Mon, Feb 26, 06:00
You’re watching the Dukascopy Economic Calendar for Monday, 26th of February, which is the slowest day of this week in terms of economic publications.
US Residential Sales report for January opens this agenda at 3 PM GMT. New home sales dropped by 9.3% in December to 625 thousand, but this was still 14.1% above the 2016 December level. The average sales price was at almost 400 thousand US Dollars.
New Zealand Trade Balance publication for January is the second and the final item for this agenda. Goods exports surged by 26% to 5.6 billion from a year ago, while imports were up by 11% to 4.9 billion, thus leaving the country with a surplus of 640 million.
I’m Kiays Khalil and that’s it for this report, but do click back for more on FX markets. Goodbye.
Fri, Feb 23, 06:00
Here are the economic publications that could influence the FX markets on this relatively light Friday.
Finalized German Gross Domestic Product report for the fourth quarter of 2017 opens this agenda at 7 o’clock in the morning. According to preliminary report, growth slowed down slightly during the last three months of last year, coming in at point 6%.
Final Euro Zone Consumer Price Index for January is out next at 10 AM. Flash estimate showed annual price growth slowing down in the year’s opening month to 1.3%.
The high importance Canadian CPI for January is the final item on this list at 1:30 PM GMT. Statistics Canada reported prices increasing by 1.9% year on year in December, slowing down from November’s growth of 2.1%.
I’m Jessica Walker and you’ve been watching the Economic Calendar for Friday.
Thu, Feb 22, 06:00
Let’s take a look at the potential FX market movers for Thursday, 22nd of February.
German IFO business climate for February is out first at 9 o’clock in the morning. Sentiment among German businesses was very strong going into this year as index advanced from 117.2 posted in December.
Sterling traders will be watching closely the second estimate of the UK GDP for the fourth quarter. Preliminary publication showed economy expanded by point 5% in Q4 after advancing by point 4% in the third quarter.
UK CBI realized sales report for February follows at 11. Survey balance remained in the positive territory, but it declined from plus 20, which was posted in January.
Single currency traders will have a chance to scrutinize the ECB January monetary policy meeting minutes, which will be available at a half past noon.
A couple of publications regarding North American economies are scheduled at 1:30 PM GMT, including the US Jobless claims. Initial claims increased by 7 thousand during the week, which ended February 10th.
Canadian retail sales for December is the other item out at this time and it’s a known Loonie mover. Overall sales increased for the third consecutive month in November, rising to slightly more than 50 billion Canadian Dollars.
January US leading indicators are up next at 3 PM. Leading Economic Index continued rising in December as it gained point 6%.
Then there’s a high importance publication regarding New Zealand economy at a quarter to ten when Retail Sales numbers for fourth quarter are released. Sales increased by point 2% in the third quarter, which was the slowest advance since 2015.
Japanese Consumer Price Index for January wraps up this agenda at 11:30 PM. National core measure stood steady in the final month of last year at point 9%.
I’m Jessica Walker and you’ve been watching the Economic Calendar brought to you by the Dukascopy TV Team.
Wed, Feb 21, 06:00
Markit Economics are updating us with the Flash PMIs for February on this Wednesday, so let’s take a look.
Flash Manufacturing PMI data run begins at 8 o’clock with French data. German stats will be released a half an hour later and the whole bloc’s figures are set for publication at 9 AM. Both Services and Manufacturing sectors remain in the expansion territory as PMIs stand well above the 50 level.
UK employment report for January will be released at 9:30 in the morning and it’s a known Sterling mover. Claimant count increased more than expected in the final month of last year, but unemployment rate stood steady at 4.3%, which is the lowest level since 1975.
Then there’s another high importance event for Sterling traders as Bank of England Governor Mark Carney will give evidence to Treasury committee at a quarter past 2 PM.
Flash US PMIs for February are set for publication at 2:45 PM GMT. Both Services and Manufacturing measures remain above the 50 level and no significant moves are expected.
