List of major economic events to affect the trading of the pair EUR/USD for the week ending April 6th, 2012 are as under:
On Monday, April 2nd, purchasing managers’ index for Italy, Germany and France was released in euro zone while the single currency region published its separate report on unemployment rate. Italy also reported its data on new car registration and budget balance. In United States, data on construction spending, unemployment rate, ISM manufacturing and ISM prices paid was reported while US Federal Reserve’s official Pianalto addressed at an event in Ohio regarding US monetary policy.
Today on Tuesday, data on producer price index was reported in the euro zone while United States published its data on factory orders and ISM for New York. Minutes of latest FOMC meeting were also expected in United States today.
On Wednesday, April 4th, 2012, purchasing managers’ index for services sector will be released in Germany, France and Italy while the a separate figure of PMI for composite and services sector will be released in the euro zone. Germany is to report its data on Factory orders while Italy will publish its deficit to GDP ratio. Moreover, data on retail sales is also expected in the euro zone.
In United States, data on domestic vehicle sales, MBA mortgage applications, employment change by ADP, ISM non manufacturing index and data on crude oil, gasoline and distillates inventories by EIA will be published.
On Thursday, April 5th, data on German industrial production will be reported in the euro zone while in United States, several economic indicators will be published which will include, challenger job cuts, data on initial jobless claims, continuing claims and data on natural gas supplies by EIA.
On Friday, April 6th, United States will report its data on unemployment rate, change in household employment, average hourly earnings, change in manufacturing payrolls, change in private payrolls, change in non-farm payrolls and consumer credit.