Economic calendar

Our customisable economic calendar is designed to help you make informed trading decisions, offering near real-time updates on event data.

Let our analysts keep you informed 

Tap into the latest market previews and analysis around important economic events. Our articles, videos and live webinars, created by our team of in-house market analysts, are designed to give you a better understanding of the markets you're interested in. For further learning, our education material is suitable for a range of skillsets, from new traders through to advanced levels of experience.​​

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    New to our economic calendar? 

    Plan your trading stategy by learning which events are due for release in the coming days and weeks. You can also get the latest data on the crucial economic announcements, which can potentially impact the financial markets. These include US non-farm payrolls data, interest-rate announcements, inflation numbers, manufacturing figures, GDP and much more.


    About the economic calendar 

    With almost 4000 events, our easy-to-understand calendar can help you appreciate how key economic announcements affect price swings in major index, currency and commodity markets.

    As a PLUNGES account holder, you  also have access to a live market calendar within the Next Generation trading platform. Powered by Thomson Reuters, it provides real-time updates on all the market-moving announcements. Learn more about our market calendar.


    Key information 

    Gain a better understanding of the major market-moving economic events from more than 30 countries, and find out why some economic data can have a significant impact on market prices.

    With ten years' historical data, you can obtain a longer-term picture on interest rates, consumer confidence, unemployment, GDP and more. Find out, for instance, the correlation between non-farm payrolls and the US dollar, or interest rates and their impact on currency prices. This type of knowledge could help your trading decisions.




    How to use it 

    Our economic calendar offers at-a-glance information on a huge range of global economic releases. There are three impact ratings, based on five years of price data, so you know which events could affect the market that you're trading.

    Tailor the calendar to suit your preferences and sort events by country, timeframe, likely impact and category. You can also plot historical economic announcements on a chart, and compare different events on a single chart to help you identify trends. ​Want to learn more about how to use our calendar?


    News & analysis 

    Our team of in-house market analysts provide breaking updates and comprehensive market analysis, covering key announcements from the UK, US, Europe and Asia. Find articles written by our global market analysts, plus charting, technical and fundamental insight.

    Personalise filters and choose only the events likely to affect the markets you wish to trade, by choosing between low, medium and high indicators within our economic calendar.

    View our newsroom and stay up to speed with the latest market news and analysis.

    Key economic events 

    Our key economic events section will help you to learn more about the important global economic events. Find out why central bank rate announcements are important to forex traders, and why the non-farm payrolls are closely followed by  US dollar and indices traders. You can also learn, for example, how Chinese manufacturing data impacts gold prices. It's also possible to analyse key releases from a global perspective. For example, you can compare GDP data between certain countries.

    Learn more by reviewing our key economic event definitions


    Trading economic announcements

    Economic data releases can have a significant impact on the financial markets, for example in the prices of forex, commodites and indices. These releases offer insights into a country's economic health, in areas including inflation, interest rates, national debt and gross domestic product.

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