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 %51.4 %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 %5.3 %-0.6 % of GDP40.7 %-1.5 %1.7 %0.4 %
Brazil$ 1,868.63 B 208.49 M$ 11,026.24 4.5 %3.27 %11.6 %-7.1 % of GDP77.22 %-0.77 %1.2 %0.6 %
Canada$ 1,709.3 B 37.31 M$ 51,357.8 1.75 %1.9 %5.9 %-0.7 % of GDP89.7 %-2.6 %1.6 %0.3 %
China$ 13,608.15 B 1,395.38 M$ 7,755 4.15 %4.5 %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 %1 %7.5 %-0.5 % of GDP87.9 %3.1 %1.2 %0.2 %
France$ 2,777.54 B 67.19 M$ 43,663.6 0 %1 %8.6 %-2.5 % of GDP98.4 %-0.6 %1.4 %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 %0.5 %0.1 %
India$ 2,726.32 B 1,298.04 M$ 2,104.2 5.15 %5.54 %8.5 %-3.42 % of GDP68.3 %-2.3 %4.5 %1 %
Indonesia$ 1,042.17 B 264.2 M$ 4,284.7 5 %3 %5.28 %-1.76 % of GDP29.8 %-3 %5.02 %3.06 %
Italy$ 2,073.9 B 60.48 M$ 35,391.7 0 %0.4 %9.7 %-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 %1.7 %0.4 %
Mexico$ 1,223.81 B 125.33 M$ 10,385.3 7.5 %2.97 %3.6 %-2 % of GDP46 %-1.8 %-0.3 %0 %
Russian Federation$ 1,657.6 B 146.9 M$ 11,729.1 6.25 %3.5 %4.6 %2.7 % of GDP13.5 %7 %1.7 %0.2 %
Saudi Arabia$ 782.48 B 33.41 M$ 20,775.2 2.25 %-0.3 %5.6 %-9.2 % of GDP19.1 %9.2 %0.5 %-0.7 %
South Africa$ 366.3 B 58.78 M$ 7,432.9 6.5 %3.6 %29.1 %-4.4 % of GDP55.8 %-3.6 %0.1 %-0.6 %
South Korea$ 1,619.42 B 51.61 M$ 26,761.9 1.25 %0.2 %3.6 %-1.6 % of GDP260.8 %4.7 %2 %0.4 %
Turkey$ 766.51 B 82 M$ 15,026.7 12 %10.56 %13.9 %-2 % of GDP30.4 %-3.5 %0.9 %0.4 %
United Kingdom$ 2,825.21 B 66.19 M$ 42,986 0.75 %1.5 %3.8 %-1.9 % of GDP80.8 %-4.3 %1 %0.3 %
United States$ 20,494.1 B 327.17 M$ 54,541.7 1.75 %2.1 %3.5 %-3.8 % of GDP106.1 %-2.4 %2.1 %2.1 %

Rating Changes & Interest Rates

Rating Changes

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COUNTRYDATERATING AGENCYPREVIOUS RATINGCURRENT RATING
Serbia
Dec 13, 2019S&PBBBB+
Lebanon
Dec 12, 2019FitchCCCCC
Barbados
Dec 11, 2019S&PSDB-
Brazil
Dec 11, 2019S&PBB-BB-
Jamaica
Dec 11, 2019Moody'sB3B2
Thailand
Dec 11, 2019S&PBBB+BBB+
Romania
Dec 10, 2019S&PBBB-BBB-
Senegal
Dec 6, 2019S&PB+B+

Major Central Banks Rates

all interest rates
BankRATENEXT MEETINGCHANGED
Federal Reserve1.75%Jan 29, 2020
-0.25%
-
Oct 2019
European Central Bank0%Jan 23, 2020
-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%Mar 19, 2020
-0.5%
-
Jan 2015
Bank of Canada1.75%Jan 22, 2020
+0.25%
-
Oct 2018
Reserve Bank of Australia0.75%Feb 4, 2020
-0.25%
-
Oct 2019
Reserve Bank of New Zealand1%Feb 12, 2020
-0.5%
-
Aug 2019

Latest Releases and Calendar Events

DATETIMETITLE
Dec 13, 201915:20US Retail Sales Rise Less than Forecast
Dec 13, 201911:35Irish Economy Returns to Growth in Q3
Dec 13, 201910:46Russia Slashes Policy Rates, Signals Further Easing in 2020
Dec 13, 201910:32Spain Inflation Rate Confirmed at 4-Month High of 0.4%
Dec 12, 201916:30German Inflation Rate Confirmed at 1-1/2-Year Low
Dec 12, 201913:58ECB Leaves Monetary Policy Unchanged
DATETIMEEVENT
Dec 13, 201913:30Retail Sales MoM
Dec 13, 201908:00European Council Meeting
Dec 12, 201923:50Tankan Large Manufacturers Index
Dec 12, 201913:30ECB Press Conference
Dec 12, 201908:00European Council Meeting
Dec 12, 201907:00Inflation Rate YoY Final
Dec 12, 201900:00General Election

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