W Week Ahead

Week Ahead Preview: Australian, French And Spanish CPI; U.S. PCE Core Inflation; Chinese Bank Earnings; Riksbank Meeting; Central Banks’ Speeches

24 March, 2024

From Chinese bank earnings to the Austrialian, French and Spanish CPI and the U.S. PCE Core Inflation, here’s what you need to know about the week ahead.


🇯🇵 BOJ issues minute of January policy meeting

🇪🇺 ECB Governing Council member Robert Holzmann speaks at meeting of Foreign Press Association in Vienna – Bloomberg

🇬🇧 BOE policy maker Catherine Mann speaks at the Royal Economic Society annual conference on industrial policy – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 February new home sales

🇺🇸 Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic is part of a moderated conversation about equitable economic development at the University of Cincinnati Real Estate Center – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 Chicago Fed President Austan Goolsbee appears on Yahoo Finance – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 Federal Reserve Governor Lisa Cook speaks on the dual mandate and the balance of risks at a lecture for students at Harvard University – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 Former US President Donald Trump’s deadline to post $454 million bond after losing New York state’s civil fraud suit.


🌎 Boao Forum for Asia annual conference runs through Friday in Hainan province – Bloomberg

🇨🇳 February industrial profits

🇩🇪 April GfK consumer confidence survey

🇪🇺 ECB chief economist Philip Lane participates in event at Trinity College in Dublin – Bloomberg

🇭🇺 Hungary’s central bank sets rate policy

🇬🇧 The UK Parliament’s Liaison Committee questions PM Rishi Sunak on the economy and other issues – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 February Durable Goods Orders

🇺🇸 January FHFA price index

🇺🇸 January S&P Corelogic Case Shiller index

🇺🇸 March Conf. Board Consumer Confidence


🇨🇳 Many of China’s biggest banks report earnings through Friday and could reveal more margin pressure. Bank of Communications, Agricultural Bank of China, China Merchants Bank kick it off – Bloomberg

🇦🇺 February CPI

🇪🇸 March CPI

🇪🇺 March economic confidence

🇪🇺 ECB executive board member Piero Cipollone speaks in Brussels on the euro area’s economic outlook and monetary policy – Bloomberg

🇬🇧 BOE issues financial policy committee minutes

🇸🇪 Riksbank meeting

🇺🇸 Federal Reserve Governor Christopher Waller speaks at an event held by the Economic Club of New York to discuss the economic outlook – Bloomberg


🇫🇷 🇧🇷 French President Emmanuel Macron travels to Brazil to reset business and political ties – Bloomberg

🇵🇱 🇺🇦 Polish and Ukrainian cabinets meet in Warsaw to discuss bilateral relations, including agricultural issues – Bloomberg

🇪🇺 February monetary developments

🇩🇪 March labour market figures

🇬🇧 Q4 GDP final estimate

🇪🇺 Bank of France Governor Francois Villeroy de Galhau speaks at House of Finance conference in Paris – Bloomberg

🇬🇧 Q4 GDP latest estimate

🇺🇸 February pending home sales

🇺🇸 March U. of Michigan Cons. Sentiment

🇺🇸 Sam Bankman-Fried, co-founder of crypto-currency exchange FTX, is scheduled for sentencing in New York. His lawyers have proposed a 6 1/2-year sentence – Bloomberg


🇺🇸 Good Friday. Exchanges closed in US and many other countries in observance of holiday. US federal government is open.

🇫🇷 March CPI

🇺🇸 February personal spending and income

🇺🇸 February core price index

🇺🇸 San Francisco Fed President Mary Daly delivers opening remarks at the bank’s Macroeconomics and Monetary Policy Conference – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell speaks in a moderated discussion with Kai Ryssdal – Bloomberg



Focus on U.S. Economic Calendar

Top 10 Macro/Financial Charts of the Previous Week – w12

What Happened in the World Economy Last Week – in charts – w12 (Bloomberg)

*Note: Previous reports can be found here