W Week Ahead

Week Ahead Preview: BOC, BOJ, ECB and CBRT Meetings; ECB Bank Lending Survey; U.S. Data; New Hampshire Presidential Primary

21 January, 2024

From the interest rate decisions by the BOC, BOJ, ECB to the U.S. data and the New Hampshire presidential primary, here’s what you need to know about the week ahead.


🇨🇳 Loan prime rates

🇪🇺 EU foreign ministers meet in Brussels with potential Red Sea naval mission on the agenda – Bloomberg

🇩🇪 🇫🇷 German Chancellor Olaf Scholz hosts French President Emmanuel Macron for bilateral talks – Bloomberg

🇷🇺 Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in New York for UN meetings – Bloomberg


🇯🇵 BOJ Meeting

🇪🇺 ECB bank lending survey

🇪🇺 January Consumer Confidence

🇺🇸 New Hampshire holds first-in-the-nation presidential primary


🌏 The Asian Financial Forum in Hong Kong brings together leaders from the government, finance, and business communities – Bloomberg

🇯🇵 December trade data

🌎 S&P Global Services & Manufacturing PMI

🇺🇦 Rate decision

🇨🇦 BOC Meeting


🇫🇷 🇮🇳 French President Emmanuel Macron arrives in India for state visit – Bloomberg

🇩🇪 January IFO business climate

🇹🇷 Turkey rate decision

🇪🇺 ECB Meeting

🇺🇸 Q4 GDP

🇺🇸 durable goods orders

🇺🇸 December new home sales


🇨🇳 The Lunar New Year is officially celebrated in mid-February, however, the holiday rush will start from Jan. 26 – Bloomberg

🇯🇵 January Tokyo CPI

🇯🇵 BOJ Minutes

🇪🇺 December monetary developments

🇪🇺 ECB issues survey of professional forecasters

🇪🇺 ECB Governing Council member Fabio Panetta speaks at conference in Riga, Latvia – Bloomberg

🇪🇺 ECB Governing Council members Martins Kazaks and Boris Vujcic speak at conference in Riga, Latvia – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 December personal income

🇺🇸 December personal spending

🇺🇸 December PCE inflation index



Focus on U.S. Economic Calendar

Top 10 Macro/Financial Charts of the Previous Week – w3

What Happened in the World Economy Last Week – in charts – w3 (Bloomberg)

*Note: Previous reports can be found here