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, 27 April
NZ, Finance Minister Joyce Pre-Budget Speech 12:00
AU, Import Price Index QoQ 13:30 0.50% 0.20%
AU, Export Price Index QoQ 13:30 8.00% 12.40%
EC, Economic Confidence 21:00 108.2 107.9
EC, Consumer Confidence 21:00 -3.6 -3.6
EC, ECB Main Refinancing Rate 23:45 0.00% 0.00%
AU, RBA Governor Lowe Speech 00:00
JN, BoJ Monetary Policy Statement 21:10
JN, BoJ Policy Balance Rate 00:00 -0.10% -0.10%
EC, EU's Juncker Meets With George Soros in Brussels 21:30
Friday, 28 April
US, Advance Goods Trade Balance 00:30 -$65.2b -$63.9b
US, Wholesale Inventories MoM 00:30 0.20% 0.40%
US, Durable Goods Orders 00:30 1.30% 1.80%
US, Pending Home Sales MoM 02:00 -1.00% 5.50%
NZ, Building Permits MoM 10:45 14.00%
NZ, Trade Balance NZD 10:45 370m -18m
NZ, Exports 10:45 4.66b 4.01b
NZ, Imports 10:45 4.30b 4.02b
JN, Natl CPI YoY 11:30 0.30% 0.30%
UK, GDP QoQ 22:30 0.40% 0.70%
UK, GDP YoY 22:30 2.20% 1.90%
GE, CPI MoM 00:00 -0.10% 0.20%
GE, CPI YoY 00:00 1.90% 1.60%
EC, ECB President Mario Draghi Holds Press Conference 00:30
JN, Jobless Rate 11:30 2.90% 2.80%
CA, GDP MoM 00:30 0.10% 0.60%
Saturday, 29 April
US, GDP Annualized QoQ 00:30 1.00% 2.10%
US, Personal Consumption 00:30 0.90% 3.50%
US, GDP Price Index 00:30 2.00% 2.10%
US, U. of Mich. Sentiment 02:00 98 98
US, U. of Mich. Expectations 02:00 86.9
CA, GDP YoY 00:30 2.60% 2.30%
US, Fed's Harker Speaks in Washington 06:30
Sunday, 30 April
CH, Manufacturing PMI 13:00 51.8 51.8
CH, Non-manufacturing PMI 13:00 55.1
Monday, 01 May
JN, Nikkei Japan PMI Mfg 12:30
US, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin at Milken Conf 23:45
Tuesday, 02 May
US, Personal Income 00:30 0.30% 0.40%
US, Markit US Manufacturing PMI 01:45
US, ISM Manufacturing 02:00 56.5 57.2
US, Construction Spending MoM 02:00 0.40% 0.80%
JN, BoJ Minutes of March 15-16 Meeting 11:50
AU, RBA Cash Rate Target 16:30 1.50% 1.50%
EC, Unemployment Rate 21:00 9.50%
CH, Caixin China PMI Mfg 13:45 51.4 51.4
Wednesday, 03 May
NZ, QV House Prices YoY 05:00 12.90%
NZ, Unemployment Rate 10:45 5.20%
NZ, Employment Change QoQ 10:45 0.80%
NZ, Employment Change YoY 10:45 5.80%
EC, GDP QoQ 21:00 0.40%
Thursday, 04 May
US, ADP Employment Change 00:15 183k 263k
US, FOMC Rate Decision 00:00 0.75% 0.75%
AU, Trade Balance 13:30 A$3574m
AU, RBA Governor Lowe Speech 15:10
EC, EU's Tusk, Juncker Speak at Conference in Florence, Italy 00:00
Friday, 05 May
US, Nonfarm Productivity 00:30 0.00% 1.30%
US, Trade Balance 00:30 -$45.2b -$43.6b
US, Factory Orders 02:00 0.50% 1.00%
US, Durable Goods Orders 02:00
CA, Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz Speech in Mexico 08:25
AU, RBA Statement on Monetary Policy 13:30
Saturday, 06 May
US, Change in Non-Farm Payrolls 00:30 193k 98k
CA, Unemployment Rate 00:30 6.70%
US, Change in Manufact. Payrolls 00:30 14k 11k
US, Unemployment Rate 00:30 4.60% 4.50%
US, Fed's Williams Speaks in Keynote in New York 04:45
US, Fed's Charles Evans at Hoover’s Monetary Policy Conference 05:30
Monday, 08 May
AU, Building Approvals MoM 13:30 8.30%
AU, Building Approvals YoY 13:30 -4.90%
AU, NAB Business Confidence 13:30 6
CH, Trade Balance CNY 00:00 164.34b
CH, BoP Current Account Balance 00:00 $11.8b
Tuesday, 09 May
AU, Retail Sales MoM 13:30 -0.10%
Wednesday, 10 May
CA, Building Permits MoM 00:30 -2.50%
NZ, Government 9-Month Financial Statements 10:00
US, Wholesale Inventories MoM 02:00 - -
CH, CPI YoY 13:30 0.90%
Thursday, 11 May
NZ, REINZ House Sales YoY 00:00 -10.70%
US, Import Price Index MoM 00:30 0.20% -0.20%
US, Import Price Index YoY 00:30 4.20%
NZ, RBNZ Official Cash Rate 09:00 1.75% 1.75%
NZ, RBNZ Monetary Policy Statement 09:00
NZ, Food Prices MoM 10:45 -0.30%
JN, BoP Current Account Balance 11:50 ¥2813.6b