Week Ahead – w3 (2021)



 

Summary Key Macro Events

🇺🇸 U.S. equity and bond markets are closed for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday (18)

🇪🇺 Euro-area finance ministers meet, with a full gathering of the EU ministers following on Jan. 19, to discuss the implementation of the recovery fund – Bloomberg (18)

🇮🇹 Prime minister Giuseppe Conte faces a parliamentary vote on his future on Tuesday after former prime minister Matteo Renzi’s small Italia Viva party resigned from the coalition government – FT (19)

🇪🇺 The European Commission will circulate a plan for coordination on vaccinesacross the bloc – Bloomberg (19)

🇺🇸 Janet Yellen is expected to affirm the U.S.’s commitment to market-determined exchange rates when she testifies on Capitol Hill Tuesday, and she will make clear the U.S. doesn’t seek a weaker dollar for competitive advantage – WSJ (19)

🇨🇳 🇭🇰 The Standing Committee of China’s National People’s Congress will hold a three-day meeting to revise legislation on legal aid, wetland protection, and the creation of a financial court in Beijing, among other laws – Nikkei (20)

🇨🇳 The Standing Committee of China’s National People’s Congress meets – Bloomberg (20)

🇬🇧 CPI for December (20)

🇪🇺 The European Commission is due to present its update on plans to boost the international role of the euro – Bloomberg (20)

🇺🇸 Joe Biden will be sworn in as the 46th U.S. president Wednesday at noon in Washington – Nikkei (20)

🇨🇳 Huawei’s former budget smartphone brand will launch the new V40 smartphone – Nikkei (21)

🇯🇵 BOJ Meeting (21)

🇪🇺 ECB Meeting (21)

🇺🇸 Housing Starts and Building Permits for December (21)

🇨🇳 The Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, China’s most powerful graft buster, holds its annual meeting from Friday to Sunday – Nikkei (22)

🇯🇵 🇪🇺 🇬🇧 🇺🇸 Manufacturing and Services PMIs for January (22)

🇺🇸 Existing Home Sales for December (22)


 

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Focus on 🇺🇸 Economic Calendar

 


 

Top 10 Macro/Financial Charts of the Previous Week – w2

 

What happened in the World Economy last Week – in charts – w2 (Bloomberg)

 

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