Important economic events to affect the pair EUR/USD for the week ending September 7th, 2012 are as follows:
On Monday, September 3rd, markets remained closed in United in observance of Labor Day while in euro zone, Italy, Germany and France reported their data on purchasing managers’ index for manufacturing sector while a separate PMI was released for the single currency region.
On Tuesday, September 4th, 2012, data on producer price index was released in the euro zone while United States came up with data on purchasing managers’ index and construction spending. Institute of Supply and Management and also released its manufacturing data and figure on prices paid.
On Wednesday, data on vehicle sales, MBA mortgage applications, unit labor costs and non-farm productivity will be published in United States while in the euro zone, Italy, France and Germany will release its figures on purchasing managers’ index for services sector while a separate PMI for services sector will be released for the euro zone. The single currency region will also publish its data on retail sales.
On Thursday, September 6th, 2012, data on gross domestic product, household consumption, government expenditure and gross fixed capital will be released in the euro zone while the European Central Bank will announce its interest rate decision. Germany will also report data on its factory orders. In United States, official data on job cuts, consumer outlook index, employment change, initial jobless claims, continuing claims and manufacturing data by Institute of Management and Supply will be published. Moreover, the Energy Information Administration will release its weekly inventories report on crude oil, gasoline, distillates and natural gas.
On Friday, September 7th, 2012, Germany is expected to report its data on wholesale price index, trade balance, labor costs, current account, imports, exports and industrial production. In United States, data on change in manufacturing payrolls, full time employment change, unemployment rate, average hourly earnings, change household employment, underemployment rate, change in private payrolls and change in average hourly earnings is to be released.
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