US existing homes sales for January will be available fifteen minutes later. Sales slowed down more than expected in the final month of last year as they dropped from a downwardly revised rate of 5.78 million.
A high importance publication regarding the US economy wraps up this agenda at 7 PM GMT when FOMC release their January monetary policy meeting minutes.
I’m Kiays Khalil and that’s it for Wednesday’s agenda, but do click back for Thursday’s overview. Bye for now.
Tue, Feb 20, 06:00
Dukascopy Forex TV Team is back with the Economic Calendar, where we’ll take a look at the potential FX movers for Tuesday.
There are two January publications scheduled at 7 AM, including German Producer Price Index. Prices have been on a rise, increasing for six consecutive months now.
Swiss Trade Balance is the other item out at this time. Surplus rose in the final month of last year, building on November’s downwardly revised reading of 2.58 billion.
Then both German and Euro Zone ZEW Surveys for February will be available at 10 AM and they could shake up the Single currency. Economic Sentiment improved in both Germany and the whole block in January, but markets are expecting a correction this time around.
UK CBI Industrial Trends Survey for February is out at 11. Survey balance remained well into the positive territory in January as it slipped from plus 17.
Canadian wholesale trade stats for December follow at a half past 1 PM GMT. Sales increased by point 7% in November to 63.6 billion, building further on October’s jump of 1.6%.
Euro Zone consumer confidence for February is up next at 3 PM. Confidence improved sharply in January as it rose to 1.3, which is the highest level since year 2000.
Australian Westpac-MI Leading Index for January will be published at a half past 11. Index increased in December and this was the fourth consecutive rise in a row.
A couple of fourth quarter Australian publications wrap up this agenda at a half past midnight GMT, including Construction Work Done. Value of construction work done surged in the third quarter by double digits, which was in sharp contrast with the expectations for a 2.1% decline.
Wage Price Index is the other and the final item for this calendar. Wages continued moderate growth in the third quarter and this has been the case over recent years.
You’ve been watching the Dukascopy Economic Calendar for Tuesday with me Kiays Khalil.
Mon, Feb 19, 06:00
Economic Calendar is extremely light on this Monday, 19th of February, which is a market holiday in the US, Canada and China.
Euro Zone current account release for December opens this agenda at 9 o’clock in the morning. Surplus rebounded in November after October’s drop of almost 9 billion euros.
Euro Zone construction output for December will be available an hour later. Construction increased by a half a percent in November, wiping out previous month’s contraction of point 3%.
Fourth quarter New Zealand Producer Price Index is up next at 9:45 PM GMT. Input and output measures were slightly softer than anticipated in the third quarter as both of them increased by 1%.
A publication of RBA February Monetary Policy Meeting minutes wraps up this agenda at a half past midnight. The bank left interest rate unchanged at 1.5% during this meeting.
That’s it for this rather short economic calendar. Do click back for Tuesday’s report, but for now, goodbye.
Fri, Feb 16, 06:00
Hello and welcome to the Economic Calendar for Friday, 16th of February, which is a market holiday in China.
UK retail sales report for January is out first at 9:30 in the morning. Sales were expected to contract in December, but they disappointed with a bigger than expected drop of 1 and a half percent after gaining a downwardly revised 1% in November.
A couple of January publications regarding the US economy are scheduled at 1:30 PM GMT, including the housing starts and building permits. Permits were almost unchanged in the final month of last year, while housing starts dropped by 8.2%.
US import prices have advanced for six months in a row now and markets anticipate an increase of point 6% in this release.
Canadian manufacturing sales for December will also be available at 1:30 PM. Transportation equipment drove sales sharply higher in November and a 3.4% jump put them at a record high of almost 55 and a half billion Canadian Dollars.
Preliminary University of Michigan Survey for February wraps up this agenda at 3 PM. Consumer sentiment has been hovering slightly South of the 100 level for most of the last year and it declined to 95.7 in January, which is just 1.1 points below the 2017 average.
