Economic Calendar 2016

The City Index Economic Calendar offers at-a-glance information on major market moving events affecting the UK, US, Australia, Japan, Germany and France. A vital tool for traders, the Economic Calendar enables you to understand the impact of key market-moving events, so you can better plan your spread bettingCFD trading or forex trading strategies.

Monday 31st May – Sunday 5th June

Wednesday 1st June, 2.45am BST

China Manufacturing PMI (May)

Markit’s unofficial estimate is forecast to remain in ‘contraction’ territory, whilst the official reading is almost bang on 50 despite weak exports and rising lay-offs.

Thursday 2nd June, 12.45pm BST

ECB Interest Rate Decision

It’s all about the ECB’s Corporate Sector Market Plan for buying company bonds, which will probably get off to a slower start than the market would prefer.

Friday 3rd June, 1.30pm BST

Non-farm Payrolls (May)

The 161,000 forecast would be one of the lowest amounts of new jobs added over the last year, placing more emphasis on average hourly earnings and the unemployment rate.