Indicators of Germany
Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 22

Thread: Indicators of Germany

  1. #1

  2. #2

  3. #3

    Construction PMI

    Index: advance.
    A poll is conducted among the construction sector managers who should answer the questions regarding prices, new orders, terms of orders, etc. The answer must be "yes" or "no" or "unchanged". This is an advance indicator that helps keep track of the economic cycle.

    Market Impact: Limited.
    The index has a limited influence over the market. The index of 50 points is considered neutral, it means that changes did not happen at the last period, but the index buildup - an indicator of industrial growth, therefore index below 50 points means a decrease in production. The index growth helps to strengthen the European currency.

    Published: monthly on the first working week.

  4. #4


    Index: tracking.
    The main inflation indicator having a strong influence over the market. Shows the price behavior for the goods and services included in the consumer basket: food, fuel, clothing, transportation, medicine, etc.

    Market Impact: High.
    The price index has a strong influence over the market. It grows in case of country’s interest rate growing, and the national currency is strengthened. People are beginning to invest in a currency with a higher interest rate.

    Published: twice a month. First an initial assessment is published on the last week of the month, and then in the middle of next month - adjusted index.

  5. #5

    Economic sentiment index

    Index: tracking.
    It is the most important indicator in terms of the future economy development. It is influenced by consumer confidence index as well as industrial confidence index. The stock price index and the construction confidence index are also recognized.

    Market impact:
    Index has a strong influence over the market. It’s advance leads to the strengthening of the national currency.

    on the last week of each month.

  6. #6

    Employment rate

    Index: tracking.
    The employment size within the population of 15-64 years old.

    Market Impact: High.
    The indicator dynamics has a strong influence over the market. The employment size reducing leads to a weakening of the Europian currency.

    Published: quarterly, First the initial assessment is published, and two weeks later - a detailed report.

  7. #7


    Index: tracking.
    Shows the goods and services produced in the country discernible in prices.

    Market impact: limited.
    Indicator is good for a forecasting on the basis of other factors that are published before, so has no a high influence over the market. GDP - a figure that characterizes the national economy. Its value varies every quarter, due to the wild export and volume of stock fluctuations.

    Published: quarterly.

  8. #8

    IFO survey

    Index: tracking.
    Appraisal ratio of the business activity level in the country. The indicator varies in the range 70-120.

    Market Impact: High.
    The index has a strong influence over the market, its advance strengthens European currency.

    Published: monthly, around the 20-25th.

  9. #9

    ILO Unemployment Rate

    Index: tracking.
    The ratio of the number of people registered as unemployed to the total employable population from 15 up to 64 multiplied by 100.

    Market Impact: High.
    Index has a strong influence over the market. Rise in unemployment levels has a negative influence over the European currency. But due to the fact that the overall index for Europe is published after reports of the participating countries, an indicator sparks the market reaction not always.

    Published: monthly, at the last working day.

  10. #10

    Import Prices

    Index: tracking.
    The indicator, by which import prices change is reflected. Its value reflects the impact of import prices on the retail prices for goods and services included in the consumer basket.

    Market impact: limited.
    The index has not a strong influence over the market. The index allows you to explore how the currency rate fluctuations have an effect on the market. The import prices are falling in case of the national currency is stable.

    Published: at the end of each month.

Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts