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 84.15 %53.6 %10.1 %-5.5 % of GDP86.2 %-5.4 %-5.8 %-0.2 %
Australia$ 1,432.2 B 25.18 M$ 56,919.4 1 %1.6 %5.2 %-0.6 % of GDP40.7 %-1.5 %1.4 %0.5 %
Brazil$ 1,868.63 B 208.49 M$ 11,026.24 6 %3.43 %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 %5.7 %-0.7 % of GDP90.6 %-2.6 %1.6 %0.9 %
China$ 13,608.15 B 1,395.38 M$ 7,755 4.25 %2.8 %3.61 %-4.2 % of GDP50.5 %0.4 %6.2 %1.6 %
Euro Area$ 13,669.95 B 341.15 M$ 40,978.9 0 %1 %7.5 %-0.5 % of GDP85.1 %2.9 %1.2 %0.2 %
France$ 2,777.54 B 67.19 M$ 43,663.6 0 %1 %8.5 %-2.5 % of GDP98.4 %-0.3 %1.4 %0.3 %
Germany$ 3,996.76 B 82.85 M$ 47,501.8 0 %1.4 %3 %1.7 % of GDP60.9 %7.3 %0.4 %-0.1 %
India$ 2,726.32 B 1,298.04 M$ 2,104.2 5.4 %3.21 %6 %-3.42 % of GDP68.3 %-2.3 %5 %1 %
Indonesia$ 1,042.17 B 264.2 M$ 4,284.7 5.5 %3.49 %5.01 %-1.76 % of GDP29.8 %-3 %5.05 %4.2 %
Italy$ 2,073.9 B 60.48 M$ 35,391.7 0 %0.4 %9.9 %-2.1 % of GDP132.2 %2.5 %-0.1 %0 %
Japan$ 4,970.92 B 126.25 M$ 48,919.6 -0.1 %0.5 %2.2 %-3.8 % of GDP238.2 %3.5 %1 %0.3 %
Mexico$ 1,223.81 B 125.33 M$ 10,385.3 8 %3.16 %3.7 %-2 % of GDP46 %-1.8 %-0.8 %0 %
Russian Federation$ 1,657.6 B 146.9 M$ 11,729.1 7 %4.3 %4.5 %2.7 % of GDP13.5 %7 %0.9 %-0.4 %
Saudi Arabia$ 782.48 B 33.41 M$ 20,775.2 2.75 %-1.3 %5.6 %-9.2 % of GDP19.1 %9.2 %1.7 %0 %
South Africa$ 366.3 B 58.78 M$ 7,432.9 6.5 %4.3 %29 %-4.4 % of GDP55.8 %-3.5 %0.9 %3.1 %
South Korea$ 1,619.42 B 51.61 M$ 26,761.9 1.5 %0 %3.1 %-1.6 % of GDP260.8 %4.7 %2 %1 %
Turkey$ 766.51 B 82 M$ 15,026.7 16.5 %15.01 %12.8 %-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 %-2 % of GDP84.7 %-3.9 %1.2 %-0.2 %
United States$ 20,494.1 B 327.17 M$ 54,541.7 2.25 %1.7 %3.7 %-3.8 % of GDP106.1 %-2.4 %2.3 %2 %

Rating Changes & Interest Rates

Rating Changes

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COUNTRYDATERATING AGENCYPREVIOUS RATINGCURRENT RATING
Hong Kong
Sep 16, 2019Moody'sAa2Aa2
Portugal
Sep 13, 2019S&PBBBBBB
Ukraine
Sep 6, 2019FitchB-B
Serbia
Sep 6, 2019Moody'sBa3Ba3
Hong Kong
Sep 5, 2019FitchAA+AA
Argentina
Sep 3, 2019FitchRDCC
Slovenia
Aug 30, 2019DBRSAA
Argentina
Aug 30, 2019DBRSBCC

Major Central Banks Rates

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BankRATENEXT MEETINGCHANGED
Federal Reserve2.25%Oct 30, 2019
-0.25%
-
Jul 2019
European Central Bank0%Oct 24, 2019
-0.05%
-
Mar 2016
Bank of England0.75%Sep 19, 2019
+0.25%
-
Aug 2018
Bank of Japan-0.1%Oct 31, 2019
-0.1%
-
Jan 2016
Swiss National Bank-0.75%Dec 12, 2019
-0.5%
-
Jan 2015
Bank of Canada1.75%Oct 30, 2019
+0.25%
-
Oct 2018
Reserve Bank of Australia1%Oct 1, 2019
-0.25%
-
Jul 2019
Reserve Bank of New Zealand1%Sep 25, 2019
-0.5%
-
Aug 2019

Latest Releases and Calendar Events

DATETIMETITLE
Sep 19, 201907:47SNB Holds Policy Rate at -0.75%
Sep 19, 201907:35Bank Indonesia Slashes Interest Rates for 3rd Month
Sep 19, 201907:14Swiss Posts Smallest Trade Surplus in Over 1-1/2 Years
Sep 19, 201906:18Australia Jobless Rate Highest in A Year
Sep 19, 201904:31BoJ Holds Rates, Signals More Easing in October
Sep 18, 201921:23Brazil Cuts Rate by Another 50 Bps
Sep 18, 201918:46Fed Cuts Rates Despite Disagreement Among Policymakers
DATETIMEEVENT
Sep 19, 201901:30Unemployment Rate
Sep 18, 201921:15Interest Rate Decision
Sep 18, 201918:30Fed Press Conference
Sep 18, 201918:00Fed Interest Rate Decision
Sep 18, 201918:00FOMC Economic Projections
Sep 18, 201912:30Inflation Rate YoY
Sep 18, 201908:30Inflation Rate YoY

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