Week Ahead – w46

Summary Key Macro Events

🇬🇧 🇪🇺 Brexit trade-deal talks between the U.K. and EU continue in London Monday with several tricky sticking points remaining – Bloomberg (9)

🇪🇺 🇺🇸 EU foreign affairs ministers will meet virtually on Monday to discuss the future trade relationship with the US after last week’s presidential election – FT (9)

🇺🇸 Joe Biden plans Monday to name a 12-member task force to combat and contain the spread of the coronavirus, sources tell Axios (9)

🇨🇳 Chinese President Xi Jinping will attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit hosted by Russia via video link – Nikkei (10)

🇪🇺 🇺🇸 Tuesday is the EU’s target date for triggering tariffs on as much as $4 billion of U.S. goods in retaliation over illegal aid to Boeing Co. – Bloomberg (10)

🇺🇸 The US Supreme Court is on Tuesday expected to hear from a case that is challenging the lawfulness of the Obamacare law – FT (10)

🇨🇳 🇷🇺 Alibaba, China’s largest e-commerce company, is expected to smash the sales record again at its annual promotion event, known as Singles Day, which ends Wednesday – Nikkei (11)

🇫🇷 French president Emmanuel Macron will attend the opening ceremony of the Paris Peace Forum on Thursday – FT (11)

🇪🇺 The European Central Bank annual forum kicks off on Wednesday, when policymakers will gather virtually for a two-day event.The bank’s president Christine Lagarde will deliver a welcome address to the forum on Wednesday – FT (11)

🇪🇺 🇺🇸 🇬🇧 ECB President Christine Lagarde, BOE Governor Andrew Bailey and Fed Chair Jerome Powell are among the speakers Thursday at an online ECB Forum entitled “Central Banks in a Shifting World” (12)

🇺🇸 CPI for October (12)

💱 Finance ministers and central bankers from the Group of 20 hold an extraordinary meeting Friday to discuss bolder action to help poor nations struggling to repay their debts. (13)

🇺🇸 PPI for October (13)









Focus on 🇺🇸 Economic Calendar



Top 10 Macro/Financial Charts of the Previous Week – w45


What happened in the World Economy last Week – in charts – w45 (Bloomberg)


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