Traders and investors in general are constantly on the lookout for the release of economic figures on a daily basis with some leaving an almost meaningless effect on the markets to others making or breaking a long-term trend.
Among the most important releases are:
Employment data • Consumer price index • GDP • Monetary policy and central bank events • Retail sales • Extraordinary global meetings
The following countries are the ones with the biggest effect on the financial markets when they release economic numbers:
USA • Canada • UK • Japan • Euro Zone • Australia • New Zealand