The economic calendar is a table listing past and upcoming official economic events related to the economic indicators of a particular country. This data is the basis for fundamental analysis of financial markets and serves as a source of information for traders to make decisions. New values are published automatically at the moment the news is released, and that allows monitoring the situation in real time.
Important economic events
- Interest rates of central banks are used to control inflation levels, stimulate economic activity.
- Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is one of the main macroeconomic indicators used to measure the state of the country's economy.
- Nonfarm payrolls (NFP) are a report on the number of people employed outside the agricultural sector in the United States of America.
- The consumer price index and the level of retail sales.
- Speeches of politicians, heads of the central banks, and chairmen of the FRS (the Federal Reserve System).