Economic Calendar

The Economic Calendar ensures you maximise your opportunities to trade and stay in touch with what is really happening in the markets.

It is an essential tool that gives you a schedule of economic announcements and data releases that may affect the world economies and should be used by all serious traders. The OMF Client section of this website includes a personalised client dashboard where this calendar can be added and tailored to any size.

Event Time Forecast Last Actual
Thursday, 10 August
US, Nonfarm Productivity 00:30 0.60% 0.00% 0.90%
US, Wholesale Inventories MoM 02:00 0.60% 0.60% 0.70%
NZ, RBNZ Official Cash Rate 09:00 1.75% 1.75% 1.75%
NZ, RBNZ's Wheeler news conference on policy statement 10:00
NZ, RBNZ's Wheeler at Parliament Select Committee 13:10
UK, Industrial Production YoY 20:30 -0.10% -0.20%
UK, Manufacturing Production YoY 20:30 0.60% 0.40%
UK, Trade Balance 20:30 -£2500 -£3073
Friday, 11 August
NZ, REINZ House Sales YoY 00:00 -24.70%
US, Fed's Dudley to Hold Press Briefing 02:00
NZ, BusinessNZ Manufacturing PMI 10:30 56.2
NZ, Food Prices MoM 10:45 0.20%
AU, RBA's Lowe Before House Economics Commitee in Melbourne 11:30
Saturday, 12 August
US, CPI MoM 00:30 0.20% 0.00%
US, CPI YoY 00:30 1.80% 1.60%
US, Fed's Kaplan Speaks in Arlington, Texas 01:40
US, Fed's Kashkari Speaks to Independent Community Bankers of Minn 03:30
Monday, 14 August
NZ, Retail Sales Ex Inflation QoQ 10:45 1.50%
AU, RBA's Kent Gives Speech in Sydney 11:35
JN, GDP Annualized SA QoQ 11:50 2.50% 1.00%
NZ, Retail Sales Ex Inflation QoQ 10:45 1.50%
CH, Retail Sales YoY 14:00 10.80% 11.00%
Tuesday, 15 August
AU, RBA Aug. Rate Meeting Minutes 13:30
UK, CPI MoM 20:30 0.00%
UK, CPI YoY 20:30 2.60%
UK, House Price Index YoY 20:30 4.70%
Wednesday, 16 August
US, Import Price Index YoY 00:30 1.50%
US, Export Price Index YoY 00:30 0.60%
US, Empire Manufacturing 00:30 10 9.8
US, Retail Sales Advance MoM 00:30 0.40% -0.20%
CA, Existing Home Sales MoM 01:00 -6.70%
US, Total Net TIC Flows 08:00 $57.3b
US, Net Long-term TIC Flows 08:00 $91.9b
UK, Jobless Claims Change 20:30 5.9k
EC, GDP YoY 21:00 2.10%
Thursday, 17 August
US, Housing Starts MoM 00:30 0.80% 8.30%
US, Building Permits MoM 00:30 -2.80% 9.20%
US, FOMC Meeting Minutes 06:00
JN, Trade Balance 11:50 ¥327.1b ¥439.8b
NZ, ANZ Consumer Confidence Index 13:00 -1.90%
AU, Employment Change 13:30 14.0k
AU, Unemployment Rate 13:30 5.60%
UK, Retail Sales Ex Auto Fuel YoY 20:30 3.00%
EC, CPI MoM 21:00 0.00%
EC, CPI YoY 21:00 1.30%
EC, ECB account of the monetary policy meeting 23:30
NZ, RBA's Ellis Gives Speech in Canberra 00:00
Friday, 18 August
US, Philadelphia Fed Business Outlook 00:30 18.5 19.5
US, Manufacturing (SIC) Production 01:15 0.20% 0.20%
US, Fed's Kaplan Speaks in Lubbock, Texas 05:00
EC, ECB Current Account SA 20:00 30.1b
Saturday, 19 August
US, U. of Mich. Sentiment 02:00 94 93.4
US, U. of Mich. Expectations 02:00 80.5
US, Fed's Kaplan Speaks in Dallas 02:15
Wednesday, 23 August
EC, ECB's Constancio Speaks at Economists' Congress in Lisbon 00:00
US, Richmond Fed Manufact. Index 02:00 14
NZ, Pre-election Economic and Fiscal Update 12:00
EC, ECB's Draghi Speaks in Lindau, Germany 19:00
Thursday, 24 August
NZ, Trade Balance NZD 10:45 242m
NZ, Exports NZD 10:45 4.70b
NZ, Imports NZD 10:45 4.46b
UK, GDP QoQ 20:30 0.30%
UK, GDP YoY 20:30 1.70%
Friday, 25 August
US, Existing Home Sales MoM 02:00 0.70% -1.80%
US, Kansas City Fed hosts annual Jackson Hole Policy Symposium 00:00
Saturday, 26 August
US, Kansas City Fed hosts annual Jackson Hole Policy Symposium 00:00
US, Durable Goods Orders 00:30 -5.30% 6.40%
Sunday, 27 August
US, Kansas City Fed hosts annual Jackson Hole Policy Symposium 00:00
Tuesday, 29 August
US, Advance Goods Trade Balance 00:30 -$64.0b
Wednesday, 30 August
NZ, Building Permits MoM 10:45 -1.00%
au, Building Approvals YoY 13:30 -2.30%