W Week Ahead

Week Ahead Preview: ECB’s Conference; Chinese GDP; UK & Japanese CPI; US Data; RBA Minutes

16 July, 2023

From Chinese GDP to the UK CPI and the European Central Bank’s conference on central, eastern and south-eastern Europe, here’s what you need to follow for the week ahead.


🌎 G-20 finance ministers and central bankers in India are likely to discuss economic and financial market trends, inflation, food and energy security concerns and support for developing countries – Bloomberg (17)

🇨🇳 PBOC 1-Yr Medium-Term Lending Facility Rate (17)

🇨🇳 Q2 GDP (17)

🇪🇺 European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde gives welcome remarks at 9th ECB conference on central, eastern and south-eastern European (CESEE) countries – Bloomberg (17)

🇪🇺 ECB chief economist Philip Lane and Governing Council member Bostjan Vasle at CESEE conference – Bloomberg (17)

🇪🇺 ECB Executive Board member Frank Elderson, Governing Council member Boris Vujcic speak at CESEE conference – Bloomberg (17)

🇺🇸 July Empire Manufacturing (17)


🇳🇿 Reserve Bank of Australia issues minutes of July policy meeting (18)

🇺🇸 June Retail Sales (18)

🇺🇸 June Industrial Production (18)

🇺🇸 July NAHB index (18)

🇺🇸 Federal Resere Vice Chair for Supervision Michael Barr speaks on fair lending at the National Fair Housing Alliance 2023 National Conference – Bloomberg (18)

🇺🇸 Michael Gibson, director of the Fed’s Division of Supervision and Regulation, testifies about climate change at a House Financial Services subcommittee – Bloomberg (18)


🇬🇧 June CPI (19)

🇪🇺 ECB Governing Council member Boris Vujcic gives lecture on Croatia’s euro entry, in Skopje, North Macedonia – Bloomberg (19)

🇬🇧 Bank of England Deputy Governor Dave Ramsden gives a speech on quantitative tightening, chaired by the Money Macro and Finance Society – Bloomberg (19)

🇺🇸 Former US Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin speaks at the Economic Club of Washington – Bloomberg (19)

🇺🇸 June housing starts and building permits (19)


🇪🇺 EU foreign affairs ministers meet in Brussels – Bloomberg (20)

🇪🇺 ECB’s Francois Villeroy de Galhau speaks at press conference on French current account balance – Bloomberg (20)

🇪🇺 July Consumer Confidence (20)

🇺🇸 June Existing Home Sales (20)


🇯🇵 June CPI (21)

🇷🇺 Central Bank Meeting (21)





Focus on U.S. Economic Calendar


Top 10 Macro/Financial Charts of the Previous Week – w28


What happened in the World Economy last Week – in charts – w28 (Bloomberg)


*Note: Previous reports can be found here