Date
GMT+07:00
Event Value
Jan, 24 12:00
Leading Indicators
Leading Indicators
Country:
Date: Jan, 24 12:00
Importance: Low
Previous: 99.3
Forecast: -
Actual: -
Period: Nov
This index is designed to predict the direction of the economy, but it tends to have a muted impact because most of the indicators used in the calculation are released previously. There's a revised version of this indicator released about 10 days later, but it's not included for lack of significance. Source changed series from a diffusion index to a composite index as of Jun 2008. Combined reading of 11 economic indicators related to employment, production, new orders, consumer confidence, housing, stock prices, money supply, and interest rate spreads.
99.3
Jan, 24 14:00
GfK Consumer Climate
GfK Consumer Climate
Country:
Date: Jan, 24 14:00
Importance: Low
Previous: 10.4
Forecast: -
Actual: -
Period: Feb

The German group GfK uses this report to show the results of their survey on business consumer confidence in order to gauge the health of the German economy. It is a leading indicator of economic strength.

10.4
Jan, 24 15:00
Unemployment Rate
Unemployment Rate
Country:
Date: Jan, 24 15:00
Importance: Low
Previous: 14.6%
Forecast: -
Actual: -
Period: 4 quarter

The percentage of individuals in the labor force who are without a job but actively seeking one. A higher Unemployment Rate is generally a drain on the economy. Not only does it mean that resources are not being fully utilized, but it also results in lower consumer spending as there are fewer workers receiving paychecks.

14.6%
Jan, 24 15:15
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Composite PMI
Composite PMI
Country:
Date: Jan, 24 15:15
Importance: Medium
Previous: 48.7
Forecast: 51.0
Actual: -
Period: Jan
An index level of 50 denotes no change since the previous month, while a level above 50 signals an increase or improvement, and below 50 indicates a decrease or deterioration.
48.7
Jan, 24 15:15
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PMI Services
PMI Services
Country:
Date: Jan, 24 15:15
Importance: Medium
Previous: 49.0
Forecast: 50.6
Actual: -
Period: Jan

Gauge for the overall performance of the country's service sector. The Services PMI interviews executives on the status of sales, employment, and their outlook. Because the performance of the country's service sector is extremely consistent over time, services does not impact final GDP figures as much as the more volatile figure on the manufacturing sector. For this reason Services PMI usually causes little market movement. The survey results are quantified and presented as an index on a 1-100 scale. The headline figure is the percentage change in the index.

49.0
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