Retail Sales (MoM)

The Retail Sales released by the Statistisches Bundesamt Deutschland is a measure of changes in sales of the German retail sector. It shows the performance of the retail sector in the short term. Percent changes reflect the rate of changes of such sales.The changes are widely followed as an indicator of consumer spending. The positive economic growth usually anticipates "Bullish" for the EUR, while a low reading is seen as negative, or bearish, for the EUR.

Most recent - Thursday 29 February 2024 07:00

Previous
-1.6%
Revised
-
Forecast
0.5%
Actual
-0.4%

Lower numbers than forecast tend to be bullish for xxx/EUR pairs and bearish for EUR/xxx pairs.

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Forecast history

The most recent announced value for Retail Sales (MoM) was -0.4% against a forecast of 0.5%.

Past events

Date
Forecast
Actual
Thursday 29 February 2024 07:00
0.5%
-0.4%
Wednesday 31 January 2024 07:00
0.7%
-1.6%
Friday 5 January 2024 07:00
-0.1%
-2.5%
Thursday 30 November 2023 07:00
0.4%
1.1%
Tuesday 31 October 2023 07:00
0.5%
-0.8%
Friday 29 September 2023 06:00
0.5%
-1.2%
Thursday 31 August 2023 06:00
0.3%
-0.8%
Monday 31 July 2023 06:00
-0.2%
-0.8%
Friday 30 June 2023 06:00
0%
0.4%
Thursday 1 June 2023 06:00
1%
0.8%
Tuesday 2 May 2023 06:00
0.4%
-2.4%
Friday 31 March 2023 06:00
0.5%
-1.3%
Wednesday 8 March 2023 07:00
2%
-0.3%
Tuesday 31 January 2023 07:00
0.2%
-5.3%
Friday 6 January 2023 07:00
1%
1.1%
Thursday 1 December 2022 07:00
-0.6%
-2.8%
Monday 31 October 2022 07:00
-0.3%
0.9%
Friday 7 October 2022 06:00
-1%
-1.3%
Thursday 1 September 2022 06:00
0%
1.9%
Monday 1 August 2022 06:00
0.2%
-1.6%
Thursday 30 June 2022 06:00
0.5%
0.6%
Wednesday 1 June 2022 06:00
0%
-5.4%
Monday 2 May 2022 06:00
0.3%
-0.1%
Thursday 31 March 2022 06:00
0.5%
0.3%
Monday 7 March 2022 07:00
1.5%
2%
Tuesday 1 February 2022 07:00
-1.2%
-5.5%
Tuesday 4 January 2022 07:00
-0.5%
0.6%
Wednesday 1 December 2021 07:00
1%
-0.3%
Monday 1 November 2021 07:00
0.6%
-2.5%
Friday 1 October 2021 06:00
1.5%
1.1%
Wednesday 1 September 2021 06:00
-0.9%
-5.1%
Monday 2 August 2021 06:00
2%
4.2%
Thursday 1 July 2021 06:00
5%
4.2%
Wednesday 2 June 2021 06:00
-2%
-5.5%
Monday 3 May 2021 06:00
3%
7.7%
Thursday 1 April 2021 06:00
2%
1.2%

Economic context

Recent economic data has been broadly neutral for EUR. Other recent announcements which may affect the market's interpretation of the next Retail Sales (MoM) result:

PreviousLatest
Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices (MoM)Bullish change-0.4%0.6%
Core Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices (YoY)Bearish change3.3%3.1%
Core Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices (MoM)Bullish change-0.9%0.7%
Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices (YoY)Bearish change2.8%2.6%
Consumer Price Index (YoY)(no change)0.8%0.8%
Consumer Price Index (EU Norm) (YoY)(no change)0.9%0.9%
Unemployment RateBullish change6.5%6.4%
HCOB Manufacturing PMIBullish change42.342.5
HCOB Manufacturing PMIBullish change48.548.7
HCOB Manufacturing PMIBullish change49.251.5
Consumer Price Index (MoM)Bullish change0.2%0.4%
Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices (YoY)Bearish change3.1%2.7%
Consumer Price Index (YoY)Bearish change2.9%2.5%
Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices (MoM)Bullish change-0.2%0.6%
Unemployment ChangeBearish change-2K11K
Unemployment Rate s.a.Bearish change5.8%5.9%
Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices (YoY)Bearish change3.5%2.9%
Consumer Price Index (EU norm) (YoY)Bearish change3.4%3.1%
Retail Sales (YoY)Bullish change-1.7%-1.4%
Economic Sentiment IndicatorBearish change96.195.4
Consumer Confidence(no change)-15.5-15.5
Business Climate(no change)-0.42-0.42
Gfk Consumer Confidence SurveyBullish change-29.6-29
IFO – Business ClimateBullish change85.285.5
IFO – Current Assessment(no change)86.986.9
IFO – ExpectationsBullish change83.584.1
Gross Domestic Product (YoY)(no change)-0.2%-0.2%
Gross Domestic Product (QoQ)(no change)-0.3%-0.3%
Gross Domestic Product w.d.a (YoY)(no change)-0.4%-0.4%
Core Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices (YoY)(no change)3.3%3.3%
Core Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices (MoM)(no change)-0.9%-0.9%
Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices (MoM)(no change)-0.4%-0.4%
HCOB Services PMIBullish change48.450
HCOB Manufacturing PMIBearish change46.646.1
HCOB Composite PMIBullish change47.948.9
Consumer Price Index (EU Norm) (YoY)(no change)0.9%0.9%
Consumer Price Index (YoY)(no change)0.8%0.8%
HCOB Services PMIBullish change47.748.2
HCOB Manufacturing PMIBearish change45.542.3
HCOB Composite PMIBearish change4746.1
HCOB Manufacturing PMIBullish change43.146.8
HCOB Services PMIBullish change45.448
HCOB Composite PMIBullish change44.647.7
Consumer ConfidenceBullish change-16.1-15.5

About Retail Sales (MoM)

Country:Germany
Currency:EUR
Source:
Category:Consumption
Frequency:Monthly

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