Economic Indicators Investors Should Watch Next Week
There are many important economic indicators investors should keep an eye on next week:
- The Eurozone’s manufacturing PMI (purchasing managers’ index)
- Germany’s (EWG) manufacturing PMI
- The United States’s (QQQ) (SPY) manufacturing PMI
- The United Kingdom’s (EWU) manufacturing PMI
- Japan’s (EWJ) manufacturing PMI
- France’s (EWQ) manufacturing PMI
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Performance of ACWI
The performance of the iShares MSCI All Country World Index ETF (ACWI) depends on the performances of the above-mentioned global indicators. It’s important for investors to track the performances of these indicators to identify the movements of the global market.
The most important indicators for the week will be the global manufacturing PMIs. Manufacturing reports are indicative of manufacturing activity, employment in the manufacturing sector, export orders, and production output. Many policymakers from different countries use these reports to make important decisions regarding the economy. These reports also show manufacturing trends in the economy.
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