7 Important Economic Data News Market Focus This Week (May 27-31, 2024)


Here are some of the important economic data that will be the focus of the market throughout this week.

TUESDAY (May 28, 2024)

US Consumer Confidence Data (10.00 PM) - The Conference Board's consumer confidence survey report to be published may influence the current movement of the US dollar currency. Forecast survey figures for May are slightly down from last month.

WEDNESDAY (May 29, 2024)

Australian Inflation Data (9.30am) – Australia's consumer price index reading will be watched by the central bank in making decisions on their further monetary policy. Inflation in April is projected to decrease again.

German Inflation Data (European Session) – The preliminary reading of German inflation for May is expected to record a lower figure. This is seen to support the central bank's plan to start cutting interest rates.

THURSDAY (May 30, 2024)

US GDP data (8.30 PM) - US economic growth for the first quarter will continue to be assessed through the second reading of data to be published. After recording a low figure in the first reading last month, the market expected the latest figure to be lower.

FRIDAY (May 31, 2024)

China Manufacturing & Services PMI data (9.30am) – Will influence global market sentiment, data from key sectors of China's economy will also be assessed. The manufacturing and service sectors are expected to record positive readings for the month of May.

Canadian GDP data (8.30 PM) – The monthly growth of the Canadian economy is expected to be less encouraging for March with a drop to zero compared to the previous month at 0.2%.

US PCE Price Index Data (8.30 PM) - Will drive the movement of the US dollar at the end of this week, this inflation component will also be the focus of the Fed to evaluate the results of their monetary policy changes.