You’re watching Dukascopy Economic Calendar with an overview of the potential FX market movers for Thursday, 11th of August.
It’s a Market Holiday in Japan as Mountain Day, which is also known as ‘Yama no hi’ is celebrated, so Yen trades could be slower than usual.
US jobless claims can be a potential Buck shaker and it’s out at a half past noon GMT. The number of new applications for jobless benefits increased by three thousand in the final week of July.
Report of the US import prices for July is out at the same time. Prices have increased for four consecutive months now, but a correction is expected this time around.
Canadian new housing price index for June is the third and final item scheduled for publication at a half past noon. The Index rose by point 7% in May, following a point 3% increase in April. This was the largest monthly advance in almost ten years, and was mainly driven by higher new housing prices in the combined region of Toronto, Oshawa and in Vancouver.
New Zealand Manufacturing PMI for July is set for a release at 10:30 PM. New Zealand’s manufacturing sector stretched further upwards in terms of activity levels in June according to the latest survey.
Kiwi Dollar traders will be keeping a close eye on the second quarter New Zealand Retail Sales publication at 10:45 PM. Total volume of sales advanced by point 8% in March quarter as electrical and electronic goods provided a solid boost.
Just a couple of publications regarding Chinese economy are left on this agenda, both of them out at 2 AM and they will deliver data for July.
Let’s start with Retail Sales, which have been hovering slightly above the 10% growth mark for slightly more than a year now.
Industrial production is the other release and previous report surprised on the upside as the rise advanced by point 2%.
This brings Thursday’s Economic Calendar to an end, but do click back for this week’s last overview.
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