Economic Calendar 2019

calendar-iconThe table below, detailing the most important economic events that impact the economy and currency rates in 2019, can help you prepare in finding the right timing to send money abroad or hedge against currency movements. In our economic calendar, we only list the most significant events in global economy throughout the year.

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October 2019 Economic Calendar

Tuesday 1stReserve of Bank Australia rate decisionDecision on interest rates and monetary policy statementAUD
Tuesday 1stUK PMI manufacturingSurvey on conditions in the UK manufacturing sector (50+ equals expansion)GBP
Tuesday 1stEuro-zone CPI flash inflationChange in headline and core consumer prices, annual rate is most importantEUR
Tuesday 1stUS ISM manufacturingSurvey on conditions in the US manufacturing sector (50+ equals expansion)USD + all currencies
Thursday 3rdUK PMI servicesSurvey on conditions in the UK services sector (50+ equals expansion)GBP
Thursday 3rdUS ISM non-manufacturingSurvey on conditions in the US non-manufacturing sector (50+ equals expansion)USD + all currencies
Friday 4thUS employment reportMonthly change in US payrolls, unemployment and average earnings, crucial economic releaseAll currencies, biggest monthly market event
Friday 4thUS trade balanceMonthly trade data measuring difference between exports and importsUSD
Wednesday 9thUS Federal Reserve minutesGives a detailed account of discussions at the previous FOMC meetingUSD + all currencies
Thursday 10thUS CPIChange in headline and core consumer pricesUSD + all currencies
Monday 14thNew Zealand CPIChange in consumer prices (quarterly data)NZD
Wednesday 16thUK CPIChange in headline and core consumer pricesGBP
Wednesday 16thUS retail salesChange in headline and core retail sales,USD + all currencies
Wednesday 16thCanada CPIChange in headline and core consumer pricesCAD
Friday 18thChina GDPAnnual change in GDP, weak data undermines risk appetiteCNY + all currencies
Thursday 24thECB rate decisionDecision on interest rates and monetary policy statement (+ Press conference from President)EUR + all currencies
Wednesday 30thAustralia CPIChange in consumer prices (quarterly data)AUD
Wednesday 30thUS GDPAnnualised change in GDP on quarter (first reading)USD + all currencies
Wednesday 30thBank of Canada rate decisionDecision on interest rates and monetary policy statement + Governor press conferenceCAD
Wednesday 30thFederal Reserve rate decisionDecision on interest rates and monetary policy statementUSD + all currencies
Thursday 31stBank of Japan rate decisionDecision on interest rates and monetary policy statement (+ Press conference from Governor)JPY + USD
Thursday 31stEuro-zone CPI flash inflationChange in headline and core consumer prices, annual rate is most importantEUR
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When you sign up with World First money transfer, you will receive market updates, forecasts and the support and guidance of a dedicated currency dealer, for free. Your personal dealer will get to know your specific needs and let you know when rates are moving in your favour.

