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Indicative Quote
In forex trading, a currency quote that is provided by a market maker to a trading party but that is...
Indirect Quote
A foreign exchange rate quoted as the foreign currency per unit of the domestic currency. In an ...
Inflation
An economic condition whereby prices for consumer goods rise, eroding purchasing power.
Initial margin
 The initial deposit of collateral required to enter into a position as a guarantee on future ...
Interbank rates
The Foreign Exchange rates at which large international banks quote other large international banks.
Interest Rate Parity
A theory that the interest rate differential between two countries is equal to the differential ...
International Monetary Fund -
An international organization created for the purpose of: 1. Promoting global monetary and ...
Import Price Index
Four times per year the Swiss National Bank (SNB) Governing Board meets to set the nation's short ...
Index of Services
Measures the gross value added (GVA) of all service sectors. GVA is the difference between the value...
Industrial Capacity Utilization Rate
Measures the percentage of available resources being utilized by factories, mines and utilities. A ...
Industrial New Orders
Measures the value of new purchase orders placed with domestic manufacturers for durable and ...
Industrial Production
Measures the total value of output produced by factories, mines, and utilities. A rising trend has a...
Interest Rate Announcement - ECB
Each month the European Central Bank (ECB) Governing Council meets to set the nation's short term ...
Interest Rate Announcement - BOJ
Each month the Bank of Japan (BOJ) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) votes on where to set the ...
Interest Rate Statement - BOC
Eight times per year the Bank of Canada (BOC) Governing Council meets to set the nation's short term...
Interest Rate Statement - RBNZ
Eight times per year the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) meets to set the nation's short term ...
Interest Rate Statement - FOMC
Eight times per year the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) votes on where to set the nation's ...
Interest Rate Statement - SNB
Four times per year the Swiss National Bank (SNB) Governing Board meets to set the nation's short ...
Interest Rate Statement - BOE
 Each month the Bank of England (BOE) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) votes on where to set the ...
Interest Rate Statement - RBA
Each month, excluding January, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) Board meets to set the nation's ...
IPPI
The Raw Materials Price Index (RMPI) measures the rate of inflation for raw materials purchased by ...
ISM Manufacturing Index
The Institute of Supply Management (ISM) Manufacturing Index measures the activity level of ...
ISM Manufacturing Prices
The Institute of Supply Management (ISM) Manufacturing Prices measures the monthly inflation ...
ISM Non-Manufacturing Composite
This is a new indicator being released by the Institute of Supply Management (ISM). Description ...
ISM Non-Manufacturing Index
The Institute of Supply Management (ISM) Non-Manufacturing Index measures the activity level of ...
ISM Non-Manufacturing Prices
The Institute of Supply Management (ISM) Non-Manufacturing Prices Index measures the monthly ...
Italian CPI
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) measures the rate of inflation (i.e., the rate of price changes) ...
Italian GDP
 Gross Domestic Product (GDP) measures the total value of all goods and services produced by the ...
Italian Industrial Production
 Measures the total value of output produced by factories, mines, and utilities. A rising trend has ...
Italian Retail Sales
 Measures the value of sales at the retail level. A rising trend has a positive effect on the ...
Italian Trade Balance
 Measures the difference in value between imported and exported goods and services. A positive Trade...
Italian Unemployment Rate
 Measures the percentage of total work force that is unemployed and actively seeking employment ...
Ivey PMI
 The Ivey Purchasing Manager's Index (PMI) measures the activity level of purchasing managers from ...
Import Price Index
The Import Price Index measures the change in the price of imported goods and services purchased ...
Import Price Index
The Import Price Index measures the change in the price of imported goods and services purchased ...
Index of Services
The Index of Services measures the change in the total Gross Added Value (GAV) of the private and ...
Industrial New Orders
Industrial New Orders measures the change in the total value of new purchase orders placed with ...
Industrial Production
Industrial Production measures the change in the total inflation-adjusted value of output produced ...
Industrial Production
Industrial Production measures the change in the total inflation-adjusted value of output produced ...
Industrial Production
Industrial Production measures the change in the total inflation-adjusted value of output produced ...
