09:00FRPMI Flash ManufacturingMedium Impact
Period: 4Forecast: 51.9Previous: 52.1Actual: 50.9

About this Event:

The Flash data is an initial estimate of the Manufacturing Index of Purchasing Managers (PMI), which represents a survey among the Purchasing Managers of a country. The aim of the flash data is to provide an accurate advance indication of the final PMI figures. Flash PMIs are among the first economic data points of the measured month and therefore can give good evidence of changing economic conditions ahead of comparable government statistics.

PMI Flash Manufacturing: Historical Data:

Comments about this Event:

French PMI figures were softer than expected this morning. As a result, the EUR/USD continues dropping like a stone after having posted a high for the day at 1.3837.

09:00FRPMI Flash CompositeMedium Impact
Period: 4Forecast: -Previous: 51.8Actual: 50.5

PMI Flash Composite: Historical Data:

Comments about this Event:

French PMI figures were softer than expected this morning. As a result, the EUR/USD continues dropping like a stone after having posted a high for the day at 1.3837.

09:00FRPMI Flash ServicesMedium Impact
Period: 4Forecast: 51.3Previous: 51.5Actual: 50.3

About this Event:

The Flash data is an initial estimate of the Services Index of Purchasing Managers (PMI), which represents a survey among the Purchasing Managers of a country. The aim of the flash data is to provide an accurate advance indication of the final PMI figures. Flash PMIs are among the first economic data points of the measured month and therefore can give good evidence of changing economic conditions ahead of comparable government statistics.

PMI Flash Services: Historical Data:

Comments about this Event:

French PMI figures were softer than expected this morning. As a result, the EUR/USD continues dropping like a stone after having posted a high for the day at 1.3837.

09:30DEPMI Flash ManufacturingMedium Impact
Period: 4Forecast: 53.8Previous: 53.7Actual: 54.2

About this Event:

The Flash data is an initial estimate of the Manufacturing Index of Purchasing Managers (PMI), which represents a survey among the Purchasing Managers of a country. The aim of the flash data is to provide an accurate advance indication of the final PMI figures. Flash PMIs are among the first economic data points of the measured month and therefore can give good evidence of changing economic conditions ahead of comparable government statistics.

PMI Flash Manufacturing: Historical Data:

Comments about this Event:

Preliminary German PMI data for April is showing some better data for the manufacturing and also the services sector

09:30DEPMI Flash CompositeMedium Impact
Period: 4Forecast: 54Previous: 54.3Actual: 56.3

PMI Flash Composite: Historical Data:

09:30DEPMI Flash ServicesMedium Impact
Period: 4Forecast: 53.3Previous: 53Actual: 55

About this Event:

The Flash data is an initial estimate of the Services Index of Purchasing Managers (PMI), which represents a survey among the Purchasing Managers of a country. The aim of the flash data is to provide an accurate advance indication of the final PMI figures. Flash PMIs are among the first economic data points of the measured month and therefore can give good evidence of changing economic conditions ahead of comparable government statistics.

PMI Flash Services: Historical Data:

Comments about this Event:

Preliminary German PMI data for April is showing some better data for the manufacturing and also the services sector

10:00EZPMI Flash ManufacturingHigh Impact
Period: 4Forecast: 53Previous: 53Actual: 53.3

About this Event:

The Flash data is an initial estimate of the Manufacturing Index of Purchasing Managers (PMI), which represents a survey among the Purchasing Managers of a country. The aim of the flash data is to provide an accurate advance indication of the final PMI figures. Flash PMIs are among the first economic data points of the measured month and therefore can give good evidence of changing economic conditions ahead of comparable government statistics.

