W Week Ahead

Week Ahead: BOJ Meeting; U.S. Data; ECB Speakers; Yoon Meets Biden

24 April, 2023

Key Macro Events

🌎 North Sea Summit on energy in Ostend, Belgium. Several European leaders are expected to attend – Bloomberg (24)

🇷🇺 Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will chair UN Security Council sessions in New York. Through Tuesday – bloomberg (24)

🇪🇺 EU Foreign Affairs Council meets in Luxembourg, including a video appearance by Ukraine’s foreign minister – Bloomberg (24)

🇩🇪 April Business Climate Index (24)

🇪🇺 ECB Executive Board member Fabio Panetta participates in panel discussion on multilateralism in Brussels Bloomberg (24)

🇪🇺 ECB Governing Council member Boris Vujcic speaks on euro at Croatian Chamber of Commerce event – Bloomberg (24)

🇪🇺 ECB’s Governing Council Francois Villeroy de Galhau speaks at the CityUK International Conference in London on role of central banks – Bloomberg (24)

🇫🇷 🇹🇼 French lawmakers are scheduled to visit Taiwan amid rising tension between mainland China and the island nation – Bloomberg (24)

🇮🇹 Liberation Day. Financial markets closed (25)

🇬🇧 Bank of England Deputy Governor Ben Broadbent speech hosted by National Institute of Economic and Social Research at Cambridge University on ‘Monetary policy: prices versus quantities’ – Bloomberg (25)

🇺🇸 March New Home Sales (25)

🇺🇸 March Conf. Board Consumer Confidence (25)

🇰🇷 🇺🇸 President Yoon Suk Yeol of South Korea meets US President Joe Biden at White House – Bloomberg (26)

🇪🇺 ECB Vice President Luis de Guindos speaks at Delphi Forum in Greece – Bloomberg (26)

🇬🇧 April Retail Consortium shop price index (26)

🇺🇸 March Durable Goods (26)

🇨🇦 BoC Minutes (26)

🇳🇱 Koningsdag or King’s Day national holiday (27)

🇪🇺 ECB’s Panetta Gives Presentation on the Digital Euro – Bloomberg (27)

🇺🇸 1Q GDP (27)

🇯🇵 BOJ Meeting (28)

🇪🇺 Meeting of EU finance ministers and central bank governors in Stockholm, chaired by Swedish Minister for Finance Elisabeth Svantesson. Through April 29 – Bloomberg (28)

🇪🇺 Participation by Christine Lagarde in press conference following the Eurogroup meeting in Stockholm – Bloomberg (28)

🇪🇺 1Q GDP (28)

🇺🇸 March PCE Index (28)

🇸🇪 🇪🇺 Sweden, EU finance ministers and heads of central banks meet in Stockholm as part of the Swedish presidency of the Council of the EU – FT (29)





Focus on U.S. Economic Calendar


Top 10 Macro/Financial Charts of the Previous Week – w16


What happened in the World Economy last Week – in charts – w16 (Bloomberg)

*Note: Previous reports can be found here