Global Macro Indicators

Economic indicators are key statistics that are used by investors and analysts to interpret current or future investment possibilities or to judge the overall health of an economy.

Economic indicators provide insights into the future, present and the past of an economy in the sense that leading indicators move ahead of the economic cycle, coincident indicators move with the economy, and lagging indicators fall behind the economic cycle.

Indicators fall into these three categories: leading indicators for example new orders for capital goods by manufacturers, coincident indicators such as The gross domestic product and lagging indicators like the Consumer Price Index.

The vast majority of economic indicators have a defined release schedule, providing investors the ability to build assumptions and trading strategies based on the results of the reading and their divergence from expectations.

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CountriesGDPPOPULATIONGDP PER CAPITAINTEREST RATEINFLATION RATEUNEMPLOYMENT RATEGOVERNMENT BUDGETDEBT/GDPCURRENT ACCOUNTGDP YoYGDP QoQ
Argentina$ 518.5 B 44.5 M$ 10,040.13 63.21 %53.5 %10.6 %-5.5 % of GDP86.2 %-5.4 %0.6 %-0.3 %
Australia$ 1,432.2 B 25.18 M$ 56,919.4 0.75 %1.7 %5.2 %-0.6 % of GDP40.7 %-1.5 %1.4 %0.5 %
Brazil$ 1,868.63 B 208.49 M$ 11,026.24 5 %2.54 %11.8 %-7.1 % of GDP77.22 %-0.77 %1 %0.4 %
Canada$ 1,709.3 B 37.31 M$ 51,357.8 1.75 %1.9 %5.5 %-0.7 % of GDP89.7 %-2.6 %1.6 %0.9 %
China$ 13,608.15 B 1,395.38 M$ 7,755 4.2 %3.8 %3.61 %-4.2 % of GDP50.5 %0.4 %6 %1.5 %
Euro Area$ 13,669.95 B 341.15 M$ 40,978.9 0 %0.7 %7.5 %-0.5 % of GDP87.9 %3.1 %1.1 %0.2 %
France$ 2,777.54 B 67.19 M$ 43,663.6 0 %0.7 %8.5 %-2.5 % of GDP98.4 %-0.6 %1.3 %0.3 %
Germany$ 3,996.76 B 82.85 M$ 47,501.8 0 %1.1 %3.1 %1.9 % of GDP61.9 %7.6 %0.4 %-0.1 %
India$ 2,726.32 B 1,298.04 M$ 2,104.2 5.15 %3.99 %6 %-3.42 % of GDP68.3 %-2.3 %5 %1 %
Indonesia$ 1,042.17 B 264.2 M$ 4,284.7 5 %3.13 %5.28 %-1.76 % of GDP29.8 %-3 %5.02 %3.06 %
Italy$ 2,073.9 B 60.48 M$ 35,391.7 0 %0.3 %9.9 %-2.2 % of GDP134.8 %2.6 %0.3 %0.1 %
Japan$ 4,970.92 B 126.25 M$ 48,919.6 -0.1 %0.2 %2.4 %-3.8 % of GDP238.2 %3.5 %1 %0.3 %
Mexico$ 1,223.81 B 125.33 M$ 10,385.3 7.75 %3.02 %3.8 %-2 % of GDP46 %-1.8 %-0.4 %0.1 %
Russian Federation$ 1,657.6 B 146.9 M$ 11,729.1 6.5 %3.8 %4.5 %2.7 % of GDP13.5 %7 %0.9 %0.2 %
Saudi Arabia$ 782.48 B 33.41 M$ 20,775.2 2.25 %-0.7 %5.6 %-9.2 % of GDP19.1 %9.2 %0.5 %-1.3 %
South Africa$ 366.3 B 58.78 M$ 7,432.9 6.5 %4.1 %29.1 %-4.4 % of GDP55.8 %-3.6 %0.9 %3.1 %
South Korea$ 1,619.42 B 51.61 M$ 26,761.9 1.25 %0 %3.5 %-1.6 % of GDP260.8 %4.7 %2 %0.4 %
Turkey$ 766.51 B 82 M$ 15,026.7 14 %8.55 %13.9 %-2 % of GDP30.4 %-3.5 %-1.5 %1.2 %
United Kingdom$ 2,825.21 B 66.19 M$ 42,986 0.75 %1.7 %3.8 %-1.9 % of GDP81.7 %-4.3 %1 %0.3 %
United States$ 20,494.1 B 327.17 M$ 54,541.7 1.75 %1.7 %3.6 %-3.8 % of GDP106.1 %-2.4 %2 %1.9 %

Rating Changes & Interest Rates

Rating Changes

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COUNTRYDATERATING AGENCYPREVIOUS RATINGCURRENT RATING
United Kingdom
Nov 8, 2019Moody'sAa2Aa2
Iceland
Nov 8, 2019Moody'sA3A2
Nicaragua
Nov 8, 2019S&PB-B-
India
Nov 7, 2019Moody'sBaa2Baa2
Mozambique
Nov 7, 2019FitchRDCCC
Lebanon
Nov 5, 2019Moody'sCaa1Caa2
Greece
Nov 1, 2019DBRSBB (low)BB (low)
Turkey
Nov 1, 2019FitchBB-BB-

Major Central Banks Rates

all interest rates
BankRATENEXT MEETINGCHANGED
Federal Reserve1.75%Dec 11, 2019
-0.25%
-
Oct 2019
European Central Bank0%Dec 12, 2019
-0.05%
-
Mar 2016
Bank of England0.75%Dec 19, 2019
+0.25%
-
Aug 2018
Bank of Japan-0.1%Dec 19, 2019
-0.1%
-
Jan 2016
Swiss National Bank-0.75%Dec 12, 2019
-0.5%
-
Jan 2015
Bank of Canada1.75%Dec 4, 2019
+0.25%
-
Oct 2018
Reserve Bank of Australia0.75%Dec 3, 2019
-0.25%
-
Oct 2019
Reserve Bank of New Zealand1%
-0.5%
-
Aug 2019

Latest Releases and Calendar Events

DATETIMETITLE
Nov 13, 201902:24New Zealand Holds Rates, Leaves Room for Further Easing
Nov 12, 201909:59UK Unemployment Rate Falls Below Forecast
Nov 11, 201914:02China Inflation Rate Rises to Near 8-Year High
Nov 11, 201912:24Tanzania Inflation Rate Ticks Up to 3.6%
Nov 11, 201910:59UK Posts Largest Trade Gap in 4 Months
Nov 11, 201910:52UK Economy Rebounds in Q3
Nov 11, 201910:23UK GDP Annual Growth Slows to 9-1/2-Year Low
DATETIMEEVENT
Nov 12, 201923:30Westpac Consumer Confidence Change
Nov 12, 201923:30Westpac Consumer Confidence Index
Nov 12, 201917:00President Trump Speech
Nov 12, 201910:00ZEW Economic Sentiment Index
Nov 12, 201909:30Claimant Count Change
Nov 12, 201900:30NAB Business Confidence
Nov 11, 201909:30Balance of Trade

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