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october, 2020

29oct12:30 pm12:30 pmInitial Jobless ClaimsIMPACT: ALL MAJOR PAIRS & USD RELATED INSTRUMENTS12:30 pm - 12:30 pm UTC Event Type :High Impact Time has ran out! Better luck next time!

Event Details

What is this event?

This is the nation’s earliest economic data. The market impact fluctuates from week to week – there tends to be more focus on the release when traders need to diagnose recent developments, or when the reading is at extremes.


The number of individuals who filed for unemployment insurance for the first time during the past week.

Effect on Currency

‘Actual’ less than ‘Forecast’ is good for currency.

Frequency of event

Released weekly, 5 days after the month ends.

Source of Data

Department of Labor (latest release)


(Thursday) 12:30 pm - 12:30 pm

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