Major Topics and Market update points for the week 13/02/2023 – 17/02/2023
Monday 13 Feb
Eurogroup meeting – The Eurogroup discusses a range of financial issues, such as euro support mechanisms and government finances.
Tuesday Feb 14
GBP – Claimant Count Change- Change in the number of people claiming unemployment-related benefits during the previous month
USD – CPI m/m CPI y/y Core CPI m/m – Inflation measurement data release for the month and year including food and energy
Wednesday Feb 15
GBP CPI y/y – inflation measurement data release for the year
USD Retail Sales and Core Retails m/m
ECB President Lagarde Speaks (EU Economic Forecast – all day) Due to testify on the ECB Annual Report before the European Parliament
Thursday Feb 16
ECB Economic Bulletin
USD PPI m/m – Producer Price Index, a leading indicator of consumer inflation – The higher the cost of production is passed on to the consumer, hence forcing less spending.
Friday 17 Feb
GBP Retail Sales – A measurement in the total value of inflation adjusted sales, it is an indicator of consumer spending