Credit Aug 0.4% m/m; 4.4% y/y 0.4% m/m; 4.3% y/y
Low
01:45
 
Markit Final Manufacturing PMI Sep 50.6 50.5
Medium
05:00
 
Housing Starts Aug 0.958M; -0.7% y/y 0.946M; 0.4% y/y
Low
06:00
 
Retail Sales Aug -0.4% m/m; 0.8% y/y
Medium
06:00
 
Import Price Index Aug -0.2% m/m; 5.0% y/y
Low
06:00
 
Nationwide House Price Index Sep -0.5% m/m; 2.0% y/y 0.2% m/m; 1.8% y/y
Low
06:45
 
Consumer Spending Aug 0.1% m/m 0.3% m/m
Low
06:45
 
Consumer Price Index Sep 0.5% m/m; 2.3% y/y -0.1% m/m
Low
07:00
 
KOF Economic Barometer Sep 100.3 100.1
Medium
07:00
 
CPI Sep 2.2% y/y 2.2% y/y
Low
07:00
 
GDP 2 quarter 0.6% q/q; 2.7% y/y 0.6% q/q; 2.7% y/y
Low
07:55
 
Unemployment Rate Sep 5.2% 5.2%
Medium
07:55
 
Unemployment Change Sep -8K -9K
Medium
08:30
 
Current Account 2 quarter -17.7bln -19.4bln
Medium
08:30
 
GDP 2 quarter 0.4% q/q; 1.3% y/y 0.4% q/q; 1.3% y/y
Medium
08:30
 
Business Investment 2 quarter 0.5% q/q; 0.8% y/y 0.5% q/q; 0.8% y/y
Low
9:00
 
Consumer Price Index Sep 2.0% y/y 2.1% y/y
High
9:00
 
Consumer Price Index Core Sep 1.0% y/y 1.1% y/y
Medium
9:00
 
Gross Domestic Product Sep 0.4% m/m; 1.6% y/y -0.2% m/m; 1.7% y/y
Low
12:30
 
Gross Domestic Product Jul 0.0% m/m; 2.4% y/y 0.1% m/m; 2.2% y/y
High
12:30
 
Raw Materials Price Index Aug 0.7% m/m 0.8% m/m
Medium
12:30
 
Industrial Product Price Index Aug -0.2% m/m 0.6% m/m
Low
12:30
 
PCE Core Aug 0.2% m/m; 2.0% y/y 0.1% m/m; 2.0% y/y
Medium
12:30
 
Personal Spending Aug 0.4% m/m 0.3% m/m
Medium
12:30
 
Personal Income Aug 0.3% m/m 0.4% m/m
Low
12:30
 
Член FOMC Томас Баркин выступит с речью
Medium
13:20
 
BOE Deputy Governor for Markets & Banking Sir David Ramsden Speaks
Medium
13:45
 
Chicago Purchasing Managers Index Sep 63.6 62.3
Medium
14:00
 
UoM Consumer Sentiment Sep 100.8 100.5
Medium
14:00
 
UoM Inflation Expectations Sep 2.8%; 2.4%
Low
17:00
 
Baker Hughes U.S. Rig Count Sep 1053
Low
20:45
 
FOMC Member John C. Williams Speaks
Medium
Saturday, 29 September 2018 
Time Country Indices Period Previous Reading Forecast Actual Reading Importance
06:00
 
PPI Aug 0.2% m/m; 3.0% y/y
Low
14:00
 
Daylight Saving Time Shift
Low
Sunday, 30 September 2018 
Time Country Indices Period Previous Reading Forecast Actual Reading Importance
01:00
 
PMI Manufacturing Sep 51.3
High
01:00
 
Non-Manufacturing PMI Sep 54.2
Medium
22:30
 
AIG Manufacturing Index Sep 56.7
Low

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