Tuesday September 29, 2015
USD – Goods Trade Balance – 1:30pm GMT
The Goods Trade Balance index is released monthly, about 30 days after the month ends. Trade in goods makes up about 75% of total trade, and therefore provides early insight into the Trade Balance data reported about 5 days later. A positive number indicates that more goods were exported than imported. Source first released in Jul 2015. By the end of August the actual value was -59.1B.
Monday September 21, 2015
CAD – BOC Gov Poloz Speaks – 7:45pm GMT
As head of the central bank, which controls short term interest rates, the BOC Governor has more influence over the nation’s currency value than any other person. Traders scrutinize his public engagements as they are often used to drop subtle clues regarding future monetary policy. You should have in mind that the text of the speech due to be released 15 minutes earlier than the speaking time listed.
Tuesday September 15, 2015
AUD – Monetary Policy Meeting Minutes – 2:30am GMT
It’s a detailed record of the RBA Reserve Bank Board’s most recent meeting, providing in-depth insights into the economic conditions that influenced their decision on where to set interest rates.
Tuesday September 08, 2015
AUD – NAB Business Confidence – 2:30am GMT
The NAB Business Confidence index is released monthly, about 11 days after the month ends. It measures the level of a diffusion index based on surveyed businesses, excluding the farming industry. In the beginning of August the value of the Australian index was 4.
Monday August 31, 2015
NZD – ANZ Business Confidence – 2:00am GMT
The ANZ Business Confidence measures the level of a diffusion index based on surveyed manufacturers, builders, retailers, agricultural firms, and service providers. Released monthly, excluding January, around the end of the current month. By the end of July the actual value was -15.3.
Tuesday August 25, 2015
Inflation Expectations q/q – NZD – 4:00am GMT
The Inflation Expectations q/q measures the percentage that business managers expect the price of goods and services to change annually during the next 2 years. The inflation in New Zealand has been a bit higher than 1% since the beginning of this year.
Monday August 17, 2015
Prelim GDP q/q – JPY – 12:50am GMT
The Prelim GDP q/q measures the change in the inflation-adjusted value of all goods and services produced by the economy. It’s the broadest measure of economic activity and the primary gauge of the economy’s health. Last time higher (0.6%) than expected (0.4%).
Monday August 10, 2015
FOMC Member Lockhart Speaks – USD – 5:25pm GMT
Federal Reserve FOMC members vote on where to set the nation’s key interest rates and their public engagements are often used to drop subtle clues regarding future monetary policy.