W Week Ahead

Week Ahead Preview: Fed Beige Book; Eurozone and Tokyo CPI; U.S. PCE Core Inflation; South Africa Election; Central Bankers Speeches

26 May, 2024
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From the Fed Beige Book to the Eurozone CPI to the election in South Africa, here’s what you need to know about the week ahead.

Monday

🌎 🇺🇸 🇬🇧 US Memorial Day holiday observed. Financial markets closed. UK financial markets are closed for spring bank holiday – Bloomberg

🇯🇵 2024 BOJ-IMES Conference Hosted by the Institute for Monetary and Economic Studies, Bank of Japan – Bloomberg

🌎 🇺🇦 IMF holds discussions with Ukrainian authorities in Warsaw to review economic policies as the country seeks to unlock next tranche of $2.2 billion in aid – Bloomberg

🇪🇺 🇺🇦 EU foreign ministers meet in Brussels to discuss Ukraine and Middle East – Bloomberg

🇨🇳 April industrial profits

🇩🇪 May IFO business climate ⚠

🇪🇺 ECB Governing Council member Boris Vujcic participates `80 Years After Bretton Woods Conference: Building an International Monetary and Financial System for All’ in Hangzhou, China – Bloomberg

🇪🇺 ECB Governing Council member Boris Vujcic speaks at Bretton Woods history conference in Hangzhou, China – Bloomberg

🇪🇺 ECB chief economist Philip Lane speaks in Dublin on inflation in the euro zone – Bloomberg ⚠

🇪🇺 ECB Governing Council member Robert Holzmann speaks at University of Vienna event – Bloomberg

Tuesday

🇪🇺 ECB CPI Expectations

🇪🇺 ECB Executive Board member Isabel Schnabel participates in panel discussion at 2024 BOJ-IMES conference on `Price Dynamics and Monetary Policy Challenges – Lessons Learned and Going Forward’ in Tokyo – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 March housing prices

🇺🇸 May Conference Board consumer confidence

🇺🇸 Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester speaks at BOJ event in Tokyo – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 Fed Governor Michelle Bowman speaks at a closed event at the Bank of Japan – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 🇪🇺 Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari and ECB Governing Council member Klaas Knot address Barclays-CEPR International Monetary Policy forum in London – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 Fed Governor Lisa Cook and San Francisco Fed President Mary Daly speak on a panel about AI and the economy at the San Francisco Fed – Bloomberg

Wednesday

🇿🇦 South African election, the most significant since the end of apartheid. The African National Congress could lose majority for first time since taking power in 1994, polling suggests – Bloomberg ⚠

🇯🇵 BOJ board member Seiji Adachi speaks in Kumamoto – Bloomberg

🇪🇺 April monetary developments

🇩🇪 May CPI ⚠

🇪🇺 ECB Governing Council member Francois Villeroy de Galhau speaks at presentation of bank supervisor ACPR’s annual report – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 Fed Beige Book ⚠

🇺🇸 New York Fed President John Williams at Watertown Community Services Roundtable in Watertown, New York – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic speaks in a moderated conversation on the economic outlook and leadership – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 🇨🇳 US-China “high-level” climate event in California through Thursday – Bloomberg

Thursday

🌎 Informal meeting of NATO foreign ministers in Prague, through Friday – Bloomberg

🇦🇺 Reserve Bank of Australia Assistant Governor Sarah Hunter speaks at Australasian Investor Relations Association conference – Bloomberg

🇪🇸 May CPI

🇪🇺 April unemployment rate

🇪🇺 May economic confidence

🇨🇭 Swiss National Bank President Thomas Jordan speaks at Bank of Korea International Conference in Seoul – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 Q1 GDP 2nd estimate

🇺🇸 April pending home sales

🇺🇸 New York Fed President John Williams speaks at the Economic Club of New York – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 Dallas Fed President Lorie Logan speaks at event hosted by Borderplex Alliance in El Paso, Texas – Bloomberg

Friday

🌏 The IISS Shangri-La Dialogue is Asia’s premier defense summit, is held in Singapore through June 2. Chinese Defense Minister Dong Jun is expected to attend – Bloomberg

🇯🇵 May Tokyo CPI

🇬🇷 🇫🇷 🇮🇹 Major Sovereign Rating Updates: Greece (Fitch), France (S&P), Italy (Moody’s) ⚠

🇫🇷 May CPI

🇪🇺 May CPI ⚠

🇪🇺 ECB Governing Council member Boris Vujcic participates in panel in Seoul on Trends in International Trade and Financial Flows – Bloomberg

🇪🇺 ECB’s Panetta Speaks at Bank of Italy Event – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 April personal income and spending

🇺🇸 April core PCE inflation index ⚠

🇨🇦 Q1 GDP

🇺🇸 Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic gives commencement speech to Augusta Technical College – Bloomberg

Earnings

Previews

https://twitter.com/C_Barraud/status/1794626358079041867

Focus on U.S. Economic Calendar

https://twitter.com/JesseCohenInv/status/1794714664296702313

Top 10 Macro/Financial Charts of the Previous Week – w21

What Happened in the World Economy Last Week – in charts – w21 (Bloomberg)


*Note: Previous reports can be found here