W Week Ahead

Week Ahead Preview: Yellen to Testify; RBA Meeting; U.S. CPI Revisions; U.S. Senior Loan Officer Survey; OECD Economic Outlook; Chinese CPI; Pakistan Elections; Lunar New Year

05 février, 2024

From RBA meeting to the U.S. CPI revisions and testimony from Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, here’s what you need to know about the week ahead.


🌎 Services and Composite PMIs

🌎 OECD issues interim economic outlook report for the global economy

🇪🇺 December PPI

🇬🇧 Bank of England Chief Economist Huw Pill speaks in virtual Q&A – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 January ISM services

🇺🇸 Fed issues senior loan officer survey

🇺🇸 Chicago Fed President Austan Goolsbee appears on BTV’s Bloomberg Markets – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic makes pre-recorded remarks for educational event – Bloomberg


🇦🇺 RBA Meeting

🇩🇪 December factory orders

🇪🇺 ECB CPI expectations

🇬🇧 Bank of England releases its quarterly report on its asset purchase facility – Bloomberg

🇵🇱 Poland’s Monetary Policy Council meets on interest rates

🇺🇸 Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester speaks on economic outlook in Columbus, Ohio – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari participates in a moderated Q&A as part of a Greater Mankato Growth luncheon – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 Boston Fed President Susan Collins delivers opening/overview remarks during the second day of a Fed conference on « Uneven Outcomes in the Labor Market. » – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 Democrats hold their second presidential primary contest, while the Republicans hold their third, this time in Nevada – FT


🇨🇳 January forex reserves

🇩🇪 December industrial production

🇬🇧 Bank of England Deputy Governor Sarah Breeden delivers keynote speech at economics event – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 December trade data

🇺🇸 Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker discusses central bank’s role in economy at Rowan Institute for Public Policy & Citizenship in Glassboro, New Jersey – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 Fed Governor Adriana Kugler speaks on US economy and monetary policy at Brookings Institution event – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 Richmond Fed President Tom Barkin discusses regional economy with Economic Club of Washington – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 Fed Governor Michelle Bowman gives speech on supporting entrepreneurship and small businesses at a virtual event – Bloomberg


🇵🇰 Pakistan general elections

🇨🇳 January CPI and PPI

🇪🇺 European Central Bank publishes economic bulletin

ECB Governing Council member Boris Vujcic joins panel at EIB Group Forum on European competitiveness in a polarized global context in Luxembourg – Bloomberg

🇪🇺 ECB Governing Council member Pierre Wunsch speaks at Bruegel event in Brussels – Bloomberg

🇪🇺 ECB Chief Economist Philip Lane speaks at Brookings Institution in Washington – Bloomberg

🇬🇧 Bank of England policy maker Catherine Mann speaks at OMFIF on inflation – Bloomberg

🇬🇧 BOE policy maker Swati Dhingra speaks at an event hosted by Market News International – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 Richmond Fed President Tom Barkin speaks on Bloomberg TV – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 Richmond Fed President Tom Barkin speaks to the Economic Club of New York – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen speaks at a Senate banking committee hearing on the Financial Stability Oversight Council annual report.


🇨🇳 Lunar New Year’s Eve celebrations start, ushering in the Year of the Dragon in China, South Korea, Taiwan and Vietnam – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 President Joe Biden hosts German Chancellor Olaf Scholz at the White House – Bloomberg

🇨🇳 January aggregate financing, money supply, new yuan loans (from 9)

🇮🇹 December industrial production

🇪🇺 ECB Governing Council member Joachim Nagel gives speech at award event for his French counterpart Governor Villeroy de Galhau in the German embassy in Paris – Bloomberg

🇪🇺 ECB executive board member Piero Cipollone speaks at 30th Assiom Forex Annual Congress in Genoa, Italy – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 Seasonally adjusted data, including the U.S. city average all items index levels, are subject to revision for up to 5 years after their original release. Every year, economists in the CPI calculate new seasonal factors for seasonally adjusted series and apply them to the last 5 years of data. Seasonally adjusted indexes beyond the last 5 years of data are considered to be final and not subject to revision.

🇺🇸 Dallas Fed President Lorie Logan speaks in a moderated Q&A at 14th Annual Tarrant County Transportation Summit in Hurst, TX – Bloomberg



Focus on U.S. Economic Calendar

Top 10 Macro/Financial Charts of the Previous Week – w5

What Happened in the World Economy Last Week – in charts – w5 (Bloomberg)

*Note: Previous reports can be found here