Economic Indicators for Australia

Overview – There are thousands of economic reports released from Australia. Below we have laid out the market’s most watched. You will find detailed definitions, comprehensive analysis and an explanation of how each report may affect the market.

Type of Economic Report
Balance of Payments

GDP and Output Report
Confidence and Sentiment Reports
Prices, Wages and Sales Figures
Monetary Policy – Money and Interest Rates
Employment
Housing

 

Rarely affects markets
Moderate market impact
Tends to move markets on release

Balance of Payments
Current Account – Australia
Trade Balance – Australia
Exports – Australia
Imports – Australia
GDP and Output Report

Gross Domestic Product (GDP)
Private New Capital Expenditures and Expected Expenditures

Inventories – Australia
AIG Performance of Service Index
Company Operating Profits

Confidence and Sentiment Reports

Westpac Consumer Confidence
Conference Board Leading Index – Australia
National Australia Bank Business Survey

Prices, Wages and Sales Figures

Consumer Price Index (CPI) – Australia
Producer Price Index (PPI) – Australia
TD Securities Inflation – Australia
Labour Price Index – Australia
Cashcard Retail Index – Australia
House Price Index – Australia
Retail Trade (Retail Sales) – Australia
New Motor Vehicle Sales – Australia

Monetary Policy – Money and Interest Rates

RBA Rate Decision
RBA Governor Speaks
Investment Lending – Australia
Reserve Bank of Australia Bulletin Board

Employment

Employment Change – Australia
Unemployment Rate – Australia
DEWR Skilled Vacancies – Australia
ANZ Job Advertisements
Participation Rate – Australia

Housing

Building Approvals – Australia
Dwelling Starts – Australia
Construction Work Done
Home Loans – Australia
Housing Industry Association New Home Sales
House Price Index – Australia

Holidays