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Economic Weekly Calendar:26 June- 30 June'17

Monday, 26 June, 01:30pm (Local time)

Information and Forschung (Ifo) (EUR)

 Impact Level: High

It's a leading indicator of economic health - businesses react quickly to market conditions, and changes in their sentiment can be an early signal of future economic activity such as spending, hiring, and investment.

Monday, 26 June, 05:30am (Local time)

Durable Goods Orders Ex Transportation (USD)

 Impact Level: High

It's a leading indicator of production - rising purchase orders signal that manufacturers will increase activity as they work to fill the orders.

Tuesday, 27 June, Tentative (Local time)

 Monetary Policy Committee (MPC)(GBP)

Impact Level: High

BOE MPC members vote on where to set the nation's key interest rates and their public engagements are often used to drop subtle clues regarding future monetary policy.

Tuesday, 27 June, 07.00pm (Local time)

The Conference Board (CB) (USD)

Impact Level: High

Financial confidence is a leading indicator of consumer spending, which accounts for a majority of overall economic activity.

Wednesday, 28 June, 07:30pm (Local time)

Energy Information Administration (EIA) (USD)

Impact Level: High

It influences the price of petroleum products which affects inflation, but also impacts growth as many industries rely on oil to produce goods.

Thursday, 29 June, 05:30pm (Local time)

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) (USD)

Impact Level: High

It's the broadest measure of economic activity and the primary gauge of the economy's health;

Thursday, 29 June, 05:30pm (Local time)

Jobless Claims, Initial Claims (USD)

Impact Level: High

Although it's generally viewed as a lagging indicator, the number of unemployed people is an important signal of overall economic health because consumer spending is highly correlated with labor-market conditions. Unemployment is also a major consideration for those steering the country's monetary policy

Friday, 30 June, 01:30pm (Local time)

Current Account (GBP)

Impact Level: High

It's directly linked to currency demand - a rising surplus indicates that foreigners are buying more of the domestic currency to execute transactions in the country.

Friday, 30 June, 05:30pm (Local time)

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) (CAD)

Impact Level: High

It's the broadest measure of economic activity and the primary gauge of the economy's health.