08:00DERetail Sales M/MMedium Impact
Period: 1Forecast: 0.5%Previous: -1.4%Actual: -1.6%

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 fell from the previous month in Germany, data showed on Friday. On an annual basis retail sales rose more than expected in January.

German retail sales m/m fell to -1.6% from -1.4%, versus consensus for 0.5% while retail sales y/y rose to 1.6% versus a forecast for 0.2%, from -0.9% the previous month.

08:00DERetail Sales Y/YMedium Impact
Period: 1Forecast: 0.2%Previous: -0.9%Actual: 1.6%

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 Y/Y: Historical Data:

Comments about this Event:

Retail sales fell from the previous month in Germany, data showed on Friday. On an annual basis retail sales rose more than expected in January.

German retail sales m/m fell to -1.6% from -1.4%, versus consensus for 0.5% while retail sales y/y rose to 1.6% versus a forecast for 0.2%, from -0.9% the previous month.

10:30GBPMI ConstructionMedium Impact
Period: 2Forecast: 51.3Previous: 51.4Actual: 54.3

PMI Construction: Historical Data:

Comments about this Event:

A purchasing managers’ survey of construction companies showed activity in this sector soared in February and grew at its fastest pace in almost a year.

PMI construction jumped to 54.3 in February from 51.4 in the previous month versus consensus for 51.3.

11:00EZPPI M/MHigh Impact
Period: 1Forecast: 0.5%Previous: -0.2%Actual: 0.7%

About this Event:

The Producer Price Index (PPI) measures the average change over time in the selling prices for goods and services which domestic producers charge for their output. PPI is used as an early measure for inflation as higher costs at the production stage are passed onto consumers as higher retail prices.

PPI M/M: Historical Data:

Comments about this Event:

Producer prices rose more than expected in January, data showed on Friday. Producer price inflation rose after falling in the previous month, but annual prices eased compared to December.

PPI m/m rose to 0.7% from -0.2%, versus consensus for 0.5% while PPI y/y were up 3.7% against expectations for 3.6%, but lower than 4.3% the previous month.

11:00EZPPI Y/YHigh Impact
Period: 1Forecast: 3.6%Previous: 4.3%Actual: 3.7%

About this Event:

The Producer Price Index (PPI) measures the average change over time in the selling prices for goods and services which domestic producers charge for their output. PPI is used as an early measure for inflation as higher costs at the production stage are passed onto consumers as higher retail prices.

PPI Y/Y: Historical Data:

Comments about this Event:

Producer prices rose more than expected in January, data showed on Friday. Producer price inflation rose after falling in the previous month, but annual prices eased compared to December.

PPI m/m rose to 0.7% from -0.2%, versus consensus for 0.5% while PPI y/y were up 3.7% against expectations for 3.6%, but lower than 4.3% the previous month.

14:30CAGDP Final q/qHigh Impact
Period: 12Forecast: 0.3%Previous: -0.1%Actual: 0.4%

GDP Final q/q: Historical Data:

Comments about this Event:

The Canadian economy slowed sharply as expected in the fourth quarter of 2011, data showed on Friday. Statistics Canada said the slowdown was due to winding down of the government’s stimulus and fading previous positive conditions. GDP grew however in December compared o the previous month,

GDP annualized was down to 1.8% as expected from a revised 4.2% (previously 3.5%) while GDP m/m increased to 0.4% against a forecast for 0.3% from -0.1%.

14:30CAGDP AnnualizedHigh Impact
Period: 4Forecast: 1.8%Previous: 3.5%Actual: 1.8%

GDP Annualized: Historical Data:

Comments about this Event:

The Canadian economy slowed sharply as expected in the fourth quarter of 2011, data showed on Friday. Statistics Canada said the slowdown was due to winding down of the government’s stimulus and fading previous positive conditions. GDP grew however in December compared o the previous month,

GDP annualized was down to 1.8% as expected from a revised 4.2% (previously 3.5%) while GDP m/m increased to 0.4% against a forecast for 0.3% from -0.1%.