W Week Ahead

Week Ahead Preview: ECB, FED and RBA Minutes; UK’s Autumn Statement; EU Budgets’ Report; Central Banks’ Speeches; Black Friday; Dutch Parliamentary Election

19 November, 2023

From ECB, FOMC and RBA Minutes to the UK Autumn Statement and EC assessments of EU draft budgets, here’s what you need to know for the week ahead.


🇹🇼 Taiwan election registration starts – Nikkei

🌎 🇨🇳 Ministers from Arab and Islamic countries will visit China on Monday on the first stop of a tour aims at ending the war in Gaza, Saudi Foreign minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan said – Nikkei

🇩🇪 October PPI

🇪🇺 Participation by ECB Chief Economist Philip Lane in virtual policy panel at 6th annual meeting of Central Bank Research Association’s (CEBRA) International Trade and Macroeconomic program joint with the 5th annual meeting of CEBRA’s International Finance and Macroeconomics program in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Bloomberg

🇪🇺 ECB governing council member Boris Vujcic gives introductory speech on Croatia’s first year in the euro area, in Zagreb – Bloomberg

🇪🇺 ECB governing council member Pablo Hernandez de Cos speaks in Madrid – Bloomberg

🇪🇺 ECB governing council member Francois Villeroy de Galhau speaks at the Society of Professional Economists in London – Bloomberg

🇬🇧 Bank of England Governor Andrew Bailey gives the Henry Plumb Memorial Lecture – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 Richmond Fed President Thomas Barkin speaks in an interview on Fox Business – Bloomberg


🇦🇺 RBA Minutes

🇪🇺 European Commission publishes assessments of EU draft budgets – Bloomberg ⚠

🇪🇺 ECB President Christine Lagarde and German Finance Minister Christian Lindner speak in Berlin about fighting inflation – Bloomberg ⚠

🇪🇺 ECB Executive Board member Isabel Schnabel speaks at the University of Würzburg – Bloomberg

🇪🇺 ECB governing council member Mario Centeno speaks at a conference in Oporto, northern Portugal – Bloomberg

🇬🇧 Bank of England Governor Andrew Bailey and other members of the Monetary Policy Committee testify to the Treasury Committee in Parliament – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 October Existing Home Sales ⚠

🇺🇸 FOMC Minutes ⚠

🇨🇦 Canada releases an update to the government’s fiscal and economic outlook – Bloomberg


🇩🇪 🇮🇹 German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni hold joint cabinet meeting and are expected to sign migration-focused friendship treaty in Berlin – Bloomberg

🇬🇧 Chancellor Jeremy Hunt delivers the UK government’s Autumn Statement, which is expected to focus on stimulating growth for Britain’s stagnant economy – Bloomberg ⚠

🇳🇱 Dutch parliamentary election, with migration expected to be a key issue – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 October Durable Goods Orders ⚠

🇺🇸 November U. of Michigan Consumer sentiment ⚠


🇺🇸 Thanksgiving holiday — US markets closed

🇪🇺 🇨🇦 EU-Canada Summit in St. John’s, Newfoundland, through Friday – Bloomberg

🇪🇺 🇬🇧 November S&P Global Manufacturing & Services PMI ⚠

🇸🇪 Riksbank Rate Decision

🇹🇷 Turkish Central Bank Rate Decision

🇪🇺 ECB Minutes ⚠

🇷🇺 Russian President Vladimir Putin is due to attend a Collective Security Treaty Organization summit in Belarus – Bloomberg


🇺🇸 Black Friday, traditional kick-off for the US holiday shopping season

🇩🇪 Q3 Final Estimate

🇩🇪 November IFO business climate

🇪🇺 ECB’s Christine Lagarde addresses a Euro20plus town hall via teleconference – Bloomberg ⚠

🇪🇺 ECB’s De Guindos at S’Agaro conference in Spain – Bloomberg

🇪🇺 ECB’s De Cos at S’Agaro conference in Spain – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 US S&P Global Manufacturing & Services PMI ⚠



Focus on U.S. Economic Calendar

Top 10 Macro/Financial Charts of the Previous Week – w46

What happened in the World Economy last Week – in charts – w46 (Bloomberg)

*Note: Previous reports can be found here