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U.K. Retail Sales MoM

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Latest Release
Aug 17, 2017
Actual
0.3%
Forecast
0.2%
Previous
0.3%
Retail Sales gauges the change in the aggregate value of sales at the retail level across the country. It is an important indicator of consumer spending accounting for the majority of overall economic activity.

A reading that is stronger than forecast is generally supportive (bullish) for the GBP, while a weaker than forecast reading is generally negative (bearish) for the GBP.
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Source: Office for National Statistics
U.K. Retail Sales MoM
 
Release Date Time Actual Forecast Previous
Aug 17, 2017 (Jul) 09:30 0.3% 0.2% 0.3%
Jul 20, 2017 (Jun) 09:30 0.6% 0.4% -1.1%
Jun 15, 2017 (May) 09:30 -1.2% -0.8% 2.5%
May 18, 2017 (Apr) 09:30 2.3% 1.0% -1.4%
Apr 21, 2017 (Mar) 09:30 -1.8% -0.2% 1.7%
Mar 23, 2017 (Feb) 10:30 1.4% 0.4% -0.5%

News

UK retail sales rise slightly more than forecast in July
UK retail sales rise slightly more than forecast in July By Investing.com - Aug 17, 2017

Investing.com – Retail sales in the UK rose slightly more than expected in July, bolstering optimism over the British economy, official data showed on Thursday. In a report, UK Office for ...

The week ahead: 5 things to watch on the economic calendar
The week ahead: 5 things to watch on the economic calendar By Investing.com - Aug 13, 2017

Investing.com - Global financial markets will focus on minutes of the Federal Reserve’s latest policy meeting in the week ahead, as investors look for more hints on the timing of the next U.S. ...

U.K. stocks higher, pound falls, retail sales beat
U.K. stocks higher, pound falls, retail sales beat   By Investing.com - Jul 20, 2017

Investing.com - U.K. stocks were higher Thursday as the pound fell despite retail sales beating estimates.The FTSE 100 was up 0.49% at 05:30 ET.The pound was off 0.44% at $1.2967 after briefly paring ...

Analysis

Kathy Lien
More Trouble Ahead For The Dollar And Yen By Kathy Lien - Aug 18, 2017

By Kathy Lien, Managing Director of FX Strategy for BK Asset Management. The single-most important theme in the financial markets this past week was risk aversion. The Dow Jones Industrial Average ...

Alan Hill
U.K. Data A Bright Spark In The Brexit Gloom By Alan Hill - Aug 18, 2017

Retail sales joins employment and inflation in providing relief.Just think, if it wasn’t for Brexit, the U.K. would be basking in a similar position to the Eurozone! The third week of the month ...

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