W Week Ahead

Week Ahead: BOC Meeting; BOJ Minutes; ECB Speakers; Flash PMIs; U.S. GDP; Spanish GDP

23 January, 2023

Key Macro Events

🇯🇵 BOJ Minutes for Dec. Meeting (23)

🇯🇵 Japan’s ordinary Diet session opens on Monday, with Prime Minister Kishida slated to make a policy speech explaining his priorities this year, including measures to tackle declining births in the country – Nikkei (23)

🇬🇧 UK, over 2,600 Unison ambulance workers to begin another day of strike action in their dispute over pay. Separately, more than 1,000 Welsh Ambulance Service members of Unite the union begin a second 24-hour walk out over pay – FT (23)

🇪🇺 EU foreign ministers meeting in Brussels to discuss the situation in Ukraine – Bloomberg (23)

🇪🇺 ECB’s Vujcic Speaks in Zagreb – Bloomberg (23)

🇪🇺 ECB’s Visco speaks at event in Rome – Bloomberg (23)

🇪🇺 ECB Executive Board member Fabio Panetta speaks in the European Parliament – Bloomberg (23)

🇪🇺 ECB’s Holzmann Speaks at Book Presentation in Vienna – Bloomberg (23)

🇪🇺 ECB President Christine Lagarde makes a speech at the Deutsche Boerse annual reception – Bloomberg (23)

🇪🇺 January Consumer Confidence (23)

🇺🇸 Conference Board leading index (23)

🌎 Australia, Eurozone, France, Germany, Japan, UK, US: S&P Global purchasing managers’ index (PMI) for manufacturing and services (24)

🇪🇺 ECB Governing Council member Klaas Knot speaks at Future of the Financial Sector conference in Frankfurt – Bloomberg (24)

🇪🇺 ECB Governing Council member Boris Vujcic joins panel on `The Euro as a Guarantee of Resilience’ in Zagreb – Bloomberg (24)

🇪🇺 ECB President Christine Lagarde delivers a video message on “the euro as a guarantee of resilience” to a conference in Zagreb – Bloomberg (24)

🇪🇺 ECB board member Kerstin af Jochnick is part of a panel at a conference on “The Next Systemic Financial Crisis – Where Might it Come From” in Frankfurt – Bloomberg (24)

🇨🇭 SNB Governing Board Vice Chairman Martin Schlegel speaks in Zurich – Bloomberg (24)

🇯🇵 BOJ announces the outright purchase amount of government securities (25)

🇦🇺 Q4 and December CPI inflation data (25)

🇬🇧 December PPI (25)

🇩🇪 January IFO (25)

🇨🇦 BOC Meeting (25)

🇯🇵 BOJ Minutes for Jan. Meeting (26)

🇺🇸 4Q GDP (26)

🇺🇸 December Durable Goods Orders (26)

🇺🇸 December New Home Sales (26)

🇨🇳 China will release preliminary data on consumption trends during the seven-day Lunar New Year holidays, during which millions of Chinese traveled without COVID restrictions for the first time in three years – Nikkei (27)

🇪🇸 4Q GDP (27)

🇪🇺 December Money Supply M3 (27)

🇺🇸 December PCE Inflation (27)



Focus on U.S. Economic Calendar

Top 10 Macro/Financial Charts of the Previous Week – w3

What happened in the World Economy last Week – in charts – w3 (Bloomberg)

*Note: Previous reports can be found here