W Week Ahead

Week Ahead Preview: BOE, BOJ and FED Meetings; ECB Speakers; OECD Economic Outlook; U.S. Housing Data

17 September, 2023

From OECD Economic Outlook update to meetings on interest rates at the Federal Reserve and Bank of England as well as central banks in Switzerland, Norway, Sweden and Japan, here’s what you need to follow for the week ahead.


🇷🇺 🇨🇳 Russian and Chinese foreign ministers plan talks in Moscow – Bloomberg

🇺🇦 🇩🇪 Defense ministers in the Ukraine Defense Contact Group scheduled to meet in Ramstein, Germany – Bloomberg

🇸🇦 Saudi Energy Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman due to address a conference on the kingdom’s crude policy – Bloomberg

🇪🇺 ECB Vice President Luis de Guindos gives remarks at an event organized by Foment del Treball – Bloomberg

🇬🇧 Rightmove September house price index


🇦🇺 RBA Minutes

🇪🇺 EU European affairs ministers to meet in Brussels

🇪🇺 ECB Executive Board member Frank Elderson addresses conference at Goethe-Universität/Center for Financial Studies in Frankfurt – Bloomberg

🌎 OECD releases interim economic outlook report on the global economy

🇺🇸 August housing starts and building permits


🇨🇳 Loan prime rates

🇪🇺 ECB Executive Board member Frank Elderson speaks at Springtij Forum 2023 in Terschelling, Netherlands – Bloomberg

🇨🇦 BOC Minutes

🇺🇸 FED Meeting


🇪🇺 ECB Executive Board member Isabel Schnabel chair panel at ECB Annual Research Conference – Bloomberg

🇨🇭 SNB Meeting

🇸🇪 Riksbank Meeting

🇳🇴 Norges Bank Meeting

🇬🇧 BOE Meeting

🇪🇺 September Consumer Confidence

🇺🇸 August leading index and existing home sales

🇺🇸 🇺🇦 Top US Senate leaders will host an all-members meeting with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Thursday, according to a Senate leadership aide, as House Republicans are preparing to block a Biden administration request for another $24 billion in Ukraine assistance – Bloomberg


🇯🇵 BOJ Meeting

🌎 September Manufacturing and Services PMIs

🇪🇺 ECB chief economist Philip Lane addresses Money Marketeers of New York University in New York – Bloomberg

🇪🇺 ECB Vice President Luis de Guindos addresses online event – Bloomberg

🇬🇧 August retail sales figures

🇺🇸 Federal Reserve Governor Lisa Cook gives keynote address at National Bureau of Economic Research’s Economics of Artificial Intelligence Conference – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 San Francisco Fed President Mary Daly will join Greater Phoenix Leadership for a fireside chat to discuss inflation, monetary policy, and the economy – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari will participate in a fireside chat with Best Buy CEO Corie Barry, hosted by the Economic Club of Minnesota – Bloomberg




Focus on U.S. Economic Calendar


Top 10 Macro/Financial Charts of the Previous Week – w37


What happened in the World Economy last Week – in charts – w37 (Bloomberg)

*Note: Previous reports can be found here