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News of the day. 26.09.2017

BoJ Monetary Policy Meeting Minutes. Japan, 01:50 (GMT+2)

After the meeting the Bank of Japan releases an analytical report on the economic situation evaluating the prospects of its development.

S&P/CaseShiller Home Price Indices. USA, 15:00 (GMT+2)

S&P/CaseShiller Home Price Indices are due at 15:00 (GMT+2). The indicator is expected to grow to 5.8% in July from 5.7% a month earlier. It shows changes in housing prices in 20 major US regions. High results strengthen USD, and low ones weaken it.

New Home Sales. USA, 16:00 (GMT+2)

The data on new home sales is due at 16:00 (GMT+2). The indicator is expected to grow to 3.3% in August from -9.4% a month earlier. This is a very important indicator in terms of US real estate market. That is why the growth of the indicator is a signal about increased general well-being and the growth of the economy. High values of the indicator facilitate the growth of USD. Lower values have negative impact on the USD.

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News of the day. 18.09.2017

Consumer Price Index. Eurozone, 11:00 (GMT+2)

Consumer Price Index is due at 11:00 (GMT+2) in the Eurozone. The YoY index is expected to stay on the same level of 1.5% in August. The MoM index is expected to be at the level of –0.2% in August against –0.5% in the previous month. It is the key indicator of inflation in the Eurozone and represents the change in the value of the basket of goods and services. A growth in the indicator strengthens the EUR. A fall in the indicator weakens the EUR.

NAHB Housing Market Index. USA, 16:00 (GMT+2

NAHB Housing Market Index is due at 16:00 (GMT+2) in the USA. It is based on the survey of house owners to estimate the market prices of houses. It represents home sales and expected home buildings in the nearest 6 months, indicating housing market trend in the United States. A high reading reflects favorable state of the housing market and is seen as positive for the USD, whereas a low reading is seen as negative.

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News of the day. 14.09.2017

Employment Rate. Australia, 03:30 (GMT+2)

The data on the employment rate in Australia is due at 03:30 (GMT+2). The indicator is to make 15K in August against 27.9K a month earlier. The index shows the number of recently employed Australian citizens. The growth of its value strengthens AUD, and reduction weakens it.

National Bank of Switzerland Decision on the Interest Rate. Switzerland, 10:30 (GMT+2)

The decision of National Bank of Switzerland on the interest rate is due today at 10:30 (GMT+2). The National Bank of Switzerland makes the decision based on current economic situation and inflation level. The growth of the indicator strengthens CHF. If the rate stays at the same level or goes down, CHF rate is decreased.

Bank of England Decision on the Interest Rate. UK, 13:00 (GMT+2)

The decision of the Bank of England on the interest rate will be released at 13:00 (GMT+2). The Bank of England makes its decision on the interest rate based on the current economic situation and the level of inflation. The growth of the indicator strengthens GBP. If the rate stays at the same level or goes down, the national currency rate is decreased.

Bank of England Minutes. UK, 13:00 (GMT+2)

After the decision is announced, the minutes of the Fiscal Policy Committee with comments about made decisions is published.

Consumer Prices Index. USA, 14:30 (GMT+2)

Consumer Price Index is due at 14:30 (GMT+2). The indicator is expected to grow to 1.8% YoY in August from 1.7% a month earlier. It is the key indicator of inflation in the country. Represents the change in the value of the basket of goods and services. Positive results strengthen USD, and negative ones weaken it.

Initial Jobless Claims. USA, 14:30 (GMT+2)

Initial Jobless Claims are due at 14:30 (GMT+2). The indicator is expected to grow to 300K a week from 298K a week earlier. The value indicates the number of new jobless claims. The index is published every Thursday and shows the value of nonfarm payrolls. Decreasing the amount of the claims influences the USA dollar in a positive way. Increased amount of claims, on the contrary, is considered to be a negative factor.

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News of the day. 13.09.2017

Westpac Consumer Confidence. Australia, 02:30 (GMT+2)

Westpac Consumer Confidence publication is due at 02:30 (GMT+2) in Australia. The data on consumer confidence is based on survey responses from consumers regarding how confident they feel about current economic conditions and a short-term outlook for the economy. A growth in the indicator strengthens the AUD. A fall in the indicator weakens the AUD.