Industrial Production
Industrial Production measures the change in the total inflation-adjusted value of output produced ...
Industrial Production
Industrial Production measures the change in the total inflation-adjusted value of output produced ...
Inflation Expectations
Inflation Expectations measures the percentage that consumers expect the price of goods and services...
Interest Rate Decision
The six members of the European Central Bank (ECB) Executive Board and the 16 governors of the euro ...
Interest Rate Decision
Bank of Japan (BOJ) policy board members come to a consensus on where to set the rate. Traders watch...
Interest Rate Decision
Bank of Canada (BOC) governing council members come to a consensus on where to set the rate.Traders ...
Interest Rate Decision
The Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) governor decides where to set the rate after consulting ...
Interest Rate Decision
Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) members vote on where to set the rate. Traders watch interest...
Interest Rate Decision
Swiss National Bank (SNB) governing board members come to a consensus on where to set the target ...
Interest Rate Decision
Bank of England (BOE) monetary policy committee members vote on where to set the rate. Traders watch...
Interest Rate Decision
Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) board members come to a consensus on where to set the rate. Traders...
IPPI
The Industrial Product Price Index (IPPI) measures the change in the price of domestically produced ...
ISM Manufacturing PMI
The Institute of Supply Management (ISM) Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) Report on ...
ISM Manufacturing Prices
The Institute of Supply Management (ISM) Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) Report on ...
ISM Non-Manufacturing PMI
The Institute of Supply Management (ISM) Non-Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) ...
Italian CPI
The Italian Consumer Price Index (CPI) measures the change in the price of goods and services from ...
Italian GDP
Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is the broadest measure of economic activity and is a key indicator of ...
Italian Industrial Production
Industrial Production measures the change in the total inflation-adjusted value of output produced ...
Italian Retail Sales
Italian Retail Sales measures the change in the total value of sales at the retail level. It is the...
Italian Trade Balance
The Italian Trade Balance measures the difference in value between imported and exported goods ...
Italian Quarterly Unemployment Rate
The Italian Quarterly Unemployment Rate measures the percentage of the total work force that is ...
Ivey PMI
The Ivey Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) measures the activity level of purchasing managers in...
Initial Jobless Claims
Initial Jobless Claims measures the number of individuals who filed for unemployment insurance for ...
IBD/TIPP Economic Optimism
The Investor's Business Daily (IBD), TechnoMetrica Institute of Policy and Politics (TIPP) ...
Inflation Expectations
Inflation Expectations measures the percentage that business managers expect the price of goods and ...
Italian Monthly Unemployment Rate
The Italian unemployment rate measures the percentage of the total work force that is unemployed and...
Indian CPI - NOT IN USE
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) measures the change in the price of goods and services from the ...
Indian Trade Balance
The Trade Balance measures the difference in value between imported and exported goods and services ...
Indian GDP Quarterly
Gross Domestic Product (GDP) measures the annualized change in the inflation-adjusted value of all ...
Indian Industrial Production
Industrial Production measures the change in the total inflation-adjusted value of output produced ...
Irish GDP
Gross Domestic Product (GDP) measures the annualized change in the inflation-adjusted value of all ...
Indonesian Trade Balance
The Trade Balance measures the difference in value between imported and exported goods and services ...
Indonesian GDP
Gross Domestic Product (GDP) measures the annualized change in the inflation-adjusted value of all ...
Italian Consumer Confidence
Italian Consumer Confidence measures the level of consumer confidence in economic activity. It is a ...
Italian PPI
The Producer Price Index (PPI) measures the change in the price of goods sold by manufacturers. It ...
Italian Business Confidence
Business Confidence rates the current level of business conditions. It helps to analyze the economic...
Italian Industrial New Orders
Industrial New Orders measures the change in the total value of new purchase orders placed with ...
Indian WPI Inflation
The Wholesale Price Index (WPI) measures the change in the price of goods sold by ...
Italian 2-Year CTZ Auction
The figures displayed in the calendar represent the average yield on the Certificati del Tesoro Zero...
Italian 10-Year BTP Auction
The figures displayed in the calendar represent the average yield on the Buoni del Tesoro ...
