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Central bank interest rates

Central bank Next meeting Last change Current interest rate
Bank of England May 10 2018
Nov 02 2017 0.50%
Federal Reserve
May 02 2018
Mar 21 2018
1.75%
European Central Bank
Apr 26 2018
Mar 10 2016
0.00%
Bank of Japan
Apr 27 2018
Jan 29 2016
-0.10%
Bank of Canada
Apr 18 2018
Jan 17 2018
1.25%
Swiss National Bank
Jun 14 2018
Jan 15 2015
-0.75%
The Reserve Bank of Australia
May 01 2018
Aug 02 2016
1.50%
The South African Reserve Bank
May 24 2018
Mar 28 2018
6.50%
Reserve Bank of New Zealand May 09 2018 Nov 09 2016 1.75%

Correct as at 03/04/2018

Economic announcements for April 2018


Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

2

Mon

International economic announcements

02/04/2018

  • PMI Manufacturing(US) - 14:45:00
  • ISM Manufacturing (US) - 15:00:00
  • ISM Prices Paid (US) - 15:00:00

3

Tue

International economic announcements

03/04/2018

  • Retail Sales (GER) - 07:00:00
  • PMI Manufacturing (GER) - 08:55:00
  • PMI Manufacturing(EU) - 09:00:00
  • Auto Sales (US) - 20:30:00

United Kingdom economic announcements

03/04/2018

  • BRC Shop Price Index - 01:01:00
  • PMI Manufacturing - 09:30:00

4

Wed

International economic announcements

04/04/2018

  • Unemployment Rate (EU) - 10:00:00
  • MBA Mortgage Applications (US) - 12:00:00
  • PMI Composite (US) - 14:45:00
  • PMI Services (US) - 14:45:00
  • Factory Orders (US) - 15:00:00
  • ISM Non-Manufacturing (US) - 15:00:00
  • Crude Oil Inventories (US) - 15:30:00

United Kingdom economic announcements

04/04/2018

  • BRC Shop Price Index - 01:01:00
  • PMI Construction - 09:30:00

5

Thu

International economic announcements

05/04/2018

  • Factory Orders (GER) - 07:00:00
  • PMI Composite (GER) - 08:55:00
  • PMI Services (GER) - 08:55:00
  • PMI Composite (EU) - 09:00:00
  • PMI Services (EU) - 09:00:00
  • Producer Price Index(EU) - 10:00:00
  • Retail Sales (EU) - 10:00:00
  • Balance of Trade (US) - 13:30:00
  • Continuing Claims (US) - 13:30:00
  • Initial Jobless Claims (US) - 13:30:00

United Kingdom economic announcements

05/04/2018

  • PMI Services - 09:30:00

6

Fri

International economic announcements

06/04/2018

  • Industrial Production (GER) - 06:00:00
  • Current Account (GER) - 07:00:00
  • Unemployment Rate (US) - 12:30:00
  • Non-Farm Payrolls (US) - 13:30:00
  • Consumer Credit (US) - 20:00:00

9

Mon

International economic announcements

09/04/2018

  • Balance of Trade (GER) - 07:00:00
  • Current Account (GER) - 07:00:00

United Kingdom economic announcements

09/04/2018

  • Halifax House Price Index - 08:30:00

10

Tue

International economic announcements

10/04/2018

  • Producer Price Index(US) - 13:30:00
  • Wholesales Inventories (US) - 15:00:00

11

Wed

International economic announcements

11/04/2018

  • MBA Mortgage Applications (US) - 12:00:00
  • Consumer Price Index(US) - 13:30:00
  • Crude Oil Inventories (US) - 15:30:00

United Kingdom economic announcements

11/04/2018

  • Balance of Trade - 09:30:00
  • Industrial Production - 09:30:00
  • Manufacturing Production - 09:30:00

12

Thu

International economic announcements

12/04/2018

  • Industrial Production (EU) - 09:00:00
  • Continuing Claims (US) - 13:30:00
  • Import and Export Price Indices (US) - 13:30:00
  • Initial Jobless Claims (US) - 13:30:00