I’m Jessica Walker and that’s all for Friday’s Economic Calendar, but do click back when we return with Monday’s overview. Goodbye.
Thu, Feb 15, 06:00
This is the Dukascopy Economic Calendar for Thursday, 15th of February, which is the first day of Spring Festival holidays in China, but also a busy day in the US.
Euro Zone trade balance for December opens this agenda at 10 AM. Surplus expanded sharply in November, after briefly dropping below the 20 billion level previously.
Then it’s busy with four publications regarding the US economy at 1:30 PM GMT and Philly Fed Survey for February is one of them. Manufacturing Index dropped sharply in the year’s first month as it lost a total of 4 points.
Producer Price Index for January is the second item out at this time. Both the overall and core measures slipped in December after rising for four months in a row.
February Empire State Survey continues the US data run. Previously the headline general business conditions index was reported at 17.7, little changed from December’s level.
Jobless claims report is the final of the four items scheduled at 1:30. Initial claims declined by 9 thousand in the week that ended February the 3rd.
US data run doesn’t stop as US NAHB housing market index for February follows at a quarter past 2 PM. Index slipped in January, after rising to 74 in December.
And the final US publication for the day is the Treasury International Capital Data for December at 9 PM. Taking into account transactions in both foreign and U.S. securities, net foreign purchases of long-term securities were 57.5 billion in November, up from October’s level of 26.2 billion.
New Zealand Manufacturing PMI for January follows a half an hour later. Index remains above the 50 level, but it declined sharply in December after staying above 57 for four months in a row.
Australian Dollar traders should monitor closely the final event for this calendar, which is a Testimony by the RBA Governor Philip Lowe to Parliamentary Committee at 10:30 PM GMT.
I’m ____________ and that’s all for Thursday’s overview, but do click back for Friday’s events.
Wed, Feb 14, 06:00
This Valentine’s Wednesday is packed with high importance publication presents, so stay with us.
Three important fourth quarter GDP reports from the Euro Zone open this agenda and German data is out first at 7 AM. German economy has now expanded for 13 quarters in a row.
Italian stats will be published at 9 o’clock. Economy has not had a quarterly contraction since 2014 here as well.
Euro Zone figures wrap up the GDP data run at 10 AM. The whole bloc’s economy has been expanding even longer with the last quarterly contraction posted in 2013.
Then we have a couple of high importance publications for January regarding the US economy at 1:30 PM GMT and Consumer Price Index is one of them. Core inflation didn’t increase only in one of the past year’s months, but core annual price growth is still South of the 2% level.
Advance US Retail Sales is the other item scheduled at this time. Sales were slightly softer than expected in the final month of last year, but this was the fourth consecutive monthly increase.
US business inventories for December wrap up the North American data run at 3 PM GMT. Inventories increased by point 4% in November, after a flat October.
Japanese December’s Orders Received for Machinery will be available at ten to midnight. Orders jumped by 5.7% in November, going against expectations for a decline of 1.3%.
Australian inflationary expectations survey for February will be published at midnight GMT.
And this is followed a half an hour later by the agenda’s final event, which is a high importance Australian employment report for January. Employment change jumped by almost 35 thousand in December, but jobless rate inched slightly up to 5.5%.
I’m ____________ and that’s all for Wednesday’s overview, but do click back for Thursday’s report. Bye for now.
Tue, Feb 13, 06:00
This is the Dukascopy Economic Calendar for Tuesday, the 13th of February. Let's see which news releases could move the currency markets.
Swiss Producer Price Index for January is up first at a quarter past 8 AM. Second half of 2017 has brought 5 consecutive monthly increases.
Then it will be busy with UK publications at 9:30, including the high importance Consumer Price Index for January. Overall CPI eased back slightly in December and it’s expected to slip further to 2.9% this time around.
Producer Prices for January is the second item scheduled at this time. Input prices increased slower than estimated at point 1% in December and this was the fifth monthly increase in a row.
