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Economic calendar (GMT0):
(Time/ Region/ Event/ Period/ Previous/ Forecast/ Actual)
00:30 Australia Import Price Index, q/q Quarter III 1.4% 1.6% 1.4%
00:30 Australia Export Price Index, q/q Quarter III -4.4% 0.5% 0.0%
07:00 United Kingdom Nationwide house price index, y/y October 3.8% 3.8% 3.9%
07:00 United Kingdom Nationwide house price index October 0.5% 0.5% 0.6%
08:55 Germany Unemployment Change October 1 Revised From 3 -4 -5
08:55 Germany Unemployment Rate s.a. October 6.4% 6.4% 6.4%
09:30 United Kingdom Consumer credit, mln September 1263 Revised From 860 1100 1261
09:30 United Kingdom Mortgage Approvals September 70.66 Revised From 71.03 72.45 68.87
09:30 United Kingdom Net Lending to Individuals, bln September 4.7 Revised From 4.3 4.85
10:00 Eurozone Economic sentiment index October 105.6 105.2 105.9
10:00 Eurozone Consumer Confidence (Finally) October -7.1 -7.7 -7.7
10:00 Eurozone Business climate indicator October 0.36 Revised From 0.34 0.32 0.44
10:00 Eurozone Industrial confidence October -2.3 Revised From -2.2 -2.7 -2
11:00 United Kingdom CBI retail sales volume balance October 49 19
12:30 Canada Industrial Product Price Index, m/m September -0.3% -0.1% -0.3%
12:30 Canada Industrial Product Price Index, y/y September -0.4% -0.4%
12:30 U.S. Continuing Jobless Claims October 2181 Revised From 2170 2160 2144
12:30 U.S. Initial Jobless Claims October 259 263 260
12:30 U.S. PCE price index, q/q (Preliminary) Quarter III 2.2% 3.2% 1.2%
12:30 U.S. PCE price index ex food, energy, q/q (Preliminary) Quarter III 1.9% 1.4% 1.3%
12:30 U.S. GDP, q/q (Preliminary) Quarter III 3.9% 1.6% 1.5%
13:00 Germany CPI, m/m (Preliminary) October -0.2% -0.1% 0.0%
13:00 Germany CPI, y/y (Preliminary) October 0% 0.2% 0.3%
The U.S. dollar traded mixed against the most major currencies after the release of the mixed U.S. economic data. The U.S. preliminary gross domestic product increased 1.5% in the third quarter, missing expectations for a 1.6% gain, after a 3.9% rise in the second quarter.
The personal consumption expenditures (PCE) price index rose 1.2% in third quarter.
The personal consumption expenditures (PCE) price index excluding food and energy increased 1.3%.
The number of initial jobless claims in the week ending October 24 in the U.S. rose by 1,000 to 260,000 from 259,000 in the previous week. Analysts had expected the initial jobless claims to increase to 263,000.
The euro traded mixed against the U.S. dollar despite the mixed economic data from the Eurozone. The European Commission released its economic sentiment index for the Eurozone on Thursday. The index increased to 105.9 in October from 105.6 in September. Analysts had expected the index to remain unchanged at 104.1.
The increase was driven by stronger confidence in the retail and construction sectors.
The industrial confidence index increased to -2.0 in October from -2.3 in September, beating expectations for a decline to -2.7. September's figure was revised down from -2.2.
The final consumer confidence index was down to -7.7 in October from -7.1 in September, in line with expectations.
The business climate index climbed to 0.44 in October from 0.36 in September. September's figure was revised up from 0.34. Analysts had expected the index to decline to 0.32.
The Federal Labour Agency released its unemployment figures for Germany on Thursday. The number of unemployed people in Germany fell by 5,000 in October, exceeding expectations for a 4,000 decline, after a 1,000 increase in September. September's figure was revised down from a 3,000 rise.
The unemployment rate remained unchanged at 6.4% in October, in line with expectations.
The number of unemployed people was 1.87 million in September, according to Destatis.
Destatis said that Germany's adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged at 4.5% in September.
The British pound traded lower against the U.S. dollar after the release of the mixed economic data from the U.K. The Bank of England (BoE) released its number of mortgages approvals for the U.K. on Thursday. The number of mortgages approvals in the U.K. was down to 68,874 in September from 70,664 in August, missing expectations for an increase to 72,450. August's figure was revised down from 71,030.
Net lending to individuals in the U.K. increased by £4.85 billion in September, after a £4.7 billion gain in August. August's figure was revised up from a £4.3 billion increase.
The Nationwide Building Society released its house prices data for the U.K. on Thursday. UK house prices were up 0.6% in October, exceeding expectations for a 0.5% rise, after a 0.5% increase in September.
On a yearly basis, house prices rose to 3.9% in October from 3.8% in September. Analysts had expected house prices to rise by 3.8%.
The Canadian dollar traded higher against the U.S. dollar after the release of the mixed economic data from the Canada. The Industrial Product Price Index (IPPI) fell 0.3% in September, missing forecasts for a 0.1% drop, after a 0.3% decline in August.
The Raw Materials Price Index (RMPI) climbed 3.0% in September, after a 6.8% fall in August.
EUR/USD: the currency pair traded mixed
GBP/USD: the currency pair traded mixed
USD/JPY: the currency pair rose to Y121.11
The most important news that are expected (GMT0):
14:00 U.S. Pending Home Sales (MoM) September -1.4% 1%
14:10 U.S. FOMC Member Dennis Lockhart Speaks
23:30 Japan Tokyo Consumer Price Index, y/y October -0.1%
23:30 Japan Tokyo CPI ex Fresh Food, y/y October -0.2% -0.1%
23:30 Japan National Consumer Price Index, y/y September 0.2%
23:30 Japan National CPI Ex-Fresh Food, y/y September -0.1% -0.2%
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