1.    UK  CPI (MoM)      : 
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) measures the change in the price of goods and services from the perspective of the consumer. It is a key way to measure changes in purchasing trends and inflation.
  •       MAY      :  Actual:  -0.1%       Survey: 0.10%        Prior: 0.60%
  • Data Impact>> UK CPI has declined more than expcted which is likely to have positive impact on base metals and energy prices while it might have  slightly negative impact on bullion prices.  @ 18.06.12,02:00 P

2.  EC           ZEW Survey (Econ. Sentiment)

The Zentrum fur Europaische Wirtschaftsforschung (ZEW) Economic Sentiment Index rates the relative six-month economic outlook for the euro zone. On the index, a level above zero indicates optimism, below indicates pessimism. It is a leading indicator of economic health. The reading is compiled from survey of about 350 German institutional investors and analysts.

  •       JUN      Actual:    -20.1   Survey: —               Prior: -2.4  14:30


3. GE           ZEW Survey (Econ. Sentiment)

The German Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung (ZEW) Economic Sentiment Index gauges the six-month economic outlook. A level above zero indicates optimism; below indicates pessimism. The reading is compiled from a survey of about 350 German institutional investors and analysts.

  •   JUN       Actual:    -16.9  Survey: 2.3            Prior: 10.8

IMPACT: (2 & 3) Euro-zone construction output along with Zew figures have declined more than expectation and may continue to have negative impact on non-agri commodities

@ 18.06.12,2:30 PM

4. US           Housing Starts

MAY       Actual: 708K Survey: 720K               Prior: 717K  18:00

5.US           Building Permits

MAY       Actual: 780K Survey: 730K               Prior: 715K


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