W Week Ahead

Week Ahead: ECB and Fed Speakers, Beige Book, U.S. Data, Markit PMIs

18 October, 2021

Summary Key Events

🇬🇧 BOE Deputy Governor Jon Cunliffe speaks on a panel at Banco de España’s Third Conference on Financial Stability on the topic of “Central Bank Digital Currencies and Financial Stability.” – Bloomberg (18)

🇪🇺 Bank of Spain governor Pablo Hernandez de Cos speaks at Financial Stability conference organized in coordination with CEMFI – Bloomberg (18)

🇺🇸 Industrial Production for September (18)

🇺🇸 Fed’s Esther George and Neel Kashkari speak at the Forum for Minorities in Banking – Bloomberg (18)

🇺🇸 Apple will hold a media event to unveil the first redesign to its MacBook Pro laptop in five years – Bloomberg (18)

🇨🇳 China’s NPC Standing Committee starts a meeting that goes on through Oct. 23. A review of anti-monopoly regulations is on the agenda – Bloomberg (19)

🇯🇵 Japan formally begins the campaign for a national general election that is planned for Oct. 31 – Bloomberg (19)

🇪🇺 Bank of Finland Governor Olli Rehn delivers opening remarks at the Bank of Finland and SUERF joint conference on “Monetary Policy Approaches: A Comparative Appraisal” – Bloomberg (19)

🇪🇺 ECB Executive Board member Fabio Panetta delivers introductory remarks at the 5th annual ECB-CEBRA conference – Bloomberg (19)

🇪🇺 Bank of Portugal Governor Mario Centeno and European Central Bank Executive Board member Frank Elderson speak at a meeting of central banks from Portuguese-speaking countries – Bloomberg (19)

🇬🇧 BOE’s Bailey gives a welcome address at the BOE and Banca d’Italia joint research conference on “The macro-financial impacts of climate change and the net zero transition.” – Bloomberg (19)

🇺🇸 Housing Starts & Building Permits for September (19)

🇪🇺 Participation by Philip Lane in panel discussion “Experiences from central banks’ strategy reviews” at the Bank of Finland and SUERF joint conference on “Monetary Policy Approaches: A Comparative Appraisal” – Bloomberg (19)

🇺🇸 San Francisco Fed President Mary Daly makes introductory remarks before a speech by Governor Michelle Bowman to a regional banker forum hosted by the SF Fed — Bloomberg (19)

🇺🇸 Richmond Fed President Tom Barkin speaks to the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce – Bloomberg (19)

🇺🇸 Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic takes part in a virtual interview by The Hill on helping the long-term unemployed – Bloomberg (19)

🇺🇸 Fed Governor Christopher Waller will give a speech on the economic outlook at an event hosted by the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research – Bloomberg (19)

🇺🇸 Google will hold a launch event for its new Pixel 6 phones – Bloomberg (19)

🇨🇳 China releases September’s housing index, which measures home prices in 70 major cities – Nikkei (20)

🇪🇺 Bank of France Governor Francois Villeroy de Galhau speaks at French senate’s finance committee – Bloomberg (20)

🇪🇺 Austrian Central Bank chief Robert Holzmann delivers speech at Austrian Financial Market Authority’s (FMA) Supervisory Conference – Bloomberg (20)

🇪🇺 Bank of Italy governor Visco moderates a panel on net zero policies and finance and then makes concluding remarks at a joint Bank of Italy/Bank of England research conference on the macro financial impacts of climate change and net zero transition. Online event – Bloomberg (20)

🇺🇸 Regional Fed presidents Charles Evans, Raphael Bostic, James Bullard and Neel Kashkari take part in an event hosted by the Minneapolis Fed on Racism and the Economy – Bloomberg (20)

🇺🇸 Fed Governor Randal Quarles discusses the economic outlook at an event hosted by the Milken Institute in Los Angeles – Bloomberg (20)

🇺🇸 Beige Book (20)

🇪🇺 EU leaders meet in Brussels to discuss the energy crisis, Covid-19, digital transformation, migration and external relations – Bloomberg (from 21 to 22)

🇪🇺 Italy’s Visco speaks in Rome for annual Savings Day – Bloomberg (21)

🇺🇸 U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo speaks on a webcastpromoted by The Economic Club of New York – Bloomberg (21)

🇺🇸 Existing Home Sales for September (21)

🇺🇸 Fed Governor Christopher Waller discusses the U.S. economy during a virtual event hosted by the OMFIF – Bloomberg (21)

🇺🇸 New York Fed President John Williams takes part in a moderated discussion hosted by the China 40 Forum – Bloomberg (22)

🇯🇵 🇪🇺 🇬🇧 🇺🇸 Markit PMIs for October (22)

🇪🇺 ECB survey of professional economic forecasters – Bloomberg (22)

🇺🇸 San Francisco Fed President Mary Daly discusses the Fed and climate change risk during a virtual event hosted by the America Enterprise Institute – Bloomberg (22)

🇺🇸 Fed Chair Jerome Powell takes part in a virtual panel discussion on post-Covid monetary and financial stability challenges hosted by the South African Reserve Bank – Bloomberg (22)




Focus on U.S. Economic Calendar

Top 10 Macro/Financial Charts of the Previous Week – w41


What happened in the World Economy last Week – in charts – w41 (Bloomberg)

*Note: Previous reports can be found here