W Week Ahead

Week Ahead Preview: Beige Book; RBA and BOC Meetings; Lagarde and Bailey Speak; ECB Conference; Fed Speakers; China CPI and PPI; ASEAN Summit

03 September, 2023

From the Beige Beige to the Chinese CPI and a slate of central bankers’ speeches, here’s what you need to follow for the week ahead.


🇺🇸 🇨🇦 Labor Day holiday in US and Canada

🇹🇷 🇷🇺 🌎 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan may meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi, Russia, in talks focused on Black Sea grain shipments – Bloomberg

🇪🇺 ECB Legal Conference in Frankfurt, through Tuesday. ECB executive board member Frank Elderson gives keynote speech focused on climate risks. Elderson and ECB executive board member Philip Lane chair panels – Bloomberg

🇪🇺 Panel discussion with Joachim Nagel, title: “The role of central bank reserves in monetary policy” – Bloomberg

🇪🇺 ECB President Christine Lagarde gives speech at the Distinguished Speakers Seminar organised by the European Economics & Financial Centre – Bloomberg

🇪🇺 Fabio Panetta delivers introductory statement at the Hearing on the Digital Euro at the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament – Bloomberg


🌏 ASEAN leaders will convene in Jakarta for their second summit this year – Nikkei

🇦🇺 RBA Meeting

🇨🇳 🇪🇺 🇬🇧 Services and Composite PMIs

🇪🇺 July PPI

🇪🇺 ECB CPI Expectations

🇪🇺 ECB executive board member Isabel Schnabel and vice president Luis de Guindos chair panels focused on central banks and international sanctions at ECB Legal Conference – Bloomberg

🇪🇺 ECB’s Visco speaks in Trieste – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 July Factory Orders

🇺🇸 US Senate returns from recess with the health of Republican Leader Mitch McConnell under a cloud – Bloomberg


🇯🇵 Bank of Japan board member Hajime Takata speaks in Yamaguchi – Bloomberg

🇩🇪 July Factory Orders

🇪🇺 European Central Bank governing council member Ignazio Visco speaks in Trieste – Bloomberg

🇬🇧 Bank of England Governor Andrew Bailey and his collegues Jon Cunliffe, Swati Dhingra and Elizabeth Stheeman testify to the Treasury Committee in Parliament about their latest interest rate decision and economic forecasts – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 Services and Composite PMIs

🇺🇸 August ISM Services

🇺🇸 Boston Fed President Susan Collins speaks on the economy at New England Council in Boston – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 Former St. Louis Fed President James Bullard will engage in a live fireside-chat-style webinar discussion with NABE President Julia Coronado, founder and president of MacroPolicy Perspectives – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 Dallas Fed President Lorie Logan at community listening session to explore economic issues facing the Lubbock area – Bloomberg

🇨🇦 BOC Meeting

🇺🇸 Beige Book


🇦🇺 Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Philip Lowe, days before he steps down, speaks at the Anika Foundation in an address titled “Some Final Remarks.” – Bloomberg

🇯🇵 Bank of Japan board member Junko Nakagawa speaks in Kochi – Bloomberg

🇯🇵 Japan to expand and extend gasoline subsidies until year-end – Bloomberg

🇨🇳 August trade data

🇩🇪 July Industrial Production

🇪🇺 Q2 GDP Final GDP

🇪🇺 ECB’s governing council members Pierre Wunsch and Robert Holzmann speak at conference on digital euro in Brussels – Bloomberg

🇪🇺 ECB governing council members Francois Villeroy de Galhau and Klaas Knot and Executive Board member Frank Elderson at event organized by the Network of Central Banks and Supervisors for Greening the Financial System, in Paris – Bloomberg

🇬🇧 Bank of England releases decision maker panel survey

🇺🇸 Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harker speaks about the future of fintech. Speech is at the Philadelphia Fed’s seventh annual Fintech Conference – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 Chicago Fed President Austan Goolsbee delivers welcome remarks at the bank’s Fourth Annual Career Pathways in Economics and Related Fields Conference – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 New York Fed President John Williams participates in moderated discussion at the Bloomberg Market Forum – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic speaks on economic outlook at Broward College in Davie, Florida. Bostic also speaks on economic mobility at a Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance event – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 Federal Reserve Governor Michelle Bowman speaks on panel at Philadelphia Fed’s annual fintech conference. Subject is the future of money and consumer protection – Bloomberg

🇨🇦 Bank of Canada Governor Tiff Macklem to speak on the Economic Progress Report in Calgary – Bloomberg


🇺🇸 Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic gives remarks at Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance event – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 Dallas Fed President Lorie Logan speaks about monetary policy to the Dallas Business Club at Southern Methodist University – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 Fed Vice Chair for Supervision Michael Barr speaks about payments innovation at Philadelphia Fed’s annual fintech conference – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 July Consumer Credit


🇨🇳 August PPI and CPI



Focus on U.S. Economic Calendar


Top 10 Macro/Financial Charts of the Previous Week – w35

What happened in the World Economy last Week – in charts – w35 (Bloomberg)


*Note: Previous reports can be found here