United Kingdom economic announcements

12/04/2018

  • RICS Housing Market Survey - 00:01:00

13

Fri

International economic announcements

13/04/2018

  • Consumer Price Index(GER) - 07:00:00
  • Balance of Trade (EU) - 10:00:00
  • U. of Michigan Confidence (Prelim) (US) - 15:00:00

16

Mon

International economic announcements

16/04/2018

  • Wholesale Price Index (GER) - 07:00:00
  • Retail Sales (US) - 13:30:00
  • Business Inventories (US) - 15:00:00

17

Tue

International economic announcements

17/04/2018

  • ZEW Survey (EU) - 10:00:00
  • ZEW Survey (GER) - 10:00:00
  • Building Permits (US) - 13:30:00
  • Housing Starts (US) - 13:30:00
  • Capacity Utilisation (US) - 14:15:00
  • Industrial Production (US) - 14:15:00

United Kingdom economic announcements

17/04/2018

  • Claimant Count Rate - 09:30:00

18

Wed

International economic announcements

18/04/2018

  • Wholesale Price Index (GER) - 07:00:00
  • Consumer Price Index(EU) - 10:00:00
  • MBA Mortgage Applications (US) - 12:00:00
  • Crude Oil Inventories (US) - 15:30:00

United Kingdom economic announcements

18/04/2018

  • Consumer Price Index - 09:30:00
  • Producer Price Index - 09:30:00
  • Retail Price Index - 09:30:00

19

Thu

International economic announcements

19/04/2018

  • Continuing Claims (US) - 13:30:00
  • Initial Jobless Claims (US) - 13:30:00
  • Philadelphia Fed Index (US) - 13:30:00

United Kingdom economic announcements

19/04/2018

  • Current Account (EU) - 09:00:00
  • Retail Sales - 09:30:00

20

Fri

International economic announcements

20/04/2018

  • Producer Price Index(GER) - 07:00:00

23

Mon

International economic announcements

23/04/2018

  • PMI Manufacturing(US) - 14:45:00
  • Existing Home Sales (US) - 15:00:00

24

Tue

International economic announcements

24/04/2018

  • IFO Business Climate (GER) - 09:00:00
  • IFO Current Assessment (GER) - 09:00:00
  • IFO Expectations (GER) - 09:00:00
  • House Price Index (US) - 14:00:00
  • New Homes Sales (US) - 15:00:00

United Kingdom economic announcements

24/04/2018

  • Public Sector Net Borrowing - 09:30:00
  • CBI Industrial Trends Surveys - 12:00:00

25

Wed

International economic announcements

25/04/2018

  • MBA Mortgage Applications (US) - 12:00:00
  • Crude Oil Inventories (US) - 15:30:00

26

Thu

International economic announcements

26/04/2018

  • GFK Consumer Confidence (GER) - 08:00:00
  • ECB Interest Rate (EU) - 12:45:00
  • Continuing Claims (US) - 13:30:00
  • Durable Goods Orders (US) - 13:30:00
  • Initial Jobless Claims (US) - 13:30:00

United Kingdom economic announcements

26/04/2018

  • Nationwide House Price Index - 07:00:00
  • BBA Mortgage Lending Figures - 09:30:00
  • CBI Distributive Trades Surveys - 11:00:00

27

Fri

International economic announcements

27/04/2018

  • Unemployment Rate (GER) - 09:00:00
  • Business Climate Indicator (EU) - 10:00:00
  • Economic Sentiment Indicator (EU) - 10:00:00
  • Industrial Confidence (EU) - 10:00:00
  • Services Confidence (EU) - 10:00:00
  • Consumer Confidence (EU) - 11:00:00
  • GDP (Preliminary) (US) - 13:30:00
  • Personal Consumption Expenditures (US) - 13:30:00
  • U. of Michigan Confidence (US) - 13:30:00

United Kingdom economic announcements

27/04/2018

  • GFK Consumer Confidence - 00:01:00
  • GDP (Preliminary) - 09:30:00
  • Index of Services - 10:30:00

30

Mon

International economic announcements

30/04/2018

  • Import Price Index (GER) - 07:00:00
  • Retail Sales (GER) - 07:00:00
  • M3 Money Supply (EU) - 08:00:00
  • Personal Spending (US) - 13:30:00
  • Chicago PMI (US) - 14:45:00

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