W Week Ahead

Week Ahead: Biden at NATO Meeting, Powell and Lagarde Speak, EU Summit

21 March, 2022

Key Macro Events

🇯🇵 Japan will end all COVID emergency curbs on Monday – Nikkei (21)

🇪🇺 EU officials will meet Monday to discuss making ways for making food supplies more secure – Bloomberg (21) 

🇺🇸 NABE conference with speeches from the Fed’s Jerome Powell and Raphael Bostic – Bloomberg (21)

🇺🇸 Bloomberg Equality Summit: speakers include San Francisco Fed President Mary Daly and Macy’s CEO Jeff Gennette – Bloomberg (22)

🇪🇺 ECB President Christine Lagarde is among several central bankers scheduled to speak at the BIS innovation summit – Bloomberg (22)

🇦🇺 Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Philip Lowe takes part in the Meet the Regulators ASIC Annual Forum 2022 – Bloomberg (22)

🇪🇺 Fourth annual joint conference of the Deutsche Bundesbank, European Central Bank, and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. The ECB’s Fabio Panetta is among the speakers – Bloomberg (22)

🇨🇳 China Evergrande Group, one of the most indebted developers in the world, is facing the maturity of another large offshore bond. The principal on the bond is $2.045 billion with a coupon rate of 8.25% – Nikkei (23)

🇬🇧 U.K. Bank of England Governor Andrew Bailey, Fed Chair Jerome Powell and others will speak on a BIS panel about “challenges for central bank governors in a digital world.” – Bloomberg (23)

🇬🇧 U.K. Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s “Spring Statement” on the budget at a time of a major cost of living squeeze. New economic forecasts are also due – Bloomberg (23)

🇺🇸 New Home Sales for February (23)

🇪🇺 Eurozone consumer confidence for March (23)

🇯🇵 🇦🇺 🇪🇺 🇬🇧 🇺🇸 Manufacturing & Services PMI (24)

🌎 🇪🇺 At a summit in Brussels, the EU heads of government may agree on immediate actions to replenish depleted natural gas storage and on urgent measures to help retail consumers shoulder some of the burden of rising energy bills, according to diplomats with knowledge of the matter – Bloomberg (24)

🌎 🇺🇸 U.S. President Joe Biden attends NATO emergency summit in Brussels (24)

🇺🇸 Durable Goods Orders for February (24)

🇺🇸 🇵🇱 President Biden will travel to Warsaw, Poland, where he will hold a bilateral meeting with President Andrzej Duda – White House (25)

🇩🇪 Germany IFO business climate (25)





Focus on U.S. Economic Calendar

Top 10 Macro/Financial Charts of the Previous Week – w11


What happened in the World Economy last Week – in charts – w11 (Bloomberg)

*Note: Previous reports can be found here