House Price Index for December is the final of the three releases out at 9:30. Price growth stayed above the 5% level in November, but it did slow down from October’s level of 5.4%.
Australian Westpac Consumer Sentiment for February is up next at 11:30 PM GMT. Sentiment improved by 1.8% in January to 105.1 to hit the highest level in four years.
Preliminary fourth quarter Japanese GDP will be available at ten to midnight and it’s likely to shake up the Yen. Economy expanded at an upwardly revised rate of point 6% in first quarter, matching the downwardly revised second quarter increase.
Another high importance event wraps up the agenda at 2 AM when New Zealand Inflation Expectations are released. Previous publication showed price growth forecasts have slowed down slightly to 2%.
I'm Jessica Walker and this was the Economic Calendar for Tuesday. Wednesday brings the closely watched US CPI and Retail Sales, so check back.
Mon, Feb 12, 06:00
It’s a slow start for this trading week in terms of fundamentals and it’s also a market holiday in Japan as National Foundation Day is celebrated.
Swiss Consumer Price Index for January is out first at a quarter past 8 AM. Prices have shown little change in recent months and they were level month on month in the final stanza of last year.
US Federal Budget Balance for January follows at 7 PM GMT. Deficit narrowed down sharply in December to 23.2 billion and this compares with 27.3 billion in the red a year ago.
Japanese Corporate Goods Price Index for January will be available at ten to midnight. CGPI growth slowed down more than estimated in December, down from an upwardly revised 3.6% in November.
Australian NAB publication of Business Confidence for January wraps up this agenda at a half past midnight. Confidence improved in December, rising by 4 points from November’s level.
That’s it for Monday’s calm schedule. Check back for Tuesday’s overview, but for now, goodbye.
Fri, Feb 09, 06:00
Dukascopy TV Team is back with the Economic Calendar, where we’ll take a look at the fundamentals for this week’s final trading day.
Swiss unemployment rate for January opens this agenda at a quarter to 7 AM. Jobless rate declined to 3% in December after years of hovering slightly above this level.
A couple of Industrial Production reports for December are out next and French figures are first at 7:45. Production slowed down by a half a percent in November after gaining a downwardly revised 1.7% a month before.
Italian production stats will be available at 9 AM. Production was unchanged in November and this follows an increase of point 6% in October.
UK Manufacturing Production stats for December follow a half an hour later. Production has expanded for five months in a row and this trend is expected to continue in this release.
UK trade balance for December is also released at the same time. Deficit disappointed in November as it expanded to 12.2 billion.
NIESR Monthly GDP report for January wraps up the UK data run at 1 PM GMT. According to previous estimate, output grew by point 6% in the final quarter of 2017, an increase compared with the third quarter when the economy expanded by point 4%.
A potential Loonie mover is scheduled at 1:30 PM and it’s the Canadian labour force survey for January. Employment increased for a third consecutive month in December. The unemployment rate continued on a downward trend, decreasing by point 2% to 5.7%, which is the lowest since comparable data became available in January 1976.
And last up is the Final US wholesale inventories for December. According to preliminary estimate, inventories increased by point 2% during this final month of last year.
I’m Jack Everitt and that’s it for Friday’s Economic Calendar. Have a nice weekend and click back for Monday’s overview. Goodbye.
Thu, Feb 08, 06:00
Dukascopy FX TV Team is back with the Economic Calendar for Thursday, 8th of February.
German trade balance for December opens this agenda at 7 o’clock in the morning. Surplus expanded sharply in November by more than 2 billion Euros.
Ozzy Dollar trades will be watching closely a speech by RBA Governor Philip Lowe in Sydney at 9 AM GMT.
Bank of England monetary policy announcement and Inflation report both will be available at noon GMT and they could potentially shake up the UK Sterling as market expectations for a spring rate hike have recently been on a rise.
Canadian housing starts for January follow at a quarter past 1 PM GMT. Starts dropped sharply in December and another contraction is expected in this publication as well.
