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Economic calendar

Economic calendar

Stay informed about high-impact news, key market-moving economic events, and data releases with our Economic Calendar. Bookmark this page and refer to the calendar regularly to stay up-to-date with the latest happenings in the financial markets. This will help you make better-informed trading decisions and stay ahead of market trends.

Time
Currency
Impact
Event
Actual
Deviation
Forecast
Previous
05:00JPYEco Watchers Survey: Current--48.947.4
05:00JPYEco Watchers Survey: Outlook---48.5
06:00JPYMachine Tool Orders (YoY)----11.6%
08:00EURIndustrial Output s.a. (MoM)--0.3%-0.5%
08:00EURIndustrial Output w.d.a (YoY)----3.5%
08:30EURSentix Investor Confidence----3.6
15:30USD3-Month Bill Auction---5.25%

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Economic Calendar

About the Economic Calendar

The Economic Calendar serves as a crucial tool for traders, enabling them to monitor and analyze market-moving events and anticipate future price movements. It organizes upcoming national and international news events from around the world in chronological order by date, providing traders with valuable insights into potential market impacts. By staying informed about these events, traders can make more informed trading decisions and better navigate market volatility.

These major events listed in the Economic Calendar can exert a significant impact on the financial markets. These events are typically announced or released in reports and include:

1. Monetary Policy Decisions: Decisions by central banks regarding changes to interest rates, quantitative easing programs, and other monetary policy measures.

2. Economic Indicators: Reports on various economic indicators such as inflation (Consumer Price Index), employment figures (Unemployment Rate, Non-Farm Payrolls), retail sales, industrial production, and consumer sentiment.

3. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Announcements: Reports on the overall economic performance of a country or region, including measures of economic growth or contraction.

4. Non-Farm Payrolls (NFP) Numbers: Reports on the number of jobs added or lost in the non-farm sector of the economy, considered a key indicator of labor market health and economic growth.

5. Interest Rate Decisions: Announcements by central banks regarding changes to benchmark interest rates, which can impact borrowing costs, currency exchange rates, and asset prices.

These events are closely monitored by traders as they can lead to significant market volatility and create trading opportunities.

Why you should use the Economic Calendar

The Economic Calendar is indispensable for traders who want to stay informed about upcoming news, reports, and announcements in a convenient and easily accessible format. By providing a comprehensive overview of key events in the financial markets, the Economic Calendar enables traders to stay ahead of market-moving developments and make informed trading decisions.

The events may highly impact the volatility of forex currency pairs, stocks and other markets. Thus, traders often use the calendar to plan their trades and stay informed on chart patterns and indicators that may be affected by the events.

Since the events could significantly drive price movements during the time of publication, it’s a good practice to refer to the calendar before the trading day.

How to use the Economic Calendar

You can customize your view by selecting multiple trading instruments from the Symbols dropdown list.

It should be noted that the number of trading instruments in the calendar changes dynamically, and depends on the number of upcoming events and news.

How to read the Economic Calendar

After selecting your desired instruments, you will see a list of events displayed in the calendar.

There are two key figures in the table, which are the ‘Actual’ and ‘Forecast’ numbers. A significant difference between the two numbers indicates that there might be some volatility in the chart of the related trading instruments. Generally, volatility rises 15 minutes before the event and calms down 15 minutes after the event.

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