Week Ahead – w43

Summary Key Macro Events

🇬🇧 🇪🇺 British officials are prepared to water down Boris Johnson’s controversial lawbreaking Brexit legislation in a move that could revive failing talks with the European Union, according to people familiar with the matter. The bill begins its progress through the Lords on Monday – Bloomberg (19)

🇮🇪 Ireland is set to introduce some of the toughest curbs in Europe in a renewed effort to curb the spread of the coronavirus. The cabinet is due to meet on Monday to finalize the restrictions – Bloomberg (19)

🇺🇸 Housing Starts and Building Permits for September (20)

🇫🇷 Former French prime minister Edouard Philippe is set to appear before the Covid-19 inquiry on Wednesday. His house was searched by police as part of an investigation into ministers’ handling of the pandemic last week – FT (21)

🇪🇺 Christine Lagarde, president of the European Central Bank, is scheduled to host a virtual discussion together with chief economist Philip Lane to speak with civil society organisations about the ECB’s strategic review – FT (21)

🇨🇳 A day before rival Apple starts shipping its new 5G-capable iPhone 12, Huawei Technologies will unveil its updated flagship smartphone, the Mate 40 – Nikkei (22)

🇺🇸 Existing Home Sales for September (22)

🇺🇸 US president Donald Trump is scheduled to face Democratic nominee Joe Biden on Thursday in the last presidential debate before the election on November 3. (22)

🇹🇷 🇮🇱 Policymakers in Turkey and Israel meet on Thursday, but no change is expected. (22)

🇮🇹 🇬🇧 Standard & Poors will review its rating on Italy’s sovereign debt on Thursday and UK’s government debt on Friday – FT (22) & (23)

🇯🇵 🇪🇺 🇬🇧 🇺🇸 Markit Manufacturing, Services and Composite PMIs for October (23)

🇷🇺 Policymakers in Russia meet on Friday, but no change is expected. (23)

 


 

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Top 10 Macro/Financial Charts of the Previous Week – w42

 

What happened in the World Economy last Week – in charts – w42 (Bloomberg)

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