November 2019 Economic Calendar

Friday 1stUK PMI manufacturingSurvey on conditions in the UK manufacturing sector (50+ equals expansion)GBP
Friday 1stUS ISM manufacturingSurvey on conditions in the US manufacturing sector (50+ equals expansion)USD + all currencies
Friday 1stUS employment reportMonthly change in US payrolls, unemployment and average earnings, crucial economic releaseAll currencies, biggest monthly market event
Tuesday 5thReserve of Bank Australia rate decisionDecision on interest rates and monetary policy statementAUD
Tuesday 5thUK PMI manufacturingSurvey on conditions in the UK manufacturing sector (50+ equals expansion)GBP
Tuesday 5thUS trade balanceMonthly trade data measuring difference between exports and importsUSD
Tuesday 5thUS ISM non-manufacturingSurvey on conditions in the US non-manufacturing sector (50+ equals expansion)USD + all currencies
Thursday 7thBank of England rate decisionDecision on interest rates, policy statement and minutes + inflation report + governor conferenceGBP
Monday 11thUK GDPChange in GDP on quarter and year (flash data)GBP
Tuesday 12thReserve Bank of New Zealand rate decisionDecision on interest rates and monetary policy statement (+ Governor press conferenceNZD
Wednesday 13thUK CPIChange in headline and core consumer pricesGBP
Wednesday 13thUS CPIChange in headline and core consumer pricesUSD + all currencies
Friday 15thUS retail salesChange in headline and core retail sales,USD + all currencies
Wednesday 20thCanada CPIChange in headline and core consumer pricesCAD
Wednesday 20thUS Federal Reserve minutesGives a detailed account of discussions at the previous FOMC meetingUSD + all currencies
Wednesday 27thUS GDPAnnualised change in GDP on quarter (1st reading)USD + all currencies
Friday 29thEuro-zone CPI flash inflationChange in headline and core consumer prices, annual rate is most importantEUR
Free Guidance on the Currency Markets?
When you sign up with World First money transfer, you will receive market updates, forecasts and the support and guidance of a dedicated currency dealer, for free. Your personal dealer will get to know your specific needs and let you know when rates are moving in your favour.

December 2019 Economic Calendar

Monday 2ndUK PMI manufacturingSurvey on conditions in the UK manufacturing sector (50+ equals expansion)GBP
Monday 2ndUS ISM manufacturingSurvey on conditions in the US manufacturing sector (50+ equals expansion)USD + all currencies
Tuesday 3rdReserve of Bank Australia rate decisionDecision on interest rates and monetary policy statementAUD
Wednesday 4thAustralia GDPChange in GDP on quarter and yearAUD
Wednesday 4thUK PMI manufacturingSurvey on conditions in the UK manufacturing sector (50+ equals expansion)GBP
Wednesday 4thUS ISM non-manufacturingSurvey on conditions in the US non-manufacturing sector (50+ equals expansion)USD + all currencies
Wednesday 4thBank of Canada rate decisionDecision on interest rates and monetary policy statement + Governor press conferenceCAD
Thursday 5thUS trade balanceMonthly trade data measuring difference between exports and importsUSD
Friday 6thUS employment reportMonthly change in US payrolls, unemployment and average earnings, crucial economic releaseAll currencies, biggest monthly market event
Wednesday 11thUS CPIChange in headline and core consumer pricesUSD + all currencies
Wednesday 11thFederal Reserve rate decisionDecision on interest rates and monetary policy statement + rate projections and Chair press conferenceUSD + all currencies
Thursday 12thSwiss National Bank rate decisionDecision on interest rates and monetary policy statement (+ Press conference from Chairman)CHF
Thursday 12thECB rate decisionDecision on interest rates and monetary policy statement (+ Press conference from President)EUR + all currencies
Friday 13thUS retail salesChange in headline and core retail sales,USD + all currencies
Wednesday 18thUK CPIChange in headline and core consumer pricesUSD + all currencies
Wednesday 18thCanada CPIChange in headline and core consumer pricesCAD
Wednesday 18thNew Zealand GDPChange in GDP on quarter and yearNZD
Thursday 19thBank of England rate decisionDecision on interest rates, policy statement and minutesGBP

 
Knowing the dates of important economic events might be very helpful, especially when you need to transfer a large amount of money abroad. Currency exchange rates are often influenced by major economic or political events. When making a large international money transfer or sending large amounts of money abroad, you might want to consider to use these events in your favour. Currency changes might be expected close to a significant economic event. You might want tp plan to make international money transfers when the rate is favourable. Of course, it can work both ways – you can find rates that are not in your favour. You should always consult an expert and make a smart decision if you are looking for the ‘right time’. Following economic news and currency exchange rates might also be enlightening.

We hope this high-level economic calendar for 2019 has assisted you with finding the right timing for your international money transfers. Please do come back here for more updates.

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