PMI Flash Manufacturing: Historical Data:

Comments about this Event:

Eurozone composite rises to 54.0 up from a previous 53.1 surprising expectations positively. Manufacturing and services sector also depicted better than expected numbers

10:00EZPMI Flash CompositeHigh Impact
Period: 4Forecast: 53Previous: 53.1Actual: 54

PMI Flash Composite: Historical Data:

Comments about this Event:

Eurozone composite rises to 54.0 up from a previous 53.1 surprising expectations positively. Manufacturing and services sector also depicted better than expected numbers

10:00EZPMI Flash ServicesHigh Impact
Period: 4Forecast: 52.5Previous: 52.2Actual: 53.1

About this Event:

The Flash data is an initial estimate of the Services Index of Purchasing Managers (PMI), which represents a survey among the Purchasing Managers of a country. The aim of the flash data is to provide an accurate advance indication of the final PMI figures. Flash PMIs are among the first economic data points of the measured month and therefore can give good evidence of changing economic conditions ahead of comparable government statistics.

PMI Flash Services: Historical Data:

Comments about this Event:

Eurozone composite rises to 54.0 up from a previous 53.1 surprising expectations positively. Manufacturing and services sector also depicted better than expected numbers

10:30GBPublic Sector (PSNCR) M/MLow Impact
Period: 3Forecast: 17BlnPrevious: -0.2BlnActual: 15.7Bln

About this Event:

The PSNCR is the amount of money the UK’s government must borrow to finance its spending. Governments often tend to spend more than their income from tax revenue and therefore borrow to make up the difference. PSNCR is the total amount of borrowing required to make up this difference between spending and revenue.

Public Sector (PSNCR) M/M: Historical Data:

10:30GBBoE MPC Meeting MinutesHigh Impact
10:30GBPublic Sector Net Borrowing (PSNB)Low Impact
Period: 3Forecast: 8.5BlnPrevious: 7.5BlnActual: 4.9Bln

About this Event:

This is a measure of expenditures less the total receipts taken in by the UK government. Public sector net borrowing calculates fiscal surpluses and deficits along with the amount in new debt created. If the reading is positive, the UK is running a fiscal deficit, while a fiscal surplus is represented by a negative reading.

Public Sector Net Borrowing (PSNB): Historical Data:

14:30CARetail Sales ex Auto M/MMedium Impact
Period: 2Forecast: 0.5%Previous: 1%Actual: 0.6%

About this Event:

The retail sales ex autos data is the component of retail sales which excludes the sales of automobiles.

Retail Sales ex Auto M/M: Historical Data:

Comments about this Event:

Retail sales rose 0.5% in Canada as expected, but rose less than the previous 1.3% from February.

14:30CARetail Sales M/MMedium Impact
Period: 2Forecast: 0.5%Previous: 1.3%Actual: 0.5%

About this Event:

Retail sales figure is an aggregated measure of the sales of retail goods over the measured time period. This is usually compiled using data sampling from different sectors to represent an entire country or region. In the US, this report is called Advance retail sales.

Retail Sales M/M: Historical Data:

Comments about this Event:

Retail sales rose 0.5% in Canada as expected, but rose less than the previous 1.3% from February.

15:45USPMI Flash ManufacturingMedium Impact
Period: 4Forecast: 56Previous: 55.5Actual: -

About this Event:

The Flash data is an initial estimate of the Manufacturing Index of Purchasing Managers (PMI), which represents a survey among the Purchasing Managers of a country. The aim of the flash data is to provide an accurate advance indication of the final PMI figures. Flash PMIs are among the first economic data points of the measured month and therefore can give good evidence of changing economic conditions ahead of comparable government statistics.

PMI Flash Manufacturing: Historical Data:

16:00USNew Home Sales M/MMedium Impact
Period: 3Forecast: 2.3%Previous: -3.3%Actual: -14.5%

About this Event:

The figure published by the US Department of Commerce's Census Bureau that quantifies the sales of newly built homes. It is regarded as a lagging economic indicator.

New Home Sales M/M: Historical Data:

16:00New Home SalesMedium Impact
Period: 3Forecast: 0.45MlnPrevious: 0.44MlnActual: 0.384Mln

About this Event:

The figure published by the US Department of Commerce's Census Bureau that quantifies the sales of newly built homes. It is regarded as a lagging economic indicator.

New Home Sales: Historical Data:

23:00NZRBNZ Official Cash Rate AnnouncementHigh Impact
Period: 4Forecast: 3%Previous: 2.75%Actual: -

RBNZ Official Cash Rate Announcement: Historical Data: