These Key Economic Indicators Were Released Last Week
Key economic indicators
The key global economic indicators that were released last week include the following:
- US (SPY) (IWM) consumer confidence
- Eurozone (EZU) (VGK) ZEW Economic Sentiment Index
- Germany (EWG) ZEW Economic Sentiment Index
- Japan’s (EWJ) retail sales
- Eurozone consumer confidence
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Indicators are important for global investors (ACWI) because they focus on the economic health of countries. Indicators also help global investors to identify changes in market trends and economic sentiments.
In this series, we’ll take a look at US consumer confidence in June 2017, which showed a minor improvement compared to May. We’ll also look at consumer confidence in the Eurozone in the same month.
We’ll look at the performances of Germany’s ZEW Economic Sentiment Index and the Eurozone’s ZEW Economic Sentiment Index in June 2017. We’ll also focus our analysis on Japan’s retail sales in May 2017.
In the next part of this series, we’ll analyze the performance of the US Consumer Confidence Index in June 2017.