Latest update on the US jobless claims will be available at 1:30 PM. Initial claims declined by 1 thousand for the week ending January 27th.
Canadian new housing price index for December is out at the same time. Prices have been on a steady rise as the last monthly correction was recorded in early 2015.
A couple of Australian publications are scheduled at half past midnight, including Housing Finance stats for December. Home loans have been volatile in recent months and a jump of 2.1% surprised markets on upside in November.
RBA quarterly monetary policy statement is the other event scheduled at this time.
Then we have a couple of high importance Chinese releases for January at 1:30 AM, including Producer Price Index. Price growth has slowed down in recent months from September’s level of 6.9%.
CPI is the other item out at this time. Consumer price growth increased in December, but less than expected and index remains below the 2% level since January of 2017.
Japanese tertiary industry index for December wraps up this agenda at 4:30 AM. Index jumped by 1.1% in November and this was the second monthly increase in a row.
I’m ___________ and that’s all for Thursday’s Economic Calendar. Do click back for this week’s final report, but for now, goodbye.
Wed, Feb 07, 06:00
It’s a new trading day and here’s what you should keep an eye out for in terms of economic publications on this Wednesday.
German Industrial Production for December opens this agenda at 7 o’clock in the morning. Production rebounded in November after two months in the red.
French trade balance for December follows at a quarter to eight. Deficit expanded from 5.3 billion in November, but a decline of almost 1 billion is expected by markets this time around.
UK Halifax house price index for January is up next at 8:30. The final month of last year brought a disappointment as index dropped by point 6%, following 5 consecutive months in the green.
Data of Canadian building permits for December will be available at 1:30 PM GMT. Permits were down by a massive 7.7% in November, wiping out most of the previous two increases.
Kiwi Dollar traders will be focusing on Reserve Bank of New Zealand Monetary policy statement at 8 PM and the following press conference an hour later. Official cash rate was left unchanged in November, while noting global economic growth continues to improve, although inflation and wage outcomes remain subdued.
Japanese current account for December follows at ten to midnight. Adjusted balance narrowed down more than estimated in November, down from 2.44 trillion in the green in October.
Then there’s another Kiwi Dollar shaker at midnight as Reserve Bank of New Zealand Governor Spencer is set to testify in front of the Parliament’s Finance and Expenditure committee.
UK RICS Residential Market Survey for January is out just a minute past midnight. Survey balance shot up back to plus 8% in December after previously falling to 0.
Australian NAB Business confidence for the final three months of last year wrap up this agenda at a half past midnight. Confidence slipped slightly in Q3, down from an upwardly revised Q2 reading of plus 8.
I’m Jessica Walker and that’s it for Wednesday’s economic calendar, but do click back again for Thursday’s overview. Goodbye for now.
Tue, Feb 06, 06:00
Hello, this is the Dukascopy Economic Calendar for Tuesday with an overview of the potential FX market movers.
German factory orders for December open this agenda at 7 o’clock in the morning. Orders slipped in November after increasing for three consecutive months.
Then we have a couple of North American trade reports for December at 1:30 PM GMT.
US trade gap increased in November, moving above the 50 billion US Dollar level for the first time since early 2015.
Canadian deficit expanded in November as well and it’s been in the red since early last year.
Then we have another publication regarding Canadian economy and it’s Ivey PMI for January at 3 PM GMT. Index retreated for the second consecutive month, but it remains well above the 50 level.
A potential Kiwi Dollar mover - fourth quarter labor force survey wraps up this agenda at a quarter to 10 PM. Unemployment rate declined to 4.6% in the third quarer, which was the lowest level in almost 10 years.
I’m Jessica Walker and that’s it for Tuesday’s overview, but do click back for Wednesday’s report. Goodbye for now.
Mon, Feb 05, 06:00
Here are the news events that could influence the financial markets on this Services PMI Monday.
China Services PMI for January opens this agenda at an early 1:45 AM. A stronger than expected rise pushed the index further above the 50 level in the final month of last year.