Italian 30-Year BTP Auction
The figures displayed in the calendar represent the average yield on the Buoni del Tesoro ...
Israeli CPI
The CPI indicator measures the change in prices which consumers must pay for a fixed basket of ...
Israeli GDP
Gross National Product and Gross Domestic Product is the total value of the finished goods and ...
Israeli Quarterly Unemployment Rate
The Unemployment Rate measures the percentage of the total work force that is unemployed and ...
Israeli Interest Rate Decision
The Bank of Israel's "headline" rate of interest is the rate of interest announced by...
Israeli Trade Balance
The Trade Balance measures the difference in value between imported and exported goods and services ...
Indian Interest Rate Decision
Monetary policy refers to the actions undertaken by a country's monetary authority, central ...
Indian HSBC Services PMI
The Indian HSBC Services PMI is compiled by questionnaires sent to purchasing executives in around ...
Italian 3-Month BOT Auction
The figures displayed in the calendar represent the average yield on the BOT auctioned. ...
Italian 6-Month BOT Auction
The figures displayed in the calendar represent the average yield on the BOT auctioned. ...
Italian 12-Month BOT Auction
The figures displayed in the calendar represent the average yield on the BOT auctioned. ...
Italian 3-Year BTP Auction
The figures displayed in the calendar represent the average yield on the Buoni del Tesoro ...
Italian 5-Year BTP Auction
The figures displayed in the calendar represent the average yield on the Buoni del Tesoro ...
Italian 15-Year BTP Auction
The figures displayed in the calendar represent the average yield on the Buoni del Tesoro ...
Industrial Production
Industrial Production measures the change in the total inflation-adjusted value of output produced ...
IPPI
The Industrial Product Price Index (IPPI) measures the change in the price of domestically produced ...
Italian CPI
The Italian Consumer Price Index (CPI) measures the change in the price of goods and services from ...
Italian GDP
Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is the broadest measure of economic activity and is a key indicator of ...
Italian PPI
The Producer Price Index (PPI) measures the change in the price of goods sold by manufacturers. It ...
Indian Manufacturing Output
Changes in the volume of the physical output of the nationl factories, mine and utilities are ...
Indian M3 Money Supply
Monetary aggregates, known also as "money supply", is the quantity of currency available ...
Indian FX Reserves, USD
International reserves are used to settle balance of payments deficits between countries. ...
Indian Bank Loan Growth
Bank Loan Growth measures the change in the total value of outstanding bank loans issued to ...
Indian Infrastructure Output
The infrastructure sector accounts for 26.68 percent of India's industrial output.</BR>A ...
Indonesian Retail Sales
Retail Sales measure the change in the total value of inflation-adjusted sales at the retail level. ...
Indonesian Inflation
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) measures the change in the price of goods and services from the ...
Irish CPI
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) measures the change in the price of goods and services from the ...
Irish Retail Sales
Retail Sales measure the change in the total value of inflation-adjusted sales at the retail level. ...
Israeli Budget Balance
The Israeli Government Budget Balance measures the difference in value between the government's...
Israeli FX Reserve - USD
Foreign exchange reserves are only the foreign currency deposits held by central banks and monetary ...
Italian Industrial Sales
The Data showes the monthly change in the total turnover of the Italian industry.
Italian Manufacturing PMI
The Italian Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) measures the activity level of ...
Italian Services PMI
The Italian Services Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) measures the activity level of purchasing...
Israeli CPI
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) measures the change in the price of goods and services from the ...
Israeli Exports (USD)
The Export number, is the total US dollar amount of merchandise exports on an f.o.b. (free on board)...
Israeli Imports (USD)
The Imports number provides the total US dollar amount of merchandise imports on a c.i.f. (cost, ...
Israeli Industrial Output
Israeli Industrial Production measures the change in the seasonally adjusted Industrial Production ...
Israeli M1 Money Supply
Israeli M1 figure measeures the amount of money in circulation in notes, coin, current accounts, and...
Industrial Sentiment
Industrial Sentiment is an indicator that measures the mood of consumers or businesses. based on a ...
Industrial Production
Industrial production is a measure of output of the industrial sector of the economy. The industrial...
