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Currency research

Information and analysis to help you stay up to date with the foreign exchange markets.

Central bank interest rates

Central bank Next meeting Last change Current interest rate
Bank of England Aug 02 2018
Nov 02 2017 0.50%
Federal Reserve
Aug 01 2018
Jun 13 2018
2.00%
European Central Bank
Jul 26 2018
Mar 10 2016
0.00%
Bank of Japan
Jul 31 2018
Jan 29 2016
-0.10%
Bank of Canada
Sep 05 2018
Jul 11 2018
1.50%
Swiss National Bank
Sep 13 2018
Jan 15 2015
-0.75%
The Reserve Bank of Australia
Aug 07 2018
Aug 02 2016
1.50%
The South African Reserve Bank
Jul 19 2018
Mar 28 2018
6.50%
Reserve Bank of New Zealand Aug 08 2018 Nov 09 2016 1.75%

Correct as at 21/06/2018

Economic announcements for August 2018


Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

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Wed

United Kingdom economic announcements

01/08/2018

  • BRC Shop Price Index - 00:01:00
  • Nationwide House Price Index - 07:00:00
  • PMI Manufacturing(EU) - 09:30:00

International economic announcements

01/08/2018

  • PMI Manufacturing (GER) - 08:55:00
  • PMI Manufacturing(EU) - 09:00:00
  • MBA Mortgage Applications (US) - 12:00:00
  • PMI Manufacturing(US) - 14:45:00
  • Construction Spending (US) - 15:00:00
  • ISM Prices Paid (US) - 15:00:00
  • Crude Oil Inventories (US) - 15:30:00
  • Auto Sales (US) - 20:30:00

2

Thu

United Kingdom economic announcements

02/08/2018

  • PMI Construction - 09:30:00
  • BoE Interest Rate Decision - 12:00:00

International economic announcements

02/08/2018

  • Producer Price Index(EU) - 11:00:00
  • Continuing Claims (US) - 12:30:00
  • Initial Jobless Claims (US) - 13:30:00
  • Factory Orders (US) - 15:00:00

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27

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Hargreaves Lansdown is not responsible for errors or omissions on this calendar.

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