Then there’s a gap of 7 hours as Euro Area Services PMI run begins at 8:45 with Italian figures. Finalized French data follows with 5 minutes later, then Final German release is scheduled at 5 to 9 and with the final publication of the Euro Zone index at 9 AM.
UK Services PMI data will be published a half an hour later.
Euro Zone Retail Sales stats for December are up next at 10 o’clock. Sales increased in November, but recent months have been volatile.
Greenback traders will be keeping a close eye on the US Non-Manufacturing PMI release for January at 3 PM GMT. Index has retreated after breaching the 60 level in October, but it remains well above the 50 level.
A couple of Australian publications for December are out at a half past midnight, including Retail Sales. They already have had two strong monthly increases ahead of the Holiday season.
Trade balance is the other item out at this time. Trade numbers were disappointing in November as balance showed an unexpected deficit of more than 600 million.
Australian data run and this calendar both are wrapped up by a high importance Reserve Bank of Australia monetary policy statement at 3:30 AM.
I’m ___________ and that’s all for Monday’s Economic Calendar. We’ll be back with an overview for Tuesday, but for now, goodbye.
Fri, Feb 02, 06:00
Newsflow has eased back on the final trading day of this week, but we do get the key update on US employment for January.
UK Construction PMI for January opens this agenda at 9:30 in the morning. Construction sector has been expanding in the final three months of 2017, after the index briefly dipped South of the 50 level in September.
Euro Zone Producer Price Index follows a half an hour later. Prices have expanded in the final four months of last year and this trend is expected to continue in January.
Then the key event of the day is scheduled at 1:30 PM GMT and it’s the high importance January US Employment Report. A disappointing 148 thousand jobs were created in December as retail sector took a 20k hit. Nonetheless, unemployment rate stood steady at 4.1%.
A couple of US reports wrap up this agenda at 3 PM GMT and Revised University of Michigan Survey for January is one of them. Preliminary release showed a slight contraction in consumer Sentiment as index slipped from 95.9 to 94.4.
US Factory Orders for December is the other and the final item for this agenda. Orders jumped by 1.3% in November, and this follows a fractional contraction in October.
I’m Kiays Khalil and that’s it for Friday’s Economic Calendar. Tune in for Monday’s report, but for now, goodbye.
Thu, Feb 01, 06:00
We are already a month into the year 2018, so we get the first updates on the Manufacturing PMIs.
Swiss Consumer Sentiment for January opens this agenda at a quarter to 7 AM. Index has been in the red since 2014, but it’s expected to finally turn positive.
UK Nationwide House Price Index is up next fifteen minutes later. Prices have increased for four consecutive months and this trend is expected to continue in January.
Swiss retail sales figures for the final month of 2017 will be available at a quarter past 8. Sales have been in the red for five months in a row, but analysts estimate strong December sales.
Then the January Manufacturing PMI run starts at 8:30 with the Swiss publication. Italian stats are published 15 minutes later, followed by Finalized French numbers at 8:50.
Final German PMI is set for publication at 8:55 and the whole bloc’s data is out at 9 AM.
UK Manufacturing PMI is the final one on this side of the Atlantic at 9:30.
Then there are a couple of items regarding the US economy scheduled at 1:30 PM GMT, including jobless claims. Initial claims bounced back for a multi decade low in the week ending January the 20th to 233 thousand.
Fourth quarter Preliminary Productivity and Costs are also out at the same time. Costs slipped in the third quarter, but productivity was up by 3%.
Then the US ISM Manufacturing PMI for January could shake up the Greenback at 3 PM GMT. Manufacturing remained strong in December, hovering just slightly South of the 60 level.
Australian Producer Price Index for the final three months of last year wrap up this agenda at a half past midnight GMT. Prices have grown steadily over recent years with only rare quarterly contractions.
I’m Kiays Khalil and you’ve been watching the Economic Calendar for Thursday. Check back for this week’s last report, but for now, goodbye.
Wed, Jan 31, 06:00
This is the Dukascopy Economic Calendar for the final trading day of January.
