W Week Ahead

Week Ahead Preview: FED, ECB, BOE and SNB Meetings; U.S. CPI; December PMIs; Chinese Data and MLF

10 December, 2023

From a batch of central bank decisions including the FED, ECB, BOE and SNB to the U.S. CPI and Chinese data, here’s what you need to know about the week ahead.


🇰🇷 🇳🇱 Yoon Suk Yeol will become the first South Korean president to make a state visit to the Netherlands – Nikkei

🇦🇷 Argentina new President Javier Milei expected to call congress into extraordinary session to present plans to shore up public finances – Bloomberg

🇬🇧 UK’s CBI publishes latest economic forecast, including predictions for GDP, investment and inflation – Bloomberg

🇺🇸 November NY Fed 1-Yr Inflation Expectations


🇨🇳 🇻🇳 Chinese President Xi Jinping visits Vietnam on a rare trip abroad at the invitation of his counterpart Vietnam Communist Party chief Nguyen Phu Trong – Nikkei

🇬🇧 October /November employment data ⚠

🇩🇪 December ZEW Economic Sentiment Survey

🇺🇸 November NFIB survey

🇺🇸 November CPI ⚠


🛢 OPEC Monthly Oil Market Report

🇯🇵 The Bank of Japan’s latest Tankan quarterly sentiment survey is expected to show that the Japanese economy is continuing to experience a gradual recovery – Nikkei

🇪🇺 October industrial production

🇬🇧 October monthly GDP

🇺🇸 November PPI

🇺🇸 Fed Meeting ⚠

🇧🇷 Rate decision


🇰🇷 Korea’s economy ministry and central bank co-host a conference on digital money with the IMF – Bloomberg

🇪🇺 European Council meets in Brussels, with further funding for Ukraine a key agenda item. Through Dec. 15 – Bloomberg

🇷🇺 Russian President Vladimir Putin expected to host annual press conference after skipping the event last year – Bloomberg

🇨🇭 SNB Meeting ⚠

🇪🇺 ECB Meeting ⚠

🇬🇧 BOE Meeting ⚠

🇺🇸 November retail sales


🇨🇳 November industrial production, retail sales, property prices and FAI ⚠

🇨🇳 1-yr MLF rate and volume

🌎 December Manufacturing and Services PMI

🇪🇺 Several ECB Governing Council members speak on panel at digital euro conference in Slovenia – Bloomberg

🇬🇧 Bank of England Deputy Governor Dave Ramsden speaks at Deloitte Academy on the central bank’s resolution regime – Bloomberg

🇷🇺 Rate decision

🇺🇸 December Empire manufacturing

🇺🇸 November industrial production



Focus on U.S. Economic Calendar

Top 10 Macro/Financial Charts of the Previous Week – w49

What happened in the World Economy last Week – in charts – w49 (Bloomberg)

*Note: Previous reports can be found here