28.05.2012 - Economic Calendar by Dukascopy





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Published on May 28, 2012

This is another Economic Calendar brought to you by the Dukascopy TV Team. I'm ___ with an agenda of news items which may move currency markets on Tuesday, 29th May.

Due to be released at 6 in the morning is the Swiss UBS Consumption Indicator for April. The index increased in March from the previous month's revised reading of point 9, rising to the highest level since July 2011.

Also out at this time are German Import Prices for April. Annual import price inflation slowed in March for the sixth straight month, down from February's pace of 3.5%.

Published at 10 o'clock is UK CBI Distributive Trades data for May. 6% of retailers saw sales decline in April following a reading of zero seen in March.

The high importance Preliminary German CPI for May is expected at 12 noon. Month-on-month inflation was point 2% in April while annual inflation was at the relatively low level of 2.1%.

Out at 1 GMT is the US S&P C-S Home Price Index for March. Existing home prices declined on a year-ago basis in February following January's abatement of 3.8%.

Next on the day's agenda is US Consumer Confidence for May at 2 o'clock. The index fell in April from the previous month's downwardly-revised figure of 69.5.

We head South at 10.45 pm for New Zealand Building Consents Issued for April. Consents posted a significant month-on-month gain in March after February's contraction of 6.2%.

Australian Retail Trade data for April is published at 1.30 am. Sales rose more than expected on a month-ago basis in March following February's improvement of point 3%.

That brings Tuesday's Economic Calendar to an end. Check back in when we bring you the next economic news schedule for Wednesday. Goodbye.


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