Consumer Price Index. Germany, 08:00 (GMT+2)

The Consumer Price Index is due at 08:00 (GMT+2) in Germany. The MoM indicator is expected to stay on the same level of 0.1% in August. The index represents the change in prices for goods and services for households and is considered the main inflation indicator. A growth in the index strengthens the EUR. A fall in the index weakens the EUR.

Claimant Count Change. United Kingdom, 10:30 (GMT+2)

Claimant Count Change publication is due at 10:30 (GMT+2) in the UK. The index is expected to reach 0.6K in August against –4.2K in the previous month. The indicator represents the number of unemployed in the UK. A high reading weakens the GBP. A low reading strengthens the GBP.

Industrial Production. Eurozone, 12:00 (GMT+2)

The Industrial Production publication is due at 12:00 (GMT+2) in the EU. The YoY index is expected to grow to 3.4% in July from 2.6% in the previous month. The MoM index is expected to grow to 0.1% in July from –0.6% in the previous month. Data on industrial production represents changes in industrial output and is considered as one of the major indicators of the state of the economy. A high reading strengthens the EUR. A low reading weakens the EUR.

Producer Price Index. USA, 15:30 (GMT+2)

The Producer Price Index publication is due at 15:30 (GMT+2) in the USA. The index is expected to grow to 0.3% in August from –0.1% in the previous month. It represents the wholesale prices change from producers. A high reading strengthens the USD. A low reading weakens the USD.

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News of the day. 11.09.2017

Electronic Card Retail Sales. New Zealand, 00:45 (GMT+2)

The Electronic Card Retail Sales publications are due at 00:45 (GMT+2) in New Zealand. The indices measure purchases made in New Zealand on debit, credit and store cards. The figure gives hint of strength in the retail sector and influences interest rate decisions. A high number is generally positive for the New Zealand dollar, while a weak number is seen as negative.

Tertiary Industry Index. Japan, 06:30 (GMT+2)

The Tertiary Industry Index (MoM) is due at 06:30 (GMT+2) in Japan. It indicates the domestic service sector in Japan Generally, a high reading is positive for the JPY, while a low reading is negative.

Housing Starts s.a. Canada, 14:15 (GMT+2)

The Housing Starts s.a (YoY) publication is due at 14:15 (GMT+2) in Canada. The index released by the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation captures how many new single-family homes or buildings were constructed. It shows the strength of the Canadian housing market, which can be considered as the economy as a whole due to Housing Starts' sensitivity to changes in the business cycle. A high reading is seen as positive for the CAD, while a low reading is seen as negative.

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News of the day. 8.09.2017

Gross Domestic Product Annualized. Japan, 01:50 (GMT+2)

Gross Domestic Product Annualized publication is due at 01:50 (GMT+2) in Japan. The index is expected to fall to 2.9% in the second quarter from 4.0% in the previous period. The index shows the monetary value of all the goods, services and structures produced in Japan within a given period of time. A high reading or a better than expected number is seen as positive for the JPY, while a low reading is negative.

Home Loans. Australia, 03:30 (GMT+2)

Home Loans publication is due at 03:30 (GMT+2) in Australia. The index is expected to grow to 1.0% in July from 0.5% in the previous month. The data on home loans represents the number of recently extended home loans. It is one of the key indicators of the property market. A growth in the indicator strengthens the AUD. A fall in the indicator weakens the AUD.

RBA Assist Gov Debelle Speech. Australia, 05:00 (GMT+2)

RBA Assist Gov Debelle Speech is due at 05:00 (GMT+2). Guy Debelle is the Assistant Governor (Financial Markets) at the Reserve Bank of Australia. In that role, he has oversight of the Bank's operations in the domestic and global financial markets, including the management of Australia's foreign reserves.

Trade Balance s.a. Germany, 08:00 (GMT+2)

Trade Balance s.a. is due at 08:00 (GMT+2) in Germany. The decrease of surplus to 20.3 billion EUR in July from 21.2 billion in the previous month is expected. The Trade Balance is a balance between exports and imports of total goods and services. A positive value shows a trade surplus, while a negative value shows a trade deficit. It is an event that generates some volatility for the EUR. If a steady demand in exchange for German exports is seen, that would turn into a positive growth in the trade balance, and that should be positive for the EUR.

