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Economic Calendar and indicators for Australia

Overview

Indicator Last Reference Previous Frequency
GDP q/q 0.4% 4 Q 2017 0.7% Quarterly
Unemployment Rate 5.6% Apr 2018 5.5% Monthly
CPI y/y 1.9% 1 Q 2018 1.9% Quarterly
RBA Interest Rate Decision 1.5% 1.5%
Trade Balance $1.527 B Mar 2018 $1.349 B Monthly

Economic Calendar

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Economic indicators

Market Last Reference Previous Frequency
CFTC AUD Non-Commercial Net Positions -23.1 K 15 May 2018 -16.8 K Weekly
GDP Last Reference Previous Frequency
GDP q/q 0.4% 4 Q 2017 0.7% Quarterly
GDP y/y 2.4% 4 Q 2017 2.9% Quarterly
Labor Last Reference Previous Frequency
Employment Change 22.6 K Apr 2018 -0.7 K Monthly
Full-Time Employment Change 32.7 K Apr 2018 -25.1 K Monthly
Participation Rate 65.6% Apr 2018 65.5% Monthly
Unemployment Rate 5.6% Apr 2018 5.5% Monthly
Prices Last Reference Previous Frequency
CPI 112.6 1 Q 2018 112.1 Quarterly
CPI q/q 0.4% 1 Q 2018 0.6% Quarterly
CPI y/y 1.9% 1 Q 2018 1.9% Quarterly
Export Price Index q/q 4.9% 1 Q 2018 2.8% Quarterly
Import Price Index q/q 2.1% 1 Q 2018 2.0% Quarterly
PPI q/q 0.5% 1 Q 2018 0.6% Quarterly
PPI y/y 1.7% 1 Q 2018 1.7% Quarterly
RBA Index of Commodity Prices y/y -1.4% Apr 2018 -2.8% Monthly
RBA Trimmed Mean CPI q/q 0.5% 1 Q 2018 0.4% Quarterly
RBA Trimmed Mean CPI y/y 1.9% 1 Q 2018 1.8% Quarterly
RBA Weighted Median CPI q/q 0.5% 1 Q 2018 0.5% Quarterly
RBA Weighted Median CPI y/y 2.0% 1 Q 2018 2.0% Quarterly
Wage Price Index q/q 0.5% 1 Q 2018 0.5% Quarterly
Wage Price Index y/y 2.1% 1 Q 2018 2.1% Quarterly
Money Last Reference Previous Frequency
RBA Housing Credit m/m 0.5% Mar 2018 0.5% Monthly
RBA Interest Rate Decision 1.5% 1.5%
RBA Private Sector Credit m/m 0.5% Mar 2018 0.4% Monthly
Trade Last Reference Previous Frequency
Current Account $-14.024 B 4 Q 2017 $-11.013 B Quarterly
Exports m/m 1.4% Mar 2018 0.7% Monthly
Imports m/m 0.9% Mar 2018 0.1% Monthly
Net Exports Contribution -0.5% 4 Q 2017 0.0% Quarterly
Trade Balance $1.527 B Mar 2018 $1.349 B Monthly
Business Last Reference Previous Frequency
AIG Construction Index 55.4 Apr 2018 57.2 Monthly
AIG Manufacturing Index 58.3 Apr 2018 63.1 Monthly
AIG Services Index 55.2 Apr 2018 56.9 Monthly
Building Approvals m/m 2.6% Mar 2018 -4.2% Monthly
Building Capital Expenditure q/q -2.1% 4 Q 2017 1.7% Quarterly
Business Inventories q/q 0.2% 4 Q 2017 0.1% Quarterly
Company Gross Operating Profits q/q 2.2% 4 Q 2017 -0.1% Quarterly
Company Profits Before Income Tax q/q 19.0% 4 Q 2017 6.7% Quarterly
Construction Work Done q/q -19.4% 4 Q 2017 16.6% Quarterly
Equipment, Plant and Machinery Capital Expenditure q/q 2.2% 4 Q 2017 2.1% Quarterly
NAB Business Conditions 21 Apr 2018 15 Monthly
NAB Business Confidence 10 Apr 2018 8 Monthly
New Motor Vehicle Sales m/m 4.5% Dec 2017 0.2% Monthly
Private House Approvals m/m 1.1% Mar 2018 3.1% Monthly
Private New Capital Expenditure q/q -0.2% 4 Q 2017 1.9% Quarterly
Consumer Last Reference Previous Frequency
Retail Sales m/m 0.0% Mar 2018 0.6% Monthly
Retail Sales q/q 0.2% 1 Q 2018 0.8% Quarterly
Housing Last Reference Previous Frequency
Home Loans m/m -2.2% Mar 2018 -0.2% Monthly
HPI q/q 1.0% 4 Q 2017 -0.2% Quarterly
Investment Housing Loans m/m -9.0% Mar 2018 0.5% Monthly