German retail sales for December open this agenda at 7 AM. Sales bounced back sharply in November, after declining by 1% in October.
German unemployment change for January follows at 8:55. Unemployment has been declining steadily over the recent years.
Next up is the high importance Flash Euro Zone CPI for January. Inflation has eased back after reaching 2% early last year and it’s a key concern for the ECB.
US ADP employment report is a known greenback mover and January data is released at a quarter past 1 PM GMT. Employment jumped by a massive 250 thousand in the final month of last year.
Fourth quarter US employment cost index will be available fifteen minutes later. Compensation costs for civilian workers increased point 7 percent for the 3-month period ending in September.
A couple more reports regarding Canadian economy are out at the same time, including the high importance GDP data for November. Economy was unchanged in October as the increase in service sector was cancelled out by a decline in good-producing industries.
Canadian industrial product and raw materials prices for December is the final report scheduled at this time. Both of the indicators showed increases in November.
Chicago PMI for January follows at a quarter to 3 PM. Business Barometer rose to 67.6 in December, up from 63.9 in November, to stand at the highest level since early 2011.
US pending home sales for December are out at 3 PM. Sales increased slightly in November, building on October’s rise of 3 and a half percent.
Then we have the day’s key event at 7 PM when the high importance FOMC Monetary Policy announcement takes place.
Australian Building approvals for December will be released at a half past midnight. Some of the double digit gains are expected to be wiped out in this report.
China manufacturing PMI for January wraps up this agenda at 1:45 AM. December brought a surprise increase, which took the index further above the 50 level.
I’m Kiays Khalils and that’s all for Wednesday’s Economic Calendar.
Tue, Jan 30, 06:00
Tuesday is a busy day with plenty of known market movers, so let's take a closer look.
Swiss Trade Balance for December is up first at 7 AM. Trade surplus widened in November in light of a strong growth in chemical and pharmaceutical exports.
Swiss KOF Economic Barometer for January follows at 8, and the Index continued moving higher in December, reaching a 7-year high.
UK Net Lending to Individuals for December is out at half past 9. Lending grew in line with estimates in November, following a 4.7 billion gain the previous month.
The closely watched preliminary estimate of Euro Zone fourth quarter GDP will be available at 10 and, even though this release does not include German data, it's still worth a closer look, especially considering the recent strong Euro.
Coming up next at 1 PM GMT is the closely watched preliminary estimate of German January CPI. Consumer prices grew more than anticipated in December, but this release is expected to show a month-on-month drop.
Another high importance release, the US Consumer Confidence Index for January, follows at 3. The Index eased in December from the 17-year high reached the previous month.
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney will be giving a closely watched speech at half past 3, when he will be testifying before the House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee in London.
Japanese Preliminary Industrial Production for December will be available at 11:50. Output has been growing at a steady point 5% pace for the past 2 months.
Two news releases regarding the British economy in January are out at 1 minute past midnight, and GfK Consumer Confidence is one of them. The Index continued to decline in December, which means it has remained in the negative territory throughout 2017.
BRC Shop Price Index also went down in December, posting the strongest drop in 10 months.
Australian fourth quarter CPI comes at half past midnight, and it is a high importance release for Aussie Dollar traders. Inflation went up in the third quarter, but the increase still was smaller than anticipated.
The closely watched Chinese January PMI is scheduled at 1. The manufacturing index inched lower in December, although it remained in the positive territory, but services sector picked up pace.
Another high importance event comes at 2, when US President Trump will be delivering his first State of the Union address. Mr Trump has proved himself to be prone to making unpredictable claims and statements, so the address could be quite interesting to watch.
And Japanese Consumer Confidence for January concludes the schedule at 5. The Index slipped in December, having reached a 4-year high the previous month.
I'm Louise Mc Cauley and this was the Economic Calendar for Tuesday, the 30th of January, but the last day of January brings Janet Yellen's last Fed meeting, so check back.