W Week Ahead

Week Ahead Preview: BOC, BOK, ECB and RNBZ Meetings; FOMC Minutes; Fed Speakers; U.S. and Chinese Inflation Figures; ECB Bank Lending Survey; Wall Street Bank Earnings

07 April, 2024

From Central Banks’ Meetings to the FOMC Minutes to the U.S. CPI and major Wall Street Bank Earnings, here’s what you need to know for the Week Ahead.


🇹🇼 🇨🇳 Taiwan’s former President Ma Ying-jeou is expected to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping in a sequel to talks they held in 2015 – Nikkei

🇺🇸 🇨🇳 U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen is due to brief reporters in Beijing as she wraps up her second visit to China in about a year – Nikkei

🇯🇵 February labor cash earnings ⚠

🇩🇪 February industrial production ⚠

🇪🇺 ECB Governing Council Member Yannis Stournaras speaks at Greek central bank’s annual meeting – Bloomberg

🇨🇭 🇬🇧 Swiss National Bank President Thomas Jordan speaks at SNB event in Zurich. BOE Deputy Governor Sarah Breeden will join SNB panel discussion – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 Chicago Fed President Austan Goolsbee appears on local Chicago radio station WBEZ-FM – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari joins town hall discussion at the University of Montana in Missoula – Bloomberg


🇨🇳 March aggregate financing, money supply, new yuan loans (from Tuesday) ⚠

🇪🇺 ECB Bank Lending Survey ⚠

🇬🇧 March Barclays consumer spending data

🇨🇭 SNB Vice Chair Martin Schlegel speaks in Geneva – Bloomberg


🌎 World Trade Organization publishes its outlook and statistics report

🇺🇸 🇯🇵 U.S. President Joe Biden will host Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida at the White House – Nikkei

🇰🇷 South Korean parliamentary elections will select a 300-member National Assembly, with President Yoon Suk Yeol looking to wrest control of the legislature – Bloomberg

🇳🇿 RBNZ Meeting

🇺🇸 March CPI ⚠

🇺🇸 Fed Governor Michelle Bowman discusses Basel capital requirements at the European Bank Executive Forum – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 Chicago Fed President Austan Goolsbee participates in a panel discussion for the Social Finance Institute – Bloomberg

🇨🇦 BOC Meeting ⚠


🇺🇸 🇯🇵 🇵🇭 Japan, the Philippines and the U.S. will hold trilateral talks in Washington – Nikkei

🇨🇳 March CPI and PPI ⚠

🇪🇺 ECB Meeting ⚠

🇬🇧 BOE policymaker Megan Greene speaks on a panel at Delphi Economic Forum in Greece – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 March PPI ⚠

🇺🇸 New York Fed President John Williams delivers keynote remarks at the Federal Home Loan Bank of New York symposium – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 Boston Fed President Susan Collins speaks at the Economic Club of New York – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic participates in a moderated conversation on leadership in financial services – Bloomberg


🇺🇸 Earnings season has arrived, with major Wall Street banks Citigroup, JPMorgan and Wells Fargo due to report results – Bloomberg ⚠

🇰🇷 BOK Meeting

🇨🇳 March trade data

🇪🇺 ECB issues survey of professional forecasters – Bloomberg

🇬🇧 March industrial production

🇬🇧 BOE issues report on forecasting monetary policy by former Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic gives speech and participates in a moderated conversation on housing at the Confronting America’s Housing Crisis: Solutions for the 21st Century – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 San Francisco Fed President Mary Daly participates in fireside chat at Fintech Conference – Bloomberg




Focus on U.S. Economic Calendar

Top 10 Macro/Financial Charts of the Previous Week – w14

What Happened in the World Economy Last Week – in charts – w14 (Bloomberg)

*Note: Previous reports can be found here