W Week Ahead

Week Ahead: ECB, FED, Norges Bank and RBA Meetings; Eurozone CPI & Lending Survey; U.S. Employment Report

01 May, 2023

Key Macro Events

🌎 May Day holiday celebrated in many countries including UK, France, China (1)

🇫🇷 Protests planned over French President Emmanuel Macron’s pension reform. French authorities asked airlines to cut 25% of flights at Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport for the day (1)

🌎 April Manufacturing PMIs (1)

🇺🇸 April ISM manufacturing (1)

🇦🇺 RBA Meeting (2)

🇫🇮 Start of negotiations to establish Finnish coalition government between election winner National Coalition Party, anti-immigration Finns Party and two junior partners – Bloomberg (2)

🇬🇧 Nationwide April house price index (2)

🇪🇺 April CPI (2)

🇪🇺 1Q bank lending survey (2)

🇺🇸 March JOLTS (2)

🇺🇸 April ADP Employment Report (3)

🌎 April Services PMIs (3)

🇺🇸 April ISM Services (3)

🇺🇸 Fed Meeting (3)

🇬🇧 Local elections in England as well as local authority mayoral elections.

🇦🇺 Reserve Bank of Australia quarterly update of economic forecasts and policy outlook – Bloomberg (4)

🇳🇴 Norges Meeting (4)

🇪🇺 ECB Meeting (4)

🇦🇺 RBA quarterly economic outlook (5)

🇨🇭 Swiss National Bank President Thomas Jordan speaks on monetary policy and inflation at event in St. Gallen – Bloomberg (5)

🇪🇺 ECB Survey of Professional Forecasters (5)

🇪🇺 ECB Executive Board member Frank Elderson gives speech at The State of the Union event organized by the European University Institute in Florence – Bloomberg (5)

🇺🇸 April Employment Report (5)

🇺🇸 St. Louis Fed President James Bullard at Economic Club of Minneapolis – Bloomberg (5)

🇺🇸 Fed Governor Lisa Cook delivers a commencement address at Michigan State University – Bloomberg (5)




Focus on U.S. Economic Calendar


Top 10 Macro/Financial Charts of the Previous Week – w17


What happened in the World Economy last Week – in charts – w17 (Bloomberg)

*Note: Previous reports can be found here