W Week Ahead

Week Ahead: Fed, ECB, BOE Rate Decisions; US and U.K. CPI; Deadline to Avert U.S. Government Shutdown; Chinese Data; U.K. Strikes

12 December, 2022

Key Macro Events

🇫🇷 🇺🇦 France, international conference held in Paris to support Ukrainian civil resilience, organised by French president Emmanuel Macron and Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskyy (12)

🇬🇧 The Bank of England releases its financial stability report – Bloomberg (13)

🇺🇸 November CPI (13)

🇯🇵 The Bank of Japan will announce the outright purchase amount of Japanese government securities – Bloomberg (14)

🛢 OPEC issues its latest monthly oil market report (14)

🇬🇧 UK, 48-hour strike by more than 40,000 workers across Network Rail and 14 train companies begins in a long-running dispute over jobs, pay and conditions – FT (14)

🇬🇧 November CPI (14)

🇪🇺 October Industrial Production (14)

🇺🇸 FOMC Meeting (14)

🇨🇳 November Retail Sales, FAI, and Industrial Production (15)

🇪🇺 EU, European Council meeting of EU heads of state and government, chaired by the council’s president Charles Michel – FT (15)

🇬🇧 BOE Meeting (15)

🇪🇺 ECB Meeting (15)

🇺🇸 November Retail Sales and Industrial Production (15)

🇺🇸 “Triple witching” day takes place in the US market, the quarterly event where the expiry of stock and index options collide with those of index futures – Bloomberg (16)

🇺🇸 US deadline for a new funding deal to avert a federal government shutdown – Bloomberg (16)

🇬🇧 UK, 72-hour strike begins by 350 ground handling staff at Heathrow employed by Menzies. Also, more than 100 Eurostar security staff employed by facilities management company Mitie are due to walk out in a dispute over pay – FT (16)

🌎 December Manufacturing and Services PMIs (16)

🇪🇺Bank of Finland Governor Olli Rehn speaks at the Finnish central bank’s press conference on the Nordic nation’s economy – Bloomberg (16)



Focus on U.S. Economic Calendar

Top 10 Macro/Financial Charts of the Previous Week – w49

What happened in the World Economy last Week – in charts – w49 (Bloomberg)

*Note: Previous reports can be found here