The economic calendar covers economic events and indicators in real-time from all around the world, including Europe, the US, Australia, Canada, China, South Africa and more. The calendar is used by traders and investors to monitor any events that may affect movement in markets as a whole or individual security prices.
Use the economic calendar to track any upcoming major events that may impact the market your trading in. The calendar is in chronological order, listing any events within a day and what time they are happening. Using the filters you can look at any particular day, week, or month, just select the custom dates you want to monitor.
Within the filter you are able to select specific countries you want to monitor and also choose one or more economic categories, such as politics, central banks, housing market, interest rates etc. If there is a certain event you would like to find, search for it within the keyword search bar.
Clicking on the name of the event will also show you a description of the event and a chart with historical data.
Learn more on how to read the economic calendar when trading forex.
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