Industrial Production. United Kingdom, 10:30 (GMT+2)

The Industrial Production publication is due at 10:30 (GMT+2) in the UK. The YoY index is expected to grow to 0.4% in July from 0.3% in the previous month. It represents industrial output in the UK and is one of the major indicators of the state of the national economy. The index includes manufacturing, mining and utilities. A growth in the index supports the GBP. A fall in the index pressures the GBP.

NIESR GDP Estimate. United Kingdom, 14:00 (GMT+2)

NIESR GDP Estimate (3M) publication is due at 14:00 (GMT+2) in the UK. The GDP Estimate released by the National Institute of Economic and Social Research is an estimate of growth over the last 3 months up to the report which comes out a month before the official announcement. The report is highly reliable and would influence the UK monetary policy. A high reading is seen as positive for the GBP, whereas a low reading is seen as negative.

Net Change in Employment. Canada, 14:30 (GMT+2)

Net Change in Employment publication is due at 14:30 (GMT+2) in Canada. The index is expected to grow to 19.0K in August from 10.9K in the previous month. It is a measure of the change in the number of employed people in Canada. A high reading is seen as positive for the CAD and reflects an economy growth, while a low reading is seen as negative.

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AiG Performance of Construction Index. Australia, 01:30 (GMT+2)

AiG Performance of Construction Index is due at 01:30 (GMT+2) in Australia. The index is constructed from survey data collected from executives of 120 construction companies regarding their assessment of such criteria as sales, production, new orders, supplier deliveries and employment in the sector. A reading above 50 is perceived positive and strengthens the AUD. A reading below 50, on the contrary, is perceived negative and weakens the AUD.

Trade Balance. Australia, 03:30 (GMT+2)

Trade Balance publication is due at 03:30 (GMT+2) in Australia. The growth of the surplus to 875 million USD in July from 856 million in the previous month is expected. The data on trade balance represents the difference between the value of exports and imports. Positive values imply the balance is in surplus and strengthen the AUD. Negative values indicate the balance deficit and weaken the AUD.

Gross Domestic Product. EU, 11:00 (GMT+2)

Gross Domestic Product publication is due at 11:00 (GMT+2) in the EU. The YoY index is expected to stay on the same level of 2.2% in the second quarter. The Gross Domestic Product is a measure of the total value of all goods and services produced by the Eurozone. A rising trend has a positive effect on the EUR, while a falling trend is seen as negative.

ECB Interest Rate Decision. EU, 13:45 (GMT+2)

ECB Interest Rate Decision is due at 13:45 (GMT+2). The index is expected to stay on the same level of 0%. ECB decides upon the rate according to current economy and inflation state. A growth strengthens the EUR, if the rate stays on the same level or decreases, EUR is going down.

Initial Jobless Claims. USA, 14:30 (GMT+2)

Initial Jobless Claims publication is due at 14:30 (GMT+2) in the USA. The index is expected to grow to 241K in a week from 236K in the previous week. It measures the number of individuals who are unemployed and are currently receiving unemployment benefits and can predict the Nonfarm Payrolls value. A rise in this indicator has negative implications for consumer spending which discourage economic growth.

ECB Monetary policy statement and press conference. EU, 14:30 (GMT+2)

Following the ECB´s economic policy decision, the ECB President gives a press conference regarding monetary policy.

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News of the day. 6.09.2017

Gross Domestic Product. Australia, 03:30 (GMT+2)

Gross Domestic Product publication is due at 03:30 (GMT+2) in Australia. The YoY index is expected to grow to 1.8% in the second quarter from 1.7% in the previous period. The index is a measure of the total value of all goods and services produced by Australia. A rising trend has a positive effect on the AUD, while a falling trend is seen as negative for the AUD.

Trade Balance. USA, 14:30 (GMT+2)

Trade Balance publications is due at 14:30 (GMT+2) in the USA. The growth of deficit to –44.6 billion USD in July from –43.6 billion in the previous month is expected. It represents the difference between the value of exports and imports. Positive values imply the balance is in surplus and strengthen the USD. Negative values represent the balance deficit and weaken the USD.