Italian HICP
Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices, is the same as CPI, but with a joint basket of products for all...
Italian HICP
Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices, is the same as CPI, but with a joint basket of products for all...
Italian Industrial New Orders
Industrial New orders measures the change in value of orders for delivering goods and services. New ...
Italian Industrial Production
Industrial Production Index is an economic indicator that measures changes in output for the ...
Italian Retail Sales
Retail Sales measure the change in the total value of inflation-adjusted sales at the retail level. ...
Italian Trade Balance Non-EU
The Trade Balance measures the difference in value between imported and exported goods sand ...
Italian Trade Balance EU
The Trade Balance measures the difference in value between imported and exported goods sand ...
Italian Wage Inflation
Italian Wage Inflation index is the rate of increase in wages and salaries as measured by the ...
Indian CPI
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) measures the change in the price of goods and services from the ...
Indian Current Acount Balance (USD)
The current account is the international flow of money for purposes other than investments. It ...
Indian Foreign Debt (USD)
The portion of a country's debt that was borrowed from foreign lenders including commercial ...
Indian Exports (USD)
 The exports figure provides the total US dollar amount of merchandise exports on an f.o.b. (free on...
Indian GDP Annual
Gross Domestic Product (GDP) measures the annualized change in the inflation-adjusted value of all ...
Indian Imports (USD)
The Imports number measures any good or service brought into India from another country in a ...
Indian Reverse REPO Rate
Reverse Repo rate is the rate at which Reserve Bank of India (RBI) borrows money from banks. Banks ...
Indian WPI Fuel
The WPI index that measures and tracks the changes in price of all fuel related goods in the stages ...
Indian WPI Food
The WPI index that measures and tracks the changes in price of all food related goods in the stages ...
Indian WPI Manufacturing Inflation
The WPI index that measures and tracks the changes in price of all manufacturing related goods in ...
Imports
An import is any good or service brought into one country from another country in a legitimate ...
Industrial Production forecast 1
Industrial Production Index is an economic indicator that measures changes in output for the ...
Industrial Production forecast 2
Industrial Production Index is an economic indicator that measures changes in output for the ...
Imports
The Imports number measures any good or service brought into one country from another country in a ...
ISM Manufacturing Employment
The Institute of Supply Management (ISM) Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) Report on ...
ISM Non-Manufacturing Employment
The Institute of Supply Management (ISM) Non-Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) ...
ISM Non-Manufacturing Prices
The Institute of Supply Management (ISM) Non-Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) ...
ISM Non-Manufacturing New Orders
The Institute of Supply Management (ISM) Non-Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) ...
Indonesia M2 Money Supply
Monetary aggregates, known also as "money supply", is the quantity of currency available ...
Investing.com EUR/USD Index
The Investing.com series of indexes is a unique set of indexes, developed in-house.Each index ...
Investing.com GBP/USD Index
The Investing.com series of indexes is a unique set of indexes, developed in-house.Each index ...
Investing.com USD/CAD Index
The Investing.com series of indexes is a unique set of indexes, developed in-house.Each index ...
Investing.com USD/JPY Index
The Investing.com series of indexes is a unique set of indexes, developed in-house.Each index ...
Investing.com AUD/USD Index
The Investing.com series of indexes is a unique set of indexes, developed in-house.Each index ...
Investing.com NZD/USD Index
The Investing.com series of indexes is a unique set of indexes, developed in-house.Each index ...
Investing.com USD/CHF Index
The Investing.com series of indexes is a unique set of indexes, developed in-house.Each index ...
Investing.com Gold Index
The Investing.com series of indexes is a unique set of indexes, developed in-house.Each index ...
Investing.com S&P 500 Index
The Investing.com series of indexes is a unique set of indexes, developed in-house.Each index ...
Irish CPI
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) measures the change in the price of goods and services from the ...
Irish Retail Sales
Retail Sales measure the change in the total value of inflation-adjusted sales at the retail level. ...
Italian Industrial Sales
The Data showes the monthly change in the total turnover of the Italian industry.
Italian Wage Inflation
Italian Wage Inflation index is the rate of increase in wages and salaries as measured by the ...