|Apr, 26 07:45||
Change in the total value of inflation-adjusted goods expenditures by consumers.
|Apr, 26 09:00||
|SNB Chairman Thomas Jordan Speaks
SNB Chairman Thomas Jordan Speaks
Thomas Jordan is the Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank since April 2012. Traders and investors scrutinize his speeches and comments on the country’s economic situation in order to suppose further actions of the SNB. What is more, the SNB monitors bank sector, thus changes in regulation may influence the currency’s price.
|Apr, 26 09:30||
|High Street Lending
High Street Lending
Number of new mortgages approved for home purchase by High Street banks during the previous month. High Street banks make up around 65% of total UK mortgage lending. It's a leading indicator of housing market demand – most home purchases are financed with a mortgage, so it provides an excellent gauge of how many qualified buyers are entering the market.
|Apr, 26 11:00||
|CBI retail sales volume balance
CBI retail sales volume balance
Level of a diffusion index based on surveyed retailers and wholesalers: above 0 indicates higher sales volume, below indicates lower. This is a survey of about 160 retail and wholesale companies which asks respondents to rate the relative level of current sales volume. It's a leading indicator of consumer spending because retailer and wholesaler sales are directly influenced by consumer buying levels.
|Apr, 26 11:30||
|Key bank rate
Key bank rate
The Bank Rossii decision on short term interest rate. The decision on where to set interest rates depends mostly on growth outlook and inflation. The primary objective of the central bank is to achieve price stability. High interest rates attract foreigners looking for the best "risk-free" return on their money, which can dramatically increases demand for the nation's currency. A higher than expected rate is positive/bullish for the RUB, while a lower than expected rate is negative/bearish for the RUB.