ISM Non-Manufacturing PMI. USA, 16:00 (GMT+2)

ISM Non-Manufacturing PMI publication is due at 16:00 (GMT+2) in the USA. The index is expected to fall to 53.3 points in August from 53.9 points in the previous month. It shows business conditions in the US non-manufacturing sector and estimates the economy state in the sector. A result above 45–50 is positive for the USD. A value below 45–50 reflects the slowing of the economic growth. The increase of index supports USD.

BoC Interest Rate Decision. Canada, 16:00 (GMT+2)

Bank of Canada Interest Rate Decision is due at 16:00 (GMT+2). The index is expected to stay on the same level of 0.75%. Estimating the current economy and inflation level, BoC determined the interest rate. The growth of rate strengthens CAD. If the rate stays on the same level or falls, CAD is going down.

Fed's Beige Book. USA, 20:00 (GMT+2)

Fed's Beige Book is due at 20:00 (GMT+2) in the USA. The Beige Book reports on the current US economic situation. Through interviews with key business contacts, economists, market experts, and other sources are gathered by each of the 12 Federal Reserve Districts. The survey gives a picture of the overall US economic growth. An optimistic view of those authorities is considered as positive, or bullish for the USD, whereas a pessimistic view is considered as negative for USD.

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News of the day. 1.09.2017

Markit Manufacturing PMI. Eurozone, 09:55 (GMT+2)

Eurozone Markit Manufacturing PMI is due at 09:55 (GMT+2). The indicator is expected to remain unchanged at the level of 57.4 points in August. The index shows economic conditions in manufacturing sector, and prospects for further development. It is one of the main indicators of the state of Eurozone economy. Values above 50 are perceived as a positive signal and strengthen EUR. Values below 50 are perceived as a negative signal and call for decreasing EUR rate.

Markit Manufacturing PMI. UK, 10:30 (GMT+2)

UK Markit Manufacturing PMI is due at 10:30 (GMT+2). The indicator is expected to decrease to 55.0 points in August from 55.1 a month earlier. The indicator shows the state of the industrial sphere and is based on the poll of managers of major industrial companies. Values above 50 indicate the growth of production and strengthen GBP. Values below 50 on the contrary indicate the reduction of growth rate and weaken GBP.

Nonfarm Payrolls. USA, 14:30 (GMT+2)

Nonfarm Payrolls data are due at 14:30 (GMT+2). The indicator is expected to decrease to 180K in August from 209K a month earlier. It is one of the most important indices of employment in USA, shows the number of salaried employees outside the agriculture sector, and makes a great influence on the market. High values indicate the growth of the employment rate and strengthen USD, and low ones weaken it.

Average Hourly Earnings. USA, 14:30 (GMT+2)

The data on average hourly salary from the USA are due at 14:30 (GMT+2). The indicator is expected to drop to 0.2% in August from 0.3% a month earlier. The indicator shows the cost of labor and changes in average hourly earnings. High values strengthen USD, and low ones weaken it.

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News of the day. 23.08.2017

Statement by ECB Head Draghi. Eurozone, 09:00 (GMT+2)

The statement by ECB head Mario Draghi is due at 09:00 (GMT+2). He will comment on the current economic situation in Eurozone. Positive comments may lead to the strengthening of EUR. Negative ones weaken it.

Markit Manufacturing PMI. Eurozone, 10:00 (GMT+2)

Markit Manufacturing PMI is due at 10:00 (GMT+2). The indicator is expected to drop to 56.3 points in August from 56.6 points in the previous month. The index shows economic conditions in manufacturing sector, and prospects for further development. Values above 50 are perceived as a positive signal and strengthen EUR. Values below 50 are perceived as a negative signal and call for decreasing EUR rate.

New Home Sales. USA, 16:00 (GMT+2)

The data on new home sales is due at 16:00 (GMT+2). The indicator is expected to grow to 0.613 mln in July from 0.610 mln a month earlier. This is a very important indicator in terms of US real estate market. That is why the growth of the indicator is a signal about increased general well-being and the growth of the economy. High values of the indicator influence the US dollar positively. Lower values have negative impact on the USD.

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